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SMARTBUYGLASSES: BUYING GLASSES IS EASY AS 1-2-3 (AND THEY SHIP WORLDWIDE!)

I don’t think I’ve ever been this excited about buying glasses until my recent experience with SmartBuyGlasses. I’ve been buying and using eye glasses, mainly sunglasses, for many, many years and I’ve tried anywhere from big box optical shops to mall optical stores, from fancy boutiques to duty free shops at international airports. You name…

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COMEDY OTTAWA: #JFLTOUR’S THE RELATIONSHIP EDITION COMES TO @CANADASNAC

Charlie Chaplin once said “a day without laughter is a day wasted,” I couldn’t agree more. Especially these days when we are all in the hustle to do something, get somewhere stat, taking the time to just laugh and enjoy life’s little pleasure is a lost art. We all know laughter is the best medicine,…

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COME #SUPPORTPRINCESSMARGARET + ORDER THE PRINCESS MARGARET FOUNDATION WELCOME HOME SWEEPTAKES

Many years ago when I first came to Canada, the concept of cottages fascinated me. We didn’t really have one of those back home as we live in an archipelago which means everyone literally lives in an island big or small and so we did. We lived in a island where the beach was close…

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SCHMOOZEFEST 2015: BE A #UWHERO – MIX, MINGLE, CHANGE LIVES

Making a difference in the community is such an important part of why we do what we do here at Twenty York Street. We always strive for #realchange and #realprogress and we do anything and everything we can to make our own contribution to making our society better. So when United Way asked me to…

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CELEBRATE LE CHATEAU ST. LAURENT’S GRAND OPENING EVENT WITH TOP BLOGGER MARILOU MOLES

First of all, I want to take this moment to THANK YOU ALL for your continued love and support. Over the many years since we’ve published our very first blog post, we’ve grown into one of the city and the country’s most recognized and well respected blogs! Secondly, I wish you all had a great…

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HAPPY THANKSGIVING : GOODBYE SUMMER, HELLO FALL {LOVE OTTAWA BLOG LINK #1}

It has been QUITE a WINNING week and I couldn’t be happier, grateful and thankful. Which makes perfect timing as it is also this year’s Canadian Thanksgiving! I realized over the years I had to specify which Happy Thanksgiving as the US celebrates theirs after Canada. BLUSH AND MINT: GOODBYE SUMMER, HELLO FALL In all…

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#GoSensGo: WIN TICKETS TO THE OTTAWA SENATORS HOME OPENER AND JOIN #CTHockeyTruck! #TMLTalk

I have to admit… I wasn’t a HUGE FAN of Hockey. In fact, I wasn’t a big fan of any sports that involved cold and ice hence, I always preferred Summer Olympics over the Winter one. Since hockey is all about the puck on the ice, it wasn’t my first choice and neither was the…

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SKECHERS CANADA ON TV AT CTV OTTAWA MORNING LIVE

Today I swore. On TV. On CTV News‘ CTV Ottawa Morning Live. And when I swear on something, I truly mean it. Today, I swore that I wear Skechers Canada everyday and I meant it. As much as I love sky high stilettos, I can’t deny the fact that they are impractical for walking or…

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MORE THAN A HAIRCUT: OPERA LYRA’S THE BARBER OF SEVILLE DELIGHTS FANS

Figaro… FIGARO… FIGAROOOOOO! Whether you’ve been a long time lover of the opera or the only opera reference you recognize is from Looney Tunes, you’ll be hard pressed to miss the very familiar overture of Rossini’s The Barber of Seville. If your version of that world famous opera is the cartoon, Rabbit of Seville, which…

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