We're counting down the weeks to spring and some of us are really hoping it comes soon! We're envious of the West Coast where flowers are already starting to bloom. But when I think of Spring I'm often daydreaming to the streets of Paris. What is it about that city? I had dropped off some … [Read more...]
Au Revoir, La Roche Posay!
It was just about six months ago that I first found out that I would be travelling to France to learn more about La Roche Posay and the amazing work they're doing to help people suffering from eczema, psoriasis, and other painful, uncomfortable, and often embarrassing skin disorders. Six months ago, … [Read more...]
Experiencing Beautiful Holiday Scents of Grasse, France
We celebrated our 20th wedding anniversary in the South of France this year. A trip of a lifetime. When hubby mentioned that he had something special planned he included stops along the Cote d'Azur with us visiting Nice, Cannes, Monaco and Grasse. We had contemplated visiting Menton as well but we … [Read more...]
On Beauty and Pageantry.
A few weeks ago, as I was dropping Ava Scarlett off at the museum (not the time we saw the Chihuly exhibit, which EVERYONE should see, by the way) but rather for a birthday party. I gave her a quick once-over before entering through the doors, and noticed some schmutz on her cheek and near her nose. … [Read more...]
La Roche Posay, Part Two
I know it sounds nuts, but even though I returned from France two months ago, I still keep thinking and talking about my experience at La Roche Posay. Just the other day, for example, my cousin said she'd heard I went there and wanted to hear all about it. I could have told her about the spectacular … [Read more...]
Travel to Paris? Mais Oui!
Last month, I had the privilege of taking part in a field trip to the La Roche-Posay headquarters in France. Yes, that's right, that France. You'll be hearing tons more about La Roche-Posay, an awesome skin care line, but for now I'm bursting to tell you all about my trip...along with a few tips if … [Read more...]
Travel Spotlight: Eze and the South of France
Where do you want to go? This is the question my hubby asked me about 8 months ago when we knew our 20th anniversary was approaching. Italy? Hawaii? California? Iceland? Greece? Croatia? We finally decided on the south of France - the Cote d'Azur. We started in Nice where we spent a couple days … [Read more...]
Rock Meets Luxe: Zadig & Voltaire
It's not a movie or a music group but a FABULOUS designer line from Paris and it's arriving on our streets exclusively at Holt Renfrew. Zadig & Voltaire is known for its edgy meets luxe image. Think cashmere with angel wings and skulls (hey, Tracey you'd love this!) "The original idea … [Read more...]
News Headlines for Wednesday, April 29, 2009
In National News: Pope apologizes for residential-school abuse (Globe and Mail)In our opinion: We once read that offering an apology brings grace. There can never be an excuse for what happened in residential schools - apologies are the only option and even that has been too long in coming. Taser's … [Read more...]