On July 19th, Be Like Ada will host 500 high school girls for a full day coding bootcamp. The girls will spend a day learning the basics of coding and the elements of code fundamentals for any programming language. Be Like Ada (named after Ada Lovelace, the founder of scientific computing) is for girls new […]
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Next week My Sister’s Keeper will hit theatres and I have a handful of double passes to give away to my readers so they can check it out. Based on the novel by Jodi Picoult, it stars Cameron Diaz, Alec Baldwin, Sofia Vassilieva and Abigail Breslin (Little Miss Sunshine), and is directed by Nick Cassavetes […]
It’s not everyday that one gets invited to the International Dermal Institute so when I was extended an invitation to stop by for face mapping and a treatment, I gladly accepted. The International Dermal Institute is a teaching facility downtown that helps professional skin therapists learn and practice every facet of skin care imaginable. You […]
Over the last few years I have participated in several campaigns with Toronto-area marketing company, Matchstick. Some of the experiences have been fabulous, others not-so-pleasant, however it’s encouraging to see they are still engaging bloggers on behalf of their clients, as exposure is always a great thing. I was asked to participate in the L’Oreal […]
Last fall I heard of an amazing initiative called Beauty Night. It is an event that has been taking place in several cities across Canada for the last few years with a goal to bring women together for a bit of a boost through makeover sessions, book clubs, yoga classes, movie nights, and more. I […]
My husband has been commuting along the Cambie corridor for over a year and has seen the area develop, buildings reach the sky, and new shops open their doors. Last July CHANGE moved in, (between Starbucks and Save-On-Foods) and he was quick to tell me about this European lingerie boutique. For Christmas he treated me […]