Holiday Mani ideas with CND

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Need ideas for nail art this holiday season? Leaning toward traditional Christmas Colours? Mistletoe, Serpentine, Kryptonite, Green Tea and Adorned Tinsel Treasure, Metallic Glitter Fade, Ruched Lace, Gilded Glimmer, and Gleaming Garland Santa, baby (PC: Onyx Aesthetics) I wonder if there is a way to make our manis not only look like candy, but smell like it. PC: Onyx… Continue reading Holiday Mani ideas with CND

Gift Ideas for World Pasta Day

When I think of pasta, I chuckle from remembering one of Russell Peter’s jokes about racial integration. Folks, you know if the world’s gonna mix we should start mixing people now that would never normally mix, you know. Like hook up a Jamaican with an Italian. They could have little “Pastafarians”, you know. Celebrate World Pasta Day on October 25th by surprising a pasta-lover with … Continue reading Gift Ideas for World Pasta Day

L’Occitane Foundation and World Sight Day

World Sight Day (WSD) is an annual day of awareness held on the second Thursday of October, to focus global attention on blindness and vision impairment. For 17 years, L’OCCITANE has worked with local NGOs to help fight avoidable blindness in 15 countries. Every year on World Sight Day, L’OCCITANE sells a special soap to help raise funds to support the fight against avoidable blindness … Continue reading L’Occitane Foundation and World Sight Day

Inspiring Cocktails for International Gin & Tonic Day

Gin and Tonic cocktails remind me of when I used to listen to albums after albums of the Barenaked Ladies when Steven Page was still part of the group. The first time I learned about g&t’s was when I listened to their song, “Alcohol” from their album Stunt. Forget the cafe latte Screw the raspberry iced tea A Malibu and Coke for you, a G&T … Continue reading Inspiring Cocktails for International Gin & Tonic Day

Easy Tee Shirt Halloween Group Costume Ideas from @Etsy

What do you usually do for Halloween at the office? For most of us, we like to share candy and other treats throughout the days during the week of Halloween and have a fun potluck gathering. To get into the spirit, we may go into work in costume. To take it up a notch, to coordinate a way for our teams to dress up together. … Continue reading Easy Tee Shirt Halloween Group Costume Ideas from @Etsy

#MentalHealth Awareness through #WorldMentalHealthDay and @SquishCandy Brainstorm in October

Squish Candies, based in Montreal, is known for their gummies crafted from the highest quality ingredients possible. When Douglas and I are in downtown together commuting from Granville Station, we like to pop by Squish Candies inside Top Shop to sample one of their 100 flavours of awesomely delicious gourmet gummies. Every month, Squish chooses to support a different cause and organization with their candy … Continue reading #MentalHealth Awareness through #WorldMentalHealthDay and @SquishCandy Brainstorm in October

Hello Kitty x Sugarfina at Nordstrom in Vancouver

Hello Kitty and Sanrio fans flocked to Sugarfina at Nordstrom’s in Downtown Vancouver to the special party in early October. Guests were invited to sample and check out the latest offerings of Sugarfina Candy with the cutest Sanrio Characters. The special treats included: Hello Kitty’s Bow Gummies Hello Kitty’s Mama’s Apple Pie Gummies Gudetama Lazy Gummy Eggs Keroppi “Donut Pond” Jelly Beans Chococat Chocolate Caramels … Continue reading Hello Kitty x Sugarfina at Nordstrom in Vancouver

Ideas to for a Pumpkin-decorated Autumn around the House

This upcoming weekend it will be Thanksgiving long weekend for us Canadians on October 9th. There are similarities between why and how Canadians and Americans celebrate Thanksgiving. For Canadians, we have Thanksgiving a month earlier as it signifies our season of harvest. As Canada is north on the map, we tend to see the start of the harvest season earlier than our neighbours to the … Continue reading Ideas to for a Pumpkin-decorated Autumn around the House

Black Cat Awareness Month

After the unexpected long hot and humid summer we had over here on the West Coast, I’m glad that it’s already October. With that comes with more holidays and even more excuses to celebrate. To start off with my search for special days, I learned that October isn’t only known for Halloween and Thanksgiving for Canadians, but for other times of action like Black Cat … Continue reading Black Cat Awareness Month