Tag Archives: February/March 2018

Cheering for Women’s GOLD!

As Olympic fever spreads across the nation, we all recall the many great Olympic moments given to us by Canadian athletes. For example, who could forget the game-winning goal that won our Canadian Women’s Hockey team its gold medal at the 2010 Olympic Games in Vancouver? Jennifer Botterill, who set up the goal for Marie-Philip Poulin, is one of Canada’s … <entire article…>

All in the Family this February 19

There are so many events for kids and their families in and around Toronto that you’ll wish you had an entire week! Here are just a few. Family Day at the Art Gallery – The AGO is exploding this Family Day with colourful interactive fun! Kids are asked to wear their favourite colour and join others to celebrate COLOUR – … <entire article…>

Fashion Tips to Add a Mood Boost

Ever wonder why everyone seems to choose grey, black and navy coloured clothing during the winter months? It is no coincidence. “We tend to mirror our environment in the clothes that we wear,” says Leslie Harrington, executive director of the Color Association. “There is less bright sunlight and cloudier days in winter, so it is more difficult for the eye … <entire article…>

Foods That Keep Your Tummy Happy

There are literally trillions of good bacteria called probiotics that live in our gut and keep our “tummies” happy. Research continues to emerge on just how important these mighty microbes might be for our health. But it seems that these little “workers” help improve digestion, boost immunity and – according to some preliminary studies – may even help us stay … <entire article…>

How Are You Feeling?

Like it or not, it is cold and flu season. We’re more likely to catch them at this time of year because the viruses that cause us to get sick are more stable at cooler temperatures and lower humidity. We also spend more time indoors during the winter months. Whether you’re sick with a flu or a cold, it’s good … <entire article…>

Canadians Ready For Olympic Triumphs

Some are predicting that Canada will win as many as 33 medals. Golds are projected to come from men’s hockey, both the men’s and women’s curling teams, moguls star Mikaël Kingsbury, who won silver in 2014, and snowboarder Max Parrot in the new Olympic freestyle event of “big air”. Sports where medals are predicted include: Men’s and women’s hockey Bobsledding … <entire article…>

It’s that time again – the Olympic Winter Games!

The XXIII Olympic Winter Games are being held for 17 days from February 9 to 25, 2018 in PyeongChang. The small city is located in the Gangwon Province, in South Korea. South Korea is a beautiful, mountainous country, rich in history, tradition and culture. Here are some facts about South Korea that you may not know: There are 50 million … <entire article…>

Score with these Hockey Movies

It’s Canada, the Olympics are about to begin and the Toronto Maple Leafs are an exciting team to watch. What other reasons do we need to spotlight hockey in this Beaches|Life issue? These ten films range from the epic cult favourite Slap Shot to lesser known The Rhino Brothers, but all have one thing in common – Canada’s game.   … <entire article…>

WINTER ESCAPE

by Dorothy Hunt In the midst of an extremely harsh Canadian winter, Las Vegas is a perfect getaway destination.  Escape there for a few days and enjoy unlimited sunshine, dining experiences, shopping, entertainment, sightseeing, outdoor activities and more. Your top 10 list of things to do in Las Vegas wouldn’t be complete without a trip to the nearby desert. Accommodation … <entire article…>