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How To Perk Up This Blue Monday

Sari Friedman | Posted 01.14.2016 | Canada Living
Sari Friedman

The third Monday of January is said to be the most depressing day on the calendar, also known as Blue Monday -- coming right at you on January 18th, 2016. How can we avoid the post-holiday winter blues? Here are five tips for perking up this Blue Monday:

Dressing Your Way To Weight Loss Success

Barbara Aleks Hecht | Posted 01.11.2016 | Canada Style
Barbara Aleks Hecht

What if I told you that there was one simple step you could take every single day that would tip the scale in your favour towards reaching your desired weight loss goals? No special diets, no popping pills. All you have to do, every single day, is -- wait for it -- get dressed.

What To Sip, Savour And See In Stockholm

Sara Graham | Posted 01.04.2016 | Canada Travel
Sara Graham

No doubt this Scandinavian city shines in the summer, but there are a myriad of reasons it merits a look between October and April. Turns out, when the temperatures drop outside, there's no lack of heat inside. In November, we decided to give it a full 24 hours.

This Christmas, Let's Spend Money On Things That Matter

Jason Najum | Posted 12.23.2015 | Canada Living
Jason Najum

When was the exact moment that Christmas became synonymous with buying stuff I do not know, but it seems that we've reached a point of gifting no-return. The idea of simply spending Christmas with your family without the obligatory spending and consumption is not even a possibility. If you're an average person living in a Western nation you can be pretty confident that your intended gift-receiver already has everything he or she needs and most likely lives a year where their other superfluous wants are often met.

How To Spend 48 Hours In Montreal

Kathy Buckworth | Posted 12.22.2015 | Canada Travel
Kathy Buckworth

Canada's second largest city has so much to offer, you'll find it hard to pack it all into less than a week, but for a quick two-day trip, here are some fantastique stops to make.

Boxing Day Budgets: When To Splash Out And When To Save

Sandra Hanna | Posted 12.21.2015 | Canada Living
Sandra Hanna

With so many amazing deals, it can be tempting to stock up on items simply because the price is too good to pass up. My golden rule is that if you don't need it, it's not a deal, no matter how good the price.

How To Have The Best Online Holiday Shopping Experience

Sacha DeVoretz | Posted 12.17.2015 | Canada Living
Sacha DeVoretz

Pay attention to product details. Photos are a great starting point, but be sure to read about the material, measurements, model number, etc. to ensure you really have a full picture of the product.

Tips For A Cheap And Cheerful Holidays

David Lester | Posted 12.04.2015 | Canada Business
David Lester

It's officially December now and I have no idea what to get anyone for Christmas or how much it'll cost. Everyone should be getting ready to be merry and jolly, but I'm banging my head on the wall thinking of what everyone wold love without breaking the bank.

The 8 Golden Rules Of Shopping

Caroline Topperman | Posted 12.04.2015 | Canada Style
Caroline Topperman

Attention shoppers! Don't shop sales. If you buy a massively discounted item that you will not use, you did not save any money.

Orlando Is More Than Amusement Parks

Vitamin Daily | Posted 12.03.2015 | Canada Travel
Vitamin Daily

Orlando is known as a theme park hot spot, but when it comes to culture, Disney World's home has a surprising array of sophisticated dining, shopping and entertainment options. On a recent trip to the land of Mickey, we saw first-hand that you don't have to be a kid to enjoy a magical experience in the sunny city.

Student Hacks For Avoiding A Holiday Shopping Hangover

Mandy Mail | Posted 11.25.2015 | Canada Business
Mandy Mail

From buying a new winter coat and gift exchanges with friends, to purchasing a ticket home and celebrating the end of exams, there is no doubt that the holidays and New Year's Eve can put stress on a student's finances.

Canadian Retailers Can Do More To Satisfy Cyber Week Demand

Andrea Stairs | Posted 11.25.2015 | Canada Business
Andrea Stairs

Canadian retailers can still do more to live up to the hype of Black Friday and Cyber Monday. With nearly every major Canadian retailer taking part in Cyber Week, to come out a winner, retailers need to up their game.

Healthy Financial Habits Make For A Happy Holidays

Cairine Wilson, CPA Canada | Posted 11.19.2015 | Canada Business
Cairine Wilson, CPA Canada

CPA Canada released a Summer Spending Followup Survey, which revealed that 42 per cent of those surveyed were essentially on-budget this past summer. What does this have to do with holiday spending? Quite a bit, actually. Those who fared better followed a few basic principles we might all want to remember.

