Author Archives: Ted

Encourage Children to Develop their Talents

No two children are alike, which is wonderful! Each child has his or her unique traits, and as they grow up, these differences become even more defined. One of the toughest jobs for a parent, a teacher, relative or mentor, is learning how to let a child grow up and be their own person. How often have you heard the … <entire article…>

Style Tips for Rainy Day Mondays and the Rest of the Week

Rain Day Gear has become increasingly fashionable in recent years. No more do you have to grab a plastic cap from the trunk of your car and head out into the downpour, and come home with soggy shoes and wet hair. With a few rain essentials, you look like you’ve stepped out of a fashion magazine, equipped and looking your … <entire article…>

Travel Tips for Smart Vacations

It’s that time of year when many travel. It could be a winter ski holiday, spring break, a couple of weeks get-away to a tropical island, or a couple of months in the sunny south. Regardless of where you are headed, remember these tips for preparing ahead of your time away, as well as once you’re on the road or … <entire article…>

Healthy Food for a Healthy Heart

February is Heart Month for more than one reason! The Heart and Stroke Association encourages Canadians throughout February to think about their heart health. Research definitely shows that following a plan for healthy eating can reduce the risk of developing high blood pressure and lower already elevated blood pressure. In one case, blood pressure was lowered within 2 weeks of … <entire article…>

Best & Strangest Tech Gadgets for 2017 – Why Don’t You Decide!

Whether you are on the go, in your office or at home, new technology gadgets can save you time as well as make life easier. Check out some of these great new gadgets. ALEXA – You’ve probably already seen her in action in television shows! Alexa is the intelligent personal assistant developed by Amazon Lab126, made popular by Amazon Echo. … <entire article…>

White-Out Conditions with Snow Movies

With February here, we are usually tired of all the snow shovelling and cold days – thinking ahead to spring. This winter, we really haven’t had it too bad, many places still had green grass, in January. Because of this, we have decided to honour “true winter” with these cold, snowy movies. Take out your skis, shovels and snowshoes, there’s … <entire article…>

Winter Station Along Toronto Beaches

An exhibition celebrating Toronto’s Winter waterfront landscape Visit and experience the life size installations and the frame of mind in each artist for their winning designs. Eight stations will be installed this year along the sandy beach between Balmy Beach and Woodbine Beach. Five winning Stations are chosen from over 400 submissions around the world and three Stations are institutional … <entire article…>

A Place Where Everybody Knows Your Name

  Twenty-five years ago, two long-time “East Yorkers” decided that their beloved community needed a neighbourhood meeting spot. It would be a place where friends and families could gather together over food. “It was a different time back then,” explains founder Tom Zoras, “It was a time when it was possible to move ahead on a dream right away.”   … <entire article…>

One Woman’s Passion for Fashion Directed to “Girl Power”

A soft purple T-Shirt reads, “The world’s first computer programmer wore a dress.” It’s not the kind of T-shirt you see everywhere. There’s another one, featuring the inspirational Helen Keller, and a third with Misty Copeland, first African American Female principal dancer with the American Ballet Theatre. These are just a few of the unique, “girl powered” items in the … <entire article…>