Fun ways to break a sweat

 With summer fast approaching us the pressure to feel your
best on at the beach is setting in. However if you’re like some of us in the
office, going to the gym may not be your forte! So why not take a different approach?
Here are some fun ways you can break a sweat while having a ton of fun.

Pursuit OCR

Located north of Dufferin and Queen Pursuit OCR brings recess back with their indoor
playground. Upgrading the average playground, their facility has monkey bars,
rope climbing and an adult size ball pit. Why not relive your childhood while
breaking a sweat?

Surfset Toronto

Surfset Toronto
brings surfing to the city by giving you a full body work out by using real
surfing techniques. Their indoor studio located near Yonge and Eglinton offers
a variety of classes that focus on different areas of the body.

Toronto School for
Circus Arts

Circus Arts gives
you the opportunity to push yourself into doing something different. Located in
Downsview Park, the facility offers flying trapeze classes and drop-ins ranging
in difficulties that will have you one step close to the big top.

Archery District

Archery District
gives you the chance to have your inner Hawkeye come out in a game of archery
tag. Similar to dodge ball, archery tag has players face-off against each other
to tag each other out by hitting each other with their arrows. Don’t worry this
is a no pain game; arrows are foamed tipped allowing for you to safely enjoy
the game!

Bubble Soccer

Bubble Soccer is soccer but puts
players into a huge bubble only leaving their legs exposed to kick the ball.
Although this addition to a traditional game makes it more difficult to win, it
also results to some hilarious moments with friends.

Things to do Victoria’s Day long weekend

The weather is finally warming up and the long weekend is just around the so we got to ask how are you spending your long weekend? We decided to fill you in on some cool things happening around the city for this May 2-4 weekend.

Artfest

Artfest celebrates painting, photography, fine craft, live music and more from the country’s best artist. This is the 10th annual Artfest and it takes place in the Distillery Saturday May 21 from 11:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Electric Island

The fourth annual Electric Island opens this Monday May 23 and takes over Hanlan’s Point at the Toronto islands.  Throughout the summer Electric Island host events that fall on the long weekends. So, head over to the islands to enjoy the warm weather with live music and picnic.


Brewer’s Backyard

How can you celebrate May 2-4 weekend without sipping on your favourite Ontario craft beer? Evergreen Brickworks is giving people the chance to relax and enjoy Ontario’s craft brews; all while meeting the brewers that make them. If you’re a beer enthusiast then you need to be at the Brewer’s Backyard this weekend. 

Rib Fest & BBQ Bash

If you love BBQ then you need to be at Yonge & Dundas square this Saturday. The first annual Rib Fest & BBQ Bash is taking over to give Torontonians the best of the best. Featuring the top Rib teams in Canada and BBQ dishes from many cultures, this is an event your taste buds will not want to miss.

Watch Fireworks

There are only two times in the year that we Canadians get to celebrate with fireworks, so missing out on one of them is not an option! Head over to Ashbridge’s Bay on Monday to end your long weekend the right way, with a professional fireworks show.

PLACES IN THE CITY TO SATISFY YOUR SWEET TOOTH

Luckily for your sweet tooth Toronto has become a city filled with ways to meet your cravings. It seems that there is a new dessert arriving in the city every week. So far we’ve welcomed doughnut cones and ice cream tacos; and that’s just the tip of the iceberg…or ice cream.

Today we’re sharing with you some of our favourite dessert places in the city. You’re welcome!

Sweet Jesus

If
you’re around John St. and Adelaide St. W and you see a line up leading out to
the street, it’s probably because of Sweet
Jesus
. People have been flocking to this ice cream shop since they opened
their doors. Sweet Jesus takes soft served to another level, introducing
signature creations like the Krusty Cone, their twist of the traditional vanilla
cone with sprinkles but theirs has cotton candy! No matter what “pimped out
cone” you get from them you surely will be satisfied.

Eva’s Original Chimney’s

Although
you might not have heard of them you probably know of their signature dessert,
the Chimney Doughnut Cone. The doughnut cone has become one of the most popular
desserts of 2016 and is literally an ice cream cone made from a doughnut. To
get your fix from this food truck, check out their website to find out where
they will be each week.

Milk Bar Toronto

Milk Bar was founded by the masterchef
judge and pastry chef Christina Tosi. With six locations in New York, one in
Washingtion and of course one in Toronto, this international bakery brings a
unique spins to home-style desserts. Pay them a visit and you can help yourself
to their signature cakes like the salted pretzel cake!

The Bake Shoppe

The Bake Shoppe was established in 2005
by the ladies behind The Wedding Cake Shoppe. They bring pop culture to old
school treats. If you’ve seen the Drake cookies, well they are the ones behind
them. Who said you can’t have your cookies and celebs too?

Bang Bang Icecream and
Bakery

Located
in the Trinity Bellwoods neighbourhood, Bang Bang Icecream and Bakery brings
the best of both their worlds together to make delicious ice cream sandwiches. If
ice cream sandwiches aren’t your thing, you can always try their unique ice
cream flavours in a freshly baked waffle cone.

Ways to make this Mother’s Day special!

Mother’s Day is fast approaching and the panic to make your mom feel great on her special day is starting to set in! Don’t worry we got a few ideas to make this Mother’s Day celebration special!!

Breakfast in bed

The best way to start Mother’s Day is to treat your mom to breakfast in bed. Although this can be intimidating, sticking an easy recipe is a great way to make this experience less stressful for you. Here are three easy to make pancake recipes from The Domestic Geek. However if you are still hesitant don’t worry, because you can always treat your mom out, we personally love Mildred’s Temple.

Pampering goes a long way

Mother’s spend a lot of their time worrying about others and not themselves, so why not remind your mom that she needs to take time for herself too. Treating her to a manicure, pedicure or massage is an easy way to make her feel special!

Getting her car cleaned

While your mom is being pampered for the day, you can surprise her by getting her car thoroughly cleaned. Whether you do it professionally or yourself, your mom will surely appreciate you making her car as clean as she expects you to keep the house!

Enjoy the outdoors

Spring’s good weather makes it the perfect time for moms that enjoy hiking or exploring the outdoors! Humber River, Taylor Creek, High Park are a few places around the city that you and your mom can explore this weekend.

Join a class

Although Mother’s Day is great, it’s important to show your appreciation to your mom throughout the year. The best way to put aside time for you and your mom is to join a weekly or monthly class together. Whether it is a fitness, cooking or art class you and your mom create memories that will last a lifetime.