DIY Gift Guide

DIY Gift Guide

Gift Guide to the Dreaded Gift Card

Restaurant Gift Guide 2014

We’ve all been there. Either on the receiving end or the giving end of the Dreaded Gift Card. If you were receiving, you may have thought: Gift cards are impersonal. […]

Shop Local: Ottawa Gift Guide

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Shop. It’s the word on everyone’s lips today. With Black Friday sales clogging up malls and your inbox, the season to splurge is upon us. But, if you’ve been hanging […]

DIY Gift Guide

DIY Gift Guide

With the holiday season fast approaching, I was thinking about gifts that I could give my friends and family this year. I started doing some searching on Pinterest and the […]



What are the nuts up to now, you ask? Why, we’re taking on a barre fitness class challenge of course! But this isn’t any old barre class – it’s The […]

Music Gift Guide: 2015 Concert Tickets!


If you know me well, you know that there’s nothing more I’d rather do with my free time than attend a great show. I average about two shows a week and could […]

Peaks of the Week


Last week was all about family for Catherine. She hopped in the car to visit her adorable niece (a recurring peak), received the professional photos from her brother’s wedding and visited […]

Ottawa Weekend Run-Down: Nov. 21-23

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Well, the snow has fallen, the cold is here to stay and Christmas is the word on everyone’s (chapped) lips. As the holidays approach, the capital becomes just a little […]

Mark Your Calendars: Toronto’s Must-See Holiday Markets

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The Holiday season is upon us, and Toronto is looking more and more festive as we near the end of November. Nothing screams Holiday joy more than a Christmas market, and […]

‘Tis the Season: The Christmas Pledge


I was recently turned on to the idea of The Christmas Pledge by one of my friends who writes her own blog, tixeretne. She’s been following the advice of another […]

Peaks of the Week


Mere weeks after tragedy unfolded at Ottawa’s War Memorial, Remembrance Day had an emotionally poignant significance in the capital this year. Unable to make it downtown for the ceremony, Catherine […]