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  • Miscellaneous
     10 Jul 2012 8:17 AM

      Self-inviting to wedding?? (got verbal invite)
    I'm not the bride, I'm the self inviter (?!) Ok so here's the background. A couple weeks ago I was in NYC and met up...

  • Miscellaneous
     11 May 2012 3:28 PM

      Re: Is it tacky....
    I don't think it's tacky. But I would suggest using the clear labels and choosing a nice font. ...

  • Honeymoon & Travel
     8 May 2012 11:36 PM

      Re: nightlife in NYC
    I've been to 230-Fifth. AWESOME view of the Empire state building. Best part was that there was no line (though it was packed) and I...

  • Honeymoon & Travel
     5 May 2012 9:19 AM

      Re: San Diego & Vegas
    I spent 3 days in San Diego and to be honest with you, I probably wouldn't go back. The zoo was really nice, and I...

  • Miscellaneous
     2 May 2012 7:49 AM

      Re: ASOS - questions!
    Crap, I just ordered recently. I do expect duty from Canadian customs but hopefully the fee from DHL will be reasonable. ...

  • Honeymoon & Travel
     1 May 2012 2:21 PM

      Re: Tell me about PARIS!
    I would be careful with "splurging" in Paris though!! I find that the star-ratings are not quite the same. For example, Le Meridien Etoiles is...

  • Honeymoon & Travel
     1 May 2012 12:59 PM

      Re: Tell me about PARIS!
    Last time I got a good deal with Le Meridien Etoiles (about ca 170) Else I recommend these two (both clean cozy and close to...

  • Home Life
     30 Apr 2012 11:08 PM

      Re: New Mattress
    I had a Simmons beautyrest before but for some reason I was having chronic back pain for years until I switched last year to the...

  • Honeymoon & Travel
     28 Apr 2012 11:07 AM

      Re: New York, New York!!!
    budget+1 NYC hotels can range from $100-$1000, so it's hard to recommend hotels without knowing your budget. If you guys like musicals, definitely go see...

  • Home Life
     26 Apr 2012 10:59 PM

      Re: Are your neighbours "friendly"?
    I just attended a "neighbors get together" last night at my neighbors house! They had been living here for 20+ years and told me they...

  • Miscellaneous
     26 Apr 2012 3:07 PM

      Re: Two-year-old Calgary boy made member of Mensa
    I for one, actually really disliked gifted schools/programs. I moved to Canada in gr. 8 so never had any so called IQ tests, but I...

  • Honeymoon & Travel
     26 Apr 2012 2:48 PM

      Re: Tell me about PARIS!
    Yeah, I've been to Paris like, 7 or 8 times.. and everytime I find something to do there. It's not a city you'll get bored...

  • Honeymoon & Travel
     26 Apr 2012 1:42 PM

      Re: Any tips for Oahu, Hawaii?
    Hanauma bay is a must see! if you have a car, go to North Shore as well, nice little villages (the waves are bigger as...

  • Honeymoon & Travel
     26 Apr 2012 10:55 AM

      Re: Tell me about PARIS!
    There's SO MUCH to see in Paris. I don't even know where to start! Louvre is a must, and I also high recommand Musee D'Orsay....

  • Miscellaneous
     24 Apr 2012 3:00 PM

      Re: The price of a purse?
    That one specifically is a mirror! Every Balenciaga purse (no matter what style) comes with that, it's kind of their little feature. I don't actually...

  • Miscellaneous
     24 Apr 2012 2:36 PM

      Re: The price of a purse?
    Thanks for the support I'm sure OP asked out of curiosity, and I have no problem admitting I might have a *slight* issue when it...

  • Miscellaneous
     24 Apr 2012 2:15 PM

      Re: The price of a purse?
    To answer the OP's question, most expensive I've spent is around $1850 and I have more than a few (but not all at that price)....

  • Home Life
     24 Apr 2012 10:07 AM

      Re: Outdated house in older neighbourhood or New house
    I agree with the PPs, I'm all about location. Our house is about 90 years old and we had extensive renos done on the house.....

  • Miscellaneous
     24 Apr 2012 9:31 AM

      Re: Toronto cooking classes -recommend one pls
    I did one at LCBO, it wasn't very hands-on but you sit and listen and eat (like watching a show host cook in front of...

  • Honeymoon & Travel
     22 Apr 2012 10:44 PM

      Re: Dublin or Belfast?
    I only did Dublin so I can't say how it compares, but I really liked Newgrange (def. day trip) and there are quite a few...

  • Miscellaneous
     21 Apr 2012 10:32 PM

      Re: IQ Test
    Mine was 142... lol I think I'm smart but at the same time I don't think I'm THAT smart But it was fun! ...

  • Miscellaneous
     19 Apr 2012 6:04 PM

      Re: Another WWYD: Housing/Moving
    We did the opposite. When we moved to europe in 2008/9 we also had to decide whether to rent or sell. Having said that, we...

  • Honeymoon & Travel
     19 Apr 2012 8:39 AM

      Re: A few days in Toronto
    Omg how could I not realize!!!! And took time to reply lol Oh well I'm on my bus to work! ...

  • Honeymoon & Travel
     19 Apr 2012 8:31 AM

      Re: A few days in Toronto
    Nice brunch places: (my personal fav) Boiler house (distillery district) Lady marmalade (leslieville) Le petit dejeuner (king and Jarvis) If you don't mind trying other...

  • Miscellaneous
     17 Apr 2012 11:46 AM

      Re: Major career/life change - thoughts?
    At what point for me - a few years ago I was really unhappy in my job, it wasn't that my coworkers were not nice...

