Tag Archives: Feb/Mar 2017

Jenna Weir ‘This Little Girl’

Canadian child star and Toronto resident, Jenna Weir, sings, dances and acts the lead role in the Toronto production of Matilda: The Musical. After its 26 week run at the Ed Mirvish Theatre, this energetic 10 year old has taken the role on the road with the US Equity National Touring Company. Jenna has always loved to sing. At an … <entire article…>

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Make Your Leftovers Delicious Again

Leftover ends from that head of broccoli? Stale bread that no one wants for a sandwich? A bit of rice here, some soggy carrots there. What do you do with these bits and pieces of food? It is too easy just to throw it out, or put it in the green bin. Much of the food we throw away each … <entire article…>

What are your 2017 Oscar Predictions?

Your Winner Picks: 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. Follow the link to beachesliving.ca/oscar and fill in your picks by February 25. The winner will be the one with … <entire article…>

Achieving Success through Reverse Engineering of Your Goals

  Reverse engineering is the process of taking something apart and studying the various components that make it work. This can be applied to various aspects of your life. It’s a lot easier than it sounds – start with the end result and work backwards to where you are today.   Here are the steps to plot out how you … <entire article…>

Encourage Children to Develop their Talents

No two children are alike, which is wonderful! Each child has his or her unique traits, and as they grow up, these differences become even more defined. One of the toughest jobs for a parent, a teacher, relative or mentor, is learning how to let a child grow up and be their own person. How often have you heard the … <entire article…>

Style Tips for Rainy Day Mondays and the Rest of the Week

Rain Day Gear has become increasingly fashionable in recent years. No more do you have to grab a plastic cap from the trunk of your car and head out into the downpour, and come home with soggy shoes and wet hair. With a few rain essentials, you look like you’ve stepped out of a fashion magazine, equipped and looking your … <entire article…>

Travel Tips for Smart Vacations

It’s that time of year when many travel. It could be a winter ski holiday, spring break, a couple of weeks get-away to a tropical island, or a couple of months in the sunny south. Regardless of where you are headed, remember these tips for preparing ahead of your time away, as well as once you’re on the road or … <entire article…>

Healthy Food for a Healthy Heart

February is Heart Month for more than one reason! The Heart and Stroke Association encourages Canadians throughout February to think about their heart health. Research definitely shows that following a plan for healthy eating can reduce the risk of developing high blood pressure and lower already elevated blood pressure. In one case, blood pressure was lowered within 2 weeks of … <entire article…>

Best & Strangest Tech Gadgets for 2017 – Why Don’t You Decide!

Whether you are on the go, in your office or at home, new technology gadgets can save you time as well as make life easier. Check out some of these great new gadgets. ALEXA – You’ve probably already seen her in action in television shows! Alexa is the intelligent personal assistant developed by Amazon Lab126, made popular by Amazon Echo. … <entire article…>