THE MARRIAGE OF FIGARO: OFF TO A BEAUTIFUL START WITH MCCAFFREY HAUTE COUTURE

If there’s anyone busy re-inventing themselves, creating compelling content and taking advantage of the vast reach of social media these days, it’s the ‘new’ Opera Lyra Ottawa. Having announced a changed in direction and a new shift in artistic programming, the Marriage of Figaro, the upcoming (and widely talked about) spectacle on March 21 –…

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NORDIK SPA-NATURE: MORE THAN JUST AN OUTDOOR SPA #OUTAOUAISFUN

Perhaps it’s no longer a secret but a very well-known fact that amidst the hustle and the bustle of the big city, there lies an urban oasis, the biggest there is in North America. Set in a lush forest right in the mouth of the Gatineau national park, NORDIK Spa-Nature welcomes guests looking for a…

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SHE DOES THE CITY: MARILOU MOLES FEATURED AS CANADA’S TOP FASHION BLOGGERS #AFTERTHEBALL

Do you remember when Mr. BIG got down on one knee and proposed to Carrie (nee Bradshaw) presenting her with, not a diamond engagement ring, but a diamond encrusted regal blue Manolo Blahnik right in the middle of her massive custom-made walk-in closet? How fairy tale like was that cinematographic moment that will be forever…

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NORDIK SPA-NATURE: EXPERIENCE BLISS AND SERENITY #OUTAOUAISFUN

Amidst the hustle and the bustle of the big city, there lies an urban oasis. Set in a lush forest right in the mouth of a national park, this is a place where man and nature – innovation and technology marry into the gorgeous natural setting of what Mother Nature has created for us to…

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ON TV WITH CTV MORNING LIVE: HOW TO GIVE MEANINGFUL GIFTS THIS HOLIDAY

As much as I have some reservations about the holidays coming back so soon, inside me, I’m actually very giddy as I am HUGE fan of Christmas. Growing up, Christmas was usually a grand pomp and ceremony affair made up of at least three weeks of celebration in December and a few more days in…

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#20YSFUN #STAYCATION: THE BLISS AND SERENITY OF NORDIK SPA-NATURE #OUTAOUAISFUN

Amidst the hustle and the bustle of the big city, there lies an urban oasis. Set in a lush forest right in the mouth of a national park, this is a place where man and nature – innovation and technology marry into the gorgeous natural setting of what Mother Nature has created for us to…

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@20YS HOLIDAY GUIDE 2013: WHAT TO WEAR TO CHRISTMAS PARTIES (PART II) AND LAST MINUTE GIFT IDEAS

It is two days to Christmas my friends and I cannot tell you how thrilled I am for this day to finally come! The hustle and bustle everywhere as they shop for food and gifts lends to the festive spirit of the season! That festive spirit certainly extends to Christmas parties, which makes it even…

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Special Post: Have a Merry Merry Chicks’mas in Support of Harmony House

As Christmas lights start to twinkle and stores are brighter and more festive with holiday presents and Christmas trees, ‘tis is the season to be merry. It is the time to celebrate with friends and family over festive dinners and open presents by the Christmas tree, in the warmth and comfort of our homes. Unfortunately,…

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MANI FRIDAY: BLUER THAN BLUE AT KOKU

Lately, there’s been one question that has been bothering me. Every time I get asked this question, I have the same answer but then it got me thinking… is that really a truthful answer or at the very least, if it was true, is still the right answer after all these years.   All  KOKU…

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