Sacha DeVoretz
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Journalist, writer, and world traveler. Passionate about the outdoors, all things pretty, eating healthy, enjoying life to the fullest and being kind to the planet.

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Top Style Trends For 2017

(0) Comments | Posted December 7, 2016 | 12:34 PM

There are going to be a lot of new, exciting, innovative style trends for both guys and women in 2017!

Recently, I was lucky enough to speak with two leading designers from Vancouver - Reuben and Lévi Uwi of U.T.F.L. (Uwi Twins Fashion Label). Their style and clothes...

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A Head Spa Experience Can Put Your Life In Balance

(0) Comments | Posted December 6, 2016 | 12:24 PM

I try to care for myself throughout the year. Not just the holidays or when it is stressful at work. If I am in a more balanced frame of mind, I can then be a better person for everyone around me.

To keep the balance, I do yoga, run, and...

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How To Stay Healthy While Travelling

(0) Comments | Posted November 30, 2016 | 8:16 AM

I am traveling more and more these days and I love it! But it is a challenge to maintain the same healthy eating patterns (and exercise) when I am traveling.

Recently, I was lucky enough to speak with Kim McDevitt, MPH, RD who works at Vega...

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How To Fight Bullying This Holiday Season

(0) Comments | Posted November 28, 2016 | 7:20 AM

I remember entering grade 8 (which was referred to as Junior High School then) and having the older girls in grade 10 taunt me and it was very scary. At that time, I turned to my older sister who was a wonderful support for me and really helped me get...

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Winter Fun In Toronto!

(0) Comments | Posted November 22, 2016 | 6:03 AM

I love finding new places to visit and exploring new parts of cities. Recently, I was lucky enough to learn about some new fun activities to try in Toronto in the winter!

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Here are my top ten picks for what I think will...

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Top Trends For Kitchens This Fall

(0) Comments | Posted November 18, 2016 | 10:31 AM

I love watching all those home improvement TV shows. They show how with a few improvements here and there, you can really bring some brightness to your home.

Recently, I was lucky enough to speak with Sandra Mendes, AyA's Senior Projects Designer. Sandra shared with me the hottest...

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The Top Style Trends Online This Season

(0) Comments | Posted November 16, 2016 | 12:27 PM

I love fall fashion and shopping online. The time I save shopping can be spent outdoors or doing fun things, like spending good times with friends and loved ones.

To find out the latest tips and tricks on how you can get the most out of your online shopping experience...

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Makeup Trends You Should Try This Fall

(0) Comments | Posted November 14, 2016 | 3:44 PM

I love fall. Pretty, light, fresh makeup. There are so many options: to go from a touch of tinted moisturizer (when I am going for a hike outdoors) to glamorous holiday party looks!

The options at this time of year are fantastic.

To find out all the latest makeup...

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The Biggest Myths Around Getting Fit

(0) Comments | Posted November 9, 2016 | 7:32 AM

There are many crazy ideas around being fit and healthy. Just as there is a lot of good information out there on how you can be fit and healthy, there are also a lot of myths. These myths can actually slow down or stop your fitness progress.

Recently, I...

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Top Tips For Winter Skincare

(0) Comments | Posted November 7, 2016 | 5:20 PM

My skin has been acting really weird lately. Dry skin and red puffiness under my eyes, and stubborn combination skin patches. It must be the change of the seasons.

To find out all the top tips on how you can prepare your skin for winter, I spoke with Tracy Feehan,...

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The Hottest Casual Trends For Fall

(0) Comments | Posted November 4, 2016 | 11:33 AM

I love the idea of having a multi purpose wardrobe. Living on the north shore in Vancouver there are so many opportunities to enjoy the outdoors. But I also want to look good when I am running around town.

Recently, I spoke with MEC Designer Natasja Parlee and...

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Bike Tour In Austin!

(0) Comments | Posted November 1, 2016 | 9:23 AM

Before visiting Austin, I had the idea of looking for options for bike tours as a way to see this exciting city. When I arrived, the temperature was 32'C and amazing sunny days. The perfect setting for a bicycle tour of Austin.

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Top Tips For Perfect Foundation

(0) Comments | Posted October 31, 2016 | 3:05 PM

Over the past few years, my skin has really improved. I used to have some adult acne and now with a good diet and being diligent about my skincare, my skin has really improved.

Recently, I was lucky enough to speak with Jessica Kmiec, Makeup artist based in...

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The Hottest Hair Trends This Fall

(0) Comments | Posted October 20, 2016 | 1:13 PM

I love learning about the latest new hair trends. Recently, I was lucky enough to speak with Ashley Hood, Colour Designer, Salon Manager and Colour Instructor at Suki's Salon. Ashley shared the hottest new hair trends for fall.

What are the hot hair styles and trends for fall?

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Exploring The Hidden Gems Of The Fraser Valley

(0) Comments | Posted October 18, 2016 | 8:35 AM

I love exploring new places. Harrison Mills and Harrison Hot Springs were wonderful new places I recently explored.

Harrison Mills is home to British Columbia's Heritage Kilby Museum and Campground. Beautiful rural scenery, with an amazing farm to table food scene and warm and welcoming locals.

Harrison Hot...

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Top Trends For Pretty Nails This Fall

(0) Comments | Posted October 17, 2016 | 1:37 PM

I love pretty nails. They can really make an outfit come together and at the same time you can make a statement about your personality with the colours you choose for your polish.

Recently, I was lucky enough to speak with celebrity manicurist, Gina Edwards for Kiss Nails....

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Top Tips For Gorgeous Skin This Fall

(0) Comments | Posted October 11, 2016 | 1:40 PM

With the weather changing and the days getting cooler and drier, our skincare should change too. To find out the latest tips on skincare, I spoke with Elizabeth Lamont, Vice President of Marketing, La Prairie. Elizabeth shared her top tips on how you can have gorgeous skin this...

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Fall Is The Best Time To Visit Victoria!

(0) Comments | Posted October 3, 2016 | 12:38 PM

I love exploring new places and sometimes the best spots are close to home.

Recently, I was visiting Victoria, BC and came across ten fun things to do, places to stay and spectacular views of the province's capital.

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Easy Thanksgiving Entertaining Ideas!

(0) Comments | Posted September 30, 2016 | 2:56 PM

Thanksgiving is just around the corner and it makes me a bit anxious thinking about the preparation and time involved with entertaining (I am not a great cook - but don't tell anyone!).

Fortunately, I was able to speak with Steve McVicker, co-founder of Matt & Steve's and...

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The Business Owner's Guide To Computer Shopping

(0) Comments | Posted September 22, 2016 | 8:27 AM

I am a small business owner and have several different computers and laptops. Upgrading or expanding my equipment is always in the back of my mind. Recently, I was fortunate enough to speak with Kelli Hodges, Global Marketing Manager, Dell Commercial Solutions. Kelli provided the top tips on...

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