October 1, 2018

Three years ago I hit "publish" on a little passion project. Where does the time go? Naturally I'm celebrating in stretch pants with doughnuts and Lola... and a $1000 giveaway.

February 19, 2018

Hubby and I have been craving a getaway, but with my looming $10,000 bill for gum surgery and Invisalign a trip south is out of the question. We kept it local and recharged at Strathmere: click for our experience plus your chance to win a staycation!

December 9, 2017

As lots of you already know, last month I dipped my toe (er, whole leg and underarms) into laser hair removal. I've been avidly researching laser for a decade but was never satisfied with the technology - til now.

December 6, 2017

This time of year life gets crazy and so does my skin. I wanted to tackle my dry, congested complexion, so this skincare geek headed to Dermis Advanced Skincare for a facial that's rooted in science. YAS.

October 10, 2017

My blog just turned two and I was too busy to notice. For real. So I'm making more time for me and I wanna help you do the same: I've got a $1000 self-care prize featuring five of my Glebe favourites!

June 19, 2017

Anyone else feel like you need to charge your batteries? Me too. And I've got just the thing: I've giving away an overnight rest & relax getaway at Strathmere! It's worth $300 so hurry up and enter already.

May 6, 2017

Can we give a shout-out to all our moms? The ones who constantly put themselves second? The ones who bake us cookies when we’re feeling glum or overwhelmed? My own mamma is the most selfless person I know: mom + registered nurse = double whammy of pu...

November 23, 2016

Fancy a getaway but don't have time or cashola for a big trip? I hear you. Planning (and saving) for a vacation can be tough, so I'm always on the lookout for mini-trips here in our own backyard. Recently I discovered the Brookstreet Hotel,...

September 12, 2016

This spring I stumbled upon a brand new Ottawa business called ISÖ Spa Floatation Centre. I'd never heard of such a thing so naturally I popped by to check it out. And my goodness, what a gem. If life is feeling chaotic and you need to chill the heck...

August 9, 2016

You guys, this is huge. Tomorrow my fave beauty bar is turning ten -- that's right ten! - and they're celebrating with FREE SPA SERVICES. ALL DAY. AT EVERY LOCATION. So prepare to play hooky and get your buns to The Ten Spot!

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