Tag Archives: Dec/Jan 2012/13

Yesterday’s Sweaters Today’s Comfort

Sweaters are hotter than ever this season and it seems, the crazier the print, the more popular the sweater. Knitted sweaters, dresses and cardigans are perfect for fall and winter. They keep us warm, with choices of wool, cotton, and synthetic blends, and help us look stylish. The sweater-look doesn’t end at cardigans. Look for sweater-style dresses, knitted vests of … <entire article…>

My Secret Beaches Spot

This spot always seems like a peaceful, quiet and secluded little corner of an otherwise busy street. Do you know where it is? Do you know where it is? Peter K. Tell us where the Secret Beaches Spot photo was taken, by January 10, 2013 and you could win an Out There With Melissa DiMarco swag bag. +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ Send us a … <entire article…>

Beaches Holiday Shopping Guide

Holiday shopping can be fun, but it can also be challenging. You don’t have to go far to find new gift ideas. Large or small, your local retailers have a wealth of goodies, right at your doorstep to help you check off everything from your holiday shopping list. And while you are out, don’t forget to pick up something for … <entire article…>

A Little Thank You Goes a Long Way

We hear and say “Thank You” so many times in a day. Are we thanking the people closest to us enough? This year, take time to tell someone close to you that you appreciate what they did for you with a heart felt “thank you”. There are times when you are invited to a dinner, or tea, or a weekend … <entire article…>

The screens are alive with the sounds of 10 MOVIE MUSICALS! …

With the highly anticipated release of “Les Miserable” in theatres on Christmas day, Beaches|life decided to celebrate the movie musical. A huge industry in the 1930s to 1960s, the movie musical has made a resurgence over the past 10 years. Pull up a chair, turn the volume way up and get ready to sing, sing, sing!

What food says holidays to you?

Think about it. What delectable smell from the kitchen instantly tells you that holidays are around the corner? What taste immediately takes you back to when you were a child watching your mother cook in the kitchen? It’s why many of us haul out those old family recipes from years ago to make our favourite holiday treat. It may be … <entire article…>

A Modern Twist to your Traditional Tree Décor

Decorating with a Christmas tree can be a challenge if you live in a small space, or just don’t want the trouble of such a large decorative piece in your home. There are many ways to dress up your home for the holidays that provide the same festive spirit as a traditional tree. And the best thing is they’ll last … <entire article…>

Savour Your Holiday Spirit

Holiday celebrations mean many things to many people. Deep inside each of us are memories about this special time of the year. Whether it is a special recipe that mom or grandma makes, or having breakfast next to a pile of Santa gifts, everyone has a story to tell. New Year’s also means something different to each of us. For … <entire article…>

Out There, Right Here with Melissa DiMarco

Canadian film television host/producer/actor/journalist, Melissa DiMarco is no stranger to the entertainment industry. In her current show, Out There With Melissa DiMarco, now in its 7th season, she plays herself, an entertainment journalist. The show has become one of Canada’s longest-running television programs. The show mixes celebrity interviews with scripted comedy that takes a behind-the-scenes look at her life. It … <entire article…>