Holidays


Feel Better About That Vacation South You Didn’t Take

Feel Better About That Vacation South You Didn’t Take

Wind chill warning in effect. Just shut up; those five words are getting quite old. A friend’s Facebook status stated that he almost died of cold while waiting for the streetcar for five minutes last night in Toronto (and he...
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The Cost of Ditching the D.I.N.K. Lifestyle

There is just something extra special about watching a child experience the holiday season, and after all the fun family festivities of the last few weeks, many of us young professionals (YPs) are left pondering the idea of adding a little one to our own lives. And so continues one of the most popular discussions of our current generation: when/if to start a family, or to just remain a D.I.N.K.(Y.) (dual income, no kids [yet])
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Have a Happy and Healthy(ish) Holiday

We won’t tell you to skip the holiday baking or to fit in a gym sesh before opening presents. Instead, the owners of Twist Me Toned (TMT), a program designed to help busy professionals incorporate realistic health and fitness into their lives, have shown us how to have a healthier holiday without missing out
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Packing Tips for Your Holiday Getaway

Every young professional has been though it: a vacation nightmare, where forgetting to pack vital items impacts the enjoyment of your voyage. Avoid wasting time, money and stress this holiday season by putting together a well-organized suitcase
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Five Notable Vancouver Charities Worth Giving to This Holiday Season

It’s so easy to join the hordes wandering in and out of designer boutiques, shopping malls and along Robson Street these days – we get it, we’ve done enough damage to our credit card to prove it too. However, why not dial the store spending back a bit and put gifting funds to good use by supporting one of Vancouver’s many amazing charities this Christmas?
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Uber Montreal Delivers Christmas Cheer With On Demand Toy Drive

‘Tis the season to be giving, young professionals, and Uber has created a system that even the busiest of us can’t say no to. Leucan, an association whose mission is to help cancer-stricken children and their families believe in a brighter future, and the newly-launched Uber Montreal, teamed up to collect and distribute toys for children fighting cancer during the holiday
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Gifting Made Easy at Brentwood

With Christmas a mere 10 days away, the pressure is on busy young professionals to tackle that gift list once and for all. After a long day at the office, who really wants to do battle with crowds downtown though? If you’re like us, that’s the last thing on your mind these days; enter Brentwood to the retail rescue.
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6 and a Half Delicious Eggnog Recipes for the Holidays

Certain times of the year have their own tastes. Early spring is a cool glass of white wine while sitting outside on the first truly sunny day. Late summer is cold beer and fresh mojitos mixed with a light breeze and a warm lake. Mid fall is letting yourself be wrapped in a deep Cab Sauv like a blanket. And the beginning of winter – well, it belongs to the nog
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Not into It? How to Handle the Holidays

The holidays aren’t always merry and bright for the single young professional (YP), for the YP on a budget, or for those with ‘crazy’ families. Here’s how the holiday hater can handle these festive days
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Notable Gift Guide: What Young Professionals Really Want This Season

Why does it seem that our peers – other young professionals (YPs) – are always the toughest to buy for? Because many of us have just about everything we want, that’s why. For this year’s holiday shopping showdown, however, hold that stress, as we’ve created a unique gift guide based on the wish lists of YPs from across the country
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