6 Tips For Saving Big During Black Friday

David Lester | Posted 11.20.2015 | Canada Business
David Lester

Black Friday is on November 27 and Cyber Monday is on November 30 this year, and I'm pumping up to win on savings! As you already know, I love me a deal, and I wanted to share with you all of my tips and tricks on getting the best item for the best price. It's a retail battle weekend and you need to be suited up.

Aritzia's New Label Is Minimalism At Its Finest

The Huffington Post Canada | Madelyn Chung | Posted 11.13.2015 | Canada Style

We want everything.

5 Ways New Parents Can Save This Winter

Sari Friedman | Posted 11.13.2015 | Canada Parents
Sari Friedman

Winter is just around the corner. And the only thing more overwhelming than the cold weather is attempting to bundle up your new babe for the first time. With so many products on the market, many coming with hefty price tags, what is a new parent to do?

How to Shop Like You Mean Business

Barbara Aleks Hecht | Posted 10.13.2015 | Canada Style
Barbara Aleks Hecht

While shopping to create and add to this perfectly curated wardrobe might be a casual pastime to some, to me, it's serious business. Shopping with a plan always starts before you leave the house, mainly in your closet. That's where you want to take stock of your wardrobe to see what you have and what you're missing.

I'm a Millennial Who Broke Up With Fast Fashion

Ana Wang | Posted 09.14.2015 | Canada Style
Ana Wang

I'm the girl who believes that the planet and its people are more important than a few extra things in my closet but I was not born from a rock hugging trees and growing my own food. I wasn't born an activist -- in fact, I'm non-confrontational, a bit timid and I don't always remember to recycle. And yet, I broke up with fast fashion.

3 Ways to Maximize Your Wardrobe and Your Dollar

Barbara Aleks Hecht | Posted 09.09.2015 | Canada Style
Barbara Aleks Hecht

Being clear on my style, knowing how to put things together and shopping smart keeps my wardrobe super lean. If you're looking to create a clean, solid, functional yet fabulous wardrobe and want to make the most of every item of clothing you own, here are three things that should help maximize your wardrobe. And your dollar.

10 Toronto Spots That Will Make You Fall In Love With Fall

Yelp Canada | Posted 08.29.2015 | Canada Living
Yelp Canada

Saying goodbye to summer is never easy. Luckily, the Big Smoke has lots of reasons to fall in love with fall. From learning like the kiddos to loving on local treats, here are 10 terrific reasons to cozy up to Toronto this autumn.

Mark McEwan Takes a Restaurant Approach to His Newest Grocery Store

Tiffany Leigh | Posted 07.17.2015 | Canada Living
Tiffany Leigh

Dubbed as an urban oasis, Chef Mark McEwan has taken his six years of knowledge from running his first McEwan food store in the Shops at Don Mills and utilized it to plant roots at his newest location in the heart of the financial district, the Toronto-Dominion Centre PATH.

10 Cool Fashion Brands You've Probably Never Heard Of

The Huffington Post Canada | Jennifer Choy | Posted 07.16.2015 | Canada Style

A guide to fashion insiders' go-to brands.

How to Have the Best Online Shopping Experience

Sacha DeVoretz | Posted 06.27.2015 | Canada Style
Sacha DeVoretz

I love being able to combine style and affordability. I have spent many nights (and days, if we are being honest) in my pj's sitting on the computer viewing super cute clothes on auction websites. Over the years, I have learned some tips about getting the best deal when shopping at an online auction website. #1 rule: stay within my set budget!

Three Words That Will Change the Way You Shop

Barbara Aleks Hecht | Posted 06.23.2015 | Canada Style
Barbara Aleks Hecht

How do you keep from making these bad purchases time and time again? You shop smart. You only choose pieces that looking amazing on and that can be described by your three, very own, very specific, self chosen, Style Words.

Clean Out That Closet and Spring into a Toronto Shop

Yelp Canada | Posted 05.27.2015 | Canada
Yelp Canada

Spring. It's happening. Finally. With it comes the bad and the good. The thaw that reveals months of urban decay and a huge apartment clean up isn't s...