Last-Minute Gifts That Don’t Suck

Did the holidays sneak up on anyone else this year? 2016 has flown by, but the lead up to Christmas has felt especially fast! If you’ve found yourself staring down Christmas Eve with an empty tree, don’t stress. It’s completely possible for a last-minute gift to feel just the opposite:…

Best Beauty Gifts: Holiday Gift Guide 2016

Shopping for the beauty lover in your life can be tough: chances are, she’s already picked up that latest must-have item! I’ve pulled together a list of must-have beauty gifts that she might not think to buy herself. It shouldn’t shock you that I have one of each of my…

12 Stocking Stuffers Under $50

We take stocking stuffers seriously around here. Mike’s family tradition is to fill stockings to the brim with lots of fun goodies from “Santa”, a mix of high and lower-value items. So if you’ve guessed that I fit in just fine, you’d be correct – I love to shop for…

Our Annual Tree-Trimming Party

Holiday hosting is something I can’t get enough of. Since my first year at Queen’s, I’ve hosted a holiday gathering with friends either at my own place or as co-hostess. Living in a condo, we had to rethink the format of our usual all-night, all-out bash. For the last two…

For The Girls: Holiday Gift Guide

Iconic Barbies and sweet-smelling minis; shiny new purses and iconic brooches… these are a few of my favourite things! I can’t help but channel my own wants when pulling together a gift guide for the lady in your life but be forewarned – these are (for the most part) things…

Holiday Hostess Gifts: 2016 Holiday Gift Guide

If the deluge of holiday parties has you scrambling for hostess gifts, have I got a treat for you! While you could certainly bring a bottle of wine and call it a day, the holidays are a great opportunity to be a little extra and gift your friend with something…

The 7 Best Advent Calendars for 2016

Does your holiday meter flip its switch at midnight on October 31? You’re not alone! While I don’t go full-on Christmas for some time, I start a little bit of seasonal cheer on November 1. Small things, like swapping our pumpkins for golden acorns and our tombstone for a deer…