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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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.

(0) 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

(0) 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

(0) 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

(0) 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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Top Tips To Start Running This Summer

(0) Comments | Posted June 13, 2016 | 6:09 PM

I love running year round. My favourite runs are trails. The beautiful scenery passing me by and the soft ground under my feet. I started running more than 20 years ago and when I first began, it was a slow shuffle (barely a jog) and I was almost able to...

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Top Style Trends For Summer

(0) Comments | Posted June 7, 2016 | 10:18 AM

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Summer is a time when you can wear casual flowy dresses, amazing accessories and elegant sandals. There are countless gorgeous trends this season.

To find out the latest looks for summer, I was fortunate enough to speak with Emily Evans, Fashion Expert...

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Top Tips To Protect Your Skin From The Sun This Summer

(0) Comments | Posted June 2, 2016 | 4:11 PM

When I was young (in my 20s), I felt like nothing could harm me. But now, after having a mole removed and following this, a serious discussion with my doctor on skin care and the risks, I am much more careful with how I care for my skin in the...

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Top Tips For Taking Amazing Travel Photos And Videos

(0) Comments | Posted May 20, 2016 | 1:42 PM

I love travel and I love taking photos and shooting videos. But how to create photos and videos that people will really enjoy?

Here are the top tips for taking amazing travel photos and videos:

Top Travel Photo Tips

Consider "people, places, things."

This is a useful tip for fantastic...

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Top Tips For Self-Tanning And Laser Hair Removal

(0) Comments | Posted May 18, 2016 | 10:50 AM

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I have always loved having a bit of colour during the summer months. Self-tanners have come a long way and really improved in the past five years or so. Now, you can have a real looking tan without the damage from the sun.

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Casual Summer Style That Goes From Hike To High Street

(0) Comments | Posted May 12, 2016 | 1:05 PM

I love the idea of having a wardrobe I can wear when I am enjoying the outdoors and also in the city. Living in Vancouver there are so many opportunities to enjoy nature. But after a hike, I may need to go to the store or the bank. How can...

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