Tag Archives: Oct/Nov 2016

My Secret Beaches Spot

When I first saw this, I took a second look as it was so intersting – Edward N. Do you recognize it? Tell us where the Secret Beaches Spot photo was taken, and you could win a pair of My Beach Stickers! Email your answer by September 15 to info@beachesliving.ca. Send us a photo of your Secret Beaches Spot with a … <entire article…>

My Secret Beaches Spot

Memory of Winter along the beach.    Ian H. Do you recognize it? Tell us where the Secret Beaches Spot photo was taken, and you could win a pair of My Beach Stickers! Email your answer by May 10 to info@beachesliving.ca. Send us a photo of your Secret Beaches Spot with a brief description. If we use it you will receive … <entire article…>

They’re your neighbours, friends and families who save lives – Story of Local Firefighters

“I’m a local boy working at the local fire station for the local community,” says Doug Browne, fire captain at Station 227 in the Beaches. Located at Queen Street just east of Woodbine, Doug has been captain there for the past 8 years; he’s been a fire fighter since he was 26 years old. And he’s not the only “local … <entire article…>

The Real Fountain of Youth – Learning & Staying Curious Through Technology

Most of us especially adults remember fondly about their days going back to school. But these days, whether or not we are in school, we all are learning, all the time. In the past two decades especially, a lot of it has to do with technology. From computer for personal use to apps, tech devices and digital information are so … <entire article…>

Gathering in the Season’s Bounty

Harvest has traditionally always been a time where we gather in what has grown over the season, and in many instances, preserve it for the months ahead. Although these days we can buy vegetables and fruits 12 months of a year, there’s nothing better than produce fresh and in season. Canning and preserving is an important part of preserving the … <entire article…>

Indoor Gardens for Everyone

For many of us, saying goodbye to the summer may seem like a farewell to outdoor gardens and plants. But growing plants indoors isn’t as difficult as it may sound. If you select the right varieties, you don’t even have to worry about having a perfect sunny spot. And for those in apartments and condos, fall is a perfect time … <entire article…>

Family, Work & Play… Keep It All In Balance

Fall is such an exciting time of the year. So many activities start up again, or start anew: new schools, new teams, new clubs and activities. It’s also the time of year when we get together with friends we may not have seen over the summer, fall barbecues and corn roasts, soccer playoffs, and hockey practices! During this special, and … <entire article…>

Colds are in Season Don’t Let it Catch You

Cold season is upon us. You’ve noticed that others around you are talking about feeling sick, and you’ve stocked up on boxes of tissues just in case. There are over 100 varieties of the common cold virus, and no one has figured out how to eliminate colds. But scientists certainly know how colds spread, and what you can do to … <entire article…>

The Sweet Sweater Season

Sweaters are the quintessential item for a sunny, crisp fall day. And sweaters are big this year, both in size and as a fashion statement. Sweater wearing also mirrors another trend – the search for inner calm. Wearing a sweater suggests comfort and a more casual attitude. You’ll find all varieties of sweaters this fall for men and women, many … <entire article…>