Canada Summer

12 Ways to Improve Your Nature Photography Game

The Nature Conservancy of Canada | Posted 06.30.2015 | Canada Living
The Nature Conservancy of Canada

If one of your goals when you get outside to enjoy Canada's vast natural spaces this summer is to bring home some awe-inspiring photographs, you may be wondering where to start. We spoke with Bruce Kirkby, an award-winning wilderness writer and adventure photographer to get his take on what makes a great nature photo.

How to Unplug This Summer

Alyson Jones | Posted 06.30.2015 | Canada Living
Alyson Jones

We experience our greatest joy when we are in the moment, and we are truly present in our lives. From a place of presence we can connect with ourselves and others. It is time to unplug from my technology and plug back into my actual life. So this summer I have a plan to dig in deeper, go outside, and stay present and reconnect with what is truly important.

Top 5 Dope Girl Summer Songs

Anjulie | Posted 06.29.2015 | Canada Living
Anjulie

Ray bans. Red vines. Go train station stops in the suburbs. Shorts and high heels. Green tea ice cream. Beautiful girls from countries I've never heard of. Fresh fish, cockroaches and late-night club crawlers in Chinatown. I'm Anjulie. I sing and write pop music. These are the images I have of my summers in Toronto and this was my soundtrack.

How to Have the Best Online Shopping Experience

Sacha DeVoretz | Posted 06.27.2015 | Canada Style
Sacha DeVoretz

I love being able to combine style and affordability. I have spent many nights (and days, if we are being honest) in my pj's sitting on the computer viewing super cute clothes on auction websites. Over the years, I have learned some tips about getting the best deal when shopping at an online auction website. #1 rule: stay within my set budget!

Three Refreshing and Easy Iced Tea and Tea Cocktail Recipes

Sheena Brady | Posted 06.25.2015 | Canada Living
Sheena Brady

Ever crafted yourself a heavenly cool, luxury iced tea? How about a crisp tea infused cocktail? If not, you've been missing out. Try quenching your thirst with these easy recipes that are not only sure to impress your tastebuds, though will also make you look like a pro if you have guests over.

Eat Your Veggies, Off the Grill

Devon Peart | Posted 06.29.2015 | Canada Living
Devon Peart

From a nutrition standpoint, grilling is a great way to prepare foods because it uses very little fat except to add flavour, in limited amounts, if you choose. Also you don't lose nutrients in the cooking water as you do when you boil vegetables, which is the go-to vegetable prep method for a lot of people.

Hot Summer Style Trends for Men and Women!

Sacha DeVoretz | Posted 06.24.2015 | Canada Style
Sacha DeVoretz

This summer, it is all about travel and safari inspired details from the past and combining that look with today. The looks this summer are very East Hampton and are easy to wear for a getaway. What is on trend right now are pieces that you can use for more than one function (take them from day to night).

How to Protect Your Skin From the Sun This Summer

Sacha DeVoretz | Posted 06.24.2015 | Canada Living
Sacha DeVoretz

I used to do triathlons in my 20s and loved long bike rides. I was racing in Alberta in a half-Ironman race and was on my bike (in a bathing suit) for almost four hours. With very little shade, no sun protection and sweat pouring from me, I got one of the worst sunburns of my life.

How to Resist the Summer Splurge

Jeffrey Schwartz | Posted 06.19.2015 | Canada Living
Jeffrey Schwartz

Let's face it -- as a nation, our collective summer starvation turns us into ravenous sun-worshippers, giddy and eager to soak up every moment. And for many of us, money proves no obstacle, even if it means going into debt.

Makeup Trends You Should Try This Summer

Sacha DeVoretz | Posted 06.19.2015 | Canada Style
Sacha DeVoretz

I have skin that is over 40 and a little oily, it can be tricky to find the right coverage. Then combine this with hot and humid weather and it makes it even more complex. How can I get the right coverage and apply cosmetics without having eye shadow in the creases and powder settling into lines?

You Already Have the Perfect Beach Body

Erin Treloar | Posted 06.19.2015 | Canada Living
Erin Treloar

When I stand in the changing room of the bathing suit store I feel a sense of panic wash over me. Why does my cellulite seem so much more obvious in here? Are those stretch marks getting bigger? How did 20 new moles suddenly appear all over my body?

June 21 Is Going To Be Special This Year. Here's Why

The Huffington Post Canada | Brian Vinh Tien Trinh | Posted 06.18.2015 | Canada Living

If you plan on celebrating Father's Day by soaking up as much sun as possible, this would be the year to pull it off. Summer Solstice marks the offici...

