Tag Archives: Feb/Mar 2011

Coming, Going and On The Move

Welcome new neighbours Canadian Pies – 798 Queen St. E. Divine Gelato Lounge & Coffee Bar – 2142 Queen St. E. Expedia CruiseShipCentres – 2255A Queen St. E. Home Hardware – 2305 Queen St. E. Jacket Potato & Cafe – 941 Kingston Rd. Master Technician – 2185 Gerrard St. E. Public Mobile – 2144 A Queen St. E. Vitality Compounding … <entire article…>

Hand over the remote mom and dad…. 10 MOVIES FOR KIDS!

To celebrate Beaches Living’s 4th Annual Kids Program Open House, Beaches|life hands over the remote control to the kids. These children and family friendly films are a mix of live action, traditional and computer animation and even a combination of live action with animation. So parents, give up the remote and enjoy these movies with your kids!

R U an Appoholic?

ap.po.hol.ic  adj. To be addicted to buying/ downloading apps for your smartphone. This includes daily searches for new interesting apps to download. (Urban Dictionary) While I was writing this, the Apple website was counting up to 10-billion downloaded apps from their App Store. I am sure many of you have a number of those 10-billion in the palm of your … <entire article…>

You Ask… You Answer.

December/January’s question is Veronica Taylor. “In the early 1800s, a road was commissioned to connect Toronto (then York) to Kingston and the settlements between. The road began on the east side of the Don  River, and for obvious reasons was called Kingston Road. It was completed in 1817. At that time, and for some time to come, Toronto’s eastern boundary … <entire article…>

Increasing Nutrients Through Food

Whether you grow your vegetables or buy them from the grocer, the quality of your food directly affects how well you digest and metabolize it. About 80% of Canadians have poor digestion, meaning they’re not able to utilize all the nutrients in their meals. Here is how your digestive tract operates: In the mouth, food is broken down into smaller … <entire article…>

My Secret Beaches Spot

This Secret Beaches Spot may not be a big secret to most Beachers; this landmark just had its grand unveiling after a long and extensive renovation. With your answer about the location we ask that you also tell us when it was first built.   Answer to Win If you can tell us where the Secret Beaches Spot photo was … <entire article…>

Hearty Winter Recipes

Irish Stew Enjoy a bowl of the Irish!  A hearty meal perfect for St. Patrick’s Day or any winter night. Ingredients: 3 pounds lean lamb 1 pound onions, sliced 1/4 cup carrots, sliced 2 leeks, washed and sliced 2 medium sized potatoes, peeled and sliced 1 tablespoon pearl barley 2 tablespoons seasoned flour Water Vegetable oil Salt and pepper Method: … <entire article…>

Decorating the Budget Blinds’ Way – The store that comes to you!

Wondering what happened to Budget Blinds at the corner of Kingston and Gerrard? No worries. Budget Blinds is alive and well—there just isn’t a store front anymore. So many customers loved Budget Blinds’ in-home consultation, that the store now brings its showroom—via its familiar purple vans—directly to you! “People love our in home service,” says  Karen Tsao, the new owner … <entire article…>

The First Signs of Spring

Have you had enough of winter? Well, believe it or not, spring is around the corner! Daylight savings time kicks into gear on Sunday, March 13 @ 2 a.m. In most of Canada, Daylight Saving Time begins on the second Sunday in March and runs until the first Sunday in November. So, don’t forget to “spring ahead” before going to … <entire article…>