THE SURPRISINGLY HEART-WARMING “FREEZING” OTTAWA + #GIVEAWAY

Christmastime is the season for all things wonderful and magical. In the nation’s capital, that also means welcoming a little production with a big heart – Ottawa’s very own musical Freezing. With plenty of nod to Canadian politics and current events as well as the mandatory ode to the infamous and sometimes brutal Ottawa winter,…

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GIVE THE GIFT OF TIME WITH JORD WOOD WATCHES #JORDWATCH

There is no denying the fact that I love accessories. In addition to the over packed closet after over packed shoe closet I have, there are separate shelves and boxes and hidden compartments dedicated to just accessories. From sparkly studs to drop down chandelier earrings, from tennis bracelets to massive cuffs, from dainty necklaces to…

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TRY THE PERFECT PAIR PROMISE AT JEAN MACHINE’S BUY ONE GET ONE 50% OFF

Every season comes with its very own set of trends, which most likely includes the latest pair of the hottest IT jeans. It comes up season after season, year after year that it really shouldn’t be called trends anymore.   Whether it’s the coolest boyfriend jeans, the most comfortable relaxed fit or the skinniest skinny…

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GET PRETTY: STRONG BEAUTIFUL NAILS WITH TRIND KERATIN TREATMENT AND CARING COLOUR NAIL LACQUER

Here’s one thing beautiful weather, sandy and sunny beaches (I know!) does to you that you may not necessarily talk about or realize – the downside on beauty. One of which is the surprising side effects of getting too much salty ocean water on your skin and nails. I do tend to linger a little…

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POTTED POTTER: THE AUTHORIZED REVIEW OF THE UNAUTHORIZED HARRY EXPERIENCE

Harry Potter. Ron Weasley. Hermione Granger. Draco Malfoy, Snape. Dumbledore. See these characters and well, not quite the 600 others, come to life in a way like you’ve never ever imagined before! When they say characters are so much more vivid and tangible in books than in real life, they have obviously not seen Potted…

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MOST TWEETED #SELFIE EVER: THE #OSCAR TWEET THAT TOOK DOWN TWITTER & MADE ELLEN MORE POWERFUL THAN OBAMA

 Well at least in terms of Social Media. Twitter is its own independent Republic, non? While Ellen DeGeneres has been getting mixed reviews for her hosting performance and getting quite the beating from the likes of the Hollywood Reporter who said she was surprisingly off her game at their post “Oscars TV Review: Ellen Flops…

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MADE IN CANADA SPECIAL FEATURE: THE POWER OF RED IN SKINCARE

Ah winter. You may be beautiful especially after a fresh snowfall that makes everything around us looks like a white serene winter wonderland. But you can be harsh and unforgiving. Not only that you are oh so freezing cold, you are also ruthless to our skin and body winter. One cold dreary winter day after…

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@20YS HOLIDAY GUIDE 2013: ROWENTA CANADA’S ULTIMATE CURLING IRON – THE CURL ACTIVE

  Having the stereotypical Asian hair – pin straight, sleek one line from top to bottom – can be both a blessing and a curse. I normally don’t have to do anything much with my hair other than shampoo and condition it daily with THANN, it’s always looks the same way whether I just woke…

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SNEAK PEAK: BANANA REPUBLIC AND L’WREN SCOTT LIMITED-EDITION HOLIDAY 2013 COLLECTION

It may not come as a big surprise that I am a big fan of Banana Republic. A global apparel and accessories brand focused on delivering modern, covetable style for professional women and men, Banana Republic has been one of my go to stores for my professional wardrobe and some after hours evening wear that’s…

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TWENTY YORK STREET’S PHILLIP LIM FOR TARGET GIVE-AWAY

According to Urban Dictionary, HUMP DAY is the middle of a work week (Wednesday); used in the context of climbing a proverbial hill to get through a tough week. The absolute BEST day of the week, the day of maximum hope that maybe, you might make it out of this week alive. If we go…

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