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Emma’s Magical Wish

Emma loves the beach, the playground, and dancing but most of all, Emma loves everything princess. Rapunzel is Emma’s favourite because Rapunzel has something Emma hasn’t had a chance to have yet...long hair. She was only 17 months old when the mass in her abdomen was diagnosed as Stage IV Wilms Tumour, a rare kidney cancer that had metastasized to her lungs. She immediately began 6 months of treatment which included surgery, chemotherapy, blood transfusions, [...]

2019-03-05T18:15:24-05:00March 5th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

Local March Break Adventures

March break is quickly approaching and its time to make some fun family plans! Even if you are not jetting to a far-off tropical location for your break, we think you deserve to have an awesome stay-cation right here in Ontario. Here are a few of our local favourites for you to enjoy! Niagara Falls Although it might still be a tad chilly out for a walk around the falls, there are plenty of indoor [...]

2019-02-26T15:03:01-05:00February 25th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

Unique Fitness Programs and Gyms in the GTA

Fitness trends are on the rise with studios popping up all over the GTA. The standard box gym, while still popular, is receiving some fierce competition from private, small studios that are offering unique fitness classes or more personalized training programs. There are quite a few that have seen a significant draw lately that we would love to share with you. Check these out! Calisthenics: Calisthenics and gymnastics based workouts are becoming popular as an [...]

2019-02-25T16:28:10-05:00February 25th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

Forego the Hotel Gym and Lace Up with skateWESTIN

by: Brandon Sousa There are very few traditions that are through-and-through Canadian but lacing up a pair of skates and venturing down the natural ice of the world’s largest skating rink in the capital city of Canada may truly be the most notable. Ottawa, Canada’s capital city, is a four-and-a-half-hour drive, train ride or hour-long flight from Toronto, making this destination an easy and attractive weekend escape in the winter. The city is bustling with [...]

2019-02-26T14:58:35-05:00February 25th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

Your Magical Destination Wedding

Why not plan your dream destination wedding in the place known for dreams coming true? The Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando, Florida is notorious for being the king of amusement parks. What most guests don’t know is that Disney is home to a beautiful wedding pavilion, hosting over 1,200 weddings each year. You can imagine that they have become experts after organizing 23 years worth of magical celebrations for couples from around the world. [...]

2019-02-21T20:50:38-05:00February 19th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

The Long, Long Wait

Killing time before my late-afternoon tee time at the Grey Goose World Par-3 Championship By Ted McIntyre   “What lovely woodwork.” “What a spectacular chandelier!” “Could I eat a second breakfast?” These are the sorts of things that occupy one’s mind as you nervously pace the carpet of the lobby of the stately Fairmont Southampton in Bermuda, desperately trying to contemplate ways to kill six hours before your afternoon tee time at the resort’s Turtle [...]

2019-02-19T21:24:55-05:00February 19th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

Experiential Golf

A Fab 5 from Ontario’s Cottage Country By Ted McIntyre   Want to play the top-rated golf courses in Ontario? No, you actually don’t. Not most of you, anyway. The National in Woodbridge has often been ranked No. 1 in Canada, but it can eviscerate mid- and high-handicap players with its lightning-quick greens and relentlessly demanding tee shots. Is it cool to play St. George’s G&CC? Abso-friggin-lutely! But if you don’t have the greenside expertise [...]

2019-02-13T18:46:38-05:00February 13th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

How to Prepare Your Home for Vacation

Vacation time is all about relaxing. Preparing your home for your winter getaway doesn’t take long and lets you enjoy your holiday. We’ve asked the home experts at Setter to share their home preparation tips so that your holiday isn’t spoiled by any unexpected surprises.   1. Protect Your Home from Break-ins Besides an alarm system, the next best way to protect your home from break-ins is to make sure it looks lived-in. Here are [...]

2019-02-05T20:28:30-05:00February 5th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

Places to Visit in Texas

Looking for an escape? Are you into sports, food, outdoor adventure or are you looking for some peace and quiet? Here are some places in Texas you can visit that will fit all of your vacation needs! Arlington Texas This is for the sports and food fanatics. Arlington is located in between Dallas and Fort Worth and is home to year-round events. What to visit/ do: Tour of Dallas Cowboy’s AT&T Stadium Texas Rangers game [...]

2019-01-25T14:39:42-05:00January 25th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

Visiting New York City on the Weekend of the Marathon

Visiting New York City on the Weekend of the Marathon I think it can go without saying that a trip to New York City is a frenetic whirlwind of food, culture and people. Every trip to this city leaves me in awe of the smorgasbord of choices and adventures. I had visited the city a number of times, but this November, I went on the first weekend of the month over the [...]

2018-11-13T15:18:02-05:00November 12th, 2018|Blog|0 Comments