Duana Names: I Push Because I Love

Duana Posted by Duana at May 24, 2019 20:21:02 May 24, 2019 20:21:02
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Hi Duana, We are expecting our second daughter in a few weeks and haven’t yet settled on a name. For our first daughter, her name came super easily. We both had really liked the name Serena and it was the natural choice - we hadn’t really thought of any other names, which in retrospect is a bit surprising given my husband’s tendency for giving everyone a nickname and she is now almost three without a nickname in sight. Full Article

Sasha Finds: Bike Shorts 

Sasha Posted by Sasha at May 24, 2019 17:30:54 May 24, 2019 17:30:54
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It's difficult to not get sucked into seasonal trends and for the most part I really stick to my guns and don't waver when it comes to my style. However, there is one trend that I can't help but love right now and I can't believe I'm saying this, but I am all about.... The bike short. Full Article

Smutty Fitness: When life changes, so do workouts

Hayley Posted by Hayley at May 24, 2019 16:26:37 May 24, 2019 16:26:37
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Being active has been a part of my life since I was a kid running around on the beaches of my hometown on the west coast of Vancouver Island. I have played community sports, school sports, high level club sports, university sports as well as competed in multiple triathlons, marathons, and cross-country mountain bike racing. Full Article

What's Your Drama: Magic Mike & a Bad Driving Friend

Sasha Posted by Sasha at May 23, 2019 17:49:09 May 23, 2019 17:49:09

Welcome back to another episode of What's Your Drama. On today's show: Lainey is back from Vegas and tells me about all about the brain and brawn of the Magic Mike show. I'm still skeptical, but that's par for the course. Then we move on to your drama! Does growing up mean growing apart, dealing with no bridesmaids at your wedding, and how to tell your friend she's a dangerous driver. Full Article

Duana Names: What About Love? 

Duana Posted by Duana at May 17, 2019 20:33:45 May 17, 2019 20:33:45
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Hey Duana! We are expecting late spring this year, and don’t know what gender the baby will be.   The longer I sit on names, the less they seem to appeal to me... we do want names that would be easily said in English or French. Ages ago, we came across the name Adara for a daughter. Full Article

What's Your Drama: Hot Over Charles Melton & Muting Your Talkative Friend

Sasha Posted by Sasha at May 16, 2019 17:17:18 May 16, 2019 17:17:18

Welcome back to another episode of What's Your Drama! On today's show: We perv out on Charles Melton because as you know, we are desperate old hags. Then we get into your drama! What to do when you have the hots for someone in the family, how to get your friend to stop talking about themselves, and finally how to act on a vacation with your boyfriend's family. Full Article

Duana Names: Chew On This 

Duana Posted by Duana at May 13, 2019 20:20:26 May 13, 2019 20:20:26
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Dear Duana, A very good friend of mine is due to give birth to baby #3 next week. She massively struggles with names (this is the text she sent me earlier today: "Why is naming a human soooo difficult???"), but she and her partner did an exceptional job coming up with Lachlan and Magnus for their first two: marvellous strong names for two silly, sweet boys. Full Article

Sasha Finds: ILIA Limitless Lash Mascara

Sasha Posted by Sasha at May 10, 2019 19:15:29 May 10, 2019 19:15:29

If you’ve been reading this column long enough you know I love the Canadian brand, ILIA Beauty. They have taken the green, clean market by storm as one of *the* top players. From their lip conditioners to foundations, every product is elevated to a luxe level. So I was majorly bummed out a couple of years ago when I went to the brand for mascara. Full Article

What's Your Drama: Jen Garner Guilt & Friend Breakups

Sasha Posted by Sasha at May 9, 2019 15:53:44 May 9, 2019 15:53:44

Welcome to another edition of What’s Your Drama! On today’s episode: Lainey hasn’t slept which means she has a beating heart, so let’s all embrace her kindness while it lasts. Then we get into your drama! When to pull out of a crush, how to get over friendship breakups and dealing with a straight talking friend. Full Article

Duana Names: Best Of All Worlds

Duana Posted by Duana at May 6, 2019 20:00:02 May 6, 2019 20:00:02
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Hi Duana! I had written to you months ago about baby #3 due in May (not knowing what the baby’s gender would be) and stressing about what to name the babe if it was a boy. We loved the name Isaiah but it is way to similar to our daughter’s name Eliza, which is why I reached out to you!  Well. Full Article

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