We asked Seneca 3D Animation graduate and Pixar animator Brendan Beesley to share some behind-the-scenes secrets about working with director Lee Unkrich and bringing Coco’s lead characters to life.
With its diverse culture, historic architecture, renowned restaurants and music venues plus a walkable downtown core that hosts more than 135 annual festivals, New Orleans is an easy sell. Thanks to its new airport terminal, revamped Ernest N. Morial Convention Center and more luxury hotels, planners have a wealth of great options for groups. Here are a few highlights of what’s new in the city.
Landing in Style
Last November, the Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport opened its ne...
Tiny mittens are adorable, aren’t they? But finding ones that fit properly and actually stay on can be a frustrating task. Isn’t it funny how something so challenging to put on—hello there, little thumb that never goes in the right place!—somehow falls off in two minutes? We all want our toddlers to get plenty of fresh air, but that’s not going to happen unless they’re sporting a pair of warm, waterproof mittens that can stand up to a kid actually playing in the cold, wet snow. Without duct tape!
Splish Splash, Here’s Where to Invest Your Cash: 7 Tips for Designing a Bathroom That Grows With Your Kids
Want to know the secret of family harmony? It's pretty simple: Minimize shared bathrooms.
If you buy a house that features a master bath en suite, along with another full bathroom, consider yourself lucky, even if that second bathroom needs a ton of TLC.
Whether you’re about to embark on building on an extension or contemplating a total overhaul of your space, now’s the time to make smart choices about your children’s bathroom.
The holiday season is the perfect time to enjoy a cruise on your own: You can escape the cold weather, explore new ports and, best of all, replace the stress of cooking and mandatory family together time with the chance to relax and have fun. Or, perhaps you're looking for a warm and festive celebration, but don't have family to share it with. Whether you're looking to book a Thanksgiving, Christmas or New Year's singles cruise, here's what you should know.
Ocean breezes. Spectacular oceanfront photos. Unforgettable wedding memories. Getting married on a tropical island during a cruise adds a unique twist to your destination wedding, and is an ideal way to celebrate your union with family and friends. We’ve gathered some insider tips from a planner who specializes in weddings at sea so you can choose the best option for your dream wedding at a port of call.
For music-loving couples looking for unique venues, down-home cooking and fabulous nightlife, getting married in Nashville offers a fun and romantic option at an affordable price. Whether you’re looking for a casual, low-key celebration in a renovated barn, a traditional affair on a historic plantation or in a beautifully restored hotel, this country music mecca has it all.
More than nine million Canadian baby boomers will reach retirement in 10 years. Because leisure-focused retirement plans popular with previous generations are quickly becoming outdates, we asked for advice from experts who have reframed post-work life.
Novelist Edith Wharton famously wrote, “There are two ways to spread the light: One is to be the candle, the other is to be the mirror.” And because there are so many diverse cultures in Canada, many enjoy incorporating festive traditions from other countries into their holiday décor. As we celebrate the sun's return throughout the winter, here's the chance to weave vibrant colours and textures from around the world into your home this season.
From humble beginnings as a fabric shop, Avenue Design is now a go-to for locally made furniture and other home design services.
It’s a planner’s worst nightmare: An attendee, speaker or exhibitor suddenly becomes ill, has a heart attack or a life-threatening allergic reaction. Or you face a widespread situation affecting all your guests and staff, such as food poisoning, Norovirus or the recent Legionnaire’s disease outbreak at an Atlanta hotel. Here are some best practices that will help you prepare for challenging circumstances.
As I zipped up my fireproof race suit, it occurred to me that I might lose my breakfast. As a participant of the NASCAR Rookie Driving Experience in Daytona Beach, Fla., I would be alone in a mega-fast stock car, and turned loose on the most iconic track in motorsports with permission to hit 150 mph.
“Just go fast, stay left and don’t hit anything,” said pit crew chief Darrell Johnson, concluding the 40-minute safety class before we stepped onto Pit Row.
Traveling on a cruise with your extended family or a group of friends is a fantastic way to make new memories and explore exciting destinations together. But when people want to split up at sea or in port if you’re taking different shore excursions, you need a reliable way to stay in touch—especially if the cell phone reception is weak or super expensive, or if you’ve decided to travel internationally or go somewhat unplugged on your vacation.
Enter the walkie talkie!
Award-winning filmmaker Regina Pessoa explores her special relationship with a cherished uncle in Uncle Thomas: Accounting for the Days. Using mixed media, digital drawing and stop-motion animation, Pessoa shares her memories of a man who was a poet, an eccentric and a good friend to her when she needed it most.