Category Archives: Beaches|Life

Hope You Like Sand Between Your Toes – 10 Summer Beach Movies

What better movie theme in the summer issue of Beaches|life than beach movies? These ten movies range in genres from musicals to horror, comedy to drama, and action to love stories. Yes, we have it all in these beach flicks. So cozy up on  the couch, or why not set up a projector outside under the stars, and enjoy the … <entire article…>

Nutritional Super Stars

Two favourite early summer treats are asparagus and strawberries fresh from Ontario’s farms. Both strawberries and asparagus are nutritional superstars. They both contain fibre for digestive health and cancer fighting antioxidants. Asparagus Asparagus is one of the most nutritionally well-balanced vegetables. Low in calories, salt, with no fat or cholesterol. A good source of potassium, fibre, folacin, thiamin, vitamin B6 … <entire article…>

Unique Beach Apothecary Where “East” Meets “West”

Today’s health is all about prevention. Seven months since opening its doors, Beach Apothecary is celebrating the great response they have received from the Beaches community that’s glad they’re here! Beach Apothecary is an integrated, full service pharmacy that provides both Eastern and Western medicine, including new practitioner models. Owner Michael Bushey and pharmacy technician Shawn Pepin provide all the … <entire article…>

Summertime – It’s a Dog’s & Cat’s Life

The warm “dog days” of summer means paying attention to pet safety, both dogs and cats, to keep your furry friends healthy during the months of sun and fun. Never leave your pet in the car. Though it may seem cool outside, the sun can quickly raise the heat inside to a fatal degree. Give your pets lots of fresh … <entire article…>

Websites are here to stay

It’s been 20 years since the first website was launched. Today, websites link together over 1 billion people worldwide. Websites are the first place people now check when they find out about your business. A good website makes a great first impression. Websites provide for a two-way conversation. Customers can come and look, then ask questions, follow up with an … <entire article…>

My Secret Beaches Spot

It makes me sad to see a tree have to be cut down. They provide us with beauty and shade. But this one was turned into a lovely little garden. I am delighted to see it every time! And sit on the edge of the stump for a brief rest in my walk. – Christina Choma Answer to win… If … <entire article…>

Be Smarter than your Smartphone

Today almost everyone has a smartphone. We use it to text, tweet, surf, chat and talk. It has become our computer away from home. Of course, all this convenience comes with a price. It is estimated that 1 in 6 people have been afflicted with mobile “bill shock”. This is when your bill is much higher than your plan’s monthly … <entire article…>

At Sweetings – Real Women Have Curves

If the mark of a successful business is location, location, location, you may as well add name to the list.  Sweetings is a thirteen-century word for “sweetheart” and within a year of its opening, it has become the apple of the eye of some Beaches residents. For the uninitiated, Sweetings is a fine clothing and accessory boutique that caters to … <entire article…>

FIFA World Cup 2010 – The biggest sporting event in the world – get a kick out of it!

The world’s biggest soccer event, the 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa – happens this June and July. The World Cup draws the world together like no other tournament can. Even though Canada’s soccer team did not qualify for World Cup in 2010, there is still a lot of anticipation for the tournament. Canada is a nation of many nations, … <entire article…>