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Office Tots

March 1st, 2009

FEBRUARY 28TH, 2009

Office Tots

Tear them away from Rock Band for three seconds.

Modern Kid Office is a funky collection of art-oriented items like flourescent pencil crayons ($6), '70s hypotrochoid drawing kits with retro Bic pens ($9) and 3D drawing sets ($8) that'll keep them occupied with far less damage to your eardrums.

Now if they would just fetch your coffee for you.

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How the West Has Won

February 28th, 2009

FEBRUARY 27TH, 2009

How the West Has Won

With so many mouth-watering restaurants in Vancouver, our resolution to cook more meals at home is waning. Not ones to go down without fight however, we're bringing out the big guns.

The big guns being the award-winning crew at West who have gathered their best recipes for chefs-in-training to try at home in West: The Cookbook. Group ...

2873 MCKENZIE Ave, South Surrey White Rock, British Columbia

February 27th, 2009

I just finished uploading this House for sale, 2873 MCKENZIE Ave, South Surrey White Rock, British Columbia

Live in the heart of the community of Crescent Beach, South Surrey, many recreation options, beach strolls, 84 acre nature reserve Blackle Spit, Dunsmuir gardens, niche dining, shops + services, Montessori school, yoga. Lovely lifestyle. The home on Mckenzie Ave is beautifu ...

STEALS AND DEALS

February 27th, 2009

Enjoy your weekly dose of vitamin daily steals & deals from our fabulous sponsors. Ready, set, shop!

Pure Nail Bar

Purely Polished

Your fingers and toes will pop with a splash of spring's pretty floral hues from Pure Nail Bar. Until March 31, book a mani/pedi combo from Monday to Wednesday for only $40. Open-toed Manolos, here we come! Eight locations, see more detai ...

Mangez Montreal

February 27th, 2009

FEBRUARY 26TH, 2009

Mangez Montreal

When it's too chilly to shop, we say, let's eat!

dinner
Victoria, B.C. Chef Derek Dammann's DNA in Old Montreal only sounds like molecular gastronomy. Instead, honest and innovative Italian fare (perhaps influenced by cooking with Jamie Oliver at London's Fifteen) is served in an open room with retro-Eighties blown glass. Go for the BBQ octopus with c ...

Renaissance Man

February 26th, 2009

FEBRUARY 25TH, 2009

Renaissance Man

We found a sharply dressed visual artist/rock star—and we're willing to share him.

A Vancouver boy now living in Berlin, Jeremy Shaw is positively prolific. In the last month alone he's debuted a public art project for the Cultural Olympiad, released an album under his pseudonym Circlesquare, and made a music video for his single “Dancers.”

Shot in ...

Wrist candy

February 25th, 2009

FEBRUARY 24, 2009

Wrist candy

Some girls wear their heart on their sleeve, but we've always preferred to wear a little attitude on our wrist.

Shereen de Rousseau's truly unique jewellery mixes vintage silver coins, chic pearls and glossy stones to create contemporary, attention-grabbing pieces that add a rock 'n' roll edge to any outfit. Whether it's the sexy Colibri Noir bracele ...

Buy-coastal Love

February 25th, 2009

FEBRUARY 24TH, 2009

Buy-coastal Love

Looking to make your “buy local” mantra include more than meat and veggies?

Every designer carried at the new locally-minded boutique Two of Hearts lives within 60 miles. There's modern Cici, sporty Togs, and playful house-line Two of Hearts, all designed by co-owners Jenny Yen and Tabitha Savoie. Plus lovely leather bags from Kairos, handmade cards ...

Petite Pottery Barn

February 24th, 2009

FEBRUARY 23, 2009

Petite Pottery Barn

The little one refuses to go to sleep because her bedsheets don't match her room's crown moulding—you need to get the colour-scheme princess to the newly opened Pottery Barn Kids. Quickly.

With 10,000 square feet of casual and comfortable decor, your little interior designers will have plenty of room to explore furniture, bedding, rugs, acces ...

Gloss or Toss?

February 24th, 2009

FEBRUARY 23RD, 2009

Gloss or Toss?

We know make up should be purged when it's past its prime, but with all the product we own, there's no telling whether we've had our lip glosses for 12 months or two.

Cargo has come up with a clever little invention that solves our gloss or toss conundrum. The new packaging for the classic gloss line has a tiny strip that slowly turns red to tell you ho ...

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