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Monthly Archives: May 2011

Let’s dine outside!

With the warm weather FINALLY here, there is nothing like dining outside on a warm spring or summer evening. There is something to be said for dining outdoors. Often we save dining outside for the weekend… or when guests are coming over. But why not dine outside during the week? My three year old cannot wait to set the table when I tell her we are going to eat outside. It’s almost like we are having a party – except it’s only the four of us, and there are no balloons. Celebrate summer every night of the week by … Read More

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BonaVista in Today’s Parent Magazine

Available at BonaVista LeisureScapes, these fun flip-flops by Little Miss Matched were featured in the June 2011 issue of Today’s Parent magazine. Bright, stylish and unique, these flip flops are available in a variety of sizes, colors and styles for both men and women. For all your backyard needs, we bring your the very best in outdoor fun!

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A BonaVista pool in the National Post newspaper

A BonaVista pool in Georgian Bay makes news in the National Post newspaper. Another big payback to cottage living for the Burgetzes, is that custom-built pool recently installed by BonaVista Pools. It features soft salt water, an infinity edge, waterfall, automatic cover and a Hydropool hot tub. Not only do family and friends fancy this latest addition, it has caught the eye of the Pool & Hot Tub Council, which awarded it top honours for its class at the 2010 Canadian Design and Construction Award competition. Nature was allowed to be the focus of this pool project and that’s … Read More

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Finally we can swim!

How did you celebrate the long weekend? Is your pool open yet? Were you able to go swimming? Thankfully the weather stayed nice. We had a beautiful weekend of sunshine and warm weather with only a few drops of rain in between. We took full advantage of this great weather by staying outside, swimming, bbq‘ing and outdoor dining with family and friends. There is something so nice about having an extra day off and really getting to unwind. Would we appreciate 3-day weekends as much if we got them every week?

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The Great Canadian BBQ

A weekend of backyard bbq. We are just a few hours away from the beginning of our first ‘warm weather’ long weekend. How excited are you to pull out the grill and cook with a cold beverage under the warm sun? I have to say one of the things I love most on the bbq is the perfect hamburger. Check out this great recipe by Napoleon for a mouth watering burger this weekend. Ingredients: 3 lbs. ground beef ¼ cup butter, softened 1 onion, finely chopped 3 cloves garlic, minced 1 tbsp. chopped fresh parsley 1 tbsp. Worcestershire sauce … Read More

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Water safety awareness month

Teach children about water safety skills and swimming as early as possible. Visit BonaVista for all your water safety needs including lifejackets, swimming aids, inflatables, goggles, water wings, and sun protection gear. We have something for everyone not matter your age, size or swimming ability. For more information, please follow this link on water safety tips.

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Kettal Maia Swing and Napoleon Waterfall

Kettal Maia Swing and the Napoleon Waterfall were featured in the article ‘Recreation re-created‘, by Homes-Extra.ca giving mention to BonaVista LeisureScapes. From the article: For a look that’s more Boho than Belgian, check out the Kettal Maia Swing Chair, from BonaVista LeisureScapes, a specialty pool, hot tub and outdoor living shop. It comes with the stand, or hang it from a ceiling – very Summer of Love. To get the full trippy effect, add a burbling waterfall with adjustable flow and lighting, by Napoleon. The freestanding models are slim and sculptural. The hanging models have bronze or black frames … Read More

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Kettal Landscape Pavilion has arrived

The Kettal Landscape Pavilion has arrived. Kettal stands out amongst the many excellent outdoor furniture designers due to their attention to detail. The focus of Kettal’s design is to fit the needs of modern life creatively, while maintaining a commitment to timelessness. The Landscape Pavilion is a collection of daybed structures and pergolas that can be personalized and configured with blinds, net curtains, panels and ceilings. Free shipping and delivery on all outdoor furniture orders placed before June 1st, 2011.

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Outdoor Dining with Koziol

This just in! Koziol outdoor dining. Summertime… and the living is easy. The new koziol summer collection conjures up Caribbean flair poolside, on decks, patios and out in the garden. Enjoy the sunny season outdoors with ice-cold drinks and fresh fruit on this fantastic bright and fresh new line. Koziol is made in Germany with environmentally clean plastic. The products are ecologically sustainable, made with tasteful design and unsurpassed functionality. Entertaining, dining or lounging, this dish-ware is sure to be a hit.

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New patio furniture just arrived!

We are pleased to introduce a new line of patio furniture to BonaVista, Source Outdoor. Source Outdoor produces beautiful and elegant outdoor resin wicker furniture, made to hospitality grade standard. Made from dura-weave, a superior-quality high density polyethylene, this light, yet durable furniture is easy to maintain and is weather-resistant and UV-resistant. Bring your outdoors to life!

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