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Constant craving — snacking done right

By Kelly Putter Is your new year’s resolution to eat healthier? Or to make better choices when that 3 p.m. slump hits and you give into your sweet tooth? You’re not alone if that’s your vice – Canadians are a nation of snack monsters with people replacing at least one …

Liberating abstracts

By Chris Clay Joyous is how Maya Eventov describes the act of painting. When creating a new piece, she attacks the canvas lustily with a zeal and ardor that typically leaves the GTA-based artist and the ceiling of her workspace splattered in paint. That unbridled passion for art clearly resonates …

Weekender: Bal Harbour, Florida — Indulge in an elegant getaway

By Carmelo Giardina Florida’s luxury capital is without question Bal Harbour. Located at the northern tip of Miami Beach and just minutes from world-renowned South Beach, Bal Harbour is for the affluent vacationer, where an appreciation for the finer things in life is the expected norm. It is here that …

The Art of Renovation

By Kelly Putter Imagine 40 people milling around your bathroom. The operative word is imagine because who, quite frankly, can picture four let alone 40 people? But that scenario did occur in Burlington recently when Toronto-based contractor Gord Baron lead 40 curious participants in a guided tour of a house …

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Voyage: Sailing southern coast of Europe with Silversea

By Shannon Mastaler The weather in Rome is a perfect 26 degrees celcius when we arrive. Magenta and yellow flowers line the narrow gravel road as we make our way to our port, while around us sunbathers are enjoying the sea and sandy beaches and cafes are filled with tourists …

Artist Profile: Heather Hogarth

By Melanie Cummings Oakville jewelry designer Heather Hogarth has had a lifelong obsession with colour, she freely admits. The seven-year-old who turned red, yellow and blue phone cable wires into rings for her Barbie dolls, and fashioned earrings for said playthings from chandelier pieces, is still pushing the limits of …

Home by design: Designer focuses her talent on her own home

By Rebecca Fitzsimmons When Chelsea Cobb and her husband Martin found the perfect lot in Oakville, they found the ideal match in luxury home and estate builder Project Construction Management (PCM), to help them build their dream home. Carlos Jardino, owner of PCM, can innately orchestrate his trades, says Chelsea, …