Tag Archives: April/May 2016

Fresh Start to your BBQ Season!

The warmer weather, more daylight, holiday weekends – it’s the time many of us think of the BBQ meals on a back deck or patio. What better way to kick back on weekends, or entertain friends and family! So get out the BBQ, give it a spring clean, and get ready with a perennial BBQ favourite – the burger! 5 … <entire article…>

Community Environment Days & Clean Up Toronto

Ward 32  – May 19, 4-8pm, Ted Reeve Arena, 175 Main St. WARD 36  – June 9, 4-8pm, Birchmount CC, 93 Birchmount Rd. Ward 30  – Sep. 10–10am-2pm, Bridgepoint Hospital, 1 Bridgepoint Dr. For details and schedules visit: toronto.ca/environment_days Clean Toronto Together: Corporate & School Day: April 22 Community Days: April 23 & 24 For more information visit: toronto.ca/livegreen

Spring Detox for Your Home, Health and Peace of Mind

When we think of Spring, we think of new growth, fresh air and cleaner environment. There is nothing that makes us feel better than treating ourselves to a deep, thorough cleaning and cleanout, a total refresh or reboot for nature as well as ourselves. To prepare for the new beginning: de-clutter our homes, offices and surroundings, both inside and outside; … <entire article…>

Lights OUT! – Post Event Update, Photos & Videos


My Secret Beaches Spot

This might make you shiver, but I love to watch these kite sailers, a sure sign that spring has arrived! …A. Connaut Do you recognize it? Tell us where the Secret Beaches Spot photo was taken, and you could win a signed copy of The New Canadian Garden by Mark Cullen. Email your answer by May 10 to info@beachesliving.ca. Send us a … <entire article…>

Beaches Kids’ Program Open House – Update

Beaches Living would like to thank everyone who came to the 9th Annual Beaches Kids Program Open House and the local businesses who showcased their programs and services to help kids live their dreams! Special thanks to our volunteers Jennie Piekos and Wayne Yeechong who spent their whole day with us. Didn’t make it to the event this year? Get … <entire article…>

If it Sounds too Good to be True, it Probably is

Spam has found its way into our lives. It is sitting in our electronic in-boxes, it calls us on the phone and is texting our mobile devices. Spam tells us that our IDs have been compromised, or we have won a trip or money and asks us for our personal information so they can verify who we are. The challenge … <entire article…>

Custom Cabinetry Down to the Same Tree!

Have a quirky corner? Just ask Kevin. A prairie boy who came to Ontario to further his studies in design and cabinet making, Kevin Karst brings out the best in one of nature’s most beautiful gift — wood. Using only wood from domestic trees, he designs and fashions custom cabinetry and furniture, and does home renovations from his studio, Kevin … <entire article…>

Beauty is More than Skin Deep!

Everyone wants beautiful, youthful skin. But it’s easy to forget that beauty and skin care go hand in hand. Your skin needs help retaining moisture, resisting the elements, and getting the nutrients it needs. It’s why Esther Avanesova, owner of Eauné Natural Skin Care Studio, has been successfully selling her products online for the past 5 years; and since May … <entire article…>