Month: March 2017

Girl Meets Business: Success Secrets (Part 2)

After the amazing interest we received on the first “Girl Meets Business” post (here it is if you missed it!), we wanted to follow up with Success Secrets of working ladies ASAP. No, not that type of working girl (we definitely don’t get paid enough for that!). We’re talking about trade secrets from the Modern Working Girl, which we consider kick ass ladies in the professional world. After attending various Women in Leadership / Women in Business type seminars, we are focusing part 2 of our series on a small, but impactful list of critical takeaways.

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Travel Diary: Vancouver

We arrived in Vancouver a bit later than expected. Our flight was delayed by a few hours so we arrived jet lagged in the middle of the night. We hopped in our car (Regina George II) and sped off into the night to our hotel. By the time my head hit my pillow it was 2 am Vancouver time but 5 am for this Toronto gal.

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Girl Meets Business: Choose Wisely! (Part 1)

Growing up, my sister and I never doubted that we would accomplish all of our life goals. Confidence, Cohen! Luckily, things have been good – we landed jobs right out of university, had enough income to afford to live on our own, and developed an amazing group of girlfriends to fall back on along the way. Still, it hasn’t escaped me that finding employment for my Millennial-aged girlfriends has been tough. Today, the job market is as bad as the housing market. Few and far between, highly competitive, and almost always out of reach.

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DIY – Quick and Pretty Planters

DIY trade and charm planter simple easy craftI’m so excited for this blogpost because it’s our inaugural  DIY post – Yippee! Jess and I don’t consider ourselves super crafty but we do have a few good ideas rattling around for DIY’s that are cute, simple and quick. Perfect for when you get in a crafty artsy mood. Today, we’re sharing an easy way to spruce up ugly plastic planters that come with cheapie flowers or herbs. We love picking up flowers or herbs but we hate the plain containers. We found a super simple way to transform plain plastic or terra cotta containers into pretty braided clay planters in 45 minutes!

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Go Full Irish: Best Bars to Celebrate St. Paddy’s Day in Toronto

st patricks day saint paddys day green beer shenanigans pitchers shamrocks clovers lucky luck irish leprechaun leprechauns party bar pub fiddlers dancing celtic toronto best of party If living in Canada teaches you one thing, it’s that we Canadians love celebrating other countries National Holiday’s. One of our all time favourites is Saint Patrick’s Day, which is an official holiday in Ireland, Northern Ireland, and if you can believe it, Newfoundland and Labrador for provincial government employees. Like, hellllo, what about the rest of Canada?

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Brunch at School

School brunch toronto Liberty Village best of restaurant review blog trade and charm eggs pancakes where to eat coffeeThere’s only one place to go in the city if you’re looking to meet up with your old crew for a good brunch. You know, the friends you saw almost every single day and basically lived your teenage years with. Where else could you go but School Bakery and Cafe in Liberty Village! Seriously, School is the perfect place to kick back with your besties from high school and laugh over inside jokes and funny stories. Have no fear, even though School looks like a hipster version of an old schoolroom, the food is nothing like your old cafeteria.

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36 Hours in Picturesque Luxembourg

luxembourg bridges city town europe trip travelling travel eura french belgium france german germany europeans eurotrip trip vacationThis past weekend, my hubby and I decided to take a quick weekend trip to Luxembourg City. If you’re like most people, you probably don’t know much about Luxembourg… but if you are planning on visiting Western Europe and have a few hours to spare, Luxembourg City must be on your list.

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Suns Out Buns Out – Cinnamon Buns with Le Dolci

le dolci toronto best of bakery cinnamon bun things to do class trinity bellwoods trade and charmWhat on earth could possibly be better than an ooey-gooey cinnamon bun? Fresh from the oven, a million buttery layers, cascading with icing tucked into every crevice cinnamon buns. That’s what. Now imagine making these babies at home!! Imagine no more, lovelies! Le Dolci is about to make your dreams come true.

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