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August 27, 2017

It's been a short, rainy summer here in Ottawa and I'm gonna help you make the most of our remaining warm days. Win a gourmet picnic for four from Pot & Pantry!

July 20, 2017

Summer's here, the days are long, and it's more important than ever to protect your skin. As a skin cancer survivor I'm sharing favourite sun screens, self-tanners, and after-sun products. Read on!

June 6, 2017

This Saturday the Sona Clothing x Valamode Pop-Up Shop opens in Westboro! Think dreamy Canadian-made swimwear and luxe designer goodies for less. And of course I've got a giveway!

August 29, 2016

Talk of fall days and back-to-school is everywhere, but I'm simply not ready to say goodbye to summer. In Ottawa our summers are far too short, so why let go of lazy days and glowing skin when we've officially got three weeks left? 

Fall beauty l...

August 4, 2016

We've officially reached the dog days of summer: it's hot as all get out and temps have hovered around 30ºC for weeks. It's humid, sticky, and the sun is so strong that you can catch a burn in the time it takes to walk home from the corner store. 

Com...

July 15, 2016

I've got a sizeable soft spot for Fairmont Le Château Montebello. My hubby and I went for the first time in the winter of 2015, and I fell so in love with the place that this winter I went back twice. From the impeccable, friendly service to the rust...

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