Lifestyle (Canada)

July 18: Your daily horoscope

IF TODAY IS YOUR BIRTHDAY<p>Your plans don’t have to be perfect in every detail before you start work. In fact there is a lot to be said for having no plan at all. Try an experiment over the next 12 months: Get rid of grand strategies and take each day as it comes.<p>ARIES (March 21 - April 20):<p>Honesty …

Horoscopes

B.C.’s West Kootenay Hot Springs

“I’ll show you my view,” says Rina Tjoa, manager of guest services at Halcyon Hot Springs Resort & Spa. “This is my desk. So that’s definitely …

Hot Springs

5 Easy Glazes, Rubs And Toppings To Dress Up Your Fish (And Make Weeknight Meals A Breeze)

Fish should never be boring — especially when there are so many ways to dress up a fillet. Whether you love whitefish, or are more of a salmon or …

Food (Canada)

15 Tiny Countries You Never Knew Existed

Photo: Shutterstock<p>1. Sao Tome and Principe<p>The dual-island nation of <b>Sao Tome and Principe</b> off Africa’s west coast in the <b>Gulf of Guinea</b> is only 963 …

European Travel

Pyrrah Jewellery

Founded by partners Danielle and Wade Papin in 1995, Pyrrah is one of Canada’s coolest jewellery lines—Patti Smith is a big enough fan to have …

Jewelry

Mia Stainsby: Restaurants to love in the Okanagan

The Okanagan. How do I love thee? Let’s see. Wine. Food. Cherries. Peaches. Tomatoes. Beaches. Hikes. Cycling. And my favourite: hunting for …

Food (Canada)

Meghan Markle’s half-sister slams her for ‘ignoring’ dad, calls royal family an ’embarrassment’

Meghan Markle’s half-sister Samantha Grant is not done bashing the new Duchess. In a vicious Twitter rant this Tuesday, the 53-year-old accused the …

Royal Family

Our Favourite Souvenir from P.E.I.: sunglasses that radiate specs-appeal

Photo: Gabrielle Sykes; prop stylist: Thomas Salaun<p>You’ll be made in the shade when you pop on a pair of <b>Fellow Earthlings</b> sunglasses. Husband and …

Ralph Lauren

9 Foods You Should Never Eat Before Bed

Photo: Shutterstock<p>1. Fried Foods<p>Don’t try solving your late-night munchies with a trip to the drive-through. Greasy, fatty foods get through your …

Digestion

Pablo Rodriguez named new minister of culture and multiculturalism

Pablo Rodriguez<p>As part of today’s federal cabinet shuffle, Pablo Rodriguez, who was serving as chief government whip, was named the new minister of …

Canada

Cottage buyer’s guide: How to find and finance a vacation home

So you want to buy a cottage. Your head is filled with visions of canoeing on a placid lake and roasting marshmallows over the fire. Well, snap out of it, because when it comes to cottage buying, your emotions will cost you big time. Throw a wet blanket on that fire for a moment, and dip your toes …

Lifestyle

Mad Deals Of The Day: A Pair Of Gorgeous Red Satin Heels For Only $25 And More

<b>Heels</b><br>Go out in style without breaking the bank with these beautiful red satin open-toe heels. The 4″ heels have fringed trim and adjustable ankle …

Earrings

Donald Trump hits back at ‘haters’ over summit with Vladimir Putin

WASHINGTON — Taking to Twitter early Wednesday, U.S. President Donald Trump defended anew his much-criticized performance at the Helsinki summit, …

Donald Trump

Real Bar Mitzvahs: Inside a retro basketball-themed celebration

Jake Garay’s mother, Elisa, wanted her third (and final) son’s Bar Mitzvah to be memorable. As a professional event planner and the co-founder of …

grilled cheese

Helping your children adjust to a move

06:32 | July 18, 2018<p>Relationship expert Dr. Karyn Gordon and Dr. Marjorie Dixon share tips to make moving easier on you and your …

Kids

BMW X2

Having driven a BMW X2 for 18 hours over three days, I can now say I’ve found a new favourite luxury subcompact crossover.<p>Before its arrival earlier …

Android Auto

The way we talk about motherhood is deeply alienating

I sat frozen in the hard, plastic lecture chair, staring at the blond nurse speaking at the front of the room. “…And then Mum pushes the rest of the …

Parenting

Sour Cream Panna Cotta

Ingredients<p>1 7 g pkg unflavoured gelatin (2 1/2 tsp)<p>1 1/2 cup 35% cream , divided<p>Half vanilla bean<p>1/2 cup granulated sugar<p>1/4 teaspoon salt<p>1 1/2 cup …

Food (Canada)

Lynda Reeves On The Ideal Home Renovation

<i>This article originally appeared in the April 2018 issue of</i> <b>House & Home</b><i>.</i><p>There are some big cities and small towns with neighborhoods that are a …

Home Improvement

When vegans attack: French butchers seek help to fend off acts of vegan 'violence'

French butchers say they’re experiencing a swell of smashed windows and fake blood-spattered facades. Graffiti-strewn storefronts bearing slogans …

Food (Canada)

The Melt Method

The self-care trend has collided with the group fitness evolution to give rise to a new wave of classes aimed at rehabilitation, “prehabilitation” …

Massage Therapy

Searching for Mr. Right any way (and anywhere) I can find him

<i>First Person is a daily personal piece submitted by readers. Have a story to tell? See our guidelines at</i> tgam.ca/essayguide.<p>The year is 1974. I am old, withering, and beyond any hope of finding a life partner. I am 27. I will forever be a spinster.<p>I am certain that I have dated every eligible man …

Lifestyle

Mamma mia! The 7 best pizza ovens on the market

05:37 | July 17, 2018<p>Chef Randy Feltis and DIY expert Leigh-Ann Allaire Perrault share their favourite ovens for cooking pizza the authentic …

Mamma

Ariana Grande Sports Grey Hair in Reebok's Latest Campaign

Ariana Grande Sports Grey Hair in Reebok’s Latest Campaign<p>Date July 17, 2018<p>Reebok’s latest campaign, #BeMoreHuman, is full of our biggest girl …

Fashion (Canada)

Mania patients more likely to have eaten nitrate-cured meats: study

People who have been hospitalized for mania are much more likely to have eaten nitrate-infused meats than the general public, according to a new …

Mental Health

Your First Look at the New Cast of The Crown

The Queen is in. 

Fashion (Canada)

Juliette & Chocolat celebrates 15 years by inviting you to excrete gold

Montreal’s Juliette & Chocolat has found a glittery way to celebrate its 15th anniversary.The chocolaterie will be selling a triple chocolate brownie …

Food (Canada)

Which Emojis are Canadians Tweeting With the Most?

Happy World Emoji Day! To celebrate, Twitter released info about what emojis are most popular among Canadians—and the results are surprising to say …

Fashion (Canada)

Three Etobicoke bakeries that go beyond the bread | The Star

They line up 20 deep every day at SanRemo Bakery and it’s not for the crusty Italian bread.<p>Customers flood the Mimico bakery for a hot lunch.<p>Diners — …

Food (Canada)

Throw the party of the summer with fabulous table settings

07:11 | July 17, 2018<p>Event planners Candice Chan and Alison Slight reveal expert tips for planning a backyard bash—whether it is a formal or casual …

Lifestyle (Canada)