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A Halloween Roadtrip to Sleepy Hollow, NY

October belongs to my husband. Lover of all things spooky, fall-related and Halloween-adjacent, Mike spends October watching his extensive horror movie collection, consuming all things pumpkin and exclaiming over foliage. For his 30th birthday, I surprised him with a Halloween adventure to the spooky little town of Sleepy Hollow, New…

Podcasts You Need To Listen To Now

What does your podcast queue look like? After jumping into Missing Richard Simmons headfirst and with abandon, I somehow fell completely off the podcast bandwagon. When a beauty writer I’ve been working with over the last year started a podcast, I dipped a toe back in. I excitedly let her…

Are You Still There?

7 months goes by mighty quickly, but here we are. Hello! How are you? Having a blog lapse wasn’t something that I did intentionally, but it was one less thing to worry about. When you put something off for weeks, then months…it becomes easier to justify continuing to ignore it.…

Sneak Peek: Christian Dior at Royal Ontario Museum

On November 25th, visitors to the ROM can step into their dream atelier and celebrate the House of Dior’s 70th anniversary with an exclusive look Dior’s foundational years of haute couture. Christian Dior, presented by Holt Renfrew, was curated by Senior Curator, Dr. Alexandra Palmer, drawing from the ROM’s own…

What It’s Like To House Hunt In Toronto

It’s December 2013: Newly engaged, armed with a realistic set of demands, good down payment, a real estate agent and help from our families.  We’re about to dip our toe into the Toronto real estate market. Bright-eyed, bushy-tailed, full of optimism, we’re convinced that we’ll buoyantly announce an impending house…

A Beauty and the Beast Exhibit is Coming to Casa …

If you can’t wait for Beauty and the Beast to hit theatres on March 17, have I got news for you. Casa Loma is hosting an exclusive Beauty and the Beast exhibit on Family Day weekend! Guests to the Castle from February 17 – 20, 2017 will be able to…

The Girls Are Back! Gilmore Girls Viewing Party Inspiration {+ giveaway}

If you haven’t been listening to the Gilmore Girls theme on repeat for the past few weeks, you should probably leave now. This post isn’t for you. To the rest of you – WHO IS EXCITED FOR FRIDAY!? I, for one, cannot wait. I mainlined Gilmore Girls in an extended…