Canada Spring

Add These Senior Safety Precautions To Your Spring Cleaning

Optimum Care | Posted 04.29.2016 | Canada Living
Optimum Care

Household safety is especially important when it comes to seniors, who unfortunately experience many of their injuries within the home. Factors like declining vision, hearing loss and worsening bone density make injuries from minor trips and falls more likely.

This Spring's Top Menswear Trends Are Bold And Bright

Sacha DeVoretz | Posted 04.27.2016 | Canada Style
Sacha DeVoretz

Menswear is all about building a closet with investment pieces and less about trendy items. Look for top styles that are bold in colour and cuts, and don't be shy to wear pieces with prints, as this will show your innate fashion sense.

The Story Of How I Found My Family's Historic Home

Lesley Anderson | Posted 04.18.2016 | Canada Living
Lesley Anderson

A story that always struck me growing up was that of my great-grandmother Florence Crofts whose mother died when she was just five. She was sent to live with her grandparents at Windwhistle Farm in Grassmoor, a little village close to Chesterfield, Derbyshire, England.

Longer Days Are Sabotaging Your Kids' Sleep Schedule

Lindsay Gee | Posted 04.15.2016 | Canada Parents
Lindsay Gee

As the days were getting longer, my kids' bedtime was getting later. "But the sun's still out!" was the complaint, so a few extra minutes here and there, what could it hurt? Oh... it hurt. A few days of later bedtimes resulted in cranky, tired, whiny kids. No amount of sun and exercise is worth that.

How To Focus On Healthy This Spring

Rose Reisman | Posted 04.11.2016 | Canada Living
Rose Reisman

The start of spring is a time for renewal, and for most people it inspires a reignited focus on their health and well-being. With rising temperatures and more hours of sunlight, we're more motivated to get moving and focus on getting healthy. Getting back to basics may not sound revolutionary, but simple changes to our diet and exercise routines can make a big difference. Here are four ways that will help you to eat smart and get in shape this spring:

14 Bridal Shower Favour Ideas Your Guests Will Love

The Huffington Post Canada | Joy D'Souza | Posted 03.29.2016 | Canada Living

You can't go wrong with these ideas.

3 Ways To Productively Channel Spring's Energy

Renate Reimann | Posted 03.28.2016 | Canada Living
Renate Reimann

Have you been feeling listless or restless lately? Why not fully embrace nature's push to reinvent itself? You too can plug into the dynamism of the moment to get stronger, healthier and more productive.

Send Seasonal Allergies Back Into Hibernation - Naturally

Dr. Alison Chen, ND | Posted 03.28.2016 | Canada Living
Dr. Alison Chen, ND

For many the seasonal transition from winter to spring includes not only thoughts of warmer weather, gardening, and lighter clothing, but also the bothersome and downright annoying symptoms of seasonal allergies.

Digital Declutter: Put Your Best Face Forward On Facebook This Spring

Meg Sinclair | Posted 03.24.2016 | Canada Living
Meg Sinclair

Spring is officially here. We all know what that means, and there's no better time to get started on your spring cleaning than with a digital declutter. Facebook Canada has put together five easy tips to freshen up your Facebook profile and make sure you're putting your best face forward.

5 Ways To Handle Spring Fever, Special Needs Style

Joanne Giacomini | Posted 03.21.2016 | Canada Parents
Joanne Giacomini

I know for my son, when Spring hits, so do more sensory challenges, particularly when the weather zigzags between hot, cold, rainy, humid etc. What's a parent to do grappling with regular spring fever, and not wanting to do homework combined with bigger sensory issues? Though it requires some minor tweaking each year, I have come up with 5 ways that help our family survive Spring Fever each year.

Hot Trends For Undergarments This Spring

Sacha DeVoretz | Posted 03.21.2016 | Canada Style
Sacha DeVoretz

Colour is big this spring -- sunny yellow, mint, candy pink complemented by richer jewel tones such as real turquoise and fuchsia are on trend. They're fun, bright and perfect for spring.

How To Take Your Wardrobe From Winter To Spring

Caroline Topperman | Posted 03.17.2016 | Canada Style
Caroline Topperman

I don't know about the rest of you, but I am so ready for spring that I've already started updating my wardrobe. I'm actually not convinced that the sun still exists. So what to do? Well, I guess it's up to us to keep our spirits up and make our own sunshine.

