health.feature: Prairie Girl Bakery + Veggielicious


I’m always on the look out for great new bakeries within the Toronto area (last week showcased TORI’S BAKESHOP)! This week, I’ve found a great new bakery that’s put a very interesting twist on the delicious cupcake. Introducing PRAIRIE GIRL BAKERY – the old-fashioned delicious cupcake that just happens to be vegan.

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chic.toronto.fave: Jessica Durrant Illustrations

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God, I LOVE etsy.

If you’re unfamiliar with the site, etsy is an e-commerce website where users sell their handmade and or vintage items. Users get their own storefront where they can promote their own products for sale. The best thing about etsy is that it’s a broad range site – literally anything you could think of under the sun is available for sale!

While doing my browsing on etsy, I found a shop that stopped me dead in my tracks. I was drawn in by the absolutely stunning illustrations of Jessica Durrant, etsy shop named @JessicaIllustration. Taking fashion and artistic illustrations to an unmatchable level, come see why JessicaIllustration is this week’s chic.toronto.fave. 

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healthy.toronto: Gluten Free Garage Review

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As a gluten-free eater (80% of the time – I do cheat), I was immediately intrigued by Toronto’s Gluten Free Garage event. If you’re gluten free, you know that there isn’t as many places that cater to gluten free needs as there should be. Having a one stop shop for all things gluten-free was something I couldn’t pass up!

Luckily, the Gluten Free Garage invited me down to check out their Fall edition of their marketplace. How was it? In a word – perfection!

Come read some of the brands I got to interact (and eat) with at the event!

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toronto.event: Upcoming November Events

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November is gearing up to be a big month for amazing social events! Seeing as it’s the month before Christmas, there’s a lot of holiday spirit in the air.

Don’t know which events to spend your precious time on? No worries! I’ve got a roundup of the must-attend social events for the month of November. Keep reading!

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chic.toronto.fave: Fuel +

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This week’s chic.toronto.fave is coming a day early!

A few days ago, I was lucky enough to be invited to try out a new shop nestled in the Church and Wellesley area. For my gluten-free heart, this was such a treat!

Introducing Fuel +, you new one-stop shop for all things healthy, nutritious, and sometimes, even gluten-free – and this week’s chic.toronto.fave!

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style.picks: WMCFW Target Holiday Collection


I was lucky enough to attend Target Canada’s World Mastercard Fashion Week’s Holiday Runway show last week – and it was absolutely stunning.

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healthy.toronto: Gluten Free Garage Fall Edition

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Guess what’s back by popular demand for us gluten-free lovers! Yes, the GLUTEN-FREE GARAGE, which I initially wrote about this past Spring, is coming back for a special Fall edition!

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toronto.event: CaftCad Fall Movie Wardrobe Sale

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Earlier this year, I posted about the Spring CAFTCAD Movie Wardrobe Sale. As per the feedback I received, it looked like it was an amazing and incredibly popular event.

Now, just in time for Halloween, the Canadian Alliance of Film & Television Costume Arts & Design present the Fall CAFTCAD Movie Wardrobe sale!

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chic.toronto.fave: Beckie Di Leo Fine Artistry

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A few weeks ago, I was lucky enough to attend THE ART OF FASHION for the second year in a row, on behalf of Toronto Beauty Reviews. A fantastic night of live music, fashion competition, and boutique shopping, frequent chic.contributor Alessandra and I had a blast! As we were leaving, an artist, an easel, and some amazing fashion illustrations happened to catch out eye ….

It was here that we were introduced to Beckie Di Leo, an amazingly talented local high school teacher who also has an extensive background in ‘live art’.

We were blown away by her personalized work! Come see why Beckie DiLeo is this week’s chic.toronto.fave.

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