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8 Hydrating Balms For When Your Skin Is Basically Sandpaper

There are some things about winter that are cute — wool sweaters, fuzzy earmuffs, a coating of fresh snow spotted from the comfort of your bedroom window — and others that just aren't, like dry, dull winter skin. When your skin inevitably decides to throw a head-to-toe tantrum involving chapped lips, cracked heels, dry patches, and flakiness, there's only one solution to turn to: multipurpose balms, armed and ready to soothe and coax your dry self into a much happier place.Traditionally thick a...
Tags: Amazon, Nordstrom, Fashion, Music, Canada, Philippines, Miranda Kerr, Zakynthos Greece, Skinfix, Kopari Using


Maneckji Bhumgara: The Indian bowler who took American cricket by storm in the 1900s

Southern California discovered cricket in the late 19th century, two centuries after the sport reached American shores, but the region lost little time in taking to the game with enthusiasm. The cricketing season began every summer in May. Several counties—including Los Angeles, Santa Monica, San Diego, and San Francisco (in mid-California)—had their own leagues. Practice matches between league teams would kick off the season and near its end, a combined Los Angeles team would take on Santa Mo...
Tags: Asia, Europe, England, New York, Hollywood, London, California, Oregon, Life, India, US, Sports, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Canada, Liverpool


Now Also Posting at TGC Canada

I’m changing things up a little. I used to blog here Tuesdays and Thursdays, and then post my Saturday Links on Saturday, and my sermon on Sunday. I started a column today at The Gospel Coalition (Canada) site, so I’m changing my schedule a little. I’ll now be posting here on Tuesdays, and I’m moving my Thursday post to TGC Canada. Thanks to Wyatt Graham for the opportunity. My first one is posted today. I hope you’ll check it out and subscribe to the feed there. Stay tuned. I’m also unwrapping ...
Tags: Featured, Life, Blogging, Canada, TGC, Wyatt Graham, TGC Canada, Gospel Coalition Canada, TGC Canada Thanks


A Week In Montana On A $50,000 Income

Welcome toMoney Diaries , where we're tackling what might be the last taboo facing modern working women: money. We're asking millennials how they spend their hard-earned money during a seven-day period — and we're tracking every last dollar.Today: a managing editor working in digital media who makes about $50,000 per year and spends some of her money this week on Baked Lays.Occupation: Managing EditorIndustry: Digital MediaAge: 30Location: MontanaSalary: $30,000 (I am the content manager of a h...
Tags: Apple, Fashion, Music, Montana, Boston, Canada, Atlantic, Arctic, Richard Ford, Denver, Tj Maxx, Springsteen, Roy Rogers, Yin, Kimmie Greene, Broadway Netflix


A Control-Alt-Delete For Your Body in 2019

Having a chat with Teri Fikowski at Global Regina this morning, we agreed on a basic premise for New Years resolutions: Wait until after January 7th to figure it out. Until then, you’re in a flurry of holiday gatherings, NYE parties and trying to remember what day of the week it is. After that first week of January, you have time to decompress, look around at the aftermath of the holidays, and decide how to proceed moving forward. In early December, I shared a blog post about my plans with AdvoC...
Tags: Lifestyle, Canada, Nye, Frugality, AdvoCare, Global Regina, Teri Fikowski


A new start: Esi Edugyan on meeting her grandmother on her only trip to Ghana

The Canadian author visited her parents’ homeland thinking she would find her home. She left feeling less Ghanaian than everI was 27 years old when I took my first and only trip to Ghana. My grandmother was old – rumoured to be 103 – and in fact she died the following year. I visited the noisy markets of Accra and the clean, palm-treed avenues of the national university; I visited the slave forts of Cape Coast and Elmina, desolate with their old horrors; I visited my mother’s birth city of Kumas...
Tags: Books, Music, Fiction, Africa, Americas, Life and style, World news, Culture, Canada, Ghana, Accra, Kumasi, Cape Coast, ELMINA, Esi Edugyan, Man Booker Prize 2018


