Wedding WOWment

Wedding WOWment

At White Oaks we like to find ways to go the extra mile, or as we like to call it create a WOW moment for our guests. A WOW moment is simply something we do to make your time at White Oaks just a little more unforgettable. Just this past month we had an awesome WOW moment take place that [...]

Eating Clean Sabotage

Eating Clean Sabotage

You have made the commitment to Eat Clean and now you have to negotiate with your spouse to stop eating out of bags and boxes. Sound familiar?  Do you frequently throw up your hands in horror when you hear “Let’s have pizza for dinner?” It’s hard enough to keep your will power strong, but now you have to battle the [...]

To Build a House

To Build a House

In two weeks I will be packing my bags and taking off to Guatemala and I need to be honest with you…I have no idea what I am doing. I am going into this next adventure with a blindfold on. When a good friend of mine asked me if I wanted to travel with her and her family to Guatemala [...]

Photoblog: Summer Foodie Surprises

Photoblog: Summer Foodie Surprises

Niagara foodies always delight in the usual change over to summer seasonal menus with fresh produce and bright coloured martinis but this summer the name of the game is adventure. Executive Chef at LIV Restaurant Michael Price, has infused his new summer menu tastes with carefully crafted surprises. The wildberry quinoa salad pops with an ice wine shooter, the grill [...]

Niagara Event Space Inspiration

Niagara Event Space Inspiration

Often attendees and guests leave a conference or event with lasting memories of ideas hatched or relationships forged. But more often than not, their first impression is what sticks with them most…how they feel in the event environment has a huge impact…more than just setting the tone. With the right team behind you to shape your event, the sky should [...]

A Word With My Teenaged Self

A Word With My Teenaged Self

One of my friends posed this interesting question on Facebook the other day: If you could give your younger self two words of advice, what would they be? That got me thinking – because, baby, two words just wouldn’t do it. I can think of a bunch of things I’d like to tell my teenage self – all good advice [...]

The Humble Everyday

The Humble Everyday

Once upon a time, I took toilets for granted. Yup…those precious, pristine, porcelain pedestals meant nothing to me. Though I visited them regularly – as I still do, of course – I never gave them a second thought…not the ones in my own home and certainly not the ones in public restrooms. They were the unsung heroines of my world. [...]

Brown Bagging it… WO-style

Brown Bagging it… WO-style

There’s a new lunch bag in White Oaks Town… and they are flying off the shelves. It’s a miracle these pics aren’t filled with the hungry hands that quickly snapped up these newly designed fun and fresh lunch vessels. But… it’s a private party people! Only on-site conference delegates are on the inside track to receiving this hefty bag of [...]

Path to Peace:Live in the Present

Path to Peace:Live in the Present

What does it mean to be present? Being present is simply being, or existing, in this very moment. Living in the moment will create a life that is filled with calmness and peace; we all want a life filled with peace, but in today’s day and age, life can become swamped. Trying to balance work life and being a parent, [...]

Photoblog: Fall LIV Foodie Art

Photoblog: Fall LIV Foodie Art

LIV Restaurant has taken culinary artistry to a new level with the launch of its Fall 2013 Menu. The award-winning Niagara fine dining hotspot at White Oaks Resort celebrated the launch with a tasting event, and continues with its high standard of delicious dishes. Treat the foodie in you to an unforgettable dining experience, and take in the masterpieces…LIV’s fall/winter [...]