Starlight Children’s Foundation Beario – The Gift that Gives Back

I love giving and receiving gifts that give back. It’s a tradition that my Oma started with me many years ago when she would gift me with the annual charity bear from on of our local department stores. She loved that a portion of all proceeds were donated each year to a deserving charity, and … Read more Starlight Children’s Foundation Beario – The Gift that Gives Back

The Healthy Shopper Picks for Fall 2013

When making the change over to Eco friendly and Organic options I have adopted a gradual approach. It’s the easiest way to discover what products work well and fit seamlessly into our lifestyle. Not only that I have to be very conscious of how much I spend on products so by gradually introducing them I … Read more The Healthy Shopper Picks for Fall 2013

The Grand Hotel – A Hidden Gem in the Toronto Downtown Core

The Grand Hotel is what I like to think of Toronto’s best kept secret when it comes to well-appointed, and well staffed hotels. A sentiment that was echoed by my contributor, Yashi, who lives in the area. While in Toronto at the beginning of the month I had the opportunity to spend a night in … Read more The Grand Hotel – A Hidden Gem in the Toronto Downtown Core

Manitobah Mukluks – More Than Just Nice Boots

I have always had a love for products that are handcrafted in Canada and where ever possible I shop local or Canadian. The care and pride that goes into something that has been created by a talented artisan just can’t be equaled, Manitobah Mukluks are the perfect example of that. Created by Canada’s first nations, the … Read more Manitobah Mukluks – More Than Just Nice Boots