Month: January 2017

Housewarming Gift Guide – 2017

toronto house warming new home gift guide best ofI’m always thrilled when I get a housewarming invitation. Finding a dream place that’s just right is a slog to be honest. It means late night showings bouncing around the City and not only having to find the perfect neighbourhood but also the perfect piece of real estate. BUT once the papers are signed, the moving truck has left and the boxes are starting to get unpacked, you finally have a chance to just fall in love with your home. Whether it’s the floor to ceiling windows, the vintage wood floors, the beautiful trim, or the breathtaking views, it’s time to be house proud and celebrate with friends!

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How to Celebrate your Birthday in Toronto: BirthDAY

birthday Toronto club Restaurant activities manicure brunch lunch party Celebrating my birthday has always been one of my favourite things to do, and selfishly, I do enjoy being the center of attention. The problem with getting older (and celebrating in the bitter winter) is that you tend not to plan or do anything. I understand – it’s a pain in the ass, especially if you have a large group of friends that you want to celebrate with. Which restaurants even take reservations over groups of 10 people? And all the hassle about prix fixe menus? No, thank you.

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Sunday Brunch at Smith

Trade and Charm Smith Toronto Brunch
A few day ago Jessica and I gathered together a few friends and marched over to one of the best places to eat brunch in Toronto! Seriously!

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Keep it Social: How to Succeed at Your New Years Fitness Resolutions


December 31st 2016: New YEAR, New YOU!
January 6th 2017: New Year, Old Routine
So, how is that New Year, New You fitness pledge going? Or, has it even begun?

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Purse Obsession: ela Handbags

Maybe it’s the new year, maybe I’m just bored, or perhaps it’s the cultural shift towards minimalism (think: Marie Kondo, Tiny Homes revolution) but I want to streamline what I carry on my shoulder.  I’ve been searching the a new handbag for a while…after much much online shopping and many mall wanderings I’ve found the perfect cross body bag!! Even better: the designer is Canadian and the price is…. AFFORDABLE!!!!

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Lazy Saturday Morning

Today I was lucky enough to have a Lazy Saturday morning.

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Top 5 Activities to Frost Away the Winter Blues

Feeling those winter blues? The post-Christmas/New Years detox can be downright depressing. Days are short (really really short), which makes it almost impossible to muster the strength to do anything besides Netflix and Pajama-ing. Don’t get me wrong, on some days I fully approve of Pajam-flix.

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Dim sum at Kwan

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