Friday, August 26, 2011

INSPIRATION: Our Top 5 Links Of August

When we're not cooking up delicious treats for our friends, we're searching for interesting content to share with you on TwitterFacebook and our blog. Here is a roundup of our top five favourite links of the month:

Rhubarb seemed to stick around longer than usual this summer, and naturally Martha Stewart had just the right idea about what to do with it.

Get green! HGTV Canada explains how to save clippings from your garden to plant in the spring. 

Squeeze every last bit of sunshine out of summer with this guide to Canada’s best beaches by Canadian Living magazine.

A lovely story for children and grown-ups, accompanied by charming drawings. Found on food blog extraordinaire

And finally, Toronto’s late-August hotspot is here at last! The Ex, otherwise known as the Canadian National Exhibition, is also home to an ever-popular BeaverTails stand.

Tuesday, August 23, 2011

LISTEN: Unrequited Love

In honour of the release of the ultra-romantic summer flick One Day we’ve put together a delicious and bittersweet 'Tailored Tunes playlist of songs about unrequited love. Get out your hankies and enjoy!

New Order – 
Love Will Tear Us Apart
Dixie Chicks – 
Cold Day In July
Dwight Yoakam – 
I Want You To Want Me
Aqualung – 
Strange and Beautiful
Avril Lavigne – 
Billy Ocean – 
Love Really Hurts Without You
Pete Yorn – 
Life On A Chain

Friday, August 12, 2011

All Eyes On: Stellar Screen Adaptations

The Help hits theatres today! When it comes to screen adaptations, the argument is usually that the book is better than the movie, but we've been looking forward to seeing this New York Times–bestselling book by Kathryn Stockett come to life! It's the story of a friendship between a white girl and a black maid in 1960s Mississippi, and stars Emma Stone (whom we loved in last year’s TIFF sleeper, Easy Aand the formidable Viola Davis.

Check out five of our favourite book-to-movie adaptations after the jump. Enjoy!

Friday, August 5, 2011

LISTEN: The Best Of Lollapalooza

Festival season is upon us! If you're not lucky enough to be heading to Chicago for Lollapalooza, enjoy our 'Tailored Tunes that feature the top acts of the year!

  • Ellie Goulding – Your Song
  • Best Coast – Boyfriend
  • Foster The People – Pumped Up Kicks
  • Lykke Li – I Follow Rivers
  • Ratatat – Seventeen Years
  • My Morning Jacket – One Big Holiday
  • Coldplay – Viva La Vida