Tag: work

Craft Beer Market

There’s a new restaurant in the core and with over 100 beers on tap, it’s MASSIVE. Craft Beer Market is another wave of the west coast invasion of Toronto. It’s located at Yonge and Adelaide – smack in the middle of the downtown core. Before opening its doors to the rest of the city, Craft Beer Market invited Jess and I (and our friend, A!) to their raucous opening party to sample what’s on tap. Bring on the brewskies!

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Low-carb Rice Paper Rolls – so fresh and SO easy!

Are you looking for a easy appetizer to bring along to a summer picnic? These rice paper rolls are not only deliciously easy to put together (no oven required!), they are fresh, savoury, crunchy and bursting with flavour. Did I mention these rolls are low carb too?! You may have had rice paper rolls at your favourite Vietnamese restaurant and wondered how they put these yummy little packets together. One of our friends gave us her family’s recipe and we couldn’t help but share it with our Trade and Charm followers. It’s now one of my favourite new dishes and the best possible thing you can eat if you’re trying to slim down for summer.

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Work Day Lunch at Adelaide Eats

It’s easy to get stuck in a lunchtime rut during the week. When 12pm rolls around are you eating at your desk? It’s time to ditch the sad salad, grab your work bff and head over to Adelaide Eats – the summer long food market in the financial district.

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Valentine’s Day Round Up and a New Work Day Lunch Spot!

toronto restaurant review trade and charm xobisous salad lunchspot downtown lunchAfter a very indulgent Valentine’s Day, Jess and I wanted to get back on the right track with a good clean lunch. We went in search of somewhere new in Toronto that would offer a quick healthy lunch on a busy day. We found a hidden treasure – Xo Bisous!

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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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Resume Writing Tips from a Lawyer – Creating an Attractive Resume


Creating a resume from scratch can be hard. As a lawyer, I’ve had to create a number of resumes as a student and after I graduated and it’s never been easy. A resume introduces you to a potential employer. It is a synopsis of your professional and educational life. It almost seems impossible to reduce “you” to one piece of paper but if you treat your resume as your first opportunity to make a great impression, it’ll leave your potential employer wanting more and snagging you an interview.

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