We Love Fridays: 5 Totally Unnecessary yet Totally Necessary Kitchen Products
I'll be the first to admit it, everything in this post today you totally do not need. They are completely unnecessary. You could go your entire life without having anything in this article and you would die a satisfied individual. HOWEVER, just think of how much better your life could be with one of these items in it. Sure, you don't need it, but you are going to be SO happy once you...
We Love Fridays: 'We Love Weekends Edition'I love Fridays because it means that the weekend is just moments away. However, every Friday without fail, I'm stuck with one of the toughest questions one can ask themselves: 'What am I going I do?'. Well, I have a plan for this Friday. I found 5 ideas for weekend fun times and there's something here for everyone. Whether you're looking to eat, drink, watch, do, or make...
Easy Entertaining: 5 Quick Decor CheatsCheat #1: Candles
Okay, seems kind of obvious I know, but seriously, candlelight makes everything (and everyone) look better. You can choose different candles sizes to create a mellow or dramatic setting, which all adds to the atmosphere. I like the idea of going with different lengths all together. Don't be afraid to overdose on the candlelight either, because there is no such...
11 Food Cheats and Delicious Recipes
Sure, we can all drool over Martha Stewart's impeccable spreads and dishes. But actually making them? Um, forget it. And yes, Pinterest
does provide us with endless inspirational photos, but I think those are usually best left to the professionals. Besides, who's got time for all that fancy pants business during the holidays?
What's a less-than-Martha type of chick to do...
3 DIY Holiday Cocktails
When you get asked to come by for a personal mixology lesson at a downtown restaurant and local, you whole heartedly say: 'Yes! A thousand times, yes!'. So obviously when local hot spot Brassaii
asked us to do exactly that, we went on over immediately to see what they had in store for us.
They did not disappoint. Brassaii's
mixologist, Simon Desilva-Naimji was on hand to show...
Daily Dose of Adorable: The 10 Best Holiday Songs Playlist
Sometimes I need a little help getting into the holiday spirit. The looming deadline for Christmas shopping and an overdose on cookies and eggnog make for a very grumpy Alexandra.
To get out of the funk, there is nothing better than some holiday tunes. If you're anything like me, you'll need some jams to help you through the season. So I put together a playlist of 10 awesome,...
15 New Ways To Enjoy Your Holiday Cocktails
You should all know by now that I enjoy sipping a cocktail or two during the holiday season. I'm not picky either, I don't play favourites with my drinks. I'm a fan of wine, beer and have been known to even enjoy a glass of whiskey now and again
I shouldn't just say 'sipping', because I'm also a big fan of eating my drinks too. Confused? Well, a quick look at...
DIY Holiday Decor Ideas
Welcome to the homemade holiday season! That's what I'm calling the season this year because (and though this may be a challenge), I'm trying to undertake as many DIY holiday projects as possible.
With all the lovely Pinterest
inspiration, it's hard not to day dream constantly about the fabulous projects you could try! Not only are they so much fun, but I love the idea of...
Double Up on Rewards Points? We Take ChoicePlus for a Test DriveSponsored by American Express Canada
The last two years have been a blur. Between having a baby
, buying a 120-year-old house
, and figuring out how to balance it all with a job I love, let's just say I'm personally keeping all the coffee houses in Toronto in the black.Recently
we told you about the newly released ChoicePlus Card
from American Express. It allows you to choose five...
10 Wedding Cake Alternatives
If Jessica Biel's pink wedding is anything to go by, the coloured wedding dress
is going to be hot next season. This got us thinking, if the non-traditional dress is gaining popularity, is this a sign of what's to come for spring wedding trends?
One of the places that you can get most creative in your wedding is the cake. So, why not show off your unique style with a...