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get a heart on this holiday season

You can’t rain on my parade! It’s gonna rain all week and if you need some sunshine you can find it here.

I was happy to see a Christmas Tree standing in the window of the bank on my way to work this morning. I’m not really a big Christmas-loving-person but I really love giving. This season, I’m planning to some some serious giving of my time, energy,  PRESENTS to you my readers.

For the holidays, a bunch of us behind #GenyTO have launched a campaign called Heart for Holidays. Our goal is to raise $20,000 for Hospice of Canada. Our donation does directly to families affected by terminal illness and give them food and gifts to be able to enjoy what might be the last holiday season they share together.

We’re having a party on December 4th and we’d all love you to come. If you can’t make it, it would be really nice of you to purchase a ticket so you can still be involved in the giving. Trust me, giving feels so good inside.

If you would like to donate a prize, gift basket or some moolah to our event for Hospice of Canada. Email, Tweet, or holler at me and we’ll sort out the details.

Have an awesome day! Happy Monday Tuesday!

TGIF: Twitter, Google, Internet, Facebook

Last Friday I posted TGIF and you know what? I’m gonna do it again! I’ve had a great week at work. Feeling better as each day goes by, I’m kinda getting the hang of things. If you wanna see you can follow @MTVcanada on Twitter and check in to the MuchMusic & MTV FB’s.

Here’s some stuff I checked out this week around the interwebs…

1. Gaga gorgeous Barbie from my Tumblr blog:

2. Things that make us happy…[read more]

Having a Good Laugh – Laughter is the greatest cure of all. Life is extraordinary in the moments when you are laughing so hard you can barely breathe. These moments of deep laughter are divine in the sense that they cleanse your mood and set your mind on a positive track.

Making the Yellow Light – It’s one of the most common simple pleasures, the act of beating the pack. As you blaze through the yellow light you glance in your rearview to see all the cars behind you stopping at the red light. Yes! You made it!

3. This laughing girl…love laughing and photos of girls laughing always put a smile on my face. I like to Tweet them via Tumblr when I see a real beaut.

That’s it for the Friday wrap up. I’m back to the Impact Conference & stoked to be at the HEAD TABLE with Jeff and Justin Trudeau. I’m out of town all weekend and back at the office Tuesday! BON WEEKEND!

TGIF: Twitter, Google, Internet, Facebook

hello fall

That’s my day in a nutshell, everyday. I read about TGIF in an article from Ad Age this week.  It’s lovely outside and my day is busy, busy, busy.

Some Tweetness in my day:

Thanks for comments BTW, don’t stop. It’s nice to get feedback. You come and look and read and laugh and when you comment it’s like giving back. Ok bye for now. #TGIF

they’re over rated and rarely worn

It’s been going on for a while, or should I say not going on…on my legs, pants that is. Yes, pants.  I rarely wear them.

I’ve got under ten pairs now since I cleaned out my closet. I gave away all the ones I never wore. They just didn’t get used.

I saw this post earlier today and HA..thanks to GaGa and all the other Hollywood whores, no pants is picking up speed.

There’s a bunch of references to me and #nopants in Google from the last year. I usually wear tights but with a skirt, long shirt or DRESS. Tights are not pants.

Once I had a boyfriend take me shopping just so I would wear pants jeans, they’re just not my thing.

Looking forward to The 9th Annual Toronto No Pants ride in January 2010. I’ll be riding that rocket for sure.

Here’s a little dance for you from me. Happy HUMP day.

a fashionable woman is always in love…

And so it began…the day of closet organizing. I photographed about 100 pieces and there’s  many more to go. It’s a huge job. I had a garbage bag size pile of clothes to take to the swap and at the end of the day all the leftovers go to charity.

It was at Amy’s friend Daniella’s shop Chasse Gardée, Queen and Dovercourt. So many nice things in the shop. I spotted about 20 pairs of shoes I’d love to own.  Smile for the cam-cam ladies!

People brought clothes throughout the day so the merch was always changing. I ended up going back later with Keri and donating more clothes. Oh it felt so good to give them away!

We all managed to find a few jems. There was lots of really nice stuff (vintage, designer).

Demin jacked I’ve now altered, vintage dress and brand-new-tags-on FCUK mini dress with pockets. Steal.

I am now the proud owner of a room where there are no clothes on the floor, EVERYTHING is clean and has a home. It’s been ages. I feel like my mind is free from clutter, finally! I’m thankful for my first job at the GAP in 1996, everything is perfect folded.

I’m totally inspired to host my very own swap with wine and cheese. Stay tuned. I reckon before the holidays (which are very quickly approaching).

It’s so beautiful outside today, like a second summer.

Enjoy it.

I’m going for a bike ride. Woot – Sunday Funday!

p.s. Taylor Swift was hilarious on SNL last night and I love her.