Hello Darlings, At the first sight of snow the suitcases were packed and we were on our merry way seeking sunshine. After a direct 5 hour flight with WestJet we landed in Phoenix airport where the sun was shinning and the car was awaiting for us. After a 15 minute drive, we were at the beautiful W Scottsdale — our home for the next 4 days. With a vibrant art scene, fabulous golf courses and magnificent resorts Scottsdale was described by New York Times as a “desert version of Miami’s South Beach.” And rightfully so! It is no wonder that within the past few years, Scottsdale has become the “it” destination that offers refinement that Vegas doesn’t and quaint alternative to South Beach. In the four days that we were there it quickly became a favorite!

W Scottsdale
W Scottsdale

While originally expecting calm and quite —  the city took us by surprise! The “new” Scottsdale now competes with Palm Springs, Las Vegas and South Beach and what do they all have in common? Fun — endless supply of parties, lounges and clubs. Culturally it is also a hub for arts and great architecture especially that influenced directly by  Frank Lloyd Wright. So while a horse ranch and endless stretches of dessert are never too far, in the midst of it all is a bustling urban oasis that not only knows how to spoil but entertain. If you’re looking for horse back riding, followed by Moët & Chandon and swanky parties and delicious restaurants then you’ve found your new destination. To say that it’s unique would be an understatement and to admit that I haven’t been charmed would be a lie.

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Hello Darlings, Marjorie Holmes famously said that “at Christmas, all roads lead home.” With Christmas Eve just a week away, it’s time to step up on your holiday shopping. If you’re anything like me and have notoriously become a last minute shopper, no worries! This year, along with Sherway Gardens I’ve searched high and low to find perfect gifts for everyone on your list. From family, friends, kids, spouses, to colleagues and hostesses… I’ve got you covered. Everyone is short on time during this season therefore I’ll keep this short and hope you enjoy the video bellow. And if you enjoy our episodes please subscribe here!

Happy shopping and please remember that it’s the thought that counts! Also, always remember to add a personal touch with a hand written note.

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Hello Darlings, With holidays just weeks away, it’s the time of the year where every woman is facing a challenge of pulling together a perfect holiday outfit. From office events, family dinners, girls night outs and new year soiree — naturally we want to impress. I always find that the most difficult part of holidays is staying on financial track between balancing gift purchases and updating your holiday wardrobe.

Marta Tryshak Hello Canada Magazine

With that in mind, when given the opportunity to style – and model – for a holiday editorial I went with five looks that will fulfill the needs of every holiday event. Thanks to Sherway Gardens I was blessed to have this first experience and boy was I nervous! I really hope that the looks and the video bring new ideas into how you can style your current choices and perhaps help in planning a thorough list of necessities that you may need to buy.

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