Love Libations and Good Vibrations

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Valentine’s Day is on Sunday: you missed out on the table d’hôte and the opportunity to eavesdrop on awkward first dates at your nearest fine dining establishment, now what? Mix […]

GIVEAWAY: Walk this winter (with your pooch)

Winston Staring

We are experiencing a serious cold snap here in Ottawa. I won’t complain about it too much because we have been blessed with a fairly mild winter thus far…but when the […]

Five First Date Ideas

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Their picture comes up on your phone screen. They have a great smile and their profile tells you that they like dogs, romantic dinners and long walks on the beach. You […]

The Kayla Itsines Craze


Do you have Instagram? Do you spend an embarrassing amount of time on it each day? Not me. This is a hypothetical scenario. Well, if you are among those who’s […]

Vedge: The Plant-Based Food Trend of 2016


An average menu in Ottawa consists of many things: a few seafood dishes, a handful of meat and poultry options, some side dishes and, usually, a couple of vegetarian options.  […]

Tips for a new Aunt (or Uncle)

Char & Laura

So, you’re the proud new Auntie or Uncle of a human being. Congratulations! Life is about to change. (Albeit, a little less than the life of your sibling as you […]

Healthy Recipe Roundup

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It’s almost the end of January…have you fallen off the New Year’s Resolution wagon yet? If you fall into the large category of people that made resolutions that revolved around […]

The Sephora Experience


If you’ve ever set foot in a Sephora store, you’ve probably noticed something… different. Unlike many other makeup retailers, Sephora has the edge in product selection, customer service and overall […]

Beating the Blue Monday Blues

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Today is Blue Monday. The third Monday of January is notoriously the most miserable day of the year. Why? Weather, debt incurred from Christmas, time until another holiday and perhaps […]

Favourite Reads from 2015

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Happy 2016, nuts! I’m back… but this time, I’m here to fill your minds with something a little more substantial than selfies of me being fly in New York City […]