It’s Not That Easy Being Green: Some Guidelines from Eco-Friendly Retailers

Phsqpspsvxspbxb…. Looks like gibberish, right? Well that’s probably what the average person sees when they try to read the list of chemicals or artificial ingredients on their household cleaner label, their lipstick case or even on their bubble gum wrapper.… Continue Reading

New Fitness Studio, UNION Opens its Doors in Toronto

UNION Studio, a collaborative project by Our Lady Peace members Duncan Coutts and Jeremy Taggart as well as Raine Maida, Christie Ness (formerly of Get Spun) and John Kawaja of Taylormade Global Golf.  Located in the hip Bathurst and Wellington… Continue Reading

Toronto Taste 2012: Supporting Second Harvest Through Dining

Toronto Taste, Second Harvest’s annual food fest at the Royal Ontario Museum is truly a must attend and this year tickets sold out over a week in advance. 2012 marked the 22nd year of this event and 1400 Torontonians paid $250 for… Continue Reading

Mott’s Fruitsations + Veggies: Kids’ Faves Go Office Friendly!

I was recently contacted by a PR company to attend a kid-friendly event promoting Mott’s new Fruitsations + Veggies and Fruitsations Fruit Rockets snacks.  Though they’re geared little ones, adults, too, would enjoy this delicious snack.  The Fruitsations + Veggies… Continue Reading

Launch of Holistic Vanity Rosacea Care Line

Available since February 1 of this year, the official launch party of the Holistic Vanity Rosacea Care Line was on February 8, held at the Bata Shoe Museum. Kristen Ma, co-owner of popular Toronto based holistic spas Pure+Simple has launched… Continue Reading

A Sweet Life on Food and Style with David Rocco

Canadian celebrity chef, David Rocco is known to many as the host of La Dolce Vita – Italian for The Sweet Life – seen on channels such as The Food Network Canada and in over 150 other countries.  The show has… Continue Reading

Kebabs for a Dinner Party and Other Suggestions

Cynthia Cheng Mintz     A nice dinner party with friends should be simple and casual and not like the wild and crazy parties of university students.  It doesn’t, of course, have to be super-formal, where guests are dressed up and… Continue Reading

Britnell Starbucks Introduces the Clover Press and More!

The Britnell Starbucks at Yonge and Bloor in Toronto introduced the Clover Brewing System and Starbucks Reserve Coffee on Thursday at a smashing coffee tasting event at their store.  The Clover Brewing System, which gives coffee a rich, deep taste, one… Continue Reading