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Virtual Bike Ride Through the Vineyards at Caudalie Spa

Doesn’t a sunny cycle through Caudalie’s sumptuous vineyards sound (and smell) di-vine right now?  Good news, you don’t have to travel to France to enjoy a relaxing, rejuvenating ride.  And winter weather?  Who cares?  Our Virtual Vineyard tour leaves from your living room daily: Choose a Bike  1. A stationary bike can be a reluctant […]

Kickbox Your Waist Away Like They Do at Chiva Som

Thai kickboxing is a martial arts form that evolved from ancient battle practices. In the boxing ring, it can be quite brutal – an unlikely candidate for spadom right? Well, Chiva Som has a workout that vibes the cardio and strength building capabilities of this sport, without the gore. It’s a superb way to burn […]

The SpaHome Secret Weapon: The Birth of the "Me" Nook

Barbie sheets draped over my Mom’s best sofa & chair. Me underneath, with a flashlight and a Nancy Drew (I inhaled them like Candy, pun intended). If I wasn’t there, chances are my folks would find me sequestered in the attic plotting my fashion empire. Fast forward. Enter dogs, cats, bffs, hubbies, partners. The “m” […]

10 Stylin’ Ways to Avoid the Sun

Keep those rays at bay!  This week the Sun Safety Alliance has designated as Sun Safety Week and the Canadian Cancer Society has proclaimed Nat’l Sun Awareness Week. And as a red headed freckle gal with a mom who has skin cancer, I’ve been called a sun hater who is obsessive about finding stylish superlative […]

Spa Flick: Couple’s Retreat, Island Nosh & Hot Coals Foot Fun

Caveat: If you’re trying to convince your guy or gal to go on a spa trip, this may not be the film to watch with them! Considering our last article was about couples spending time together at a spa – it seems fitting or ironic (not sure which?) that I had selected Couple’s Retreat as […]

Primp: Pine Needled

At the holidays there are two categories of Christmas celebrators – the artificial and the real – not people mind you, but trees.  Which seems to be determined to some extent, by whether you grew up with a fake or the real mccoy.  Being a spa gal and naturalist, I always go for the gusto […]