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Listen: Sirius XM + @TheToddShapiroShow Ep. 124

Last week I was a guest at Sirius XM Radio on The Todd Shapiro Show. It was my very first time as a radio guest and I loved it! The show is nothing but jokes + hilarity weekdays from 4-6pm. Scroll for the link!

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EP 124 Casie Stewart and Ken Tizzard! ReleasedAug 28, 2014

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Make Your Skin Glow w/ Dermalogica’s Little Grey Pass

For the past few months I’ve been visiting spas around the city that use Dermalogica’s professional line of products and getting facials with their Little Grey Pass program. I was invited to be an ambassador for Dermalogica and to share my experience with you.

My first Dermalogica facial was in the middle of winter (March) and my skin was so dry and dull. Since then, I’ve switched to a heavier moisturizer and added vitamins & toner to my routine. A few of my fav items below!

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Dermalogica’s Little Grey pass is a great way to treat yourself and improve your skin. My skin has really improved, it’s more radiant and I find myself wearing less makeup.

How to Get on the Little Grey Pass train:

  1. Register at greypass.dermalogica.ca (open to Toronto + Vancouver)
  2. Call a Little Grey Skincare Centre listed on your pass (once you get it of course!)
  3. Visit spa & purchase a 60 min spa facial
  4. Get  stamps & receive products like a full size Pre-Cleanse (love this product!) The more stamps, the more goodies for you!
  5. Share your experience on social by tagging @dermalogicaCDN + #LittleGreyPass.
  6. Have great skin! (The most important part!)

Planning my next facial post-TIFF. All the events, films, and parties take a lot of energy and a toll on your skin. I might need a massage and few days at the cottage too! For more info visit dermalogica.ca.

AND DON’T FORGET TO WEAR SUNSCREEN!

<3 CASIE

#TonightIAm A Star: My Stay at Trump w/ HotelTonight

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On Friday night I stayed at the Trump Hotel and booked my room using Hotel Tonight. I’ve known about the app for a while but was yet to use it. I was contacted to take part in an exclusive influencer event where a group of notable Torontonians met up for cocktails with HotelTonight co-founder Jared Simon.

We were asked to pack a bag and come to the event where we’d leave to stay in a hotel later that night. Exciting!  We were each given a unique code that allowed us a stay that night at one of Toronto’s best hotels. I was gunning for the Trump Hotel as I’ve never stayed there before and it’s oh so fancy. Others in the group stayed at The Gladstone, The Beverly, and the Thompson Hotel.

Earlier in the day I chatted HotelTonight co-counder & COO Jared Simon about the app and what’s next. HT is the world’s leading last minute hotel app with a rotating selection of rooms made available each day with bookings open until 2am. After working in the travel/hospitality industry they were inspired to create HotelTonight, knowing that most hotels operate at a 60% occupancy.

I personally think it’s an awesome idea and recommend the app when someone visits my city or when friends are looking to do something special with their partner.  It was very easy to book my room using the app; pick a hotel, add credit card, book, arrive at hotel, checkin, stay, checkout.

I asked Jared what’s next for HotelTonight and he told me expanding to even more than the current 500 cities, growing consumers (like us!), and innovating the app experience. I love adventure so next time I travel somewhere I’m gonna wing it and book a random night w/ HotelTonight. Jared dared me!

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HotelTonight is one of the first brands to launch a campaign on Instagram. I love seeing brand get creative with their marketing on such a popular, visual platform.  

It’s called #tonightiam and ‘the campaign juxtaposes mundane everyday situations (painting a house, waiting for the subway) with the potential of where you can go and who you can be with HotelTonight (“Tonight I am Starlet; “Tonight I am Surfer”). ‘ Read more about it here.

Have you used this app before? Love to know your thoughts!

<3 CASIE

An Afternoon w/ Susur Lee at Bent Restauraunt

VEGGIELICIOUS by Bent Sept. 9-20th, 2014 w/ @susurlee

Yesterday I spent the afternoon at Bent Restaurant w/ world-renowned chef Susur Lee, learning about his cooking an sampling the upcoming Veggielicious menu. The five-course vegetarian menu runs September 9th-20th at Bent, which he owns with his sons. Yes, he is holding two fish in the photo but they’re for the raw sushi bar!

First on the Veggielicious menu is ‘Dip Three Ways’, a mixture of hummus, baba ganoush, olives, and spicy mustard seed tomato stew.  These didn’t last long!

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We started by making meringue desserts so they could bake while we explored the menu. I’m quite familiar w/ meringue as the Pavlova is a famous New Zealand dessert I’ve been making with mum as long as I can remember. We were given Susur Lee’s merengue recipe so I’m planning whip up a batch at the cottage this weekend and impress Sean’s parents. Look out!

