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June 9, 2017

Father's Day is just around the corner and I'm gonna help you spoil dad. I've rounded up my fave local finds and you can nominate a deserving dad to win my $500 grand prize!

December 21, 2016

Think I can safely say plenty of us are ready to close the book on 2016 and launch ourselves into 2017. Which means I've got a New Year's Eve giveaway for ya! One of my fave places to ring in the new year? Two Six {Ate} in Little Italy...

December 12, 2016

Seems you folks love local! 20,000 of you entered my first #613giftguide (congrats to winner Tania W), and so far over 15,000 of you have entered my second one. Seems only right to reward you with a third! 

This final 2016 gift guide is HYPE...

June 16, 2016

Two years ago my friend Amna, a talented local photographer, took a big leap and relocated to Dublin. In May she was home for a quick visit, and I was excited to catch up and hear how life in Ireland has been treating her.

Amna loves photogr...

May 6, 2016

This Sunday May 8, Little Italy will be transformed from a busy main street to a paradise for bikes! The bike path that runs parallel to Preston Street and the O-train tracks has been upgraded beautifully, and the neighbourhood is celebrating with it...

April 29, 2016

I'm super excited about this one. On one of my recent trips to Vincent on Preston (I love that place), I chatted with sisters and co-boss babes Ang and Amanga (those beauties below ↓) about Mother's Day.

 

They had some great i...

February 22, 2016

Love Greek food? Yup, me too. Between the mounds of tzatziki, the woodfired chicken, and the stick-to-your-ribs flatbreads, I could eat it every day. My favourite Greek restaurant in Ottawa (by far) is EVOO Greek Kitchen on Preston Street, run by hus...

January 22, 2016

As the first month of 2016 draws to a close, I've been thinking about the year that passed and the year ahead. 2015 was good to me: I celebrated 5 years with my wonderful hubby in NYC, ran my first 10k race, found out I didn't have cancer,...

December 26, 2015

Earlier this week I launched a New Year's Eve giveaway for the homebodies so be sure to enter if you fancy a night in. But as promised, now I've got a giveaway for the partiers and night owls! I've teamed up with Two Six Ate to give yo...

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