Holidays


How to Make Even a Grinch Appreciate the Holidays

How to Make Even a Grinch Appreciate the Holidays

Before you accept your Grinch status and spend the holidays in a bitter rut, consider these 7 reasons to appreciate the holidays instead of sulk about them… 1. You Get Time Off WorkRegardless of whether you’re travelling to see family,...
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8 Obscure and Amazing Toronto Bars to Hide in This Holiday Season

Some people L.O.V.E. the holidays, but for others, it means having to run into way too many people who are home visiting family (let’s leave high school in high school, shall we). Well, if you’re planning on avoiding the old crew, there’s no better place to do it than by finding a new crew at a local hole-in-the-wall. Here are 8 bars you may have walked past multiple times without ever really noticing
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Ways to Fashionably Wrap Your Holiday Gifts This Year

Add a personal touch to your holiday gifts and make your loved ones feel extra special this season by making the outside of your presents as special as the inside. From crafty and handmade, to elegant and easy, we’ve put together all the inspiration you'll need to ensure a memorable holiday gift exchange
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How to Make Sure You Don’t Yell at Someone This Holiday Season

Christmas craziness can sure bring out some kooky characters, and for those of us already dealing with the usual holiday stress, having to handle catty sales clerks and eccentric aunts can really put us over the edge. Thankfully, we at Notable have been tackling the common problem of dealing with people we'd rather not for quite some time
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Everywhere You Need to Take Your Out of Town Guests Over the Holidays

It’s that time of year again for you to open your doors and pull out your couches for an influx of visiting friends and relatives. While there may be more to do in the summer months, don’t let your guests’ Toronto memories be limited to the inside of a few bars or shopping malls
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It’s Never Too Late: 9 Activities to Get Every Montréaler into the Holiday Spirit

Though the weather outside is frightful, not everything has to be worse than the next Grinch remake. So if you’re a young professional struggling to kick-start this month’s merrymaking, don’t fear your inner scrooge, we’ve found 9 great ways to help fill your soul with holiday cheer, or at least enough spirits to get you through the final stretch of 2014
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19 Ways to Look Busy With Work While You Slack Off During the Holidays

Since most of us aren’t magic elves, the idea of working really hard during the holiday season does little to boost our festive spirits. But fear not: the Notable Slack Squad is on the case and it’s our job to stay busy so you don’t have to be. Here is a list of crafty techniques for the next few months to help you get a more holiday-friendly work-life balance
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9 Good Reasons to Shop Local This Holiday Season

If you haven’t started your holiday shopping soon, we suggest you get on that before things start to get really insane. But before you hit your local mall, big box retailer, or the offerings of our US friends via the click of a mouse, you should really consider shopping locally this season. Here are 9 reasons why
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The Best Toronto Themed Gifts You’ll Want This Christmas

Who doesn’t love to show off their Toronto pride? These days, it’s easier than ever, with dedicated stores selling custom made Toronto swag that appeals to even the most design obsessed of your friends. Check out our picks for the most desirable gifts to show your love for the Big Smoke in 2015
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A Notable Gift Guide for Your Man

Gift-shopping for your boyfriend or husband can be tricky business. Gone are the days where you can give your man an engraved musket and a top-hat and know you’ve hit the bullseye; there are now more gift options than there is time to snoop them on Amazon. But while the options are endless, they’re not all endlessly good. Lucky for you, we’re here to help
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