Canadian Living November 2018

The Canadian Living Magazine for helpful articles on food, cooking, health, relationships, family and lifestyles in Canada.

TVA Publications Inc.
3,55 €(TVA Incluse)
15,62 €(TVA Incluse)
10 Numéros

dans ce numéro

1 min
joy to the world!

Come November, we’re firmly into fall, with summer’s languorous days behind us and the upcoming holiday season just beginning to buzz. It’s these in-between autumn days when I really look for simple things to spark happiness, whether it’s preparing a favourite comfort food for dinner, updating my beauty routine, trying a new workout or rearranging furniture. These elementary actions bring to mind the simple philosophy on happiness by Chade-Meng Tan, a former engineer and “jolly good fellow (which nobody can deny)” at Google. In his book Joy on Demand, the bestselling author writes about finding “thin slices of joy,” of which he says, “There is joy to be found in many moments of our lives, though it may be subtle and fleeting. For example, with that pleasant feeling of warm…

3 min
10 tricks, tips and ideas we love this month

1 COLD COMFORT On the Fall 2018 catwalks, plenty of designers showed an iteration of a dramatic sweeping cape. While some of them appeared over gowns, many were geared toward outerwear. Our favourite is a combo of poncho, cape and wrap scarf—a chic yet functional way to tackle the tricky transitional months. 2 Frequent Flyers Experienced travellers know that a quality suitcase is the key to a worry-free trip. Travelpro’s new Platinum Elite collection checks off the essential features of long-lasting luggage, plus some new ones you didn’t know you were missing (like a built-in charging port). 3 All Patched Up An oversize decorative patch sewn or ironed onto a denim or field jacket lends a playful customized element to your look, but smaller patches are best on jeans. Choose darker denim and add a…

1 min
loaded potato & kale soup

MICHAELELLIOTT/JUDYINC.COM LOADED POTATO & KALE SOUP MAKES 6 SERVINGS HANDS-ON TIME 15 MINUTES TOTAL TIME 40 MINUTES 3 tbsp butter4 cloves garlic, chopped2 leeks (white and light green parts only), chopped1 onion, chopped¾ tsp salt½ tsp pepper1 russet potato, peeled and cut in 1-inch chunks1 900 ml pkg sodium-reduced chicken broth8 cups chopped kale⅔ cup shredded old cheddar cheese2 green onions, chopped3 strips crisp cooked bacon (optional), crumbled In large pot, melt butter over medium heat. Cook garlic, leeks, onion, salt and pepper, stirring occasionally, until softened, about 6 minutes. Stir in potato and ½ cup water, scraping up browned bits. Add broth; bring to boil. Reduce heat to medium-low; simmer until potato is almost tender, about 8 minutes. Remove 1 cup of the potato mixture. Using immersion blender, blend soup until smooth. Return reserved potato mixture to…

1 min
fashion & beauty

BEAUTY NOTE A brand-new tube of mascara can transfer a ton of product onto the wand, which can cause clumping. Before swiping it on, glide it over a tissue to remove the excess formula. look of the month CUSTOMIZED LASHES Right now, the message is a beautiful one: individuality and customization. These inclusive ideas are being reflected in many beauty segments, particularly mascara. From Kardashian-level fringes to natural lashes to something in between, whatever your lash desires are, there’s a mascara that can make it happen. PHOTOGRAPHY, CARLYLE ROUTH. HAIR AND MAKEUP, JUKKA/DESIGN.ME/CHARLOTTE TILBURY/PLUTINO GROUP. TOP, HM.COM/CA. EARRINGS, ANNTAYLOR.COM…

2 min
lashing out

Bright Eyes Our picks for the hardest-working mascaras in the game. fringe benefits Is mascara not giving your lashes the love and support they need? Try one of these enhancing treatments and tools to bestow them with an extra level of drama. MAGNETIC LASHES Love them or hate them, before you write off falsies, try an easier-to-apply style. Although they look like two sets of strips, these versions make a lash sandwich—with your natural lashes being the filling and the magnetic lashes playing the role of bread. LASH SERUM The trick to seeing results, as with any skin care, is daily use. This combo (one side for day, the other for night) uses active ingredients known to lengthen the eyelash growth cycle. Results will leave you with longer, denser and stronger lashes. LASH CURLER Choose a curler with a…

1 min
pick your wand

For short lashes A mascara brush shaped like a comb will help grab and coat every single lash with marginal clumping. For straight lashes A curved wand will hug your eyelashes from the root to the tip, curling as you coat them. For sparse lashes A medium-size brush with fluffy bristles ensures that your lashes are coated, making them appear longer, fuller and more defined.…