YEAR OF THE RED MONKEY: CELEBRATING CHINESE NEW YEAR WITH RED LACE DRESS

2016 is not only the Year of the Red Monkey. It is MY YEAR OF THE MONKEY. It is the Year of the Red Monkey or the Year of the Fire Monkey, under the FIRE element characterized by ambition and adventure (not to mention being irritable but hey, let’s keep it positive!). So as we…

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GLOSSYBOX FEBRUARY ARRIVES: A BEAUTY LOVER’S DELIGHT

Just in time for Valentines Day, Glossybox February arrived. You may have seen my posts on Instagram but this month’s Glossybox certainly sings true to the popular song and right of on time for the month of romance: “Love is in the air.” But let’s back up a bit. What is GLOSSYBOX? In a world…

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FASHION MAGAZINE BEAUTIFUL PANEL: HOW TO FIND YOUR PERFECT WINTER SKINCARE

Let’s talk winter. Hmmnnn… non. Let’s talk beauty and skincare in the winter! Now that’s a much better topic, don’t you think? Well then, perfect timing as I’m back at Fashion Magazine’s Beauty Panel to tackle this month’s challenge on winter skincare! FASHION MAGAZINE #BEAUTYPANEL: HOW TO FIND YOUR PERFECT WINTER SKINCARE ROUTINE Here’s the…

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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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#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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SUMMER TO FALL BEAUTY: ELI’S BODY SHOP’S SHEA BUTTER AND BODY OIL

If there’s one thing I absolutely can’t live without… it’s body care and skincare products. There tends to be an army of face masks, lotions, potions and moisturizers on my bed stand and I slather them on repeatedly all through the night. Whenever I’m watching Netflix, reading a book or poring over a magazine, I…

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SIMONS IS NOW OPEN IN LES PROMENADES – POISED TO RAISE THE RETAIL INDUSTRY IN OTTAWA AND GATINEAU

The retail landscape in Ottawa is changing. Not too long ago, E and I or my girlfriends and I would go away to Montreal to do some shopping and dining, It would always involve a stop at the famed Ste. Catherines Street, at the heart of downtown Montreal, which boasts rows upon rows of fashion…

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September Issue: Featured in ELLE CANADA’S #ElleCanadaOOTD Hall of Fame

Location: Le Grand Palais, Paris, Jean Paul Gaultier Exhibit. As you may all (presumptuous, much?) have noticed by now, I was gone. What wait, you didn’t notice at all? SMH. Kidding, not kidding. =) First of all, I’m so sorry I have not posted for awhile. I know some of you have been checking regularly…

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