Columns

Pros? Yeah, But Not Exactly Prose.

It’s no mystery to me why professional athletes are at their absolute funniest when they’re trying to be perfectly serious. Pampered half to death, they have someone to do everything for them except think. And that’s where they get into … Continue reading

Easy Cheeseball

I remember as a kid, cheeseballs were always made for special occasions. As the years have gone by, I find that we have progressed to more elaborate and fancier dips and appetizers at gatherings and parties. This year, I’m bringing … Continue reading

The Butterball Turkey Talk-Line- More And Even Dumber Questions!

Turkeys are the dumbest living entities on the planet that still manage to breathe and bleed. As birds go, turkeys are dumber than dodo’s. The only living critters not as smart as turkeys are people in full panic mode who … Continue reading

Here is a quick guide to dealing with holiday waste

Welcome to Local Hippie’s weekly tip for living a greener life! Each week we will provide you with a quick tip to help you reduce your carbon footprint and change the world. The countdown is almost over! By now, your … Continue reading

President Putin’s New Calendar And “To Do List 2020.”

Russia’s Vladimir Putin had just released his annual photo calendar just in time for Christmas which happens to be his favorite time of year as heavy snowfalls in Siberia help cover up the bodies of his victims. Past calendars have … Continue reading

Christmas Morning Punch

Recipe One of my favourite parts of Christmas is our family breakfast together. We gather around the table before the hectic day begins. We always have our favourite traditional Monkey Bread and coffee with a splash of Irish Cream. This … Continue reading

Carol Hughes’ column – A Christmas present for Canadians

With Christmas and the New Year traditionally associated with goodwill, the leadup to the season was a timely moment for the new parliament to get down to work.  Not only does the holiday help quell any hard feelings that linger … Continue reading

Sour Cream Cut Out Cookies

Recipe These cookies are soft and nearly cake-like and the dough is dependable and nice to work with. The secret is a little bit of sour cream mixed into the dough. It doesn’t affect the flavour but ensures that the … Continue reading

Similar to last week, this week’s tip isn’t exactly a tip – it’s a recipe! – Meatless Shepherd’s Pie

Welcome to Local Hippie’s weekly tip for living a greener life! Each week we will provide you with a quick tip to help you reduce your carbon footprint and change the world. Similar to last week, this week’s tip isn’t … Continue reading

Why I Love Christmas and My Fellow Man

You have no idea how many readers have requested that this newspaper reprint my favorite Christmas…Editor’s note. No, not one reader has ever requested we reprint this column. We’re running it because William Thomas hates Christmas so much, he’s in … Continue reading