Author Archives: Ted

Spring Body Tune-up

Spring is all about refresh and renew. For a week, try a food and diet “cleanse” that gives you the benefits of a detox – body, mind and spirit. Here’s are some things to try:   Hydrate Staying hydrated helps cleanse your body of toxins, boost metabolism, and clean up your skin. Each day, measure out water and/or fluids to … <entire article…>

Real Mother’s Day Messages – What do you want to tell her this year

There are a few things we all have in common – each of us has a mother, and we are either a daughter or a son. Some of us have memories of our mothers, others still have their mothers to talk with, write to, or visit. But whatever the case, there are messages we sometimes wish we could say to … <entire article…>

Spring Cleaning in the Garden

Spring cleaning applies to the garden in the same way that it applies to your home! Even the rain showers during the spring help to clean up the walkways and wash away those last traces of winter. But there are a few things you can do to help nature along with its spring cleaning chores. Check these garden clean-up tips … <entire article…>

Spring Means Change is in the Air. Time to Try Something New!

Are you happy doing your favourite activities? You’re not alone. Human beings love routine. We consciously nurture habits, and we all have a tendency to repeat behaviors unconsciously. Repetition gives us certainty and comfort. But humans also crave variety. Variety feeds our creative side and tends to energize us.  Stepping out to try new things increases your confidence and appreciation … <entire article…>

Beachers got together to celebrate earth hour LIGHTS OUT!

Beachers and people from around GTA got together on March 25 and celebrated the International Earth Hour LIGTHS OUT! For the 5th year we made it Beyond the Hour & Our Community! A BIG shout-out to our event sponsors, volunteers and organizations for making this event a great success, again. See you at Earth Hour 2018! View event photos & video: beachesliving.ca/lightsout … <entire article…>

Freshen Up Your Cosmetic Drawer!

  Have you opened your make-up drawer lately or bathroom cupboard and found it overflowing with eyeliners from decades ago, sunscreen that’s several year’s old, eye shadows, lipsticks and lip balms you’ve never actually used?   Spring is the perfect time for a fresh beginning, starting with a freshly cleaned out space where women and men store everything from face … <entire article…>

Movies that Celebrate Mom… or not!

May is just around the corner. With it comes flowers, green grass, warm days, cool nights and of course, Mothers‘ Day. With all that moms bring to us each and every day, it‘s the perfect time to highlight films that focus on this all important family matriarch. Alright, some may not be as loving and warm as spring itself, but … <entire article…>

Community Environment Days & Clean Toronto Together

Community Environment Days: Ward 32  – May 18, 4-8 pm, Ted Reeve Arena 175 Main St. WARD 36 – June 8, 4-8 pm, Scarborough Village RC, 3600 Kingston Rd. Ward 30 – Sep. 16, 10am-2pm, Bridgeport Hospital, 1 Bridgepoint Dr. For details and schedules visit: toronto.ca/environment_days  Clean Toronto Together: Corporate & School Day: April 21 Community Days: April 22 & 23 For more information visit: toronto.ca/livegreen

My Secret Beaches Spot

Memory of Winter along the beach.    Ian H. 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 Beaches Spot with a brief description. If we use it you will receive … <entire article…>