Author Archives: Ted

Get Fit the Aqua Fit Way

Imagine, exercising without breaking a sweat. At the same time, you can enjoy the fun of being in the water all at the same time! Aquafit (otherwise known as aqua aerobics or exercising in water) is the perfect summer fitness activity. Best of all, it can be enjoyed at all ages and levels of ability.  Why it Works? Exercising in … <entire article…>

Life Can be a Bowl of Cherries

There’s nothing quite so special as a beautiful bowl of summer-ripe cherries. Cherries are in a league of their own when it comes to fruit. We associate them with all the grandest of desserts, like Cherries Jubilee or Cherry Cheesecake. Cherries adorn our favourite treats, like an ice cream sundae or Black Forest cake, and can be made into the … <entire article…>

Oh Canada!

Dear Canada, Do you remember me? We first met several years ago when the airplane I was on landed at Pearson International Airport in Toronto. The first thing I saw outside was white snow covering all the land around the airport. I wondered, “What have I done? I’ve left the country where I was born and now I am in … <entire article…>

My Secret Beaches Spot

“ “This is truly my Secret Beaches Spot of Lake Ontario.” – Jackie C. 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 July 10 to info@beachesliving.ca. Send us a photo of your Secret Beaches Spot with a brief description. If we use … <entire article…>

Staying Ahead with Tech Part 3: 5G Technology

In the last edition of Beaches|life, we featured Home Automation as part of our three part series: Staying Ahead with Tech. In this final part, we are looking at the future of mobile technology – 5G.  What is 5G? The simplest way to explain it, 5G is the fifth generation of wireless technology. It has faster data rates and lower … <entire article…>

Coming, Going and On the Move

Welcome new neighbours: Balmy Beach Pet Hospital – 2212 Queen St. E. Pizzaiolo – 2253 Queens St. E. The Derma Bar – 1932 Queen St. E. The Sweet Oven – 1911 Queen St. E. On the Move (new location) Carload on the Beach – 2054 Queen St. E. Thank you and best wishes: Aroma Espresso Bar – 1864 Queen St. … <entire article…>

Summer: Time to go where your customers hang out!

Summer can be slow for many businesses, especially if you depend on customers to come inside when the sun is shining. Most would rather be at the beach! Summer also can be a challenge to sell products or services that no one thinks they need when the weather is warm or when they are thinking about vacations.  Don’t let summer … <entire article…>

The Family that Grills Together Stays Together

Classic Fireplace and BBQ Store is part of a family business like no other! The Malcolms (6 siblings in total, which include Josh, owner of the Queen Street store) independently own and operate 10 “hearth and BBQ” stores in the greater Toronto area. It all began with their father, David, almost 40 years ago, who went in search of a … <entire article…>

Sailing Forward to Her Dream of the Olympic Podium

This July, Canadian Athlete, sailor and member of the National Sailing Team, Sarah Douglas, will take the final step toward her dream – be the athlete in Laser Radial who represents Canada in her bid for a spot at next year’s 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo, Japan. Sarah is the epitome of what is meant when you hear “Set your … <entire article…>

Beaches|Life Cover Spring 2019