It's Christmas in July!

Prospere Magazine attended a “Home for the Holidays” event on Wednesday at the Hazelton.  Yes, it was Christmas in July!  The event, which was for media only, featured products ranging from skincare to furniture and even fashion.  A representative from The Emmet Ray Bar was there to sample scotch whiskey (which I had for the first […]

She Does the City Holiday Bash at 69 Vintage

She Does the City, a Toronto-based lifestyle site, hosted its holiday bash at the new 69 Vintage on Bloor and Brock on Tuesday, December 15.  It was an evening of mingling, nibblies, shopping and playing dress up.  Good fun was had by everyone.  More pictures to come!

Quick Holiday Cooking Tips

Logan Niles With money being tight all over and holiday festivities feeling the squeeze here are a handful of great holiday food and party tips to keep you from getting “Scrooged” out of a good time. Share and Share Alike It seems the days of cookie swaps are fading as we become more health conscious […]

The Recessionista’s Guide to Holidays

T.U. Dawood Did you ditch Holiday cards last year because of the Recession?  Are you dreading Secret Santas and holiday gift giving this year because your budget is just not what it used to be?  Have you not got yourself a special outfit to wear to the office Christmas party because it’s simply too much […]

Holiday Season Starts, Yet So Much to Do!

We aren’t that surprised with this week’s results.  70% of you have not even started shopping, though 20% are nearly finished and 10% have started, but aren’t close to finishing. Where are you at?  Have you started?

Poll: What have you done for the holidays?

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Santa Claus Parade Marches in Toronto's Holiday Season

Though holiday-related decorations and products have been up in stores since the beginning of November (or earlier!), in Toronto, the “real” holiday season doesn’t start until the Santa Claus Parade.  First held more than 100 years ago, the 2009 edition will occur on Sunday, November 15.  This means that families with young children will be lining […]

Christmas in October? It's TOO EARLY!

  Last week, Prospere Magazine asked readers what they thought of the Christmas/holiday-related decorations stores put up BEFORE Halloween.  Half of Prospere Magazine’s readers who participated (at exactly 50%), believe that any time before November 1 is much too early.  30% believe that earlier is okay – as long as it’s not too early (e.g. August).  […]

Too Early for the Holidays?

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Vacationing This Year?

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