Archive | October, 2008

ENTERTAINING, HOLIDAY entertaining | October 31, 2008 | by Kim Vallee

More Halloween Makeups from M.A.C Cosmetics

More Halloween Makeups from M.A.C Cosmetics

If you plan to go to a Halloween party tonight and you are still looking for a costume, why not start with an artistic make up? I admit that these make ups are elaborate and are not for the novice. If you know a makeup artist or if you have a steady hand, they are [...]

FAMILY, KIDS party | October 31, 2008 | by Kim Vallee

No Sugar Or Calories with the Twinkle Cake and House Decorating Kits

No Sugar Or Calories with the Twinkle Cake and House Decorating Kits

It is too late to make your own Spooky House for this Halloween but still we can all appreciate the beauty behind this Spooky House all made of felt pieces. If you omit the pumpkins, you can reuse the kit for a happy ghost kid party. Assembling the house is a fun activity to do [...]

ENTERTAINING, HOLIDAY decorations | October 31, 2008 | by Kim Vallee

Preview of Living Etc December 2008 Issue

Preview of Living Etc December 2008 Issue

From what I have seen, the December issue is packed with Christmas decoration ideas for a stylish, modern home. Their Christmas issue is always a treat because they come up with fresh ideas. Shopping guides for traditional and contemporary wreaths plus amazing baubles and star ornaments. Living etc likes to showcase super size accessories. This [...]

COOKBOOKS, FOOD + DRINK | October 31, 2008 | by Kim Vallee

In the Kitchen with Anna

In the Kitchen with Anna

In her latest cookbook published by Whitecap, Anna Olson updates the classic dishes. It feels good to revisit recipes that have stood the test of time. In the Kitchen with Anna, you will discover new techniques, surprising flavor combinations, and special preparation methods adapted for home cooking. You learn new tricks about 125 tasty dishes [...]

ENTERTAINING, HOLIDAY entertaining

October 31, 2008 | by Kim

Happy Halloween!

Happy Halloween!

My friend Lisa Kothari of Peppers and Pollywogs sent me this gorgeous ecard from American Greetings. She sent me the very popular [...]

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HOME + GARDEN, KITCHEN design

October 30, 2008 | by Kim

Food Photographic Prints

Food Photographic Prints

Every room needs some type of art pieces. Hanging framed photos of food or kitchen tools is a simple way to decorate [...]

DESIGN and style, LIVING

October 30, 2008 | by Kim

Announcing the Winner of The Katie Brown...

Announcing the Winner of The Katie Brown Celebrates Book Giveaway

I wish to thank you all for participating. Thank you to the publisher, Little, Brown and Company for giving these copies away. [...]

HOME + GARDEN, HOME decor

October 29, 2008 | by Kim

More Steals on Glamorous Mirrors

More Steals on Glamorous Mirrors

My latest guest post for Style Sheet, the design blog of HGTV Canada is a Splurge Vs Steal post. I selected the [...]

FOOD + DRINK, TABLEWARE

October 29, 2008 | by Kim

Twenty Past Four Plates for Good Table Manners

Twenty Past Four Plates for Good Table Manners

Born and raised in Hong Kong, the graphic designer Willie Tsang now lives in Toronto. Willie likes to infuse a sense of [...]

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ENTERTAINING, HOLIDAY decorations

October 29, 2008 | by Kim

Last Minute Halloween Decoration Ideas

Last Minute Halloween Decoration Ideas

I like the Halloween porch spotted last week by Sabina of Barefood in the Orchard. I could not find any details on [...]

ENTERTAINING, HOLIDAY entertaining

October 29, 2008 | by Kim

Last Minute Halloween Recipes

Last Minute Halloween Recipes

If you have time to do some baking, Country Living proposes six exquisite cakes. My votes go to: Frosting Web Bake your [...]

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FOOD + DRINK, RESTAURANTS

October 28, 2008 | by Kim

French Top Chefs invent the Fast Good

French Top Chefs invent the Fast Good

France is renowned for its culinary excellence. Leave it to them to reinvent the fast-food industry. Fast Good is the latest breed [...]

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