#powerwives

#Powerwives is a bi-monthly column where we feature women who inspire us. Marital status is completely irrelevant. The title is inspired by our founders November 2013 Toronto Life cover story. This week’s #powerwife is Jen McNeely.   Jen McNeely is the founder and editor-in-chief of Shedoesthecity. Before launching Shedoesthecity, Jen worked in publicity and marketing at MuchMusic, Alliance Films and…

The Buzz

First we need to give a huge shout out to our fab event sponsors because this night was all the more enjoyable due to their delicious libations. Carnivor Wine, Pommies Cider, Double Trouble Brewing, we love you guys. And Well Said – you’re our favourite DJ. If we could write you all a love letter we would.

what’s the buzz?

  by: Hannah Yardley | December 12, 2014 Surprise! The holiday season is officially upon us, panicked yet? Don’t worry we’ve got you covered. Every week from now til Christmas on The Buzz we’ll feature a gift guide perfect for everyone on your list. Who’s next? The men in your life Boyfriend, husband, office crush or secret…

Pinteresting

Holiday Glam Tis the season to get all dressed up! From sequins to jumpsuits, the options are endless. In hopes of helping you decide how you want to end the year and begin the next, here are my top 5 holiday fashion pins.   —————————————– With over 4 million Pinterest followers, Paula Coop McCrory is…

what’s the buzz?

  by: Hannah Yardley | December 9, 2014 Surprise! The holiday season is officially upon us, panicked yet? Don’t worry we’ve got you covered. Every week from now til Christmas on The Buzz we’ll feature a gift guide perfect for everyone on your list. Next on our list: The “It” girl  She’s the one who has…

Pinteresting

Modern Family Angular line, the meshing of industrial + organic materials paired with large areas of glass – are all seen in my top 5 pins for this week. These images frame how the words clean, open and minimal become inspirational in these architectural pins.   —————————————– With over 4 million Pinterest followers, Paula Coop…

Fatties

Fatties, tis the season for the office cookie exchange. Met with equal parts glee and dread, this festive tradition can be a huge bust if people are lazy. Here are a few tips to make sure your office cookie exchange is a buttery, delicious, festive hit. 1. Require participants to make their own cookies, from…

what’s the buzz?

  by: Hannah Yardley | December 2, 2014 Surprise! The holiday season is officially upon us, panicked yet? Don’t worry we’ve got you covered. Every week from now til Christmas on The Buzz we’ll feature a gift guide perfect for everyone on your list. Next up: Mom Near or far, young or old, working or stay at…

#manimonday

Happy Manicure Monday nail art lovers. This week we’re starting to think about holiday glam. Apply your favourite dark colour as a base. These nails got trimmed because we love short, slick black nails. First, take a nail art brush and add stripes diagonally and straight down nails in a gold or glittery shade. Introducing a touch of glitter and…

#MUFFSociety

The Royal Cinema announces December schedule jammed with quirky holiday fun Inaugural #MUFFSociety event to screen Spice World December 1, 2014, TORONTO – True to a continued commitment to creating memorable screening experiences for audiences, Toronto’s art deco theatre The Royal Cinema (608 College St) presents a diverse, exciting lineup for December including holiday favourites, first run titles and…

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Whale sharks Whenever I feel like life is getting overwhelming or I feel a bit anxious, I turn to images of whale sharks to ground me. Having been blessed with the opportunity to dive with them — I consider them to be the most majestic and gentle creatures on the planet. Here are my top…

Get Out

The fluffy stuff is starting to trickle from the sky and though you may want to stay in and read a book by the fire, we suggest you get out and see what beautiful Toronto city has to offer. 1. Toronto Christmas Market  A Captain of Happiness favourite, the Toronto Christmas Market (November 28 –…