OMG! Your Webpage Is Like So Last Season

Header image across the top, widgets on the right (or left…depending on how you roll) with content occupying the rest.  Sound familiar?  Yeah, well just as fashion and your home decor has a shelf life, so does your website. Though I like to dabble with DIY web design and I have made some decent pages…

Stop Victim Shaming; Hungry For Love

I will admit, up until recently, I was someone who could never fathom why anyone would stay in an abusive relationship.  It just didn’t make sense to me. Until I started seeing all of the Facebook posts in my newsfeed about the victim shaming that is going on with the Ghomeshi trial. This is where…

Life After Death: Dealing With PTSD

Promoting mental health awareness is something that I hold very near and dear to my heart.  The stigma that is attached to mental health will only disappear if we continue to understand, discuss and support these issues. As a member of the armed forces you are trained to protect and serve, and along with that responsibility…

SuperMom Smoothie: Pumpkin Spice

It’s SuperMom Smoothie time so let’s spice it up with a little pumpkin spice this time as Noelle shares her secrets. [oh my: that’s haute.] The place where creatives go to click. Join the conversation, you know you want to! Click the image below to view the entire publication. #thehautelist…get on it!  Sign up here…

Finding Love After Divorce

Break ups are never easy.  The emotional rollercoaster that accompanies a parting of ways is challenging at the best of times.  Just knowing that someone is available to help with this transition is incredibly comforting. Patty Searl is one of the most compassionate and caring individuals that I’ve had the pleasure of meeting.  I am…

Sid Cratzbarg:  An Illustrious Socialite

I met Sid, in what seems to be a lifetime ago, when he invited me to a fashion show that he was hosting at Sante Restaurant. This is where I purchased my first drop dead gorgeous (DDG) cream cashmere wrap and truly unique handbag. In our this issue, our Fashion Editor, Chantal Sarkisian catches up with…

Signature Scent: DIY Perfume

I absolutely love essential oils, and I would not trade the benefits that I have experienced since eliminating lab synthesized chemicals from my life for anything. Like any other girlie-girl, I love cosmetics, perfume, and all other beauty products. I just never liked not knowing exactly what I was using on a daily basis. Since…