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April 3, 2014 – 8:00 am |

Start your Easter egg hunt early this year at Chez Christophe Chocolaterie and Patisserie. The Burnaby Heights shop has dedicated an entire line of exquisite handmade chocolate sculptures to Easter, featuring wonderfully imaginative creations of eggs that are almost too artistic to taste.

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EVENT: Vancouver Hot Chocolate Festival (January 18 – February 14, 2014)

January 13, 2014 – 8:01 am |

Here’s some news to warm up your day.  The 4th Annual Vancouver Hot Chocolate Festival is back again this year! Beginning on January 18 and running until Valentine’s Day, cafes around the city will be …

Get Glowing with Skoah’s Illuminate Facial (until Jan 20)

January 13, 2014 – 8:00 am |
Free Illuminated Perfecting Tint

Book yourself in for a Skoah Illuminate Facial ($90) at any location and you’ll receive a free Illuminated Perfecting Tint (worth $35), personalized for your skin tone.
I was able to sneak in a Illuminate Facial …

10 Tips for Organizing Your Wardrobe in 2014

January 8, 2014 – 6:11 pm |

I live in a condo in downtown Vancouver, so for me, saving space and keeping organized is crucial in a small space.  Here are my 10 tips to help you organize your wardrobe that will last …

Top five lessons learned from Oakley Canada in 2013

December 16, 2013 – 8:00 am |

Over the past year, I’ve had the opportunity to follow the adventures of Oakley Ambassadors, an inspiring group of Canadian women who have a positive and active outlook on life. Having interviewed several of the …

Protecting Your Skin from Cold Weather with Racinne’s Ultimate Hydra Perfection

December 16, 2013 – 7:00 am |

In preparation for colder winter weather and to protect my skin from drying out, I started to use the Ultimate Hydra Perfection line by Racinne.  Although the brand is fairly new to Canada (and currently …

12 Hostess Gift Ideas Under $30 For Your Next Holiday Party

December 9, 2013 – 8:00 am |

Tired of bringing the same gift to your holiday parties? Here are some fresh new ideas for hostess gifts which will get you a return invitation to any party you attend!

A Modern Mix Vancouver Month in Photos (November 2013)

December 5, 2013 – 10:34 pm |

What was Modern Mix Vancouver up to in November 2013?  Here’s a recap of the past month through a selection of photos. 
 

MMV Weekend Brunch Series: Farmer’s Apprentice

December 2, 2013 – 9:00 am |

Walking up to the entrance of The Farmer’s Apprentice for Saturday brunch reminds me of visiting someone’s home – the porch with two picnic tables and flowers on the table gives the restaurant’s first impression …