Summer in style
Spend your summer in style with a few key decorating ideas. Cotton and linen read summer, especially in white or cream, and if you’re real handy with a sewing machine, or you…
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Seared Ahi Tuna With Sautéed Spinach
Seared ahi tuna with sautéed spinach This is a dish for the hot-hot heat. It’s light, healthy and refreshing. I would serve this for lunch or dinner, whether I’m entertaining or making…
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Summer Salad
Cottage Recipe: Kale Salad with Artichoke and Olives This kale salad recipe is one of my favourites. And as always, when I’m in the kitchen, I rarely measure anything. Unless I’m baking…
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How to decorate your deck for the summertime
Decorating your deck is an important part of your home's look during the warm summer months. John and I spend a lot of time outdoors, so creating a warm, inviting space to…
My Favourite Places in Toronto for Wedding Gifts
We’re moving into wedding season, so if you’re looking for some truly unique, special and unexpected gifts for the new couple, I have a few favourite shops in Toronto that I love,…
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Power of giving — find the right charity for you
Generosity is a trait Canadians really embrace. We love to give, whether that’s within our community, the country or across the globe. We are a nation that believes in the power of…
Sunglasses for your face shape
A fabulous pair of sunglasses that fit your face shape can elevate your look instantly, even if you’re in your most basic look. The challenge is in finding the right pair that…
How to style your favourite white T-shirt
Is there anything more versatile than a plain white T-shirt? Sure, we have our trusty LBDs and favourite, worked-in jeans we default to when we’re looking for something tried and true, but the white T-shirt is really your…
What to wear this summer
What to wear this summer
There is a certain freedom and insouciance to summer dressing. We can pair down, wear less and defer to something easy, breezy and light. Although I’m a big fan of the throw-on-and-go…
The Advantages of Living in a Townhouse
Townhouse living has a lot of perks. It’s an ideal choice for a family who wants the feel of a single-family home without all of the many maintenance responsibilities that go along…