Parisian Picks

August 15, 2014
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Back at the blog after a fabulous extended stay in Paris with my lil family! Here are some of the favourite finds from our trip we gifted to friends and family: Something street from the arbiter of cool – Colette Tee, Buy Now Our favourite of all the macarons – Pierre Herme Macarons, Buy Now [...]

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Father’s Day Gift Guide

June 9, 2014
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Great gifts for a great guy! Happy Father’s Day to all the dads…especially mine! Oliver Peoples Sheldrake Sunglasses, $365 at Holt Renfrew. Buy Now The Tie Bar Assorted Brushed Metal Tie Bars, $18.83 each at GILT. Buy Now Olliffe How-To Butcher Class, $120.  Sign Up Now Rudsak Danny Jacket, $275. Buy Now Luigi Bormioli Bellini [...]

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Felicia Ferrone Wine & Water Glass

November 15, 2013
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Looking for something special for the host’s holiday dinner table? Check out Felicia Ferrone‘s Revolution collection of glassware – each modern glass can be used upside or down to switch the capacity. The Margot collection is also pretty for a more ornate table. Felicia Ferrone Wine & Water Glass, $84 for 2. Buy Now Similar [...]

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Father’s Day Gift Ideas

June 14, 2013
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I’m now a contributor to StyleList Canada! Check out my latest post full of Father’s Day gift ideas. Looking for a cheat sheet? Here are great gifts for dads that don’t disappoint: Tickets to a favourite sporting or cultural event A home cooked meal to chat and catch up over Framed artwork or a family [...]

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A Lovely Lunch

May 8, 2013
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Most mamas want a special day surrounded by family for Mother’s Day. This Sunday, treat her to a lovely home-made lunch. Inniskillin Estate Chef David Penny created a yummy menu of Spring Asparagus Salad, Thyme Roasted Chicken with Lemon, and Rhubarb & Strawberry Crisp (recipes below) to pair with wine (another Mother’s Day must). In [...]

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The Entertainer Bowl

March 11, 2013
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For the haute host, party planner (or wicked wino), this domed stainless steel bowl will keep 7 bottles of wine or spirits chilled. The Entertainer Bowl, $139.99. Buy Now Similar gift ideas:Father’s Day Gift GuidePill CarafeDogs Tea TowelLacquer Recipe BoxHelen Rawlinson Tea Towels

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Last Minute Christmas Gift Ideas

December 21, 2012
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If you still need to shop, here are some quick gift ideas that will be ready in time for Christmas! Tickets – look up the website of a loved one’s favourite theatre or music hall and order tickets to an upcoming performance. Charity donation – adopt an animal in someone’s name, donate towards life saving [...]

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Father’s Day Gifts

June 15, 2012
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Thankfully, my father has gotten much easier to shop for. A lovely bottle of wine rarely fails. And still to this day I always make a special brunch. Pair a bottle with a fun bowtie like the one above for the more dapper dad. Or for a new dad, capture early memories into a photobook. [...]

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Last Minute Christmas Gifts

December 23, 2011
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Only two days left! If you haven’t finished Christmas shopping, here are a few ideas for things you can quickly get to give: Kiva Gift Certificates – Give a loan to a struggling entrepreneur from around the world. Books! – Your neighbourhood bookstore has a novel, coffee table book or comic for everyone on your [...]

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Water, Juice & Wine Bottles

June 29, 2011
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Pick your poison – water, juice or wine? Hmm… These cute bottles clearly mark the choices on the table so guests won’t waste time reaching for a drink that doesn’t do it for them. Water, Juice & Wine Bottles, $10.95. Buy Now Similar gift ideas:Dopper BottleFelicia Ferrone Wine & Water GlassPill CarafeMarble Wine CoolerMENU Carving [...]

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