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Fantastic Lifestyle Podcasts Worth Listening To

      The Happiness Lab Starring Yale professor Dr. Laurie Santos, this podcast covers a variety of topics focused on the quest for happiness. According to Dr. Santos, the podcast is based on the psychology course she teaches at Yale–the most popular class in the university’s 300-year history. She’ll take you through the latest […]

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8 Easy Ways To Save On Groceries

  Many of us are eating in more often and noticing the grocery bills are higher. It can be so easy to go overboard at the grocery store, either by buying too much or buying things you don’t necessarily need. When it comes to saving at the grocery store, there are ways you can help […]

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Top Toronto Restaurants To Try For Winterlicious 2020

From January 31 to February 13 2020, Toronto is not only in the middle of winter, but also in the middle of their annual Winterlicious event. It’s the time of the year where you can try some of Toronto’s best restaurants, without breaking the bank. Where you can try something new, or go back to something familiar. This year more than 200 restaurants are taking part in the event, offering three-course, fixed-prices meals for both lunch and dinner. The only problem is deciding where to go. Here are some of our favourites.

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Hot Summer Cocktails 2019

What’s more enjoyable than a nice cold cocktail on a hot summer day? These cocktails are all the rave this summer. Try one out and imagine yourself enjoying it by the beach.   Rosita 5 oz. mescal .5 oz. sweet vermouth .5 oz. dry vermouth .5 oz. Campari 1 dash angostura bitters Stir over ice […]

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The 50 Best Bars In Canada 2019

  Canada’s 100 Best has officially released its ranking of Canada’s 509 Best Bars for 2019. The list of Canada’s best includes some well-known establishments as well as a few less-known picks. While Ontario had the most on the list, other provinces shined including BC and Quebec.  See below for the top 20 and click […]

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Spring’s Best Travel Packing Hacks

  With spring right around the corner, it’s time to gear up for holiday travel and fun. For many of us however, packing for travel is a tiresome and sometimes stressful chore. We’ve pulled together some of our favourite travel packing hacks to help make your upcoming travels a little easier.   1. To utilize […]

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The Royal Agricultural Winter Fair 2018 Hits Toronto On November 2

Although you may be a city kid at heart, you can always soak up the serenity and calm of the countryside at the upcoming Royal Agricultural Winter Fair 2018. The annual winter fair returns to Exhibition Place in Toronto on November 2, and runs until November 11. Just like every year before, this year’s farm festivities are set to include the Royal Horse Show. The equestrian event is set to feature 1,000 competitors and elements of dressage, show jumping and indoor eventing.  

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Halloween 2018 Events Across Canada 

If you are wondering where to head for All Hallows’ Eve this year, there are plenty of options besides a night of watching scary movies at home. For those who are more adventurous and want to venture outside of the typical house party, a spooky Halloween fest can help you get into the mood to party the night away. Here’s what to do, whether you are based in Toronto or Montreal.  

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Rainy Day Activities In Vancouver

  Vancouver, one of Canada’s prettiest cities, is also known to have some of the dreariest weather. Avoid the seasonal affective disorder by keeping your spirits and energy levels high and check out our list of indoor activities. From cooking classes to yoga to go-karting, we have an activity for every age group and personality. […]

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Four Steps To Get Your Sleeping Pattern Back On Track For Fall

    Sleep is extremely important for one’s mental and physical health. Getting less sleep than your body needs can negatively affect your health, energy, productivity, emotions, and even your weight. Many of us run around on very little sleep and caffeine fueled energy to get us through the day without considering the toll on […]

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The Health Conscious Canadian Restaurants You Need To Try

  If you are currently on a health kick or looking to add some greens into your diet, but don’t have the time to cook, these are some of Canada’s go-to healthy restaurants. From zucchini noodles to vegan meat-free options, to nut cheeses, there’s a restaurant that has something to fit every health craze out […]

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The Most Luxurious Spas To Spoil Yourself At In Vancouver

  Photo: shangrila_van on Instagram   Treat yourself to a spa day or weekend getaway at one of the many lavish spas located within and around Vancouver, B.C. We all need some rest and relaxation now and then. Why not indulge in massages, beauty treatments, sauna sweat sessions and more as you decompress from your […]

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The Canadian Fitness Classes That Will Whip You Into Shape

    If you haven’t quite achieved that bikini body, do not fret. With an entire month of summer left you have plenty of time to tone up and shed those extra pounds, you put on over the winter months or on that indulgent carbo-loaded Italian vacation full pasta and pizza. Instead of aimlessly wandering […]

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The Canadian Florists Leading The Latest Wedding Flower Trends

Photo: jeffleatham on Instagram If you’re planning a wedding and want cool trendy flowers, don’t even think of using red roses. The latest trend, according to a plethora of Canadian florists’ websites and Pinterest, is greenery and in-season blooms. Instead of cutting the leaves off of flowers florists are leaving them on and adding even […]

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Budget-Friendly Summer Festivals In Montreal

With its mix of Francophone culture and cosmopolitan charm, Montreal is always a popular destination for tourists in the summertime. For Canadian foodies and party animals on a budget, MTL is also an easy way to escape from your day to day life without booking that expensive international resort. If you’re saving up those Canadian dollars and want to indulge without the splurge, check out our list of these free and low cost Montreal festivals for the sunny weeks ahead. 

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