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August 2, 2018

Unveiled: How Much Should You Gift At A Wedding?

Wedding SZN got you feeling broke? The idea of having to spring for travel costs, hotels, a new dress, and a present for each occasion can be a serious source of stress. As wedding invites start to pile up, dollar signs start to flash–and to complicate matters more is the lack of concrete wedding gift etiquette.

How much do you spend on a wedding gift? Can you buy gifts outside the registry? Is giving cash gauche? In this installment of Unveiled, we get to the bottom of how much you should be gifting at a wedding.

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Lifestyle
July 20, 2018

The Five Women Who Made Me: Sherren Lee

Behind every successful woman is more women who inspired her, lifted her up and supported her throughout her career.

Canadian director Sherren Lee has been writing, directing, and producing her own work since 2009, but before then, Lee actually wanted to be an actress. It wasn’t until she directed a play in university that things clicked and she realized directing was her career path. We recently caught up with the Taiwan-born, Montreal raised, and currently Toronto-based filmmaker to talk about what it’s like being a female director and to ask her about the five women who shaped her career.

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Lifestyle
July 19, 2018

The Leading Ladies of Cryptocurrency

If you’re not one of the lucky tech titans that mastered the art of cryptocurrency early on, you probably have a lot of questions. What is Bitcoin? Is this even legal? Can I make money from this? And most importantly, why is cryptocurrency is such a boys club?

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Lifestyle
July 12, 2018

FORA FIRSTS: Julia Michaels

At 24 years old, Julia Michaels has opened for Shawn Mendes, Niall Horan and Maroon 5, she’s written songs for such artists as Justin Bieber, Gwen Stefani, Demi Lovato and Fifth Harmony, she’s been nominated for two Grammy awards– and yet she still crumpled to the floor when she heard Britney Spears sing one of her songs.

What we’re saying here is— SHE’S JUST LIKE US. And we love her.

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Lifestyle
June 26, 2018

The Five Women Who Made Me: Megan Hutchings

Behind every successful woman is more women who inspired her, lifted her up and supported her throughout her career.

Canadian actress Megan Hutchings has a whole girl gang of supporters behind her. We recently caught up with the Toronto-based actress to talk about what it’s like to be a woman in a male-dominated industry and ask her about the five women who shaped her career.

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Lifestyle
June 18, 2018

The Five Women Who Made Me: Mary Young

Behind every successful woman is more women who inspired her, lifted her up and supported her throughout her career.

Growing up, fashion designer Mary Young always knew she’d be an entrepreneur. After studying Fashion Communications at Ryerson University, she launched her namesake line MARY YOUNG in 2014 to fill a gap in the intimates market that allows women to celebrate their natural shape. Mary says that every woman is the ideal woman and feels that transforming the way women see their bodies starts at the base level: lingerie.

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Lifestyle
June 5, 2018

10 Things For The Starter Kitchen From Chef Vanessa Gianfrancesco

Chef Vanessa Gianfrancesco says she got her big break at 18 months old rolling out pasta alongside her grandmother. As soon as she could walk, she was pushing up a chair near the counter to cook with whoever was in the kitchen. Now, she’s the resident chef at Breakfast Television, host of Gusto TV series One World Kitchen, and founder of lifestyle website Cooking With V.

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Lifestyle
May 15, 2018

What’s Inside Kat Stefankiewicz’s Bag?

As the in-game host for the Toronto Raptors, a Spokehaus spin instructor, an Adidas brand ambassador and a social media influencer, Kat Stefankiewicz is one busy bee!

Living both a creative and active lifestyle simultaneously, Kat regularly shifts from one project and place to another with little time in-between. So it’s a *must* to always have some major necessities in her bag to keep her going. We recently had the chance to catch up with Kat and ask her the age-old question… “What’s in your bag?” Scroll through some of her fave ~essentials~ below.

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Lifestyle
May 4, 2018

FORA BITES: Cinco de Mayo Cocktails That Aren’t Margaritas

Cinco de Mayo is tomorrow, and as the inclusive people we are, we won’t only be downing margaritas. We’ll be making room for so many other Mexican-style cocktails to celebrate the Battle of Puebla! But don’t worry, there’s still *plenty* of tequila included.

Here are five CINCO simple Cinco de Mayo cocktails inspired by Mexican culture that aren’t margaritas. Salud!

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Lifestyle
April 6, 2018

Probiotics: The Good Bacteria That You Should Be Paying More Attention To

Remember when you were a kid and you could eat literally anything? Dino-egg oatmeal was considered a healthy breakfast, and when you got sent to school with a Lunchables you felt like you could conquer the world. (tbh kind of still feel that way).

Unfortunately as we got older, our immune systems and dietary needs changed. Too much sugar makes our bodies rebel, but on the bright side there is hope, and it comes in the form of probiotics.

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