TOP 5 SUMMER DRESS PICKS FROM OLD NAVY

There isn’t anything quite like summer in Canada. It’s so gloriously beautiful yet so frustratingly short that you always feel like your in a race against time. Especially when you’re trying wear all the beautiful summer dresses that you’ve thoughtfully packed away during the winter. What makes matters worst is when you see all the…

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CANADA DAY 2015 ULTIMATE GUIDE: CELEBRATING CANADA’S 148TH BIRTHDAY WITH HUDSON’S BAY

There’s NOT going to be any party bigger than this on July 1st. And we know Canada Day celebration like no other! Twenty York Street or 20 York Street (if you want to check it out in Google Earth) is actually located right in the heart of the Byward Market, exactly behind the flagship Hudsons…

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2015 FIFA WOMEN’S WORLD CUP: EXPERIENCE IT IN TD PLACE STADIUM OTTAWA, CANADA

There is something happening in Canada, right here in Ottawa and many other major cities around the country and it is a big deal. 19, 829 spectators. That’s more than 20,000 people, along with the players and staff, present at the TD Canada Stadium, home of the Red Blacks and the Ottawa Fury, to witness…

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SUMMER MUST-HAVE: FAST AND EASY PEDI WITH DR. SCHOLL’S #EXPRESSPEDI

  For what seemed like FOREVER, we waited with bated breath for it. Every time the sun breaks out of the grey sky, we look outside longingly and wish summer is here and now it is and we couldn’t be more excited! There are so much to do, people to see, places to visit and…

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HOT PINK FOR THE PHILIPPINES PRESIDENTIAL STATE VISIT TO CANADA

One of the most important and ‘big-deal’ events I had the privilege of being invited to this year is the rare opportunity of meeting the President of the Republic of the Philippines, my beloved home country away from home. President Benigno Aquino was scheduled to come to Canada for his very first state visit, meet…

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BEST GRADUATION GIFT: GRADUATION PHOTOSHOOT WITH A PROFESSIONAL PHOTOGRAPHER

It’s one of life’s HUGE MILESTONE. It’s one BIG accomplishment you work long and hard to finally achieve, not to mention, the blood, sweat and tears (literally!) and the huge dent to your wallet, credit card, or student loan. Graduation – whether it’s finishing high school, college, graduate school, a Phd, is such a proud…

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LE CHATEAU’S THE WEDDING BOUTIQUE MEETS THE GOVERNOR GENERAL PERFORMING ARTS AWARDS #GGAWARDS

Perhaps one of the easiest and the hardest events to get dressed up for are formal black tie affair coupled with red carpet arrivals. Easy because you know exactly the proper dress code, it’s not casual business (what does that even mean?) or daytime cocktail (you mean a dress code for when you drink mimosas?)….

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2015 GOVERNOR GENERAL PERFORMING ARTS AWARDS AT NAC (TICKETS #GIVEAWAY)

The Governor General’s performing arts award (GGPAA) is THE event of the season, an evening of pomp and circumstance. Starting with a culinary masterpiece for dinner, a highlight ceremony celebrating the award recipients or the Laureates as they are officially called, and of course, the champagne and sweets after-party. It is such an inspiring affair…

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RUNNING FOR DISTRESS CENTRE OTTAWA: SCOTIABANK CELEBRITY MEDIA CHARITY CHALLENGE

I have a confession. Well, two really. I hate to admit this but I am NOT really into running. I do it because I know it’s good for you in more than ways than one. However, if I were to choose, this is not my first pick in physical activities – at all. I have…

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