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Shopbop Black Friday deals!

Whether you’re shopping for yourself of getting started on your holiday shopping, you can’t pass this sale up. Shopbop is having a Buy More, Save More sale, which means you can get as much as 25% off your purchase! I’ve pulled together some of my favourite picks for the sale.…

Neighbourhood Spotlight: Distillery District

Tucked away in downtown Toronto, the Distillery District is a little pocket of the city filled to the brim with charm and local flair. Victorian Industrial architecture, independent restaurants and local shops make the Distillery District the perfect place to visit, shop, dine, work and, for the lucky few, live. We…

RSVP: 3 Things to do in Toronto this Weekend

It’s going to be a busy weekend in the city! Ditch the dreary weather with a cozy cookbook signing, meeting a supermodel and taking home the sweetest little succulent babies. Bobette & Belle Book Signing (x2!) The ladies behind my most favourite Toronto pastry shop – and our gorgeous wedding cake!…

RSVP: This Week in Toronto

Uptown Flower Markets, Late-Night Shopping + Gift-Wrapping make for an exciting week here in the city! These events are on my must-do list this week in Toronto. Yorkdale’s Style By Night Shop to your heart’s content until 10PM during Yorkdale’s Style By Night event. Featuring a touch-up station by Nordstrom,…

The Best Long-Weekend Reads

Can you believe the last long weekend of the summer is almost here? Summer has slipped by and, other than the weeks-long heatwaves, almost feels like it never happened at all. I’ve been digging into my bookshelf like crazy all summer long, re-connecting with one of my favourite pastimes. If…

Celebrate with a Quickie! The Ten Spot is 10!

Feel like playing hooky? To celebrate The Ten Spot’s 10th birthday, pop by any location tomorrow, August 10th for a free quickie mani, quickie pedi or quickie wax (yup, any wax!) from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. All services are limited to one per person and on a first-come, first-served basis.…

To The Cape! Our Anniversary in Martha’s Vineyard

Things can get weird when you’re both a prescriptive planner and a perpetual procrastinator. When we decided to spend our 1-year wedding anniversary in Boston & Cape Cod, I immediately set off on planning mode…and then got incredibly distracted / frustrated by Mike’s lack of opinion on the matter / overwhelmed by…