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During this #SeasonOfGratitude, we want to bring you closer to your friends, family, community, and to Power To Be. As a gesture of our appreciation, we will be sharing activities, stories, and messages of thanks with you. Because giving back never felt so good.

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Take the Inspire Pledge

What if everyone pledged that every day they would be inspiring? What if we committed to being inspiring in every word, deed, and thought? By making a pledge, we could start a worldwide movement -and we would change the world.

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Exploring Holiday Traditions

As we near the holiday season and start to engage in our traditions it's always fun to find out how other people celebrate this time of year. Find out how some people in the Power To Be community are celebrating.

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Get Making: Homemade Playdough

I love Playdough. It's soft and squishy and comes in every colour imaginable. For kids and adults alike – it's just fun! And the best part? It is super easy to make with familiar ingredients from our kitchen cupboards.

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A Bob Ross Paint Night

Looking to host a virtual activity? Power To Be turned to our friend Bob Ross for inspiration and combined creativity, with nature, and space for lots of laughs in our very own Bob Ross Paint Night. What better way to spend an evening than building some happy little trees!

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Get Comfy & Curl up with a Good Book!

As the weather turns colder and the days get shorter, it is a great time to cozy up with a good book. If you are looking for your next literary escape, or for some gift ideas, we have the list for you! Here is a selection of the favourite books of Power To Be staff from the past year.

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Get Baking: Vegan Banana Bread

This vegan banana bread always seems to turn out and is often a crowd-pleaser. You can mix all the ingredients in one bowl and it should only take about 15 minutes before it’s ready to pop in the oven. The hardest part is waiting for the loaf to cook and cool before you eat it!

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Outdoor Activites to Embrace the Wet Coast Weather

As the rainy season starts to emerge between the beautiful colours of the fall leaves, so do most people’s instinct to spend more time indoors. If you also want to continue nature exploration during the rain this season, here are some fun ideas to do with your kids or on your own!

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Get Outside & Hike this Fall!

We are truly fortunate to have such a broad selection of spectacular hiking areas so close at hand. But the beauty of living in Canada is that regardless of where you may reside, there is more than likely a beautiful spot of nature for you to explore right in your own backyard.

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Go Explore: East Sooke Park

About forty-five minutes outside downtown Victoria is an explorer’s paradise: East Sooke Park. The park is over 14 square kilometers and features beaches, 50 kilometers of trails, viewpoints, and lots of great places for a picnic.

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Let's Bake! Whole Wheat Bread Edition

Whether you are new to baking or a seasoned veteran in the kitchen, knowing how to make your own bread is a tasty and useful skill to have.

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Make your own gummy bears

While spending more time at home, I have tried a number of new recipes. I love finding new treats that are both fun to make and fun to eat, and what better discovery than gummy bears!

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Go Explore: Gowlland Tod Provincial Park

Spectacular views, winding trails, and vegetation galore! A true treasure in the Victoria area is Gowlland Tod Provincial Park; the perfect place to escape from the city and feel completely immersed in rich, BC wilderness.

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Chipotle Honey Prawn Tacos

Cooking healthy, tasty meals is an amazing way to show your love to your friends, family and to show some self-love. It is with this thinking that leads to this taco recipe – it’s a little spicy, a little sweet, and a lot of delicious.

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Increase your Impact

We are excited to announce that the IHNATOWYCZ FAMILY FOUNDATION will match all donations up to $30,000 until the end of the year.

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“Power To Be matters because it gives people the chance to be out in nature and explore their local surroundings, it also gives people a community to be part of and in times like these, that might be the most important thing.”