Below on the left is the meringue Chef made and mine is on the right. Added some almonds to fancy it up a bit. It was delicious. Scroll down to see the dessert presentation, it was a thing of beauty.

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Chickpea Tempura Tofu

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Wild Mushroom Quinoa Risotto

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French Merengie w/ Golden Licorice, feat. wild blueberry, peaches, passionfruit syrup, raspberry coulis!

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They have some stellar cocktails you can check out on Instagram at @bentcocktails.

This is the Asian Caesar, the most popular cocktail at Bent. It’s got a whole bunch of ingredients including soy & Hoisin sauce. Yep, that’s an oyster on there too.

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Veggielicious at Bent runs from Spet. 9-20th so make a reso and take your fav veggie lover for a nice meal. There’s a raw sushi bar too.
For more info visit bentrestaurant.com.

Huge thank you to Chef Susur Lee and the team at Bent for a great experience!

 <3 CASIE

Sail away with me, my love…

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Our friends got married yesterday and it was so incredibly beautiful. They tied the knot on a tall ship while sailing the harbour. We cruised to the island for a great dinner and party. It was magical. It’s been ages since I attended a wedding and it was SO FUN. More weddings! I love love.

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Congrats Chris & Ariel!

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It was my first time on the island all summer. Can you believe next week is September? TIFF? Ahhhhh. This week is going to be super hot and I’m thinking about going back to the beach while I still have a chance.

Here’s to a great week! Hopefully love is in the air for you too. Go hug someone you care about!

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<3 CASIE

Video: The Fusion/Notable Icon Series – Playa Hacienda

I recently hung out with some of Toronto;s finest at an intimate dinner w/ Notable and Ford Canada for the first event in their new national Icon series. We dined on delicious Mexican food and were inspired by Playa Cabana founder Dave Sidhu. FYI the Cantina burrito at Playa Cabana is my most favourite burrito I’ve ever, ever had. I love it.

This is the first video documenting a series of 9 top secret events across the country with some of the Canada’s finest talent. To see more in this series visit notable.ca.

Fusion/Notable Icon Series: Playa Hacienda

 

Blog Life: This Is How We Do

You know face you make when you’re looking deep into the computer working away on something? It’s on  we all know well! This was me yesterday afternoon..and most days actually. Concentrating, editing, writing, coding, emailing, blogging, thinking, working, twerking. Ok, only sometimes on the last one!

Went for a run this morning and pushed myself a bit harder. Feeling fresh and inspired. It’s so nice out, you should go outside. It was 21 at 9am! This is how we do!

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I’ve learned a lot of thing blogging the last (almost) 10 years. I can hardly believe it’s been so long. Persistence is a big part if making your dreams a reality. I thought about giving up a few times and doing something more traditional, like not keeping a diary of my life on the internet but each time I decide to go on, something amazing happens. This was a good little read:

I’ve seen a ton of bloggers come and go over the years and I think that’s due the fact that people don’t realize how much work and energy it is. TBH, sometimes it’s totally exhausting! It also takes a time to build a brand, trust, a reputation, all which can be destroyed in an instant. I always remember this quote by Eleanor Roosevelt and think it’s best to surround your self with great minds.

“Great minds discuss ideas; average minds discuss events; small minds discuss people.”

I’ve always counted on Mum to be my first phone when something exciting happens instead of telling friends or the world right away. She can always tell when i’s something big. I’ll ring her at work and say ‘OMG Mum, guess what?!”. I know she loves it. I like to save up exciting things and share them once they happen.

In other news, saw this on M3 today and like, I love her. The Pee Wee Hermans? So cute.

I hope you have a great day. Go get some of that sunshine on your face! Make sure you are wearing SPF tho.

<3 CASIE

TURONNO: Where It’s At!

Turonno shirt by The Button Machine via @casiestewart

OH HEYYYYYYYY. LIKE MY NEW SHIRT?

I came across this beauty and just had to have it! They were out of stock when I placed my order so I kinda forgot about it, then when I came home from vacation, it was here. ‘Turonno’ by Button Machine calls to how us Torontonians say ‘Toronto’. Nobody says ‘Tor-onto’ we all say Turonno.

I absolutely LOVE when brands send it little ad-ons when you buy something online. They included their ‘Ol’ Dirty Rob‘ sticker. Thanks guys!

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In other news, I really hope we get a new mayor when the election rolls around. Our choices aren’t that great, but just about anyone is better than RoFo!

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You can get your very own Turonno shirt or tank here.

MUCH LOVE FROM THE T.DOT, The 6, TEEOHH, TURONNO! BYE FELICIA.

<3 CASIE

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