Author Archives: Ted

Off the Beaten Track

When tourists flock to Paris, France, everyone checks out the main sites: the Eiffel Tower, the Louvre, Versailles, Notre Dame. Of course, you want to make sure you visit these “must see” places. But what about the lesser-known attractions, for example, the beautiful Bois de Boulogne park in the middle of Paris city? Many tourists have never heard of it, … <entire article…>

Easter Culinary Traditions: Try Something New

For many in Canada, Easter means a ham dinner, scalloped potatoes, and a day eating cream-filled candy eggs. But from braided breads to roast lamb, take a look at some of the most popular Easter food traditions we enjoy from around the world. Maybe this year, try out something new from a local bakery or food shop. Two kinds of … <entire article…>

Staying Ahead with Tech Part 2: The Smarter Home

In the last edition of Beaches|life, we featured Augmented Reality as part of our three part series: Staying Ahead with Tech. In part two, we are looking at the Smart Home. Smart home gadgets let you turn your lights on using your smartphone, stream music to a speaker, remotely lock your doors, clean your house, and much more. More than … <entire article…>

My Secret Beaches Spot

“This local hidden gem’s architecture will never go out of style. I always take a peak when I walk by.” – Luke D. Do you recognize it? Tell us where the Secret Beaches Spot photo was taken, and you could win a pair of My Beach Stickers! Email your answer by May 10 to info@beachesliving.ca. Send us a photo of your Secret … <entire article…>

Movies Starring Animals

They touch our lives every day. We make them part of our families. When they are with us, we understand what it means to be loved with no judgment and when they are gone, they leave an emptiness. Of course, some are not so friendly but either way, we are always intrigued by them. In this edition of Beaches|life, we … <entire article…>

A Little Bit of History of Our Own & Moving Forward

Since the summer of 2004, Beaches Living has been dedicated to publish the informative, entertaining and professional publication Beaches Living Guide. The Guide has mirrored our community’s past, present and future with a rich collection of local histories, landmarks and community information. We are committed to continue this vision that we set out 15+ years ago.  To adapt to today’s … <entire article…>

Family Run Business for Family Run Farmers

When you take over a family business, sometimes it means you can remain committed to the idea of a true, family-run business. This certainly is the case for Sanagan’s Meat Locker, one of the few places in the city where you know you are buying Ontario only meat and other products. It all started when Peter Sanagan was walking through … <entire article…>

Spring Energy Upgrades: Be A Friend To The Planet & Save Money!

Spring is here, and with the warmer weather it’s the ideal time to think of some home and garden renovations. With “going green” in mind, why not consider some larger, or smaller, upgrades you can do, which will reduce your carbon footprint AND save money!  Service your air conditioner. Easy maintenance such as routinely replacing or cleaning air filters can … <entire article…>

12th Annual Kids Program Open House – Update!

Beaches Living would like to thank everyone who came to the 12th Annual Beaches Kids Program Open House, the local businesses who showcased their programs and services to help kids live their dreams, and to our community members for their support to the Daily Bread Food Bank.  Didn’t make it to the event this year? Get caught up and relive … <entire article…>