Brew the Perfect Iced Tea Without the Extra Calories

Jane Dummer | Posted 06.16.2015 | Canada Living
Jane Dummer

With summer upon us, it's time to perfect everyone's favourite thirst quencher: iced tea! And who better to seek advice from than Certified Tea Sommelier Raelene Gannon. Discover Gannon's top tips for brewing the best iced tea, along with my suggestions for adding flavour without extra calories.

How to Keep Your Skin Glowing This Summer

Dr. Allana Polo | Posted 06.11.2015 | Canada Living
Dr. Allana Polo

The heat is on and we say bring the summer sun -- it's for basking in, strolling in and getting active in. But before you shed your layers and hit the beach, park or your favourite walking path, make sure you adjust your skincare routine and take some extra measures to protect yourself from summer skin problems.

Hot Shoe Trends For Summer 2015!

Sacha DeVoretz | Posted 06.10.2015 | Canada Style
Sacha DeVoretz

I am really starting to see how shoes can be the perfect finishing touch to any outfit. Recently, I spoke with Stéphanie Turcotte, Spokesperson at Hush Puppies and Stéphanie shared with me some of the top shoe trends for summer 2015.

How to Be Super Healthy This Summer

Sacha DeVoretz | Posted 06.08.2015 | Canada Living
Sacha DeVoretz

It is easy in the summer time for me to grab a bag of chips instead of a healthy snack. I want to stay on track this summer, not just for the way I look but most importantly for how I will feel. I need more energy to fuel all the hikes, cycling and fun I want to have this summer!

How to Keep Your Family Healthy and Fit This Summer

Rose Reisman | Posted 06.08.2015 | Canada Parents
Rose Reisman

With the school year winding down and summer vacations on the horizon, kids and parents alike are looking forward to the more relaxed summer schedule. We all love leaving our structured lives behind for these months, but that can impact the way we eat and live.

How to Self-Tan and not Look Like a Streaky Weirdo

Sacha DeVoretz | Posted 06.02.2015 | Canada Style
Sacha DeVoretz

Now, we have a better understanding of the long term damage that the sun can cause. At the same time, self-tanners have improved and can now provide a real looking tan on the skin. To find out the top tips on how to use self tanners and get the best glow, I spoke with Alyson Hogg, Founder and CEO, Vita Liberata.

Here's How Canadian Weather Is Going To Be This Summer

CP | Michelle McQuigge, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.01.2015 | Canada Living

Wonder what this summer's forecast will look like? The Weather Network suggests some hints for the future lie in the past.

Stormer Of A Dormer

Colin & Justin | Posted 05.29.2015 | Canada Style
Colin & Justin

Extending doesn't always have to mean adding extra bedrooms. Today, Colin & Justin pimp up their cottage with an exciting shower room - built as a pr...

How To Be Super Healthy This Summer!

Sacha DeVoretz | Posted 05.22.2015 | Canada Living
Sacha DeVoretz

Recently, I was lucky enough to speak with Joe Cross. Joe is the founder and CEO of Reboot. His personal story of transformation was chronicled in the documentary Fat, Sick & Nearly Dead, which has been seen by more than 20 million people worldwide. Joe shared with me some of his top tips on keeping healthy this summer.

6 Tips to Keep You Fit This Summer

Theresa Albert | Posted 05.21.2015 | Canada Living
Theresa Albert

Victoria Day weekend signals the start of outdoor play time, vodka coolers and lemony beers plus snacks on the deck. Before we start, I want you to try on your shorts from last year (the ones with a waistband!) I can wait. Whether they fit or not, this summer will not be THAT summer.

Get Ready for Summer With These Style Trends

Sacha DeVoretz | Posted 05.21.2015 | Canada Style
Sacha DeVoretz

Summer is one of my favourite seasons for style. The looks are easy and casual. No need to dress for warmth or to keep dry. In the summer you can dress how you like and put your own spin on your look. To find out the hottest style trends for summer, I spoke with Amanda Kraemer, style director at LOFT.

Top Tips and Trends for Gel Nail Manicures

Sacha DeVoretz | Posted 05.20.2015 | Canada Style
Sacha DeVoretz

I adore my gel nails, love getting them done and love that there is no drying time. It seems that there are more and more different types of gel nails to choose from. Gel nails are no longer a dusty, harsh process on your nails.

How To Make Your Favourite Summer Cocktail

The Huffington Post Canada | Joy D'Souza | Posted 05.15.2015 | Canada Living

Is there anything more amazing than sitting on a beach sipping a cool, crisp cocktail? We don't think so. But just because you're not necessarily beac...