March 2020

Update on Giffin Maple Syrup Products

Posted on Mar 30, 2020 in Chatham-Kent Business'

Giffin Maple Syrup ProductsI wrote a blog about the Maple Syrup tapping taking place at this time in Chatham-Kent. In the article, I mentioned the Giffin  Maple Syrup Products operation. I recently read an article about that business with some very important updates on their operation. A fact that I was not aware of was the unexpected death in 2018 of Don Giffin who owned and...

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 Remodel or Move? Ask Yourself These Questions

Posted on Mar 23, 2020 in Home Buying Tips

Home Buyers

You love your neighborhood You made the choice to live in Chatham-Kent and you are pleased with your decision. You enjoy the many events and attractions in the Chatham-Kent area. The children are involved in sports or you are a senior taking advantage of the many activities available at the Seniors Activity Centre.Should you move to something small...

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Covid 19 Virus

Posted on Mar 17, 2020 in Health Alert Safety Precautions

I would not presume to report any government or provincial updates on the Corona Virus outbreak. That is way beyond my expertise. I did, however, think it was prudent to mention what is taking place in our country and worldwide since it is on all our minds. We are in a state of emergency and mandates are in place to limit the number of individuals...

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Maple Syrup Tapping in Progress in Chatham-Kent

Posted on Mar 14, 2020 in Chatham-Kent Attractions

Canada Maple Syrup Tapping

Canada is well known for its production of Maple Syrup and its by-products. Producing maple syrup is a long standing Canadian Tradition. What you may not be aware of is that Chatham-Kent according to Don and Jean Giffin, owners of Giffin Maple Syrup Products near Blenheim is that the soil in Chatham-Kent is ideal for growing good hardwood maples. T...

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Smart Packing for Your March Break Vacation

Posted on Mar 11, 2020 in Packing Smart

 I have covered this subject a little in the past but if you are like my wife, you can use all the help you can get. March Break is upon us and many families are travelling. Every time we get ready to travel she says " That's it. I am packing light and not taking anything more than I have to." Each time she admits she could have packed a little lig...

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Blenheim's Delhaven Orchard Wins Best Cider Award

Posted on Mar 10, 2020 in Chatham-Kent Attractions

Sweet Apple CiderChatham-Kent's Delhaven Orchard in Blenheim captures the first place award for the best sweet cider recently at the Ontario Fruit and Vegatrable Convention in Niagara Falls. The Ontario Cider Competition is sponsored by the Ontario Apple Growers. This is the second time time they have received the first prize but also have two second place and thre...

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