5 Tips For Buying High Quality Cannabis On A Budget

Cannabis is becoming a household word as more and more people are realizing the health benefits that little plan contains. Those that used cannabis years ago were considered pot-heads that couldn’t hold a good job because they were stoned all the time. Using cannabis is becoming so popular now that it is widely accepted and readily available, that your average American is enjoying it’s benefits whether you realize it or not. If you are looking to add marijuana into your life, you may be...
Tags: Health, Fashion, Fitness, Weed, Marijuana, Cannabis, Canada, Pot, Health Care, Medical Marijuana, Health & Fitness, Dispensary, Thc, Tips For Buying High Quality Cannabis On A Budget


Fight for the Right to Work

-->In a bad job market, the most important thing you can do is to keep trying.  Never give up.  Life is a race and your career is also a race.  The problem with most people is that they are often willing to give up at the first sign of difficulty.  The harder you keep trying and the more effort you put in, the more things are likely to go your way. From the time I was about 12, I had paper routes that required me to home deliver hundreds of papers all over my neighborhood by 7:00 am each mor...
Tags: Careers, Canada, South America, Michigan, Grizzly Adams, Wayne County, Northern Michigan, Add Post Footer Plugin, Grosse Pointe Michigan, Post Footer, Brittany Spaniels


2018 – our most international year ever

2018 has been our awesomest year yet, not to mention our most international year ever :) It’s pretty stunning to see the change that a small Danish company has been able to inspire in workplaces all over the world. Here are some highlights from our 2018 at Woohoo inc – and let us just take this chance to wish you an incredibly happy 2019! 50 countries!!! In November I spoke to 1,000 government managers and executives at a conference in Ottawa. That was our first ever speech in Canada, and tha...
Tags: Work, Hong Kong, Careers, Canada, Serbia, Copenhagen, Lebanon, Ottawa, Vega, Speaking, Garry Ridge, Happy At Work, Woohoo Partners, Woohoo Inc, CHO Academy


Unique & Awesome Indie Stocking Stuffers for $10 or Less

You know the old saying: t’is the season to get more excited about stocking stuffers than than the actual gifts you’re giving people. The little gifts are the best ones, wouldn’t you agree? And I would almost go so far as to argue that it’s more fun to get several small gifts than one big, practical one. Plus, it allows you more opportunity to show off your amazing gifting skills to your friends and family. Just wait until they see how well you know them! Grab them a serious gift like a gorgeous...
Tags: Fashion, Canada, Pins, Harry Potter, Meyer, Quebec, Janelle Monae, Parks Rec, Don, Kyoto Japan, Da Vinci, Leonardo da Vinci, Corridor, Matchbox, Lia, Vintage Silverware Magnetic Bud Vase


Following the arrest of a serial killer, Toronto police find gay man stabbed to death

The recent murder of Jeffrey Parker reminds us of long-held tensions between Toronto's gay community and its police.
Tags: Life, Lifestyle, Toronto, Canada, Ontario, Ad Friendly, Queerty, Gay Murders, Bruce McArthur, Jeffrey Parker, Tyler Reynolds


Michelle Obama's Book Tour Will Continue In 2019

There's no stopping Michelle Obama now. The former first lady, whose memoir Becoming quickly rose to be the most sold hardcover book of 2018, is extending her tour well into next year.“I’ve been so humbled by the response to the tour thus far and the overwhelming interest we’ve received from so many communities we weren’t able to visit this year,” Obama exclusively told People. “That’s why I’m thrilled that we’re able to expand our conversations to these new settings and wider audiences. I can’...
Tags: Europe, Fashion, Music, Obama, France, America, Barack Obama, Atlanta, Austin, Canada, United States, Michelle Obama, Denmark, Nashville, Donald Trump, John Kelly


TOP 6 WINTER CHRISTMAS MOVIES

Now that winter is setting in and you’re deep into your advent calendar choccies, nothing quite beats staying indoors and sticking on a movie. Check out these feel-good, guilty pleasure films set on the slopes at Christmas time – they’re sure to get you excited for this ski season and into the festive spirit. Let It Snow A classic TV movie, Let It Snow is packed with cheesy lines and happy endings. A Ski Executive goes to the festive Snow Valley Lodge in British Columbia to transform it into a...
Tags: Utah, Comedy, Movies, Winter, Romance, Films, Christmas, Lifestyle, Sport, Movie Night, Canada, Idaho, Ski, Skiing, Alps, Resorts


Why College Football Gave Me A Sense Of Community When Nothing Else Did

Whether you’ve got diehard team spirit for your school’s football team or have never watched a game in your life, the magnitude of college football fandom cannot be denied. That’s why, ahead of the College Football Playoff, we teamed up with ESPN to explore how college football left a lasting impact on one woman’s life. Read ahead for more, then check out the Playoff yourself, Saturday, December 29 on ESPN.Until autumn of the year I turned 21, I’m not sure I had ever watched a college football ...
Tags: Fashion, Music, London, Research, Canada, Paris, Espn, States, College Football Playoff, Usc, University Of Southern California, Edmonton Alberta, Ben, Los Angeles California, Lauren, Trojans


Giveaway: win a bike tube harness!