Spring Is Coming (Real Soon)!

The Huffington Post Canada | Joy D'Souza | Posted 03.15.2016 | Canada Living

Goodbye winter parka.

3 Natural Ways To Spring Clean Your Gut

Kathy Smart | Posted 03.10.2016 | Canada Living
Kathy Smart

Your gut is such an important part of keeping your immune system strong. Some 70 to 80 per cent of your immune system tissue is located in your digestive system! That's why ensuring that you are supporting your gut is so important for increased energy, ability to fight colds and flus and to keep your energy levels at their optimal capacity!

6 Strategies To Add Some Bounce To Your Step This Spring

Deri Latimer | Posted 03.09.2016 | Canada Business
Deri Latimer

It's almost spring! A time of birth, of renewal, and awakening! Here are six strategies to help you bounce (or 'spring') into spring!

Spring Skiing Tips For Newbies

Sacha DeVoretz | Posted 03.07.2016 | Canada Living
Sacha DeVoretz

Spring is the perfect time to start skiing. The weather is milder, the slopes aren't too busy and with softer snow, usually it is easier to learn on. To find out the top tips on how newbies can learn how to ski this spring, I spoke with Nick Castagnoli, Brand and Communications Manager, Group Rossignol, NA.

The Best Natural Insect Repellents For Your Next Wooded Excursion

Nikki Fotheringham | Posted 03.04.2016 | Canada Living
Nikki Fotheringham

Venture into the woods in the summer, and your conviction to "be more natural" goes flying out the window as the bugs come flying in. Soon you're interspersing your body slap 'bug dance' with sprays of chemical repellents that are all good and well until some gets in your mouth.

How To Find The Perfect Bra For Spring

Sacha DeVoretz | Posted 02.19.2016 | Canada Style
Sacha DeVoretz

I believe that amazing style starts with a great foundation. With the new styles coming out this spring, I am looking for the perfect bra that I find comfortable and feel beautiful in! Recently, I spoke with Julie Douce-Alexe, Sales Director at Chantelle.

9 Places to Express Yourself This Spring in Toronto

Yelp Canada | Posted 05.15.2015 | Canada Living
Yelp Canada

Are you suffering from some serious spring fever? Channel that newfound energy, get creative and express yourself. Here are nine fine Toronto places to let it all hang out through art, song or some other wild and weird avenues.

Top Perfume Scents For Spring

Sacha DeVoretz | Posted 05.15.2015 | Canada Style
Sacha DeVoretz

I love all things that smell pretty. My nose is in everything from lovely soaps, to the latest perfumes. Recently, I was lucky enough to speak with Takasago fragrance house to find out the latest trends for scents this spring.

Top Trends For Casual Shoes This Spring

Sacha DeVoretz | Posted 05.14.2015 | Canada Style
Sacha DeVoretz

I am always looking for that special combination for my shoes of being cute and comfortable. Spring and summer are the best times of the year to adorn your feet with footwear that can take you anywhere and look great!

10 Perfect Places in Ottawa to Picnic in the Sun

Yelp Canada | Posted 05.10.2015 | Canada Living
Yelp Canada

After one of the longest and coldest winters in recent memory, there's no question that the capital is ready to get outside. Boasting tons of green space, interesting landmarks, and breathtaking scenery, Ottawa's got plenty of places to throw down a blanket and cheers to the warm weather.

Five Steps to Better Digestive Health

Jane Dummer | Posted 06.20.2015 | Canada Living
Jane Dummer

Spring is the perfect time to refresh and renew with simple steps towards better digestive health. The body constantly requires adaptation in response to related periods of life, the change of seasons, as well as everyday environmental and lifestyle factors. I'm thrilled to share with you my top five steps to refresh and renew your digestive system this spring season.

15 Canadian Places That Are Magical In Springtime

The Huffington Post Canada | Jesse Ferreras | Posted 04.14.2015 | Canada

Wow.

Savour the Early Days of Spring with This Seasonable Dish

Mark McEwan | Posted 06.10.2015 | Canada Living
Mark McEwan

A great spring dish is grilled asparagus salad with morels. Early spring will give you a quick crop of things like baby lettuce, asparagus and strawberries. Wild mushrooms also come into play -- as soon as we get the warm rains in April, you'll find morels popping up in the woods, followed closely by chanterelles.