That Fabulous Life of a Blogger

…NOT!!!  I’m no influencer.  I’m pretty much just some person from Toronto who runs a blog – just like hundreds of others in the city.  I don’t even get invitations to the so-called “coolest” parties.  I mostly apply for media… Continue Reading

Saying Goodbye to Google Friend Connect

Many bloggers, including Alterations Needed have posted about it. It was posted and discussed over at Independent Fashion Bloggers (IFB). As of March 31, 2012, Google Friend Connect (GFC) will be no more for anyone NOT using a Google-related blog.… Continue Reading

Virgin Mobile Wants You to Join the Love!

Over the lunch hour on March 28, Virgin Mobile Canada hosted “Love-Fest” at Bay and Bloor in Toronto.  The “flash mob” event was to get Facebook to add a “love” button so people can not just “like” something, but “love” it. … Continue Reading

Twitter App Review: HootSuite and SocialScope

Cynthia Cheng Mintz Well, UberSocial is back now, complete with ring tone alerts (an updated app was created this morning due to a glitch in the one released last night).  During the Great Uber Outtage of 2011 this past weekend, I tried… Continue Reading

Holiday Party Etiquette Refresher

Cynthia Cheng Mintz   Good behaviour is very important at parties, so here are some rules to always remember (regardless of what kind of holiday or party you are going to):  If you’re at a cocktail event, make sure you… Continue Reading

Facebook’s ‘Messaging’ Service – Not Serious and Nothing Really New Here

If it looks like email, feels like email and works like email, it’s email.  Sorry, but whatever Mark Zuckerberg calls it, the new service announced today is a form of email, even if it integrates instant messaging, texting and… Continue Reading

Jean Shirts and Denim Jeans: Good or Bad?

Jean Shirt and Jeans by shortystories featuring a black belt Elizabeth and James Cohen cotton buttoned-back shirt $225 – Elizabeth and James blouses » Ksubi Raw low-rise skinny stretch jeans $175 – Stretch jeans » 3.1 Phillip Lim Wide Quilted Belt with… Continue Reading