Tag Archives: June/July 2016

Young Beacher: Penny Oleksiak, Fast Track to Rio 2016 Olympics

UPDATE: Canadian Athletic Penny Oleksiak has achieved great number of honers since this article was published in July 2016: Named female athlete of the year by Canadian Press. Won four medals at Rio 2016 Olympics – gold, silver and two bronze. The most ever by a Canadian at a single Summer Games. Named Swimming World’s Newcomer of the Year Four … <entire article…>

Which Pop Icon Takes You Back?

You’re on a road trip, at the beach, eating at a patio or attending a summer wedding. Suddenly a song is played that makes you stop what you’re doing. It’s a song that “takes you back”, as you explain later when you’re talking with a friend. It’s by an artist that reminds you of the summer of 1962, or 1981, … <entire article…>

Easy to Grow Your Own Veggies

A healthy choice from your garden to your table There is nothing to compare to veggies, raw or cooked on your plate that were  picked from your own backyard or balcony. They are tasty, as healthy as can be, and not to forget the money you saved from buying organics. Top picks to set you off to enjoy your own … <entire article…>

Fashion’s Five & Five – Trends for Men & Women

Summer fashion 2016 is all about comfort with flare and personality. The fabrics, even the denim, are soft and flowing (but not sloppy). Instead of changing your entire wardrobe, pick a few of the top trends for your daily look. Choose what suits you best and don’t forget this season’s great pops of colour! Lemon yellow Bright blue Coral or … <entire article…>

Summer Steps for Healthy Living

Simple Steps to Improve Your Health while Enjoying Summer Living Even adults have a “school’s out” attitude during the summer. The days are warmer and longer, everything seems a bit lazier, and less chaotic. Even taking deep breathes of air feels so much more refreshing! This is a great time to adopt some summer habits for improving your health. Health … <entire article…>

“Put a Peach on the Barbie” – Grilling Fruit

While most of us associate the grill with meat, fish and veggies, grilling fruit has been very popular in the Caribbean and Central and South American countries. But the heat of the grill caramelizes the sugars in fruit, making it especially tasty. Have the base of the sundae and the toppings ready – there’s nothing better than hot grilled fruit … <entire article…>

Beaches Summer Patio Talk & Win!

Enjoy the patios on the beach contest is back… What is true to Canadian Summers? It is all about patios – being outdoors and enjoying a BBQ or a drink! It’s relaxing, sociable and fun. It can be at one of the many local restaurant patios, which is a great way to explore your neighbourhood, sample some local fare and … <entire article…>

Wave it, Map it.

July 1st, Canada Day Celebration Challenge: share your waving flags on the MAP whenever & wherever you are in the world and beyond… beachesliving.ca/mapit Share your images, stories with #CanadianFlag #waveitmapit Let’s show the rest of Toronto, Canada and the world that we love you, Canada!

Embrace Summer Toronto!

Torontonians take to the outdoors come June and July to enjoy the longest, sunniest days of the year. To make the most of these long days and evenings, there are endless outdoor events, concerts and celebrations to choose from. Get out, experience and enjoy the rich city we live in. Here are some things you could do: Celebrations & Culture: … <entire article…>