And All of a Sudden, Ottawa Was Trendy

Okay okay, I have to admit the title is a bit click bait-y, even for me. But after recently hitting the one year mark living in Ottawa again after ten amazing years in Toronto, I have to admit it’s not the city I once knew. Over the last few years Ottawa seems to have propelled itself forward in exciting ways, has developed distinct and incredible neighborhoods, and has me a bit flabbergasted at how cool its become. Let me tell you why!

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Travel & Lifestyle | PayPal Canada is helping to make the holidays happier

Now that the cold weather has arrived, and I can put away the summer clothes for another year, I am officially in holiday mode. This week I’ll be pulling out the decorations and getting the condo feeling festive for Julio, Canela & I. That also means that it’s time to start thinking about holiday shopping. It should come as no surprise that I love using PayPal Canada on a regular basis for purchases ranging from The Chic Canuck must haves to movie tickets on date night. Recently I got a chance to celebrate the upcoming holiday season with fellow media members for a special #PayPalHolidays dinner and gift exchange. Today, I want you to know why using PayPal this holiday season will allow you to shop confidently AND I’m sharing my tricks to being a good gift giver! Continue reading “Travel & Lifestyle | PayPal Canada is helping to make the holidays happier”

Events | We are welcoming Nordstrom to Toronto in style!

For those of you who follow along in our social media adventures, you’ll have seen that we have partnered with Nordstrom to bring you some exciting events and BTS moments leading up to not one, but TWO galas taking place in Toronto. By now you’ll know that Nordstrom CF Toronto Eaton Centre & Nordstrom Yorkdale Shopping Centre are opening their doors in the coming weeks. The arrival of Nordstrom to Canada has been an exciting time for one of our favourite brands (you’ll remember we were one of the first to bring you Nordstrom Rideau Centre details here). To help celebrate the arrival of the two new Toronto locations, the #NordstromTO Galas are a great way to join in on the excitement! Continue reading “Events | We are welcoming Nordstrom to Toronto in style!”

Events | Nordstrom Rideau Centre Opening Gala

I have a confession to make. My name is Catherine and I love department stores. I really do. They hold a sense of adventure for me, full of amazement and mystery all wrapped up into one building. I once lived in the magical land of department stores I like to call London, England. But that’s not where my love affair began. Oh no, my friends. It all began growing up here in Ottawa when I was but a wee Nutritionist. Okay, I wasn’t a Nutritionist back then, but I’m trying to tell you a story here so bear with me.

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