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Union Station Flood meme takes Toronto by storm

After news of a flood at Toronto’s Union Station broke this afternoon, social media sites were immediately inundated with photos of the situation. Hours later, these photos have turned into a burgeoning Internet meme, with everyone from Jack & Rose to Mayor Rob Ford making cameos. Here are the ones…

#SkinnygirlTO + Blue Jays = ultimate girls’ night

I’m going to share a little secret with you today. I’ve discovered the perfect recipe for a girls’ night. It goes a little something like this: The Drake Hotel + Skinnygirl bevvies + life-changing sushi + LuxSpa mini manicures + The Blue Jays = the ultimate girls’ night Seriously –…

Valerie Stachurski’s Charming Empire

One of the best perks from being active in social media has been the opportunity to meet, befriend and surround myself with successful, bright and beautiful ladies. I can’t remember the first time noticed Val on Twitter, but I remember thinking, “who does this chick think she is in her…

the most fun you can have on a sunny spring …

Some of my friends have really cool jobs. Three of them happen to work at a trampoline company. After months of anticipation, I finally found the time to take a jaunt up to the Springfree Trampoline office for a visit. Kat wasn’t there, so I made myself comfortable at her…

Boots & Hearts just got even better

Remember how I wrote about the Boots & Hearts country music festival a little while ago? The lineup just got EVEN better. Yes, apparently it’s possible to improve upon a lineup featuring Tim McGraw, Kid Rock and Carrie Underwood. The festival just announced that they’ve added Sheryl Crow, Phil Vassar,…

That time I got a call from Oprah

Remember that blog post I wrote about the terrible experience I had at Oprah’s Lifeclass in Toronto? Seems that sometimes the things you put on the internet actually get read. On Friday morning, I got an email from someone named Mike, purporting to be a member of OWN TV’s social…

Rethink your Friday night plans: Red and White ball is …

What are you doing Friday night? Hanging out with your cat? Catching a flick? Barhopping? Rethink your plans. For the 10th year, pretty young things will be flocking to Rethink Breast Cancer’s Red & White Ball. The plan? Sipping on Yellow Tail from the open wine bar, shimmying to DJ…