DECEMBER 31ST, 2010
we squeeze one more glass of champers out of 2010, here are a few
things you can do before the clock strikes midnight to make 2011 the
best yet. Cheers to another great year.
usually in the Swiss Alps, where local tradition is to stroke a pig’s
snout for good luck on New Year’s Eve. This year we’re in Toronto so
maybe I’ll dress up in a ball gown and take my family out for bacon
sandwiches. Ha, ha, Happy New Year.
Athena Tsavliris, Toronto editor
Mirror, mirror on the wall, who's the sparkliest of them all?
say that you should always take a look in the mirror before you leave
the house and remove one accessory. Since my New Year’s resolution for
this year is to accessorize more (I tend to stay simple with my diamond
studs), I’m going to add one. Maybe two. Watch out!
Jennifer Nachshen, Montreal editor (English edition)
Return to Sender
Babylonians were the first to make a New Year’s resolution and this is
what it was: return anything borrowed from a friend in the previous
Tonya Albulet, Western Sales Manager
Go With the Flow
one of my yoga instructors often says: “You’ll never be as young as you
are this very second.” So instead of resolutions that are restricting,
this year is about celebrating life and all its frivolity. And if this
means shopping more, drinking more wine or eating another cookie, try
to enjoy every moment, every bite and every sip because it will never
be exactly like it is in that moment.
Malwina Gudowska, Calgary editor
The Three P's: Pajamas, Postcards, Positivity
“Party Top Pajama Bottoms” party. The photos taken from the waist up
make it appear everyone dressed up, but from the waist down it’s all
comfort. Makes stumbling into bed that much easier at the end of the
Resolution: Send more postcards, for no particular reason, to the people I love.
Superstition: The surest way to ensure a happy new year is to fix my thoughts on something positive the moment the clock strikes 12.
Joy Pecknold, Vancouver editor