Tag Archives: Dec/Jan 2016/17

Conductor of a Symphony of Taste! Celebrity Chef Susur Lee

Toronto’s celebrity chef and owner of five restaurants,  Susur Lee, can’t remember a time when good food wasn’t an important part of his daily life. Most recognized from the popular television series “Iron Chef America”, tied for first place, and in “Top Chef: Masters” where he tied for second. His latest joint venture was with star rapper Drake, together they … <entire article…>

Look Forward to 2017 with No Regrets!

As we begin a New Year, take time to congratulate yourself on steps you took in 2016 to fulfill your dreams; or time you spent to renew a friendship; enjoy your family, perhaps take a special vacation. Insights from others – As the new year begins, it’s time for new year’s resolutions. What if you always had a resolution, but are … <entire article…>

Holiday Time Savers

So you’ve invited guests and have great plans for a fun holiday party. But now you’ve realized that maybe you’ve got too much to do at once. No fear! Smart hosts combine their own preparation with help from local stores and services that make entertaining much easier. Consider these ideas: Cooking Everything Yourself? – Hire a cleaning service on the day … <entire article…>

Your Go-To Boots for Men & Women

Here’s the scenario: You’ve assembled the perfect outfit. You’ve got an impeccably tailored jacket, or a beautiful oversized sweater with cropped pants, but how do you finish the look? Don’t let the last piece of your outfit be an afterthought. Be deliberate in your footwear choices this season. There are so many great choices in boots for winter in the … <entire article…>

Holiday Punch

If you’re looking for an easy beverage that provides guests a refreshing treat plus adds to your holiday décor, consider a large bowl of festive holiday punch. Punch also offers a great non-alcoholic choice (with vodka or gin as an option to add into individual servings). From simple to fancy, here are 4 recipes. Remember to keep ingredients cold, and instead … <entire article…>

Give the Gift of Experience

Experience gifts are based on the idea that time is one of our most precious commodities. The time you take to think up an experience gift, set it up and deliver the experience is very meaningful for the recipient. Experience gifts don’t have to cost any money, but usually include a combination of an item or two as well as … <entire article…>

Your Annual Holiday Gift Guide

Giving a Gift of Thought, Personality and Lasting Warmth – Shop Locally This Holiday Shopping Guide helps you to find unique gifts at your local retailers. All items in this Guide are from the advertisers in this publication. UNDER $25 Eyeglass cleaner kits $5-$10 – Envy Eyewear Boutique Local handmade charm necklaces and mini-purses $10-$20 – Girls Are Lava lamps … <entire article…>

Entertainment and Sports Award Season

As the year comes to an end, we are entering award’s season – the celebration of the best in movies, television, entertainment and sports.  Entertainment Awards: People’s Choice Awards (Jan. 18) pcavote.com Voted on by the general public. Over 125 million votes are cast for the best in music, movies, TV, and digital. Golden Globe Awards (Jan. 8) goldenglobes.com Jimmy … <entire article…>

Easy Ways to Winterize Your Home

It’s that time again to check out what needs to be done around your home before the long, cold season. Make sure you’re ready for whatever the unpredictable weather brings. Give yourself the gift of a stress-free winter by getting everything done in advance, and enjoy the holidays without worry. Get the “Tools of Winter” Ready – Be prepared when the snow … <entire article…>