Tag Archives: Dec/Jan 2019/20

Holiday Greetings…

As the holiday season is upon us, and we are approaching the great year of 2020, it is time to reflect on the past year.  We truly appreciate the opportunity of working closely with our wonderful and dedicated local business owners and community organizations, together serving you, our readers, community members, families and friends.  We are marching across a new … <entire article…>

Toronto’s Renaissance Man

Arts and entertainment reviews describe Andrew Craig as a true Toronto-born Renaissance Man—it’s no wonder! Andrew does it all. He is a multi-instrumentalist, a vocalist, producer, director, composer, playwright, film/video producer, broadcaster and impresario. He works in multiple musical genres, and collaborates with artists in other disciplines.  His career includes many accolades. He was the musical director for high-profile tributes … <entire article…>

O Christmas Tree, O Christmas Tree

Whether they are traditional evergreens or sparkly, metallic creations, Christmas trees probably represent one of the most symbolic representation of our holiday traditions. Although they are indeed “Christmas trees”, these traditional symbols of the season go back to ancient civilizations. Long before the advent of Christianity, plants and trees that stayed green all year had a special meaning for people … <entire article…>

Everyone Has One, What’s Your Story?

The holiday season is all about celebrating with family and friends. Whether you’re sitting around a table enjoying a formal dinner, or having snacks in front of the fireplace or in a restaurant, this is the time of year when many think back to the past, and also plan for the New Year.  It’s no surprise that the traditional New … <entire article…>

Winter Protecting Your Home

The one thing we know about winter in Canada — it can be unpredictable. We may have some warmer weather, and relax a bit about getting through the winter months. But almost without warning, we can go into a deep freeze or experience a blizzard where the snow and ice piles up around our homes and places of business.  It … <entire article…>

Glamming Up Without Breaking the Bank!

So you have a fancy event, maybe that once a year New Year’s party. Do you go over your entire month’s clothing budget just to buy a fancy outfit you may not wear until another year? And what about that party you want to attend that comes after a busy work day. You don’t have time to go home and … <entire article…>

Super Seeds for Super Health

Everyone is talking about the health benefits of eating seeds. In general, all seeds are a good source of plant-based omega-3s, minerals like magnesium and zinc, and as cell-protective antioxidants. Similar to nuts, seeds are also a great food for managing weight. They help with glucose control, which give you blood sugar peaks and crashes that make you feel tired … <entire article…>

Seeing Beyond the Dollars

What was the best gift you’ve ever received? Think beyond just unwrapping a box with something inside. A gift can come in many forms. So think again, what was the best gift you ever received? When a group of people were asked to write a paragraph in response to this question, the answers were surprising, and touching. The message to … <entire article…>

Holiday Gift Guide @ Local Shops

Giving a Gift of Thought, Personality and Lasting Warmth. This Holiday Shopping Guide helps you find unique gifts at your local retailers. All items in this Guide are from the advertisers in this publication. Access Storage (Toronto-Beaches) 50% off all packing and moving supplies – packing tapes, furniture covers, plastic and bubble wraps and more, when mentioning this holiday gift guide. … <entire article…>

Holiday Gift Guide Toronto