Tag Archives: April/May 2013

Stompa Serena – 100% Canadian Content

Two things that are 100% made in Canada are our music awards, The Junos (coming to us live from Regina and Moose Jaw on April 21) and Serena Ryder. Serena is a 29-year old singer three-time Juno award-winner music star. A true Canadian, grew up in Millbrook, Ontario, and now lives in Toronto – the city she loves. “The more … <entire article…>

Beaches|Life Spring 2013 cover

Bringing in Spring

Where ever you go in early spring, it never fails to bring a smile and a bit of joy to one’s life. After a cold and dreary winter, you start seeing those wonderful early signs of spring. The pop of spring flowers is always the first sign that helps us feel new life and look forward to a new season. … <entire article…>

Spring Foods

There are certain sights and smells that tell us spring is in the air. These are not just outside. Instead of cooking spiced stews on a stove, spring reminds us again of lighter fare, salads of freshly picked greens, stir fry dishes of crisp veggies, and the joy of “al fresco” dining (eating outdoors). As the days get longer, so … <entire article…>

My Secret Beaches Spot

Send us a photo of your Secret Beaches Spot with a brief description. If we feature it you will receive a movie pass to the Alliance Cinemas in the Beach. Email your photo by May 10, 2013 to info@beachesliving.ca. Each time I go for a walk, I know there will be a lot of space to move on this very … <entire article…>

Spring Fashion 2013 Your Chance to Go Crazy!

Never before have we had such bright colours and choices in prints, fabrics and styles. This spring is your chance to wear something you’ve never tried before. Ask yourself, why not try…. Lace or macramé tops, dresses or vests A lace overlay shift dress or top in lace is a perfect example of this spring’s lacy look. It may appear … <entire article…>

Spring’s Gift of New Life and New Opportunities

Before there were printed calendars and electronic clocks, people looked to nature for signs that spring was on its way. They needed to know because it showed them when to plant for next year’s harvest. What did they look for? They watched the sky and stars. Like us, they also looked at what was happening around them. There was more … <entire article…>

Thanks to the Monarchy… It’s the May Two-Four!

The May long weekend is a sure sign that spring is in full bloom. Everyone has a different reason to look forward to the May Two-Four; for some it means opening their cottage, for others it’s all about being safe to start planting their garden, and for most of us, it means having our first long weekend with summer just … <entire article…>

Spring Clean-up: Community Environment Days

Reduce – Recycle – Safely Dispose For full details and schedules visit: toronto.ca/environment_days Ward 30: Saturday, May 11 – 10 am-2 pm Riverdale Park (east side), along Broadview Ave. south of Danforth Ave. Ward 32: Thursday, May 16 – 4-8 pm Ted Reeve Arena, 175 Main St. WARD 36: Thursday, May 23 – 4-8 pm Birchmount Community Centre    93 Birchmount … <entire article…>

Beaches 6th Annual Kids Program Open House – UPDATE!

Beaches Living would like to thank everyone who came to the 6th Annual Beaches Kids Program Open House and the local businesses who showcased their programs and services to help kids live their dreams! Didn’t make it to the event this year? Get caught up and relive the day on video and in photos at beachesliving.ca/kids Participating Businesses and contacts: … <entire article…>