Have you seen how beautiful the harnesses by Oxyd Creations are? Well if you haven’t, you’re in for a treat because I’M GIVING ONE AWAY! These 100% vegan harnesses are handmade in Canada from recycled bike tubes. They’re sturdy and sexy and lined with soft felt, with sizing options to accommodate any body size. I’m giving away the harness of your choice from Oxyd Creations, with or without bike gears! HOW TO ENTER: Follow me on Instagram Like this photo Comment on the photo tagging a friend...
Tags: Giveaways, Sex, Canada, Insta, Instgram, Harnesses, Oxyd Creations


Out Of A Job? Applying For Unemployment Is Easier Than You Think

Layoffs suck. And unfortunately, the news is regularly peppered with headlines of people losing their jobs in another round of corporate downsizing. So if you find yourself stunned in the aftermath of an unexpected company restructuring exercise, there’s good news: You are probably eligible for unemployment insurance.Yes, dealing with any kind of government paperwork can generally be stressful, confusing, and unappealing. But if you don’t take advantage of unemployment benefits, you could be mi...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Canada, JONAS Priyanka Chopra


What Worries You Masters You

{Thank you to Capital One for sponsoring this post.} In an era of self-help, the idea of taking control of one’s destiny and being mindful are constants. Which is a good thing, but for some people, these thoughts can add to a growing list of worries and become overwhelming. It can be a vicious cycle, but only if you let it. When presented with a stressful situation, I try to make a conscious effort to not let my thoughts get out of control. I am one of those people who can immediately think of ...
Tags: Lifestyle, Canada, Frugality, Credit Education Week, Credit Canada, Credit Canada Debt Solutions CCDS, Capital One Canada


Self-Care With AdvoCare

Disclosure: This is a sponsored post in partnership with AdvoCare Canada. December is here, can you believe it? It feels like once the kids are back in school, the rest of the year is pretty much one big blur! Now that the holiday season is in full swing, we’re not only reminiscing at the fact that another year is coming to a close – we’re also asking ourselves, “how the heck did we get here?” Did you achieve all the goals you set out for yourself in 2018? I know many of us, when looking back at...
Tags: Lifestyle, Canada, Frugality, London England, AdvoCare, Max Phase, AdvoCare One 80 Transformation Journal


Watch this drunk man’s homophobic rant after being denied entry into a nightclub

"Do I hate gays? Yes! Where are my f*cking rights as a f*cking straight person?"
Tags: Life, Lifestyle, Canada, Homophobia, Ad Friendly, Queerty, Winnipeg, 441 Main, Reese Buhr


How Beauty Editors Actually Take Care Of Their Skin In Winter

We’re in winter denial. Even though the first snow has come and gone, we’ve put off pulling out our real cold weather gear (you know, the coat coat), and we haven’t dug out the hat and gloves from the depths of our closet. But we've been taking other precautions to brave the cold weather, like whipping out our most moisturizing skin-care products.This time of year provides us with endless opportunities to feel all warm and fuzzy inside, but it usually has the opposite effect on our skin. Betwee...
Tags: Google, Nordstrom, Fashion, Music, Germany, Canada, Kate Middleton, Sephora, Tula, Clorox, MEGHAN MARKLE, Andrew Weil, Renée Rouleau, Joanna Vargas, Shani Darden, Bader


What does your dress sense tell the world?

