Tag Archives: Feb/Mar 2015

Which are Your Winning Pics? – Annual Oscar® Challenge

UPDATE AND WINNERS: Beaches|life 2016 Oscar® Challenge Winner Allie L. – with the most correct predictions, 7 of 8 – WOW! Winner of Share Your Personal Picks Jane (random computer generated choice) Allie and Jane have each won a pair of movie passes to the Alliance Cinema in the Beach. Thanks to everyone who participated, see you next year! ________________________ … <entire article…>

The Water Brothers – from Neville Park to Mount Kilimanjaro

Born and raised right here in the Beaches, Alex and Tyler Mifflin have quickly become international ambassadors for water issues around the world, starting right here with our own Lake Ontario. With three seasons of television shows behind them, international recognition from eco experts like David Suzuki, a season ahead in the works, and plans to reach more people in … <entire article…>

Happiness is Made of Moments

What has made you happy today, or this week? What might you do to make sure you capture some more of that happiness? How can you share it with others in the weeks to come? Maybe it’s easier to think of times when you were happy. It might have been something big, like a graduation or finding a lost pet. … <entire article…>

Back to Basics Taking Stock in Soup

During our Canadian winters, there is nothing more comforting than homemade soup, especially with your own homemade stock. It’s easy to make, inexpensive, very nutritious and gives you a flavourful base for any soups you wish. It may take some time to make, but once you’re done, you will have stock to use for a long time, when properly stored. … <entire article…>

Surround Your Heart with Love & Health

February has been dedicated as heart month since 1958 and coincides with Valentine’s day. This organ is essential to our life and has also been tied to love and emotions since the Ancient Greeks and Egyptians. A fascinating and powerful machine! The human heart has been a subject of fascination from the beginning of time. Literally a kind of pumping … <entire article…>

Sex is in the Heel

Women who wear higher heels are more likely to be noticed by men, according to a survey. Generally, high heels make your legs look longer and tighten your calves. The delicate but persistent tapping as you walk makes a powerful entrance. Walking in heels also causes the hips to sway back and forth—think, Marilyn Monroe. What Qualifies as a High … <entire article…>

Yoga For Heart!

It’s well known that a healthy heart comes from heart pumping cardiovascular activity. On the other hand, yoga is recognized for relaxation and flexibility. The history of yoga goes back to ancient India where people practiced it to increase tranquility and spiritual insight. Although yoga does not count as moderate intense exercise, it’s proved to benefit heart health as much … <entire article…>

My Secret Beaches Spot

I watched this tree get chewed more each day during my morning run. I thought I would share it with your readers, since the tree will not be there much longer. Katie M. Do you recognize it? Tell us where the Secret Beaches Spot photo was taken, and you could win a pair of movie passes to the Alliance Cinemas … <entire article…>

Annual Oscar® Challenge

Which are Your Winning Pics? Participate in our annual Beaches|life Oscar® challenge for your chance to win a pair of movie passes to Alliance Cinema in the Beach. How to play: Go through the following list of nominees and predict the winners. Submit your predictions by February 21. The winner will be the one with the most correct predictions. Good Luck! … <entire article…>