Help KAAP with your vote

Help KAAP win Pepsi contest
Vote for KAAP (Kootenay Animal Assistance Program Society), and bring
$25,000 into our community for animal care.
KAAP has been selected by the Pepsi Refresh Canada Project to submit an
idea. Our idea is to ask for $25,000 to reduce pet overpopulation, through
spay/neuter of 150 pets, and provide necessary medical care to another 50
pets […]

SPCA Schedules Santa

Looking for a last minute gift for the Grandma who has everything? Feel like your family Christmas card is missing something? The Nelson branch of the BC SPCA may have the solution.
Santa has booked off time in his busy schedule from 12-3 on both Friday and Saturday, December 17 and 18, at the Nelson Adoption […]

The Best Zucchini Chocolate Cake

AKA the best NAKED cake because (as in the photo) no icing or toppings are required. Moist and delish on it’s own . A dollop of ice cream or whipped cream is definitely optional!
¼ C. butter or good-quality margarine (not whipped)
½ C. vegetable oil
¾- 1 C. white or light brown sugar (to taste)
2 eggs (beaten)
1½ […]

Waldorf School Winter Faire

Come join the fun at the Nelson Waldorf School annual Winter Faire
Come join us and enjoy…
* Candle dipping
* winter crafts
* cookie kingdom
* puppet shows
* wool works
* children-only store
* Artisan Market craft faire
And much, much more…
Saturday December 11th, 2009
Come and celebrate the festive season at the Nelson Waldorf School on Saturday, December 12th
Children’s activities are 10am–4pm […]

Drawing and Writing Contest

Join “Young Voices for Slhu7kin’ Perry Ridge Wilderness Preserve – Drawing and Writing Contest for Ages 3 – 24”Young people from age 3 up to age 24 are invited to join a Drawing and Writing Contest
with the Theme: “The Forest, The Water, The Animals and US”.
Your young voice […]

Tuscany Minestrone Soup

Enjoy the taste of Italy in this traditional Minestrone soup. Sprinkle each serving with freshly-grated Parmesan cheese and serve with crusty bread. Add a good Italian wine for a true feast. Dolce vita!!! Serves 6-8.
½ C. uncooked white navy beans
3 T. olive oil
1 medium onion, finely chopped
3 cloves garlic, minced (use more garlic if you […]

Cranberry Mandarin Christmas Loaf

A delicious alternative to fruitcake. Very colorful and full of the flavor of cranberries and mandarin oranges. Excellent on it’s own or try it with cream cheese. Cranberries are at their peak and in stores now! They freeze well so stock up for later enjoyment.
Makes 1 large (9” x5“) loaf.
¼ C. unbleached white flour
1 C. […]

A tribute to “The Armed Man”

“Better is Peace.”
Time passes too quickly, precious moments are dispersed by our busy lives.
On Thursday, November 11, Remembrance Day when we commemorate the soldiers that have gone to war, I sat with others in the Capitol theatre to experience “The Armed Man.” Those two hour won’t be forgotten. Thank you for all those who spent […]