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Living with a Reno is Not Worth the Stress

2020-04-02T18:15:58+00:00March 30th, 2020|

Divorce. A new job. Moving. These are all major stressors in one’s life. But there’s one missing: renovations. Yes, renovations are considered by some experts to be among the top 5 stressful events in life. Life during a reno is plain awful. Sure, you could tough it out and stay in your home while it’s [...]

House Fire? Tell Your Insurance You Prefer a Home Over a Hotel.

2020-03-20T19:00:34+00:00March 20th, 2020|

Picture it – you arrive home in a panic to find your apartment building, or home, engulfed in flames. Most of your belongings – some of which you have spent years accumulating – are destroyed. These kinds of situations happen often, and, of course, without warning. Within hours, your peaceful way of life is turned [...]

Platinum Suites’ Response to COVID-19

2020-03-19T16:08:21+00:00March 19th, 2020|

Dear valued guest, We understand the hesitation to travel, whether it be for business or pleasure, during the spread of the COVID-19 virus. Safety is our number-one priority at Platinum Suites. We want you to make the best decision for your health and well-being, and please know that we’ll be here when you’re ready to [...]

Craving Poutine, Eh? Here’s Where to Go in Mississauga to Enjoy this Canadian Tradition

2020-03-06T16:23:00+00:00March 6th, 2020|

As one of Canada’s most well-known food offerings, poutine is a staple on most local restaurant menus. But although many restaurants offer it, they don’t all create the delicacy of French fries, gravy and cheese curds equally. Lucky for you, I know exactly where to find the best poutine in Mississauga and have compiled my [...]

Top 5 African Restaurants in Mississauga

2020-02-20T16:47:35+00:00February 20th, 2020|

Mississauga is as diverse as a city can get so it shouldn't be surprising that the dining options are equally varied. If you're craving a slow-cooked stew, baked eggplant or spicy grilled chicken, you don't have to venture far. Here are five African restaurants in Mississauga you have to try. Masrawy Egyptian Kitchen The dining [...]

How to Have Fun During the Super Bowl – Even If You Don’t Like Football

2020-01-29T20:54:12+00:00January 29th, 2020|

Besides a quality TV, great snacks and drinks are typically all that’s needed to please a Super Bowl watching football fan. But for people who aren’t into football, there are ways to make the game more fun to watch! Here are five great ideas to create excitement during the Super Bowl for the not-so-big football [...]

10 Canadian-isms and Quirks, Eh?

2020-01-29T20:57:13+00:00January 5th, 2020|

Although best known for excessive apologizing, we friendly Canadians (or “Canucks”) are also fans of using slang. Snacks, drinks, coins and more: we have quirky words to describe it all. Here are ten popular Canadian slang terms and sayings that you should know if you plan on visiting or moving to Canada. Eh? The best [...]

The 4 Best Games and Entertainment Centres in Mississauga

2020-01-29T20:58:52+00:00December 12th, 2019|

When the weather cools off and sending your kids outdoors to play is no longer an option, we have the solution: games and entertainment centres. Located throughout the city, these entertainment headquarters keep your children occupied (and parents sane) by offering countless activities under one roof. From bowling and arcades to trampolines and go-karts, check [...]

4 Amazing Polish Grocery Stores to Visit in Mississauga

2020-01-29T21:01:53+00:00November 20th, 2019|

Sausages, specialty cheeses, smoked fish, and more…How can you not love Polish cuisine? When it comes to Polish food stores, we have plenty of options in Mississauga. Here are some of my favourites! Starsky Fine Foods  This chain of full-service supermarkets carries a wide selection of European meats, cheese and imported foods. Its products are [...]

Four of the Best Places to Go for Dessert in Mississauga

2019-11-07T18:24:43+00:00November 7th, 2019|

A day without dessert would be like…? I actually wouldn’t know! I have a massive sweet tooth and dessert has always been my favourite thing to eat. Luckily for me, I have many nearby options to visit when those sweet cravings hit. Here are four of my favourite dessert places to visit in Mississauga. Le [...]

Halloween All Year Round: 3 Haunted Locations to Visit in Mississauga

2019-10-25T20:18:00+00:00October 24th, 2019|

In no time at all, ghosts, witches and other spooky creatures will be on your doorstep looking for treats. But here in Mississauga, Halloween isn’t the only time filled with accounts of ghostly sightings. From old inns to mansions, there are many legendary haunted properties throughout the city. Follow along with me to learn about [...]

The Top 5 Asian Grocery Stores in Mississauga

2019-10-21T18:53:08+00:00October 22nd, 2019|

After moving to another country, getting accustomed to new foods is one of the biggest adjustments to make. But if you come to Mississauga from any region of the vast continent of Asia, you won’t need to make that change! With plenty of Asian grocery stores offered throughout the city, it won’t be difficult to [...]

The 4 Best Organic Food Stores in Mississauga

2019-09-10T19:05:30+00:00October 8th, 2019|

Sure, organic foods are traditionally higher priced than non-organic – but it’s a price well worth the payoff. Organic foods include fewer (or no) pesticides, more nutrients and are GMO-free, contributing to better mental and physical health. Organic farming practices are better for the environment, too. They increase soil fertility, conserve water and use less [...]

The 5 Best Bubble Tea Places in Mississauga

2019-09-23T18:32:42+00:00September 23rd, 2019|

Mmmmmmm bubble tea – have you tried it? Originating from Taiwan, this tea-based drink is mixed with fruit or milk and features chewy tapioca balls. Although it can be found in many different restaurants throughout Mississauga, not all bubble teas are created equally! I’ve compiled a list of the best places to purchase bubble tea [...]

The Best Korean Restaurants in Mississauga

2019-09-08T16:12:43+00:00September 8th, 2019|

Kimchi. Seafood pancakes. Bibimbap. Is your mouth watering at the names of these traditional Korean foods? If so, you’re in luck! Mississauga has so many amazing Korean restaurants that it won’t be difficult to find one nearby. To make it even easier, I’ve compiled my top favourite Mississauga Korean restaurants for you! Wow Korean Restaurant [...]

Making Plans for Labour Day Weekend in Mississauga?

2019-08-30T15:13:47+00:00August 30th, 2019|

It may be the last weekend of summer, but Labour Day weekend doesn’t mean the end of summer fun! With plenty of attractions and festivities offered throughout Mississauga, keeping you and your family busy for the upcoming long weekend won’t be a problem. Here are my top five recommended ways to spend your Labour Day [...]

The Top 5 Juice and Smoothie Bars in Mississauga

2019-08-14T01:38:42+00:00August 13th, 2019|

Eating healthy on the go isn’t hard to accomplish in Mississauga! With plenty of popular juice and smoothie bars found throughout the city, you can always find a nutritious drink nearby. Here are my top five juice and smoothie bars to visit when in need of a quick pick-me-up. The Cold Pressery Since 2015, The [...]

The Best Beaches in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA)

2019-07-31T19:40:26+00:00August 5th, 2019|

Summer – when the sun is shining, the birds are chirping and the days are long. Along with all the fun that the season brings, summer also comes with high temperatures and humidity. And when you live in a city like Mississauga, the heat waves can be a bit overwhelming. That’s when it’s time to [...]

4 Family-Friendly Farms In and Around the GTA

2019-07-22T19:02:02+00:00July 22nd, 2019|

There are plenty of farms around the GTA to keep you and your family busy this summer. The best part? Visiting a nearby farm is an educational opportunity for the entire family – not just the kids! Below are four farms in and around the GTA that shouldn’t be missed this summer! Chudleigh’s Farm Since [...]