Sacha DeVoretz
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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Entries by Sacha DeVoretz

The Hottest Hair Trends This Fall

(0) Comments | Posted October 20, 2016 | 12:13 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 | 7:35 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 | 12:37 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 | 12:40 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 | 11:38 AM

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 | 1:56 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 | 7:27 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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Abbotsford -- The Hidden Gem Of Southern B.C.

(24) Comments | Posted August 30, 2016 | 7:01 AM

I love uncovering hidden gems and when someone told me about Abbotsford, I was delightfully surprised.

During my visit, I was touched by the farming community and how deeply they care for what they are doing. It is truly a way of life for them and the region.

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The Key To Gorgeous Lashes

(0) Comments | Posted August 29, 2016 | 8:08 AM

I love long lashes. They are probably my favourite makeup staple. You can wear them big, gorgeous fluffy or simple lashes to accentuate your eye shape.

Lashes have come a long way in recent years and there are amazing options for everyone.

Marni Burton, Celebrity Makeup Artist for

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Bring Back The Classic Button Down Shirt This Fall

(2) Comments | Posted August 26, 2016 | 8:24 AM

I love the polished look of a classic button down shirt. You can dress it up or dress it down for an effortless casual look.

Recently, I was lucky enough to speak with Emily Evans, Fashion Expert at Ann Taylor and Emily shared with me the top...

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Everything You Need To Take The Stress Out Of Back-To-School

(0) Comments | Posted August 23, 2016 | 1:40 PM

It's almost time to leave summer behind and start to get organized for fall. Going back to school and switching gears to a busy schedule.

To make the transition back to school easier, here are a few tips the whole family can use.

Plan and shop for what you...

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The 5 Post-Workout Nutrition Mistakes You Keep Making

(0) Comments | Posted August 10, 2016 | 9:11 AM

It's no secret, I love being active and having a healthy lifestyle. But with all the information out there, how do you know what to drink or eat post workout? Recently, I was lucky enough to speak with Bridgette Clare to find out the top nutrition tips.

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Nanaimo Is The Hidden Gem Of Vancouver Island

(3) Comments | Posted July 25, 2016 | 12:08 PM

A friend of mine recently moved to Nanaimo and she shared with me that it is a wonderful and often overlooked destination.

I love finding out about cities from a local's perspective. So I decided to spend a few days in the Harbour city and share with...

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It's Possible To Eat Healthy While Travelling

(0) Comments | Posted July 21, 2016 | 11:56 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) I do at home and take those habits on the road with me.

Recently, I was lucky enough to speak with...

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New Dining Trends And Innovations To Look Out For This Year

(0) Comments | Posted July 14, 2016 | 3:24 PM

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I love innovation in all forms. Technology, design and new dining experiences.

Recently, I was fortunate enough to speak with Mo Jessa, President of Earls Restaurants. Mo just opened the new restaurant, Earls 67 in Calgary, Alberta. An innovative restaurant which...

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This Summer's Hottest Sunglasses

(0) Comments | Posted June 29, 2016 | 12:14 PM

Wearing sunglasses in the summer not only looks cool, but is also essential to protect your eyes.

To find out more about how to choose the best sunglasses for summer, I spoke with spokesperson, Robert Throop, Performance Sun Category Director at Oakley. Robert shared everything you need to...

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Summer's Most Glamorous Bridal Hair And Beauty Trends

(0) Comments | Posted June 28, 2016 | 12:58 PM

Summer is the season for weddings! All of those beautiful brides and bridesmaids. To find out the latest beauty and hair trends for brides, I spoke with AJ Woodworth, founder and owner of The Glamoury in Vancouver.

AJ provided the best beauty and hair tips for brides this...

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Top Makeup Tips For Summer

(0) Comments | Posted June 23, 2016 | 1:22 PM

I love the summer time. Pretty, light, fresh makeup. It feels so much easier to wake up and just put on a touch of tinted moisturizer, some gloss and a bit of mascara and go! The ease of it is fantastic.

To find out all the latest makeup trends for...

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Cool Summer Gadgets For Work-Life Balance

(0) Comments | Posted June 21, 2016 | 1:16 PM

It is easy this summer to create a fun work-life balance with these cool new gadgets. These gadgets can bring balance to your daily life, so you can enjoy summer to the fullest.

This summer, I am going to be working on my laptop in the park or enjoying time...

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Matcha Tea: Powerful Health Benefits Steeped In Tradition

(1) Comments | Posted June 14, 2016 | 11:49 AM

About three years ago, I stopped drinking coffee. I found that espresso and cups of coffee made me too hyped up and I would end up shaking and not sleeping soundly. So, I made the transition to tea.

I find that tea still wakes me up, but it does not...

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