Every December, I begin my holiday kitchen residency — a month spent living between my kitchen island and stove, creating everything from gingerbread cookies to peppermint bark to spiked eggnog. I’ve even dedicated a Christmas playlist and apron to the occasion. Despite my excitement, my stomach doesn’t find this to be the most wonderful month
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NICHOLAS KAMMGetty Images This past summer, following the tragic deaths of Breonna Taylor, George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, and countless other Black lives lost to racism and police violence, protestors launched demonstrations worldwide. Among the many passionate protestors fighting against police brutality were Sasha and Malia Obama. Their dad Barack explained in an interview with People
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Truth be told, you don’t need more than a pen and paper to practice journaling and reap the stress-relieving, mindfulness-promoting benefits. But, journals specifically catered to self-care, wellness practices, and gratitude with prompts and insightful exercises may help you keep the habit. They also make beautiful, thoughtful, and caring gifts during this unprecedented holiday season.
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Photography by JG + SHI. For treating yourself, or your friends. By Odessa Paloma Parker Date November 26, 2020 icon-facebook icon-twitter Whether you’re searching for something to gift yourself or someone else, Canadian jewellery designs will hit the spot. Here are a few new #shoplocal launches that are sure to pique your interest. Ora-C just
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Photography courtesy of Red Works.Tomorrow marks the launch of the event’s all-digital programming. By Odessa Paloma Parker Date November 25, 2020 icon-facebook icon-twitter Starting tomorrow, you’ll be able to shop, experience and engage with Indigenous design thanks to the virtual reconceptualizing of Indigenous Fashion Week Toronto. Founded by creative Sage Paul and first launched IRL
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Poor Princess Margaret (Helena Bonham Carter) has a rough time of it in the new season of The Crown, in particular in the seventh episode, “The Hereditary Principle.” In the space of that single episode, Margaret has a medical scare that requires lung surgery, is demoted from her royal duties, and discovers a devastating secret
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Photography courtesy of Hilary MacMillan.“We wanted to make something that was wholly made in Canada from sustainable fabrics.” By Odessa Paloma Parker Date November 25, 2020 icon-facebook icon-twitter Toronto-based designer Hilary MacMillan, who in the past has used sustainability-focused materials including vegan leather and faux fur, just dropped a new capsule of biodegradable loungewear crafted
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Meditating is a great way to practice mindfulness and manage stress in your daily life, but if you’ve never done it before, getting started can definitely be intimidating. I’m relatively new to meditating myself, and I often find myself getting distracted by my thoughts. According to meditation teacher and actor Logan Browning, this is a
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Chip SomodevillaGetty Images When President-elect Joe Biden steps into the White House this January, he’ll be taking on a nation in crisis. Millions are unemployed, climate change has contributed to this year’s record-breaking natural disasters, and communities are working to tackle the systemic racism permeating every one of our institutions. As Biden works to revive
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Prince Charles and Princess Diana’s tumultuous marriage is at the center of The Crown season four, as is Charles’s ongoing affair—both emotional and otherwise—with his former girlfriend Camilla Parker-Bowles. Diana, trapped in an unhappy and loveless marriage, had affairs of her own, and the couple’s mutual adultery is explored in episode 9, “Avalanche.” During the
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