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    Product Reviews

    Tried and Tested – Featuring honest reviews of a variety of “Au Courant” Products for every member of your family.

  • recipes


    From Delicious Dinner Recipes to Delectable Desserts, Kid-Friendly to Waist-Line Friendly – Check out these yummy recipes!

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    Hotel Reviews

    Looking for the best place to stay overnight in the City? Check out Carol’s Hotel Reviews & find the perfect hotel to accommodate your needs.

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    Restaurant Reviews

    Ramen or Italian? Live Entertainment? Or Romantic Getaway? Check out CAC’s Restaurant Reviews for the dish on the Where to Dine in the City!

  • lifestyle


    Follow Carol on her journey as she navigates through her busy life as a Modern Mom with a penchant for all things Savvy and Stylish!

  • travel


    “The world is a book and those who do not travel read only one page.” – St. Augustine

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    Style & Fashion

    From Diaper Bags to Michael Kors; Sorels to Jimmy Choos, featuring articles that speak to the chic and stylish.

  • motherhood


    Motherhood can be challenging but it’s the most rewarding and beautiful thing you can ever experience. From one mother to another…

  • beauty


    Looking for a new concealer or lipstick shade? CAC shares her favourite beauty products.

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    Art and Design

    Get inspired with CAC’s favourite tips, ideas and love for all things art and design.


Date Night at the Gladstone Hotel

Toronto to me (and trying to be completely unbiased) is one of the most romantic and beautiful cities, just perfect for a memorable date night. Bright lights, big city with a plethora of attractions and things to do and see from art to food. This Valentine’s Day weekend, try a unique and lovely experience at […] Read more…

Winter ’15/16 Beauty Essentials

Frigid temps ain’t got nothing on your beauty game when you’re well equipped with some of the best beauty products. Here are some of the winter beauty essentials that you need to have in your maquillage armory this season. PERFECTLY MOISTURIZED, CHAP-FREE LIPS Nuxe Rêve de Miel® Lip balm, $17, Available at Hudson’s Bay or Murale […] Read more…

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These Are Fighting Tears

What’s the aphorism again? Oh yes… “When it rains, it pours.” This couldn’t have been more unerring for me than come the start of twenty-sixteen. Ironically, the post prior to this one was one focused on striving to embrace more inner happiness and peace. Life is full of surprises, isn’t it? I’m not one to […] Read more…


My Hope for 2016

A fresh hot cup of coffee next to me on my night stand, the sounds of Yann Tiersen resonating and bouncing off my walls, the mellow glow from the sun through my white window curtains… I’m sitting in front of my new laptop on my bed in a pensive state, reflecting and embracing the calmness […] Read more…

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