It’s Perfect for Patios

It’s Perfect for Patios

  The sun’s out, the weather’s warm – those precious summer days have arrived. So…what are you doing inside? Get yourself to one of Niagara’s lovely outdoor patios…right now. What are you…crazy? Like visiting your Auntie Gwen The Pie Plate Bakery and Café in Virgil doesn’t technically have a patio…it has a porch, just like your dear old Auntie Gwen [...]

Niagara Wine Tours Made Easy

Niagara Wine Tours Made Easy

The cool thing about our wine region in Niagara is the sheer variety of winery experiences available to visitors and guests. In one day a person can tour a well established estate winery right through to the smallest start-up doing tastings in the barn… or their kitchen! Each winery works hard to provide really unique guest experiences from concerts, food [...]

Headaches Are a Pain

Headaches Are a Pain

Does your head hurt? During our lifetime, almost all North Americans will experience headaches at some point. A headache can be due to tension, trauma, sinus issues, concussions, vision problems, ear or jaw issues, fatigue and dehydration. All of these, and more, can be the cause of pain in the head. But what can we do?? 1. Water Drink more [...]

Rad Dad Gifts

Rad Dad Gifts

Remember last Father’s Day when your husband got so excited about that tie you got him? No you don’t…because it didn’t happen. In fact, when he opened that box, it was the yawn heard ‘round the world. Let’s see if we can do better this year, shall we? We’ve assembled seven savvy suggestions to help you knock his socks off [...]

Tennis Toe Woes

Tennis Toe Woes

They say that true love for a tennis player is measured by a simple test: if you have seen their toes and afterwards you still love them, it must be true love indeed. If you are a tennis player, you can most likely relate at some point to having experienced the damaged, broken, black and blue, and often entirely missing [...]

Make a Splash!

Make a Splash!

Healthier kids and a healthier planet, it’s what all parents want. Take a small step in that direction with Juice in the Box, a revolutionary patented designed reusable drink box. It’s safe, completely chemical free, easy to clean and comes in five deliciously juicy colors. Think inside the box and start drinking better. With Kids Summer Camp season upon us, [...]

Niagara Rocks

Niagara Rocks

Bit tired of listening to your big city friends bragging about all the stuff going on in Toronto? Give ‘em a load of this. “So…” you say casually.  “I scored tickets to see Jerry Seinfeld in June. Nah…I don’t have to drive all the way into the city. He’s going to be at the Meridian Centre in St. Catharines. I [...]

LinkedIn: Beyond the Basics

LinkedIn: Beyond the Basics

If you really want to turbo charge your professional profile, LinkedIn is powering up the platform with the following tools and tricks: Know your audience.  Don’t just know who looking at your profile, but understand why. With LinkedIn analytics, you can see what actions lead to increased activity and profile views. Actions such as endorsements, shared content, and comments can [...]

Stress Distress

Stress Distress

In about 8 years of working with clients in the capacity of personal trainer I have learned one thing for certain: most exercisers who face challenges with achieving sustainable results and with optimizing well-being are really under the thumb of one root cause – stress. To this day stress remains to be the main stumbling block to genuine health and [...]

Photoblog: Play Gets Veggie With It

Photoblog: Play Gets Veggie With It

With ever-new twists on traditional pub fare and healthy dining options, Play Urban Cafe in Niagara-on-the-Lake has set lofty standards with its recent menu launch. Not only do comfy food faves like wings and tacos grace the menu alongside beyond-healthy dishes like Quinoa Power Bowls, Play is making waves with some seriously tasty vegan and vegetarian choices. Play doesn’t just [...]