Tag Archives: April/May 2015

Canada’s First Lady of Fashion – Jeanne Becker shares her style fashion tips

Canada’s First Lady of Fashion, Jeanne Beker, has been a household name through her 27 years as host of Fashion Television. Reporting on style and fashion across the globe set Jeanne’s footprint, not only in all mainstream Canadian media, but also internationally from Paris to Milan, Toronto to New York. Parents, Holocaust survivors from Poland, Jeanne was born and grew … <entire article…>

Open Up Your Living Space Outdoors

Feeling a bit cooped up after a long, cold winter? Once spring comes, we can all start thinking about expanding our space beyond just the walls of our living space. If you are living in a condo or apartment, you can enlarge your living room by pushing out to a balcony. In a house, you can plan which part of … <entire article…>

Perspective is Everything

Ever wondered why some people need so many expensive cars and yet others can live in a basic log cabin and be perfectly happy? People live in houses that are more like castles, where others get an equally good sleep in a nice small condo. For some, their lives are all about skydiving, mountain climbing or walking a tightrope across … <entire article…>

Sprint into Spring with a Clean Conscience

Spring cleaning isn’t a new idea. Getting your home in shape for spring has its roots in many cultures. The Zoroastrian holiday known as Nowruz has a spring cleaning ritual known as Khane-Tekani, which literally means “shaking house.” In Thailand, during a two day festival in April called Songkran calls, houses as well as any images or statues of Buddha … <entire article…>

The Eyes Have It! Healthy Lifestyle for Clear Vision

Your eyes are an important part of your health. You want to keep them in good working order.  Eye health is particularly important as we age because the part of the eye retina called the macula starts to degenerate. The macula is responsible for the sharp, central vision needed to read or drive—too much degeneration and you experience serious loss … <entire article…>

Catwalks Spring Ahead with Denim

Denim is making big news in the fashion world this spring. For the first time in a decade, our favourite fabric and style is being featured at the top runway fashion shows in Europe. Yup, Denim is now officially high fashion! Even Burberry featured a denim jacket in its latest collection of women’s wear! Here’s just some of the reasons … <entire article…>

My Secret Beaches Spot

This was a nice burst of colour added to my favourite walking places. It reminded me that the dreary winter was soon going to be replaced by the lively spring. Cameron B. Do you recognize it? Tell us where the Secret Beaches Spot photo was taken, and you could win a $50 gift card for The Shopping Channel! Email your … <entire article…>

10 Springtime Movies

Goodbye winter… hello spring! In this issue, we’ve decided to feature the great films that celebrate the season so many of us look forward to. It came to us as a surprise that there really aren’t a lot. Sure, there are thousands of spring break “romps”  but films actually about spring itself are few. So, here are some films that … <entire article…>

Getting Egg-Cited!

If you’ve been avoiding eggs because of concerns linking them to dietary cholesterol and coronary heart disease, it’s time to reconsider. The latest research shows that healthy adults can enjoy an egg every day without increasing their risk of heart disease. Canada’s Food Guide considers two eggs the same as one serving from the Meat and Alternatives food group. So … <entire article…>