Oct
31

Halloween Special

Check into Cityline’s Haunted Hotel (and never, ever leave!),  scary home exterior DIYs, punny last-minute costumes + creepy refreshments (including Skull Head Spinach Dip!)
Products and Services

 

Costume

Men's Zombie Formal Costume, Black/Gray, One Size

 

Hat

Jacobson Hat Company Men's Permalux Top Hat , Black, Adult Large

 

Faux facial hair

California Costumes Psycho Mutton Chops, Dark Brown, One Size Costume Accessory

 

Recipes

Skull Head Spinach Dip

Skull Cake Pan

Pumpkin Ale Cocktail
Dry Ice Warning: RMI Productions Inc., Rogers Media Inc. and their affiliates disclaim any liability in connection with this recipe. Extreme care must be taken in handling and using dry ice. Any user of the recipe assumes all risk of injury. Please ensure that appropriate precautions are followed.
 

Products and Services

Dress

Red Kap Women's Lapel Dress, Navy, Large

 

Apron

IB-ON Apron for Women & Girls with pockets plus sizes White Custom Printable Lovely White Apron for Cooks Bakers and Chefs, Servers & Waitresses Comfortable Fabric 

 

Wig

Forum Novelties Women's Spirited Ghost Costume Wig, White, One Size

 

Gloves

White Short Half Finger Floral Lace Gothic Steampunk Victorian Gloves

 

Shoes

Funtasma Women's Victorian-03 Boot, Black Polyurethane, 8 M US

 

Accessories

Wilen Professional Feather Duster

 

Leigh-Ann’s punny last-minute costumes segment

Dollarama

 

News Flash

 

Materials:

newspaper

duct tape

a trench coat

 

Instructions: Wrap the newspaper around the body and secure with duct tape. Fold paper to make straps and tape in place for extra stability. Cover with trench coat and flash away!

 

Chicken Cordon Bleu

 

Materials:

blue t-shirt

extension cord

rubber chicken (often available in the pet section of the dollar store)

 

Instructions: Wrap chicken in cord and wear around neck over t-shirt.

 

Fork in the Road

 

Materials:

black clothing

yellow duct tape

plastic fork

fishing line

orange pylon and elastic (optional)

 

Instructions: Using yellow duct tape, cut 4" pieces the place vertically running down the shirt and pants. Wear all black and string a plastic fork with fishing line and wear around the neck. Optional: add elastic to a pylon and wear on head.

 

Brain Storm

 

Materials:

baseball hat

cotton balls

glue gun

rain poncho

construction paper (yellow and blue)

flashing LED party string light (optional, available from dollar store)

 

Instructions: Using the glue gun, attach cotton balls to the hat to look like a cloud. Place flashing LED string lights and battery pack within cotton balls to mask the cord (optional). Cut out lightning bolts and rain drops from the construction paper and glue into the cotton balls. Wear poncho with hat and let the brainstorming begin!

 

Chip on the Shoulder

 

Materials:

yellow bristol board

duct tape

large safety pin

 

Instructions: Cut a large oval out of the yellow bristol board.  Fold it like an accordion lengthwise. Curve the edges up and on the back, secure a safety pin with tape, then pin on shoulder.

 

Products and Services

Costume

Dreamgirl Men's Horror Hotel Costume, Black/Red, Medium

 

Haunted hotel mural

Posterjack

 

Trees and nursery stock

Sheridan Nurseries

 

Oct
30

Around the House

Switch up your dinner menu with Green Goddess Wonton Soup and Crispy Salmon with Black Bean Soup, plus a design face-off with our experts—who can transform a bedroom more dramatically with just $450?
Products and Services

Tracy’s clothing provided by Freda's

Tracy’s shoes provided by Town Shoes

Products and Services

Sarah Gunn and Nike Onile's Bedroom Challenge

Ikea 
bed, mattress, linens & pillows
night tables & table lamps
carpet
artwork

HomeSense
all ‘After – Amped Up’ bedroom accessories

Benjamin Moore
Sarah’s Wall Flat : Icing On The Cake 2049-70
Nike’s Wall Flat : Titanium 2141-60

For Sarah's beaded chandelier DIY click here.

Products and Services

For Green Goddess Wonton Soup click here.

For Crispy Salmon with Black Bean Soba Noodles click here.

Oct
27

Fashion Friday

A sneak peek at Erdem’s exciting unisex collaboration with H&M, the perfect pair of jeans, and rocking a pair of sneakers for (almost) any occasion.
Products and Services

Tracy’s clothing provided by Freda's

Tracy’s shoes provided by Town Shoes

 

 

To enter Joe Fresh's 'Win a Wardrobe' contest, click here.

Products and Services

All products available in Canada at select Hudson’s Bay 

Products available in the United States at major department stores

 

Dior Precious Rocks Collection

A luxe limited edition makeup collection that combines the refinement of precious gems with the rock attitude of the modern Dior woman. Dior has created the first kohl for the lips with ultra precise application & intense powdery matte colours. There are two beautiful eye palettes too. The Dior Vernis Liner is a clear varnish strewn with gold, platinum & silver in various sizes that look like little gems.

