A Novel Idea

Are you ready? It’s NaNoWriMo. Don’t know what I’m talking about? Well whether you do or not, read on for an awesome gift idea for this most festive occasion.

On Screen Scares

Four frightening films featured front…and centre. I ran out of alliteration devices there. But for serious, do check out these blood-curdling cinematic selections for some fun party favours going into Halloween weekend.

Foodie Fridays: Vegan Holiday Kitchen

Our final Foodie Friday (or is it?) is finally here – and this time, I’m getting you prepped for the holidays with a review of Nava Atlas’ new book Vegan Holiday Kitchen. Bonus: two freebie recipes for you to bring some holiday spice to your kitchen over the weekend.


Five chilling book picks for Halloween-themed gorefest page-turners. Perfect in lieu of candy!

Boo-tiful To Me

A bevvy of treats more than tricks for your beauty-inclined buds this Halloween season. Perfect for thank-yous, festive party favours, or ‘just because’.

Foodie Fridays: Food For Thought

Time for another Friday and another freebie recipe. This time, channel your inner body bliss with Christy Morgan’s Blissful Bites – including the delish Sushi Rice Bowl recipe included in this post!

Challenge Yourself

Coming up on the Canadian Gift Guide…

Owl Be There

I don’t know why, but when I think owls, I think fall. With that in mind, here’s a few nature-inspired ideas for your next gift-giving excursion, including a couple of Halloween picks.

Leather Together

Fake out! This post is NOT about leather (it’s vegetarian awareness month duh!) – but vegan (faux) leather, and other vegan clothing sundries. Read on for some ideas on where you can scope out vegan-friendly clothing and accessories for your next fashionable fur-friendly purchases.

Giving Back

Double up on gift-giving with these fantastic suggestions – with every purchase, you’ll not only be gifting a friend with a fabulous item, you’ll also find some of your monies make their way into the hands of the less fortunate.

Foodie Fridays: Fresh

Today’s foodtastic post features Fresh, a Toronto chain of eateries that specialize in vegan fare, vegetarian take-out, and lip-smacking juices. Healthy, local, and perfect for the aspiring vegetarian / vegan chef in your midst!

Homeward Bound

Chapters / Indigo now has a home section. Let’s review, quick – everything’s on sale until Sunday, October 16th!

Bean Laden

Pssssst. Over here. Great gift-giving idea inside from a Canadian coffee aficionado…just keep it quiet. Or don’t.

This Post Could Save Your Life

I know what you’re thinking. You see a pizza in the picture and a post title about saving your life. Oxymoron much? Click on to find out just what I’m talking about 🙂

The Grass Is Greener

It’s Vegetarian Awareness Month, which means all sorts of celebrations of ‘green’ eating (literally and organically) are happening – including right here on the Canadian Gift Guide. We start today with five suggestions for those of us with green thumbs in our circles. Get ready to get dirty!