Posted Nov 18, 2011 in Food

ModernHostess: Adventures with Baked Brie

Mmmm baked brie. I’ve enjoyed it many times at dinner parties and restaurants. However, I must admit I have never attempted to make it on my own, despite my obsession with all things cheese. So I decided it would be the perfect appetizer to serve at my cocktail party this weekend. Baked brie looks pretty impressive, but it’s a cinch to make....

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Posted Nov 18, 2011 in GREEN Berets


Following the Digital Waste Trail…

In 2004, I dropped off a computer monitor, terminal and television at a warehouse that offered “free” e-waste recycling.  The warehouse seemed straight out of War of the Worlds, filled to the gills with used electronics.  Massive piles - disheveled, disorganized - flowed from the inside out onto the back driveway. I was young...

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Posted Nov 17, 2011 in Cool Shit

Its Always Summer On The Inside

The Maverick, The pioneer, the legendary man behind the wetsuit and first surf shop, Jack O’Neill, celebrates 60 years of pioneering a revolutionary brand that changed the surf industry. O’Neill has just released a bio-graphical coffee table book following the journey of the man whose passion drove him to create an innovative suit...

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Posted Nov 16, 2011 in Fashion

Sweaters – Comfort Zone

Fall has never been so warm and colorful like this year. Eventually, it’s going to get chilly in the next few weeks, and to boost my “pre-sub zero” mood I started to think about sweaters. This year I picture BIG. It’s all about volume, chunky cable knits, waffle-stitch wool blends, funky colors and bold crazy prints. You...

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Posted Nov 15, 2011 in Food

The Newest Foodie Movement: Dishcrawl

A couple months back I had the opportunity to participate in one of Montreal’s fastest growing social movements; the Dishcrawl. Basically, a Dishcrawl is similar to a pub-crawl, but rather than having an alcohol hangover you may enter  into a food coma. A participant will pay $50 to join 40 to 50 fellow foodies along a tasty journey. The...

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Posted Nov 14, 2011 in Beauty & Grooming, For Her


Diesel’s Loverdose Fragrance

« Take another piece of my heart now, baby. Break another little bit of my heart, now, honey » Donna Summer belts out the tunes as blond bombshell model Ashley Smith turns heads, avoids a parking ticket, and receives a multitude of Love declarations in Diesel’s commercial of their Loverdose fragrance. Launched in Canada last October, the...

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