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The promotional image for The Art of Marketing in Toronto, June 5, 2013.

COMING RIGHT UP: Getting My Learn on at #TheArtOf Marketing!

What I’ve learned from the years of social media so far is that a ton of people are faking it ’til they make it, and unfortunately we eat it right up! These days, almost everyone and their grandmother is an “expert”. The Internet’s been flooded with experts, gurus, ninjas, advocates, […]

The tweets displayed on the wall at After Work Drinks Toronto: Movember Edition

COMING RIGHT UP: After Work Drinks Toronto 8 — The Dress for Success Edition

If you want to make the most out of social media, one of the most important things you need to do is meet people. Gone are the days where you can simply exist behind a screen name and expect to change your life — people want a person they […]

G... for Gelato and Espresso Bar — Blood Orange Flavour

I AM NOT A FOODIE: G… for Gelato and Espresso Bar

G… for Gelato and Espresso Bar Seating: Around 30 Address: 75 Jarvis St, Toronto, ON Location: Jarvis/Adelaide Neighbourhood: St. Lawrence Food type: Italian fare and gelato Shant Behesnilan is a man who’s passionate about customer service. He’s done what many only dream of — making the jump from […]

Left-to-right: Chris Vollick, Christine Pantazis, Justin Baisden and me!

Some Zest from the West — A Taste of Burlington

An hour away from big, bad Toronto is a little place called Burlington. The last time I remember coming out this way was in my early 20s to check the club scene (and girls) outside of Toronto at Big Buck’s Mountain Lodge. But nearly a decade and several nights […]

The cast of Once Upon a Murder

Whodunit?! — Once Upon A Murder, the Mysteriously Yours… Mystery Dinner Theatre VIP Launch

Never before have I gone to a blogger event and come home with extra toilet paper. Once Upon a Time…. What started as a simple dinner would eventually turn into an event filled with confession, intrigue and a dash of killer instinct. Nestled south of the Yonge-Eglinton neighbourhood, […]

The 2014 Ford Fiesta, unveiled

Partying Up Rain or Shine (or Snowmageddon) — The Ford Blue Party

Gotta love young social media socialites. They'll go to the opening of an envelope and tweet about it! Stay home, will ya? — MAVERICK (@MAVERICK_POV) February 7, 2013 Even though Maverick PR’s #OpenEnvelope-inspiring tweet likely got some would-be attendees to stay in and out of the cold of […]

Left to right: Arbonne Seasource Detox Spa 5-in-1 Essential Massage Oil; Arbonne Seasource Detox Spa Renewing Body Gelée; and Arbonne Essentials Energy Fizz Tabs Citrus

Valentine’s Day Ideas: Arbonne’s Energy Fizz Tabs, 5-in-1 Essential Massage Oil and Renewing Body Gelée

When I was younger, I was totally anti-Valentine’s Day. All it represented to me was yet another commercialized holiday that had stores doing whatever they had to do to get into our wallets. Being a little older and a little wiser now, I can say there’s something here more […]

Casey and friends at Horseshoe Valley, 2006.

The Lords of Winter — A Buytopia Skiing/Snowboarding Deal at Skyloft

It’s -14°C outside, feeling like -21 with windchill. To everyone who’d complained that we weren’t getting a white Christmas, I hope you’re happy now. It’s been ages since I’ve gone skiing (February 21, 2006 to be precise). I remember the last time I was on the slopes — barely […]

Dessert: Classic TAJAN Vanilla Ice cream in Affogato

I AM NOT A FOODIE: Cooking With Chef Pino, the Chef on Two Wheels

Today we take a short break from the November to Remember series to talk about an amazing experience I had last night, which involved one of the few things that’ve paralyzed me in my tracks for years — — cooking. Back when my Dad used to run a restaurant, he […]

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