We love Halloween for a lot of reasons: the costumes, pumpkin carving, and we can’t forget the food! If you’re having a Halloween party this year, or are looking to start a new tradition, we’ve created some spooktacular recipes and ideas that’ll get your family and friends into the spirit of the holiday.

Start off your evening with appetizers that will set the mood and get everyone excited for the spooky night ahead. Try serving our Full Moon Sliders or Deviled Eggs with Chives!

Come experience an old fashioned evening stroll in Downtown Fonthill on Wednesday November 15th, 2017 6pm-9pm.

Discover truly original gift ideas as our Downtown stores transform with festive decorations and OPEN LATE to welcome you with shopping specials and Small Town friendly, good cheer.

Check out all the special offers and exciting happenings that our local businesses have planned for the Holiday Gift Showcase & Downtown Stroll this year!

Our #Stroll2017 Particpating Businesses include:

​Everyone acts like getting bangs is such a big decision. "Should I get bangs?" is something you've probably wondered at least once in your life. Although it may not sound like a big deal to some, cutting your bangs (or fringe) is actually quite an important decision for most of us. After all, you're changing your look completely, and what if you don't even like it? Where is the 'undo' option?!

Understanding wishes and filling a home full of dreams is how they do it – often with images.  You too can sell faster and for more money, when your home is staged. Interior decorating is a great start, but for the best look, nothing beats a well staged home. Your home, condo, cottage or any property can be transformed no matter what the size. We turn any home, large or small, into a home that buyers will want to make their own by preparing it to be market ready when listed for sale or rent. Our staging is installed with your target buyer in mind.

Sometimes you meet new friends in the most unexpected places. This past weekend my life's path crossed with a very special pilgrim - Nick Appelman. Nick builds inukshuks in remote settings across Niagara and then shares online reflections about what inspired him to create each of his works.

You can follow his journey on Instagram where he posts under the identity of

The Pelham Business Association and are working in partnership with the Town of Pelham to coordinate and promote the annual Holiday Gift Showcase & Downtown Stroll as part of the Christmas in Pelham program!

This is the 7th year in a row local residents and visitors, friends and neighbours will experience an old fashioned evening stroll as our unique array of local merchants and businesses open their doors for the Christmas shopping season.

Pelham, ON – October 8-14 is Fire Prevention Week and this year’s key message is “every second counts, plan two ways to get out”.

The Pelham Fire Department has been educating the public about the importance of fire safety since its inception in 1923. The Fire Department held an education session on Oct. 5 at the Pelham Farmer’s Market and will hold another on Oct. 14, tied into their charity barbeque at Giant Tiger in Fonthill.

As Community Sponsors of the 'Fonthill Lions Lift' Elevator at the New Pelham Community Centre representatives from the Fonthill Lions Club previewed the new facility under construction this week.

According to the Lions crew, "Of course we had to take a trial run of standing at the Bar - where no doubt you will see us serving in the very near future at a wide variety of community events.

Get that nostalgic, fresh-from-the-patch feeling with this colorful, retro-inspired warmer. Pumpkin Delivery has removable pumpkins for year-round display. Try it with Pumpkin Cinnamon Swirl Scentsy Bar which smells just like fresh pumpkins garnished with cinnamon stick and a dollop of whipped icing.

Now in its 7th year the Holiday Gift Showcase & Downtown Stroll has become a highly anticipated community event with all the participating businesses offering generous samples and goodies along the way.

Gather together a group of friends and come experience an old fashioned evening stroll in Downtown Fonthill as our local businesses OPEN LATE Wed. November 15th from 6-9pm to welcome you with Small Town friendly, good cheer. Have fun, visit with friends and neighbours while you learn more about the businesses that operate in our Downtown.

At Enviro-Niagara, our business has been growing immensely, and to accommodate all the branches we have in our company we have created a new logo. Seen above, our new logo includes our Heating & Air-Conditioning branch, Hearth & BBQ branch, and our newest addition, the Custom Metal Fabrication branch.

As the air turns crisp and the days get shorter, schedules get busier and life can sometimes feel like a juggling act. On busy days, eating properly is essential to your health and well being. “A balanced diet is key to positively influencing energy levels and mood,” says registered dietitian Kristy Hogger.

The Town of Pelham is NOW accepting applications for the 20th Annual Pelham Santa Claus Parade operates based on a social enterprise business model showcasing ALL sectors of our local community by working together to build a collective #myNiagara online audience. Our energetic and proactive approach to community promotion – involving everyone – makes us special and draws people toward us.

Whether you have blonde, red brown, or black hair, according to Tracy Strycker , hairstylist at Salon Allegra , it’s all about going for a warmer, richer tone this fall.

Honour the immense courage of individuals on all sides of war with the premiere of this deeply moving new commission by Ontario composer Allan Bevan. The power, passion and poignancy of human conflict are illuminated by chorus, soloists, narrators and orchestra.

Ontario colleges Amazing 50 mobile tour rolls into Welland Campus. Niagara College invites students, faculty, alumni, retirees and the community to join a special celebration to mark its 50th anniversary on October 4.

The Wellspring Niagara team is proud to announce that the 13th annual A Starry Night Charity Gala is taking place on Saturday, November 18th at White Oaks Resort and Spa in beautiful Niagara-on-the-Lake. We promise a memorable evening including a wine reception, delicious dinner, raffles and our famous live and silent auctions.

You may recall that I wrote here in June about Pelham’s population growth through the years. I based that analysis on previous Censuses. A couple of weeks ago, Statistics Canada released another round of data from the 2016 Census of Population. These new data provided information on individual, family and household income for various levels of geography and demographic groups.

Scentsy is having an AMazing Sale! Go to and checkout their large selection of sale items. Hurry while supplies last. Do you have someone on your Holiday list that would love Scentsy? Then check them off your list first. Want to get free shipping? Call or text me with your orders. Happy Scentsy shopping!


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