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Blog by Beebe Cline
Why wait for spring? We like Paris anytime.
For an affordable room steps from the Seine, we suggest Hotel Esmerelda. A listed monument, this 17th-century building is a little lopsided, but oozes charm. Unfortunately there is no elevator, but the higher you go the better the views of the Notre Dame. From CDN$140/night, rue St-Julien-le-Pauvre, 5th, metro St-Mich ...
Now that your music collection is entirely digital, time to green wash your music accessories too with the new environmentally-friendly iPod cases by Vancouver's Imoeba.
The Alpine iPod cases come in arctic white or green, and are made from bonded leather comprised of leather scraps that would otherwise end up in landfills.
Green Day, indeed.
From $19.99 at Be ...
While we love browsing dust jackets of newbie authors hoping to discover the next Nicole Krauss, sometimes it's just easier to let someone else do the discovering for you.
That's why we love the Literature Chick blog written by a New York woman who manages to devour several books a month, posting reviews of enticing titles like The Woman Who is Always Tan and Has a Flat ...
Sure you can spend a fortune on Cold-fX, but nothing beats the classic sore throat elixir: hot honey and lemon.
Works for us, but now it works even better with a new Canadian product called Honibe Pure Honey and Lemon Drops, a hard, candy-like pastille made from pure PEI honey and lemon that melts in your mug of hot water with no drippy mess.
Now we can finally take that ...
Give those kids a good scrub with the all-natural Lemonaid bath product range from Salt Spring Island's Hairykids.
The ultra-fresh citrus-scented shampoo, conditioner, bubblebath and body oil contain no artificial or chemical ingredients, and perform so well you might just find yourself reaching for them too.
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Just when we thought the posh ladies lunch had gone the way of the push-up bra, we decided to break bread with the girls at the Four Season's new Yew, which was all a-buzz at the noon hour.
The bright and airy space with a tree decor theme and elegant floating fireplace was host to a mixed crowd of lunching ladies, business trios and celebs (we spied Gillian Anderson—here ...