Some people like to stand out from the crowd when it comes to fashion. Research has shown that non-conformists can be viewed as being of a higher status and more competent than those who follow the rules of fashion. We take a look at what different clothing says about the wearer… Gender-neutral clothing Garments are no longer restricted to one gender. Many people are speaking up, opposing the ideas that men and women should be dressed according to their sex. But, are you presenting yourself in ...
Tags: Fashion, Featured, Style, Canada, New Jersey, Justin Trudeau


The FDA Says It's Now Safe To Eat Romaine From Certain States

Update: The ban on all romaine lettuce is officially over. Last week, the CDC recommended staying away from romaine altogether while an on-going investigation — into an E. coli outbreak that impacted 43 people in 12 states — determined the source of the bacteria. According to the FDA, it has been determined that the E. coli can be traced back to California. "Romaine lettuce that was harvested outside of the Central Coast growing regions of northern and central California does not appear to be r...
Tags: Fashion, Music, California, Cdc, Canada, Fda, Central Coast, Centers for Disease Control, Caesar, Yuma Arizona, California Romaine


The Power of Perceptions

In 1991 I purchased a four-year old Audi 5000 automobile for $2,500. When the car was new, it had been listed at $40,000. It was really beautiful inside. It had all sorts of electronic controls, powered everything, and it drove incredibly well. In fact, I can honestly say that the Audi 5000 was one of the nicest cars I have ever owned. In the entire time I owned the car, I had very few problems with it. The car was very comfortable in all respects and it cost me less than a much older, cheap com...
Tags: Japan, Hbo, New York, California, Church, US, Careers, America, Los Angeles, Chicago, Canada, Pennsylvania, United States, New Jersey, Sony, Cbs


Don't Miss Out On These Cyber Monday Flight Deals

Clothing and tech aren't the only highly sought after items on sale this Cyber Monday. Airlines are putting out their own deals on flights that you won't want to miss out on.If you're looking for an opportunity to buy a cheap ticket back home, to your favorite vacation spot, or to somewhere completely new, today is the day. A lot of these sales include dream destinations around the world such as Milan, Singapore, London, and Johannesburg. It may have seemed like a stretch before, but you might ...
Tags: Europe, Fashion, Music, New York, Washington, Canada, United States, Delta, Dubai, Easyjet, Johannesburg, Expedia, Alaska Airlines, Southwest, Cathay Pacific, Scandinavian Airlines


Don't Miss Out On These Black Friday & Cyber Monday Flight Deals

Clothing and tech aren't the only highly sought after items on sale this weekend for Black Friday and Cyber Monday. Airlines are putting out their own deals on flights that you won't want to miss out on.If you're looking for an opportunity to buy a cheap ticket back home, to your favorite vacation spot, or to somewhere completely new, today is the day. A lot of these sales include dream destinations around the world such as Milan, Singapore, London, and Johannesburg. It may have seemed like a s...
Tags: Europe, Fashion, Music, New York, London, Australia, Washington, Singapore, Los Angeles, Frankfurt, Canada, United States, Delta, Easyjet, Johannesburg, Iceland


How to Grow Giveaway

Happy Thanksgiving to my American readers. No regular post today, but I am giving away 3 copies of my book How to Grow this weekend. Enter below for a chance to win before midnight on Monday (EST). The contest is open to anyone in Canada or the United States. Enjoy! The post How to Grow Giveaway appeared first on DashHouse.
Tags: Books, Featured, Life, Canada, United States


A 32-Year-Old's $4,658.69, Three-Week Solo Trip To Croatia

Welcome to Away Game, a Refinery29 series where we tag along as real millennial women embark on trips around the world and track their travel expenses down to the last cent. Here, we offer a detailed, intimate account of when, where, and how our peers spend their vacation days and disposable income: all the meals, adventures, indulgences, setbacks, and surprises.This week's travel diary: A 32-year-old life insurance underwriter spends 20 days on a solo adventure, touring Croatia.Open to trackin...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Japan, UK, London, Pinterest, Washington, US, Jerusalem, Frankfurt, Canada, Cameron Diaz, Slovenia, Croatia, Alps, Airbnb


CDC Advises Against Eating Any Romaine Lettuce After E. Coli Outbreak

Put down that salad fork, everyone. The Centers for Disease Control have just released a pretty drastic warning, advising people in the U.S. and Canada not to eat any romaine lettuce , no matter where it's from. This is due to an outbreak of Shiga toxin-producing E. coli, which has so far sickened 32 people in 11 states, with 13 landing in the hospital. In Canada, another 18 people in two provinces were also infected.The reported illnesses all happened in October, but because the CDC has not i...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Cdc, New York City, Canada, Chrissy Teigen, Centers for Disease Control, Caesar, Yuma Arizona



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