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Oscar Fashions – Male Edition

We’ve heard about the dresses (Jennifer Aniston rocks it again), John Travolta obsessions with Idina’s Menzel’s face and Neil Patrick Harris tepid performance as host at this year’s Oscars. But one thing we haven’t dissected nearly enough is what the GUYS were wearing!

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The Essential Pots and Pans

How many pots and pans does the average home cook (notice I don’t say chef) need? Most of us ending up buying our pots and pans in sets, which can be an excellent way to score a deal. But if you’re like me, a bunch of those end up going unused, taking up precious storage space.

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Tips for Working from Home (To Avoid Going Crazy!)

I HAVE TO GET OUT OF THE HOUSE!
No, my caps are not locked. I am actually screaming right now.
Like 1 in 5 Canadians, I work from home, spending the majority of my working hours at my desk, either on my computer or on my phone.

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At Home Laser Hair Removal

I want to stop shaving my underarms.
No, I’m not going all Madonna on you, I’ve been testing the Silkn’s Flash and Go at home hair removal unit for six months with the hopes of putting one tiresome grooming chore behind me.

 

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Back to School

Do you ever feel like you’re getting a bit dim? Like you aren’t using your brain enough? Over the years I’ve taken classes in order to spur those little grey cells, mainly in areas of personal interest – wine tasting, dancing, improv – but I had been out of a formal education system for almost as long as I was in it.

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Navigating the All-Inclusive

When it comes to the quick tropical getaway, I’m partial to the all-inclusive. For the uninitiated, you pay one price, which covers your airfare, accommodations, food and drink. Some activities are usually included, but trips to the spa or excursions off the property are extra.

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New Year’s Resolutions 2015

I’m proud to say that I kept most of last year’s resolutions (see below). The key is not setting yourself up for failure. Think baby steps.

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Happy Holidays!

It’s the question heard round the world – “So, are you all ready for Christmas?”

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Kristina’s Top Reads of 2014

If there is one thing I couldn’t live without, it’s books. (Ruby, you didn’t hear that I hope?) I get anxious if I don’t have one on the go, and unless I’m dead tired, it’s my favourite way to unwind and prepare for sleep.

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What NOT to buy for Christmas

There are joke Christmas gifts. There are the “I didn’t put to much effort into this” gifts. And then there are the “OMG what’s wrong with you?!” gifts. Don’t commit this festive season faux-pas.

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