Mom life can feel like frump life fashion-wise. It's a common trap we all fall into from time to time. The struggle is real and it's pretty universal. Moms are busy people with many responsibilities so excuse us for not rocking a couture runway-to-school-drop-off style. These are the most common … [Read more...]
Fighting Tech With Tech: Practical Ways To Parent In The Digital Age
Last week, my teenager spilled a milkshake on his MacBook Air and I’m convinced it was on purpose. You see, he’s been lobbying for a PC because my current ability to satellite parent requires the household to be on Apple, lest I will have to come up with different parental controls. Parenting … [Read more...]
Here’s What Canadians Googled The Most In 2016
I always love this time of year when we wind down and reflect on what's happened in the past 12 months. We're all in agreement that it's been one of the wildest and most unpredictable year to date. Google Canada has just revealed some of the most searched topics in their annual findings Year in … [Read more...]
What Did We Google The Most In 2014?
Google is very much part of our daily lives. Both a noun and a verb, it's a way to launch our research into everyday inquiries from how to make those perfect cookies to helping our kids with their homework. It's used worldwide and in 2014 we searched trillions of times. So, what did we search the … [Read more...]
TechReport: Does Customer Service Still Exist?
Have you noticed that customer service at some retailers has fallen by the wayside? It's inevitable as the market fluctuates forcing some retailers to scale back on staff. But does that mean that the service needs to be compromised? One of my earlier jobs was working at the cosmetic counter with … [Read more...]
Say YES to the Dress! Kleinfeld is coming!
When I got married 20 years ago, yeah, 20, girlfriend! -- there weren't too many options for bridal wear even in this big city. Spadina or Danforth was the place to go with several shops that carried an array of white flouncy, satin, and tulle dresses that hung lifelessly in rows. Just starting out … [Read more...]
Nella Bella is ALL THAT….and vegan too!
In a glass enclosed space at the St. James Cathedral located in the heart of the city, was the beautiful setting for the Nella Bella Fall/Winter 2013 collections preview event. With the twinkle from the city lights bouncing on the historical church as a backdrop, some of the city's most fashionable … [Read more...]
Sweet & Edgy
You may be familiar with the cosmetic line Hard Candy? With names like Glamoflauge, Glow all the Way, flat to FAB, and Eye'M Tired, you know it's not just another cosmetic line. This well loved and playful line has been rockin' out the best looks since 1990. With it's popularity, there is no … [Read more...]
It's a sunny day, finally! I've been sitting at my front window basking in the sun flipping through lookbook images sent over for spring. I'm done with winter. Wearing the big ass coat and cozy sweaters are losing steam now. Plus, the slushy walkways means throwing on boots all the time. Actually, I … [Read more...]
Runway Express !
The fashion shows always get my mind racing with fresh ideas to update my wardrobe. It's easy to fall into routine of what you wear to work and out at night...and everything in between. But keeping "au courant" doesn't necessarily have to break the bank. You just gotta know what works on … [Read more...]