Tag Archives: August/September 2018

From Broadway to the Beaches: Canadian Star Comes Back From Away

Kinky Boots, Priscilla Queen Of The Desert, South Pacific, The Lion King (both on Broadway and in Toronto). Her latest role is in the hit Canadian show Come From Away, in Toronto. It was time to come home. After living in New York City for the past two years and performing on Broadway in the hit Canadian musical Come From … <entire article…>

Summer Delights – Take Them With You

When many of us return from summer vacations, there’s a sense that summer is over, and with it, all those wonderful summer activities and “delights”. But the great thing about those long, lazy, hot summer days, whether you were working in an office or playing on the beach, is bringing those memories back with you. You’ll continue to draw pleasure … <entire article…>

The Eyes Have It

Eyes are so important, yet many of us forget to take care of them! Eyes give us sight, make it possible to take in the beauty of the world around us, admire the people we love, watch our favourite shows and read. How the eye works – In many ways, the human eye works much like a digital camera: Light … <entire article…>

Peppers: Some Like it Hot! Some Like it Even Hotter!

Peppers, sweet and hot, were first cultivated in Central and South America over 2,000 years ago. They were introduced to Europe when Christopher Columbus brought them back with him to Spain after his first voyage to the New World in 1492. Most believe that Columbus named the plant, calling it “pimentito” or “pepper”, out of a mistaken belief that he … <entire article…>

Travel Fashion

Ever wonder how celebrities emerge from an airplane looking fabulous? No doubt, they have a team of stylists and likely a steam iron on board so they emerge picture perfect. This is not how most of us travel, but it is possible to look good and, at the same time, feel comfortable and prepared wherever you go. Check out these great … <entire article…>

What We Learn in School Teaches Us How to Live our Lives!

Many remember the New York Times bestseller, All I Really Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten by Robert Fulghum. Over seven million copies were sold! Fulghum’s idea was simple but profound: the early lessons in school stay with us all our lives. As we head into the fall and students of all ages head back to school, here’s the … <entire article…>

Guide to Social Media

Some days, especially when you are spending time around younger adults and kids, you might wonder how you can ever catch up with what’s happening with social media. Just when you are used to Facebook, everyone is talking about Snapchat! Here is a short guide of what is current now! (be warned, we have no idea what will be trendy … <entire article…>

Watermelon: Not Just Any Other Fruit!

When we think of hot summer days and picnics, we think of watermelons. The refreshing quality and sweet taste help to combat the heat and provide a guilt-free, easy to prepare dessert. Made up of 92 percent water and full of important electrolytes, watermelon is a great snack during the hot summer months to prevent dehydration. Watermelon is actually a … <entire article…>

Falling into Fall Harvest

All year round there is a treat that many of us eagerly await – it’s that first bite of a fresh Ontario peach, those first slices of vine-ripened tomatoes, unbelievably sweet Ontario strawberries, blueberries packed full of flavour, a bowlful of black and red cherries, juicy and sweet Ontario muskmelon. The season for fresh fruit is short. Don’t miss out! … <entire article…>