• Hair Love

  • When you spend a chunk of your life working weekends in a hair salon, you can end up being pretty picky about the product you use in your hair. I certainly am. There are many reasons why I choose a product: smell, texture, and how my hair feels the following day. Here are some of my hair-must-haves, and recommendations for you to try this Spring/Summer! ColorProof I have finally found a s[...]
  • Who doesn't love socks?

  • I am a sock fiend. Really and truly. I have a two super organized sock drawers filled to the brim with my favourite dress socks, athletic socks, and tights. Two drawers because on my rushed mornings out the door, I can very easily pick the right drawer (one is for dress socks, one is for leisure or athletic) for the right pair of socks as I run out the door. I have always been a huge sock fan s[...]
  • GG Give-Away.. um yes, pls.

  • Our friends at the Gingerich Group is having a lil' Facebook contest (weee!) and giving away a 3 piece luggage set inspired by Vintage Elle Magazine covers. Perfect for the fashion lover in you.. and me.. me, because I seriously need to add this luggage set to my collection. My standard black luggage has seen better days, and I am so tired of having to tie colourful scarves and ribbons to my sui[...]
  • ABA Toronto

  • It has been years since I have last attended the Allied Beauty Association Toronto show. Gone are the days where I sweat under the lights, praying under my breath some hair stylist i've committed to "modelling " for doesn't go scissor happy on my hair and chop it all off. This year, I was invited to attend the show by the amazing team at VENUS Beauty Supplies, and 2Social  joined in the fun wit[...]
  • New 2Social Office! APRIL!

  • Happy sunny Tuesday! I will take the sun... even if the heat isn't here yet. Last night was a busy first night to Fashion Week, and I realized (after waking up this morning) that I was being reeeeally ambitious thinking I would hit up as many shows as I originally mentioned. Just. Can't. Do. It. An early morning rushing into work, as we prepare to move into our brand, spankin' new office spa[...]
  • Fash-Fash-Fashion Week.

  • It is cold as F, and I don't care: Tutu's and leggings, cropped jackets and corsets, cropped dress shirts and ripped boyfriend jeans... this girl is ready for a fun week ahead of Fashion week shows, friends, catch up's and networking. Will you be there? For more details on the shows and the designers, be sure to check their site and show schedule: worldmastercardfashionweek.com I have [...]
  • Just a few social tips...

  • Here are a few things, as someone who works in social media... and a human being, that I thought I would suggest to people to avoid doing online. Continue at your own risk, these are just my personal suggestions: 1.  Over-complimenting strangers. Compliments are nice. They really, truly are. But maybe just a short and sweet one, then move on, ESPECIALLY if you aren't in a relationship wit[...]
  • The Wedding Room

  • Yes, I went to the Wedding show at the Wedding Room this weekend. And, no, I am not planning a wedding any time soon. Let me just clarify that right now... before I get a ton of FB Private Messages and a few confused ones from my parents. I just LOVE the beautiful details that go into peoples special day, and wedding shows are so perfectly elegant and girly, that I wouldn't pass up a chance to pop[...]
  • Style Ambassador, Clearly Contacts

  • I do love the way the right frames or shades can add the finishing details to the perfect outfit, so I am stoked to be a Style Ambassador for Clearly Contacts. Not only do they have amazing designer frames... but they also stay true to what is important and support important causes, such as Anti-Bullying. Being a Style Ambassador is one thing, but sharing the same values as a brand you repr[...]
  • Rose City Kitchen

  • I love Mediterranean food... a lot. And when I heard that Rose City Kitchen was opening just off the corner of Spadina and Queen, to revolutionize the way we think of shawarma and falafel, well, I had to make sure I was first in line to try that! Rose City is another name for the historical, stunning, city of Petra, located in Jordan and carved into sheer rose-coloured mountain rock. Rose C[...]
  • Funny Valentine

  • Yes, it has been a few days since Valentines Day... but I took the whole weekend to spend on an assignment, some relaxing time, spa afternoons, and family time... so here is my belated post: Firstly, I love Valentines Day. Yes, I am aware that it is consumerism at its best, and full of cheesy hearts and cupids.. but I love it. I put a serious amount of thought into my gifts, to make sure there [...]
  • Healthy Snack Time

  • I don't know about you, but the more I stick to my work out routine, and hit the gym regularly... the hungrier I get! So, I am always scouring the web, asking my friends, and trying out new healthy snacks to munch on during the day and post workout that will satisfy the hunger while keeping me on my healthy track to a fitter me. I am a strong believer in eating small frequent meals, eating [...]
  • Bey.

  • I don't know if you tuned into the Grammy's last Sunday, but I definitely didn't miss it. I love music, pop culture and red carpet fashion... pair that with a glass of wine, some delicious bites and hilarious friends, and it is the perfect occasion. If you watched, you might have been blown away (like I was) by Beyonce: Her hair, her body, her performance of one of my favourite songs by her, and h[...]
  • Corporate Style

  • It isn't always easy to make corporate fashion and/or promotional apparel look cool; but they are very valuable items for branding and companies.  At the Gingerich Group, we are always brainstorming ways to illustrate the importance and need for corporate branding through apparel and accessories, while showcasing our offerings as desired fashion pieces for everyones day to day wardrobe. T[...]
  • Mamma's Chili

  • Happy Friday, friends. Today, Mamma is making CHILI!  Why? Because I want something that's warm, yummy and good for our tummy's, and especially enjoyable in the cold winter months. I start with a heavy sauce pan and ADD 1 tablespoon of Extra Virgin Olive oil ADD 2 pkgs of extra lean ground beef, mix in salt and pepper, and stir Usually, I like to use any vegetable in my refrigerator, b[...]
  • Staying Calm.

  • My friend is a highly functioning, over achieving, brilliant human. I love our coffee catch ups, and dinner conversations, because together we can talk about books, men and work all in the same breath, and although we are in two very different professions, we still just get it. Her love of work and constant personal and professional growth is infectious, and is so refreshing. Last night, aft[...]
  • Spaghetti, Sauce & Meatballs, anyone?

  • Today's recipe is (my husbands' favourite): Meat Balls and Spaghetti! I remember when I was young, and after enjoying evenings out in "The Village" everyone would come to our house for some late night spaghetti and meatballs alla Toni. Now I will share this simple, traditional recipe with you so you can spread some love in your home for friends and family. What I usually do is prepar[...]
  • Collected Vintage Loves

  • I've always had a tremendous love & appreciation for styles & collections from yester-year. Every city I travel to - I make it my mission to research the quality vintage areas to score the loveliest pieces. My fondest, most cherished memories are memorialized in each piece I collect - to me, it becomes more than just an item of clothing- much more tangible than a photograph. Two of my [...]
  • T-shirts With A Voice

  • As you know, I  am the co-founder of Global Warming Tee's with my girl, Charmaine, and we are so passionate about these t-shirts (hats + sweatshirts, also) because they highlight social issues that we are passionate about and they aim to spread positive messaging. This year, lets switch our negative thoughts to positive ones that can help make a difference in our ever changing world. [...]
  • Mamma Toni Cooking Corner

  • Today I decided to write a blog for my daughter on my favourite subject... food. If you follow me on Instagram or Twitter @mammatons, you will see some of my delicious creations from recipes that have been passed down generations, dishes I came up with to nourish my family, or a few favourites by some household chef's I admire. When Lauren asked me to write for her blog, I spent the whole a[...]
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