Ever have the feeling that your skin lacklustre? Yeah, me too. Especially this time of year. In my late 30's and after having my 3rd child, I started noticing the sun spots (they seem to multiply every year), malasma, red patches and fine lines. My skin appeared less bright and uneven, lacking the vibrance it …
Author: Mary Ciancibello
Winter Fashion Staples
I call Fall an opportunity to have a reset. To edit, reevaluate, dress and shop with intention. There are so many options out there, it's hard to get lost in the chaos. When you get overwhelmed, the best thing to do is STICK. TO. CLASSICS.
Wedding guest magic
The Chateau's enchanting architecture and grandeur makes the perfect spot to start a love story - or in our case- continue ours.
…a name that sounds so simple, but truly is the best way to describe a cluster of secluded cabins in the Laurentians. Located just 15 minutes from Tremblant, my family and I had the pleasure of staying in a modern, curated shack located in an area called "Chic Shack" to disconnect from the city (and …
How we chose a school board
The decisions you have to make when becoming a parent are overwhelming. There are no perfect answers, only ones that are the best fit for your child and your family. When deciding on a school board for our kids, my husband and I weigh out all the factors. We visited schools, scoured school board websites, …
A staycation in the Capital in style
Got 16 hours? That's all my husband and I had. After a long 18 months of lockdowns, virtual school/work, and zero childcare, we needed OUT OF THE HOUSE. We finally managed to convince my double-vaccinated in-laws to babysit, and set out on an adventure in our own backyard.
What to buy “now”
Covid times. That's what I've been passionately calling these unsettling times. There's so much uncertainty these days, and we are all doing our best to keep a bit of "normal" in our lives. So what about shopping? Many of us have shifted our spending habits, but still want to feel the thrill of a great …
Injectables or natural beauty?
Can’t we have both? And if so, how do you find an injector that puts you at ease? When I started in the fashion and beauty (and social media) industry, I did it with great hesitation (and a bit of fear, to be completely honest). My “raison d’etre” for starting my business was to promote …
Vow renewal inspiration
The world turned grey this year. I wanted to add colour back for my family. A small vow renewal may not seem like much, but planning the surprise with my kids gave us something to look forward to.
Local love, with hundreds of furry friends
Our mini-van was instantly transformed into a safari jeep as we were greeted by friendly wapiti deer, followed by hogs (yes hogs!) rolling around in the mud.