Tag Archives: Dec/Jan 2010/11

Show Your Customers You Care This Holiday Season

Do you remember the last time you received a personal hand-written card? Didn’t it make you feel good? It is always important to show your customers they matter, however, the holiday season is a time when you can go the extra mile with a personal thoughtful gesture; it’s often the personal touches that separate you from your competitors. A holiday … <entire article…>

A New Web Browser has Arrived – Google Chrome

The people that have brought us Google Earth, Google Maps, G-Mail and many other helpful computer tools have now launched a new web browser called Google Chrome. A stable, fast and simple browser is essential   considering how much time we spend online searching, chatting, shopping, banking, reading and watching videos. Here’s a brief outline of what Chrome brings to the … <entire article…>

The Magic of Layering Up and Down

We know that cakes are layered and we are taught to dress in layers but there are more layers to uncover. Check out these clever ideas for “layering” all through this holiday and winter season. Holiday Feast with Layers The holiday season is a busy time for everyone, lots of activities, unpredictable weather and unexpected change in schedules. When hosting … <entire article…>

5 ways to Glam Up for a Festive Event

We’ve all heard the expression, you clean up well. Here’s how you can glam up well for the special party, without a lot of fuss! Add a thick, sparkly gold or silver bracelet Red lipstick Wrap a silvery shawl around your shoulders Rhinestone anything – earrings, necklace, bracelet (check grandma’s jewelry box!) Anything black patent, pumps, a belt, or a … <entire article…>

Beaches Holiday Gift Guide

There is nothing that says ‘I care’ more than a thoughtful gift. Sharing in the joy of the season, spending time with friends and family, giving and receiving – these are the things that make this time of the year so magical. Let your loved ones know just how special they are with the ideal gift…your local retailers have a … <entire article…>

Keeping Your Family and Home Safe all Winter Long

While keeping you and your family safe year-round is vital, winter can bring its own set of problems, which, if not addressed, can end up being not just annoying, but in some cases, fatal. As we all know, the home is often where most accidents happen and, although there will always be ‘bumps in the road’, a few simple steps … <entire article…>

Coming, Going and On The Move

Welcome new neighbours Boston Pizza – 16 Leslie St. Cob Bread – 1975 Queen St. E Delhi Bistro – 2214 Queen St. E Eye Candy Opticians – 2244 Queen St. E KT Photography – 2218 Queen St. E Mako Espresso Bar – 2249 Gerrard St. E Service Ontario – 1015 Lake Shore Blvd. (inside Canadian Tire) Simple Cures – 2010 … <entire article…>

Festive celebrations from across the globe – 10 MOVIES ABOUT FAMILY

There are festivals all around the world. With the holiday season just around the corner, Beaches|life wants our readers to laugh, cry, sing, dance and rejoice with “family”. These films focus on traditional and non-traditional families. Hope you enjoy this selection of films – we even included a couple of Christmas movies to celebrate the season.

You Ask… You Answer.

Winner of… We did not have a definite answer to October/November’s question “when was the original Glen Manor Ravine Bridge built?” However, we have published, “Lost Rivers of the Beaches”, a detailed story on the Glen Manor Ravine in the Beaches Living Guide–Spring/Summer 2007. The earliest photos taken of the bridge were in 1912. Visit beachesliving.ca and click on History … <entire article…>