 

Clinique Pop Lip Shadow

Makeup artists at fashion week will often dab pressed powder on top of lipstick to create a plush, matte effect. This formula is a super saturated creamy pigment that glides onto lips and then transforms into a weightless powdery finish. Available in 8 shades.

 

Shu uemura rouge unlimited colour & texture mixers

There are four seriously cool lip products in the new rouge unlimited lipstick collection. One top coat makes any lipstick pearlescent. Another makes any lipstick have a sparkle effect. A purple mixer deepens any lipstick without dulling it. And the yellow mixer warms and brightens any lipstick.

 

Shu uemura x Super Mario Bros

Fans of 80s video game Super Mario Bros will be happy to know that shu has created a limited edition makeup collection using images and characters from the game.

 

Marc Jacobs Daisy Anniversary Edition

It is the 10th anniversary of Marc Jacobs’ Daisy fragrance, a sparkly floral-woody scent for her with notes of strawberry, violet leaf, pink grapefruit, vanilla and musk. There are two special editions with Swarovski crystals on the flowers.

 

MAC Viva Glam Taraji P Henson 2 lipstick and lipglass

Taraji P Henson is back with two new lip shades for the MAC Viva Glam campaign.  A coppery brown lipstick with gold pearl and a bronze lip gloss with gold pearl. 100% of the selling price goes to the MAC AIDS Fund.

 

Elizabeth Arden Flawless Finish Everyday Perfection Bouncy Makeup

Gel, jelly and water-based compact foundations that stress extra hydration and create a cooling effect on skin are a huge trend in South Korea. This formula is a hybrid of powder and cream in a gel format that brightens skin and blurs imperfections. Available in 8 shades.

 

Coach for Men

James Franco is the face of this energetic scent for men with notes of green nashi, bergamot, geranium, suede and vetiver.

 

Gentleman Givenchy

A masculine fragrance with notes of lavender, orris, leather and patchouli.

 

Viva La Juicy Glace at the Hudson's Bay

This fresh fruity-floral fragrance for her is upbeat and fun. Vanilla and milky sandalwood create a comforting warmth.

 

OPI  Holiday Collection

A limited edition of red, silver, black and white nail lacquers with names like, “Adam said ‘It’s New Year’s, Eve’ and ‘Feel the Chemis-Tree’.

 

Estee Lauder Advanced Night Repair Pink Ribbon Bottle

Twenty percent of the selling price of this product will go to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation.

Products and Services

Look 1

NYDJ Marilyn Ankle with Applique
Blouse, Parker
Cougar Kensington Boots

 

Look 2

NYDJ Jodie Legging in Ponte Knit

Grey sweater with split back seam, NYDJ
Grey suede with faux fur pompoms, Sam Edelman, Town Shoes

Accessories by ALEX AND ANI 

 

Look 3

NYDJ Skinny Chino Ankle with Front Zippers
Blouse and cardigan,  NYDJ
Embroidered slip ons, J/Slides, Town Shoes

 

Look 4

NYDJ Ami Skinny Legging in Coated Denim
Blouse, Parker
Studded block heel mules, Schultz, Town Shoes

 

Look 5

NYDJ – Ami Skinny Legging in Deep Currant

Blouse, Parker
Faux python slides, Town Shoes

 

Look 6

NYDJ - Billie Mini Boot Cut

Blouse, Parker

Sock bootie, Zara

Products and Services
Oct
26

Home Day

'Farm luxe' decor for country + city dwellers, why linen bedding is better for fall, and updating the curio cabinet. Plus, a DIY bead art project + hiding kitty litter in your decor!
Products and Services

Tracy’s clothing provided by Freda's

Tracy’s shoes provided by Town Shoes

Products and Services

Brian's Farm Luxe and bed linen segment:

Glucksteinhome

The Hudson's Bay

Wall colour: Benjamin Moore paint Witching Hour

 

Products and Services

Sabrina's curio cabinet segment:

Ikea

Canadian Tire

 

Products and Services

Home Editor, Chatelaine

Alexandra's cat segment:

Ikea cabinet, kitty litter box hack

Cat scratcher 

Cat end table bed 

Cat beds:

Crescent & Clair on Etsy

Wool cat cave – Agnes Felt on Etsy

Pet fence/bowl/bed

HomeSense

Pet fence

Bowl

Bed

You can find more of Alexandra's projects here.

Oct
25

Wellness Wednesday

Our panel tells their #MeToo stories, why you should embrace career change, and posture-improving exercises.
Products and Services

Tracy’s clothing provided by Freda's

Tracy’s shoes provided by Town Shoes

Products and Services

For Jonathan's Zucchini fettuccine with charred tomatoes click here

For Jonathan's Ribboned Raw Salad with White Wine Vinaigrette click here.

 

 

Products and Services

Outfit 1 Casual

Plus Size, Bomber jacket w/ stirrup leggings
Clothing from Reitmans

Shoes Le Chateau
Outfit 2 Casual

Jeans and off the shoulder top
Top Joseph Ribkoff
Jeans Mark's 
Shoes Le Chateau
Outfit 3 Work

Blazer, blouse, skirt
Le Chateau

 

Outfit 4 Dress
Marshalls

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