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February 6, 2019

I'm a firm believer that the way to get through winter is to make the most of it. So here are my top 6 Winterlude picks from skating on the Rideau Canal to drag shows that'll heat things up!

January 8, 2018

Why do we live where the air hurts our face? Tons of you have been sending me seasonal skincare questions so I whipped up a winter skin rescue guide with tips, techniques, and product picks from 15 different brands. Click on through!

January 13, 2017

Hands up if your skin is still recovering from Christmas cocktails. Late nights. That's you? Then enter to win a rejuvenating Biotherm skincare kit worth $250!

December 18, 2016

Guys. I think I've found the best slippers ever. They're warm, cozy, breathable, 100% natural, and ethically handmade. So they're basically the perfect Christmas gift. Meet BAABUK slippers

BAABUK is a Swiss startup created by a young couple who...

November 26, 2016

During this busy season there are few things I enjoy more than curling up on the couch with a blanket, a cat, and a cup of tea. So cozy and comforting! I recently discovered a Canadian company importing beautifully crafted teas, so today I'm introduc...

February 29, 2016

As I've mentioned before, one of my favourite spots the winter is Fairmont's Château Montebello, located just outside the little village of Montebello and less than an hour's drive east of downtown Ottawa. Last winter my husband and I went for the ve...

February 24, 2016

If you've followed me on Instagram for any amount of time, you've probably noticed I'm a total perfume junkie. I give you exhibit A. And exhibit B. And exhibit CJane Daly, oh Perfume Whisperer, I blame you! (side note: go follow her, she’s amazing)...

February 5, 2016

During the winter, my favourite place to be is Château Montebello. Last year my hubby and I went for the first time (to escape home renovation chaos), and my gosh, we could hardly believe our eyes.

It's basically the world's biggest log cabin and...

November 25, 2015

Last month I caught up with my friend Stephen, who happens to be a Regional Trainer for The Body Shop Canada. It had been years since I'd used much by The Body Shop but a few of their new releases had caught my eye with their impressive formulas...

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