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What’s Up With Tat?

I’m seeing a new trend, one that has me scratching my head. Young women have taken to tattooing their legs. And I don’t mean one of those wee dolphin tattoo on their ankle. I mean massive wrap-around-their-thighs tats or ones snaking up their entire legs.

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Dinner Partying and Your Weekend Menu

Lately I’ve been breaking the cardinal rule for dinner party hosting. That is, any domestic goddess will tell you it is never wise to try a recipe for the first time when you’re having guests…

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Beginner’s Guide to the Grouse Grind

Every year I say “never again.” And yet every year I find myself dusting the mothballs off my little backpack and lacing up my hiking boots, in preparation for a challenge worthy of Sisyphus.

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Fab Find: Pillow Fight

*UPDATE: Special A&K discount has been extended for the month of September!*
If there is one thing we have learned to appreciate, it is that a splash of paint, a bit of lipstick, or a…

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The New Milky Way

Some of you may be too young to remember this, but there was a time when people drank milk… like from animals. Today, it’s venti half-caf soy milk this and caramel macchiato double sweet rice milk that.

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Do You Know Why You Paid to See This? A Pop Quiz

While in Paris recently I stopped in for a quick visit at the Louvre. I always enjoy visiting my old favourites, like Venus de Milo and the pyramid. And then of course there’s the most…

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What To Buy Now

It can be most frustrating time to shop. The sun’s ablazing but fall merchandise is already taking over the shelves. Who’s ready to go there yet? Not me!

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Would You Park Your Dog in Here?

Every year or so it seems there is something new on the Socially Unacceptable List. Soon after that it might become law. Take drinking and driving. I don’t remember getting to and from a dinner…

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Old School Kicks

I’m kicking off my stilettoed sandals and embracing footwear that doesn’t wear me out. It’s the summer of the sneaker and I couldn’t be happier.

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Anna’s Cookbook Club

That darn Gwyneth. She’s always stealing my ideas before I think of them. Last year I was considering what to do with all those clothes I don’t wear anymore and there she was selling off…

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It’s Getting CROW-ded Around Here!

I’m sitting in my backyard, trying to soak up a few rays, when my neighbour begins making the most god-awful squawking sounds. I go back inside the house, the squawking stops. Back in my lounge chair, it starts up all over again. He’s literally trying to drive me out of my own backyard.

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