  • Miscellaneous
     16 Apr 2012 2:18 PM

      Re: Europe 2013 - Our current plan - advice?
    I'm going to the first 3 cities on your list this June. Can't give you any real advices yet but I've made reservations to go...

  • Miscellaneous
     16 Apr 2012 11:25 AM

      Re: Food or Room?
    Food +1 No matter how nice the place is, if the food is bad (or very average) the place will not make up for it....

  • Miscellaneous
     11 Apr 2012 12:26 PM

      Re: New York--tell me what to do there!
    Well, a nice hotel in "central" manhattan will easily run you $250+. I always use priceline but check expedia and booking.com first to see if...

  • Honeymoon & Travel
     10 Apr 2012 3:55 PM

      Re: SPIN - Disney Best & Worst?
    I second the service. Last time I went with a bunch of girls who had never been there (we're not kids, we're all in our...

  • Honeymoon & Travel
     9 Apr 2012 4:45 PM

      Re: SPIN - Disney Best & Worst?
    I don't have kids but I've been to Disney World three times and love it. Food: - One place I love is the Sci-Fi Drive-in...

  • Destination Weddings
     9 Apr 2012 12:21 PM

      Re: Appropriate Gifts Amount for couple
    I've been to 3 DWs and I always gave something anyway (like PP said, I am one of those guests that still give) but I...

  • Honeymoon & Travel
     5 Apr 2012 9:47 AM

      Re: Looking for an AI for me and DH!
    I had a great experience at the Grand Palladium Palace in Punta Cana, not expensive, big resort (access to like 8 restaurants) and great beach....

  • Miscellaneous
     5 Apr 2012 8:55 AM

      Re: if you aren't a Quebecer
    Is it weird that I actually like it? (that in Quebec you don't use your married name) I never intended to change my last name...

  • Honeymoon & Travel
     3 Apr 2012 9:44 AM

    Re: NYC restaurant recommendations? X-Post
    I wanted to say Picholine but it's not exactly "near" where you're going (it's on West 64th) but it's a 2 star michelin restaurant that...

  • Honeymoon & Travel
     30 Mar 2012 5:27 PM

      Re: Italy & Greece, Both or only 1...?
    FYI, Cinque Terre just went through a horrific mudslide/flood. Vernazza is still being rebuilt and Monterosso as well. Most hiking paths are closed. (However, I...

  • Miscellaneous
     26 Mar 2012 4:53 PM

      Re: Hunger Games
    I've never read the books but saw the movie and really really enjoyed it. I was kind of afraid it would be gory like Battle...

  • Miscellaneous
     21 Mar 2012 10:47 AM

      Re: If you had a grand to spend...
    A nice watch - if you're not comfortable with the idea of spending a thousand on a watch, then buy lets say, a nice Tissot...

  • Miscellaneous
     19 Mar 2012 3:29 PM

      Re: Going to LA! Help!
    Not sure if you're into steak, but while we were there (Beverly Hills) we ate at Mastro's and it was the BEST steak hands down....

  • Etiquette, Children & Family Matters
     19 Mar 2012 11:18 AM

      Re: Can I say no to DS being a ring bearer?
    I think it's definitely ok to decline your son as a ring bearer, but I also think that, you should consider the possibility that her...

  • Home Life
     19 Mar 2012 10:04 AM

      GTA - Enclosed Porch/New Window/Contractor Info?
    After my new house went through an extensive extensive reno last year ( Reno Post Here ) seems like it's time for another project.. lol...

  • Honeymoon & Travel
     18 Mar 2012 12:47 AM

      Re: Boston recommendations
    Freedom trail, Quincy Market, just walking downtown and visiting the old town! If you're there for a while you can also rent a car and...

  • Miscellaneous
     12 Mar 2012 9:59 PM

      Re: Does your house cleaner make your bed?
    Mine does, but to me that's part of cleaning/organizing stuff in my house. She will also fold and put away on the side whatever clothes...

  • Honeymoon & Travel
     12 Mar 2012 5:03 PM

      Re: Recommend a hotel in Paris
    Check out Le Meridien Etoile ( www.lemeridienparis.com/ ) see if it is still on sale or not - I just recently went and booked it...

  • Home Life
     21 Feb 2012 10:04 AM

      Re: Show me your photo wall
    I think there have been similar threads.. so searching will probably help (and give you more ideas) here is mine: ...

  • Miscellaneous
     18 Feb 2012 10:52 PM

      Re: Neighbours/light question
    I sleep in dark now, but as a child I always had my bedroom light on. So it's not like it's that unusual.. A colleague...

  • Miscellaneous
     16 Feb 2012 1:19 PM

      Re: TO folks, restaurant/etc help for this weekend
    It's probably in the similar range as Auberge (which can get very pricey if you do the full 3 courses + cheese/wine, etc.. likely $150/person...

  • Home Life
     16 Feb 2012 10:15 AM

      Re: Things you needed when you moved....
    Snow Shovel + 1. I can't believe we still don't have one.. (we moved in last March.. by then we didn't need one, and this...

  • Movies & Music
     15 Feb 2012 1:42 PM

      Midnight in Paris
    I also really enjoyed the cameo by Carla Bruni (wife of French president!) ...

  • Miscellaneous
     13 Feb 2012 4:23 PM

      Re: Skiboards/(mini skis..snow blades) For Beginner
    Thanks ladies! I called Blue Mountain and they said they don't have blades but they have mini-skis (I thought blades were mini-skis, I guess it's...

  • Miscellaneous
     13 Feb 2012 4:15 PM

      Skiboards/(mini skis..snow blades) For Beginner
    Ok.. so I'm going skiing with friends next weekend and I honestly only ski about once a year (when I was in high school I...

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