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Monster Mash

October 30th, 2010

OCTOBER 30TH, 2010

Monster Mash

Sure your kids have tried to convince you that candy is the fifth food group.

But in order to stave off a Hallowe'en dinner of Smarties and Twizzlers (with the attendant sugar crash two hours later) we suggest filling the kids up with these ghost-shaped stuffed pastas called sacchetti, tossed with lemon zest, olive oil, parmesan an ...

Costume Party: 6 Easy Halloween Looks

October 29th, 2010

OCTOBER 29TH, 2010

Costume Party: 6 Easy Halloween Looks

Naughty nurse? Lame. Saucy cop? We'll pass. We've created a list of DIY Halloween costumes that can be thrown together faster than you can say "the devil made me do it."

Snooki
Set the spray tan dial to orange to hit Halloween as Jersey Shore’s most romantic guidette. Sport a long black wig or do your own hair ...

Totally Tofino

October 28th, 2010

OCTOBER 28TH, 2010

Totally Tofino

Escape the urban jungle and live like a Long Beach local for a few days complete with carving (waves or pumpkins) and karaoke.

stay
Long Beach Lodge feels like home (that is, if you’ve ever resided on the beach). Its communal Great Room with wood beams, stone fireplace and picture windows was built to mimic the beautiful beachfront li ...

Charming the Cosmos

October 27th, 2010

OCTOBER 27TH, 2010

Charming the Cosmos

Today's All Signs Horoscope: You have the “all clear” to treat yourself to something shiny.

Keeping that in mind we picked up a pretty Privileged Zodiac chunky charm bracelet ($42) from Kitsilano's Wish.list Boutique. With all the astrological signs on hand, we opted for our own Aries symbol and will be wearing it whenever we n ...

Cha Cha Change Purse

October 26th, 2010

OCTOBER 26TH, 2010

Cha Cha Change Purse

When you can’t hold out for a Chanel 2.55, have a little Cha Cha.

Handmade-to-order in Toronto by one woman show Lori Chalmers, the handbags feature soft leather outers and custom, hand-printed canvas interiors with cute details like a duo of studs. For heavy hauls, we love the tall Naomi tote ($265) which comes in classic c ...

Lavender Lovely

October 25th, 2010

OCTOBER 25TH, 2010

Lavender Lovely

The last time we tried a homemade oatmeal scrub, more ended up in our mouth than on our face.

Leave it to Jiadé. The Port Coquitlam-based beauty brand is first in Canada to be USDA certified organic, comprised of the simplest ingredients like essential oils and botanical extracts. Its lavender facial toner ($21.40) and moisturizer ...

Spooky Spirits

October 23rd, 2010

OCTOBER 23RD, 2010

Spooky Spirits

Decorating the house for Halloween needn’t be a headache. Just put your heads together.

A couple of Crystal Heads that is. The premium vodka brand owned by Dan Aykroyd and made in Newfoundland multitasks. The super smooth spirit within spikes the punch and the skull-shaped glass bottle you’re left with displays your candy corn in ...

Tear Jerkers and Creamy Pints

October 22nd, 2010

OCTOBER 22ND, 2010

Tear Jerkers and Creamy Pints

Staying in with a sad sentimental movie and sweets may be a clichéd plot point of chick flicks, but the truth is everybody needs a good cry and a bowl of ice cream every now and again. Up the ante from Sleepless in Seattle and vanilla with one of these three DVD and dessert pairings:

The Princess + the Warrior and H ...

15738 CLIFF AV, South Surrey White Rock, BC

October 22nd, 2010

I just finished uploading this House for sale, 15738 CLIFF AV, South Surrey White Rock, BC

Corner lot, direct south facing home has a Panoramic view of ocean, spanning Blaine to Semiahmoo Peninsula. Quiet street. Original owners, being old as is. Boiler new. Roof 5 years old, 2 kitchens, 2 living rooms.

Light in the Luggage

October 21st, 2010

OCTOBER 21ST, 2010

Light in the Luggage

The pain of incurring a surcharge because a pair of stilettos sent you over the 50lb limit is almost as excruciating as walking SoHo’s cobblestone streets in those Choos.

Spare the surprise with a travel luggage scale from Kikkerland. Clip it on and lift from the handle to make sure your checked bag is under weight before you ...

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