Getting back in shape thanks to SodaStream

A new year rhymes with "I want to get back in shape", but it's always easier said than done. I've had the best intentions for years now, but I've always lacked in motivation. This year started differently — I've been on the right foot for a few weeks and for three main reasons. I've cut ...

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The Standard Café x ByKilani

More than just a neighbourhood café, The Standard Café in Westmount is a very stylish boutique coffee shop where you can work, hang out and even shop luxury leather goods by the café's owner and designer of ByKilani. I had the pleasure to discover the café and leather goods pop-up during the official launch in ...

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OOTD: Mixing Old and New

I love mixing new and vintage pieces for a truly unique look. This outfit is composed of: a vintage Yves Saint Laurent Rive Gauche blouse that I found at a friend's clothing swap, a pleated ZARA skirt that I purchased in the fall, VINCE ankle boots and Bauble Bar tassel earrings, both purchased at Holt ...

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My Top Five Montreal Restaurants of 2016

I honestly don’t eat out often enough. 2016 was a particularly bad year for me as far as restaurant outings go because I just didn’t have the budget for it after we bought our house (bye, bye disposable income!), but there will always be a reason to celebrate and therefore, I’d like to believe that ...

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New Year, New Books

Every year, just before the holidays, I go online and order an agenda for the New Year. This year, I decided to add some books to my virtual cart so that I can get back into reading and disconnecting from my phone more often. These are the books that I plan to read in the ...

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Ready to kick 2016 to the curb!

I love New Year's Eve, but I don't love going OUT on NYE. That's why this year, we've decided to spend NYE at home with a few friends and a few bottles of bubbly. That doesn't mean that I won't dress up! I hadn't planned on investing in a new dress for NYE, but when ...

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Celebrate Love Under the Sun with Transat

Say “I do” to the beach THE most memorable Christmas I ever had was when I traveled to Venezuela to be a bridesmaid for my girlfriend, Alexandra at her wedding in 1994. (Major TB!) The wedding was held just before Christmas and it was amazing, but what was even better is that after she got hitched, ...

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Nespresso Creatista Plus

Make like a barista I recently received the new Nespresso machine called the Creatista Plus to test at home. Designed in collaboration with Breville, it allows you to make latte and cappuccino art (almost) like a pro thanks to its high-tech integrated milk steamer. I love the sleek look of the machine and that it doesn’t ...

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Last Minute Gifts for the Luxe Lady

This Christmas I’ve been leaving everything to the last minute. I finally got my Christmas cards sent out in the mail yesterday. We only just got our Christmas tree late last night (and it still needs lights and decorations)! I haven’t done any baking yet and that’s my favourite thing to do at Christmas. Plus, ...

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