Tag: small business

Autumn Dahlias in Bloom

Jessica and I stumbled onto something ah-mazing and we can’t wait to share it with you. How does fields of gorgeous, blooming, colourful blossoms as far as the eye can see sound? In a few weeks time this place will be blowing up your social media and the hordes will descend, so you must grab your bestie and GO GO GO asap! Lavender-schmlavendar – all aboard the dahlia train!

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Conquering Wedding Season in Toronto (on a budget)

It’s officially wedding season! If you’re like me, you started planning out what to wear to all of the events you have on your calendar ages ago. Hair, makeup, nails, shoes, accessories needs to be on point. And that doesn’t even start to cover the most important bit (other than the bride and groom of course) – your outfit! When you’re spending up to $800(!!!) per wedding (seriously, they did a study), splurging on a new outfit for each wedding is RIDICULOUS. Ladies, how many dresses do you have hanging in your closet that you bought for a wedding and wore all of one time? I have 5…from LAST year alone. If you feel our pain, we’ve got good news! Jess and I want to share a magical place where you can shop a closet so full of designer labels Carrie Bradshaw cry tears of happiness and literally everything is in your price range. Studio Fitzroy – welcome to the future of fashion in Toronto – dress rentals.

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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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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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Your Valentine’s Day Guide to Toronto

Valentines Day Toronto Guide Flowers roses giftValentine’s Day is upon us once again! Hurrah! For most ladies (and gents) with a special someone, Valentine’s Day matters. The fact that V-Day matters really isn’t debatable my darlings. For some, February 14th is just another day, but for others, Valentine’s Day is the best day of the year to say “I love you” in a special way.

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