The Best Advent Calendars to buy in 2017

You’ll have to forgive me – I know it’s much too soon to be talking holiday, but if you don’t get your paws on these non-traditional advent calendars now, you might miss out! Rounding up my favourite advent calendars is my favourite way to kick off the pre-holiday season. There’s…

Last-Minute Valentine’s Day Gifts That Don’t Suck

Greetings, fellow procrastinators. If you’re staring down Valentine’s Day with nary a gift stashed away, you’re in luck. You can sneak away and pick up these sure-to-be-adored goodies with time to spare. Sweets for Your Sweet Go beyond chocolate and pick up some hand-crafted and decorated sugar cookies instead. They’re…

Get Inspired: WedLuxe Show 2017

It’s only fitting that my first post of 2017 (hello!) is about weddings. We have 6 this year! On Saturday night, one of my favourite brides-to-be and I headed to the Industry & Media VIP preview of the WedLuxe Show at the Carlu. The WedLuxe Show is my favourite wedding…

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…