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5 TV Shows That Need to Make a Comeback

(0) Comments | Posted April 25, 2014 | 5:13 PM

There are few things worse in this world than our favourite TV shows getting cancelled. You get that icky feeling like you can't breathe and you're not sure you can go on with your life. What's even worse is when you know the end is coming and they've built it...

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Five Books to Read Before The Movies Hit Theatres

(0) Comments | Posted February 19, 2014 | 4:12 PM

Written by Ashley Kowalewski for 29Secrets.com


While it seems like summer is never going to get here, there's no reason why you can't bulk up your beach reading list now. And since Hollywood is fresh out of ideas...

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What Rob Ford Can Learn From Leaked Celeb Sex Tapes

(1) Comments | Posted November 18, 2013 | 11:25 AM

So somebody's taped you. Doing something. Say, smoking crack cocaine. Maybe having sex. Maybe having sex while smoking crack cocaine. (Intense, but hey -- that's your call.) Maybe something worse, or maybe something hardly newsworthy. Regardless, the tape in question was for your eyes (and maybe one other person's) only,...

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Sex Talk: Pulling Out is NOT Safe

(8) Comments | Posted November 8, 2013 | 5:07 PM

"Who the hell uses the pullout method?!" This is the reaction I got from a friend regarding an article published in NY Mag a few weeks ago. And at first, I thought the same thing. You would think that with so many forms of contraception available in the...

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Six Clever Halloween Costumes for Couples

(0) Comments | Posted October 17, 2013 | 7:53 AM


Halloween is fast approaching, and what better way to celebrate than making up a goofy couples costume with your significant other. There are endless possibilities for costumes for two, here are a few ideas to get you started.

Ken and Barbie

This idea is...

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Relationship Tips from a Military Spouse

(0) Comments | Posted September 3, 2013 | 5:26 PM

Whether you're hoping that absence makes the heart grow fonder or fearing that out of sight means out of mind, time apart in a relationship requires work as well as patience. Geographical distance from your mate can cause anxiety, emotional distance and multiple frustrations. As the wife of...

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Interview with Night Film Author, Marisha Pessl

(0) Comments | Posted September 3, 2013 | 3:31 PM

Written by Sara Koonar for 29Secrets.com

Marisha Pessl's new novel Night Film has received major buzz. The fictional book centers on the death of Ashley Cardova, the daughter of a legendary cult-horror-film director Stanislas Cordova, who hasn't been seen...

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5 Sneaky Ways You're Sabotaging Your Diet

(2) Comments | Posted August 7, 2013 | 8:03 AM

We all know the ingredients of healthy living: eating nutritious, good-for-you foods, laying off the junk and leading an active lifestyle. It all seems pretty simple, but the truth is, there are little habits we've all been guilty of that could be sneakily undoing all your best efforts. Read on...

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Six Destinations You Must Visit This Summer

(4) Comments | Posted July 5, 2013 | 11:59 AM

Summer is the perfect opportunity to take a day off and explore what Ontario, Canada has to offer. Whether you're into wine tours or canoe trips, here are some romantic getaways that are sure to bring you and your partner closer together.


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A Complete Recap of the 2013 MuchMusic Video Awards

(0) Comments | Posted June 17, 2013 | 12:00 PM

This article was written by Anne T. Donahue for 29Secrets.com

Well here we are, fellow award show aficionados. A mere week after the Tonys (and the same night as the Daytime Emmys), we have the MuchMusic Video Awards; an award show so grand, Queen Street has...

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It's OK to Be the "Marrying Type"

(0) Comments | Posted June 13, 2013 | 5:14 PM

Maybe your parents didn't stay together, or most of your friends are opting to skip the vows and sign an apartment lease instead, or maybe you've watched Celeste and Jesse Forever a few too many times. Whatever it is, it would seem that donning a white dress and getting confetti-bombed...

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Five Mother's Day Gifts from the Heart

(1) Comments | Posted May 7, 2013 | 11:39 AM

Let's face it-we all need our mothers, no matter what age we are. Our mothers have wiped our tears (and other areas), gave us hugs and kisses when we needed affection, and encouragement when we felt a little lost. In short, our mothers have been our guides, from childhood to...

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Survey Says, Half of Us Lie on First Dates

(3) Comments | Posted April 26, 2013 | 6:10 PM

According to a recent survey, 49 per cent of Canadians tell lies about themselves in the early stages of a relationship. More shockingly, 30 per cent don't ever come clean when the relationship gets serious, says the Zoosk.com survey. Whether it's your age, salary, or hair colour, are...

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10 Things Men Do That We Don't Understand

(4) Comments | Posted April 8, 2013 | 3:48 PM

Strange creatures, men are. Sometimes it's like they're a completely different species. Having a good bunch of men in our lives -- friends and lovers -- is important. They're the yin to our yang in many cases. But sometimes, the distance between us can be utterly astonishing.

We'll gladly accept...

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Signs You're in the Wrong Career

(3) Comments | Posted April 8, 2013 | 8:13 AM

Everyone experiences periods of frustration and dissatisfaction at work, but how do you know it's something that's negatively impacting your life, and that you are ready to jump ship?

The thought of quitting is stressful and we all know that it can disrupt your career...

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Size Matters! Why You Should Know Your Measurements

(0) Comments | Posted March 28, 2013 | 8:44 AM

This summer, I went bra shopping -- like an adult. I went to a lingerie store, I got measured like a grown-up, and I found a bra that fit. Then, I bought it. And guys, my life changed for the better.

I hope this isn't over-share. I only...

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Fashion Dos and Don'ts From HBO's "Girls"

(1) Comments | Posted March 15, 2013 | 8:15 AM

While the award-wining HBO series Girls follows the lives of four friends in NYC -- an aspiring writer, an uptight idealist, a free spirited nomad and a regular Polly Anna -- Sex and the City it is not. You won't find the glossy, high fashion or glamour we...

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Stars Before They Were Fashion Icons

(0) Comments | Posted March 6, 2013 | 7:11 AM

Wonder how your favourite fashion icons looked before they were the A-listers they are today? Before stylists, designer collaborations and fragrance deals?

These ladies were always beautiful, but with time and experience, they've turned into the most stylish women in Hollywood. The transformations will shock you.

Check out...

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How to Boost Your Partner's Sexual Confidence

(11) Comments | Posted March 1, 2013 | 4:40 PM

We all need an ego boost every once in a while. Giving your man attention and praise in the bedroom will benefit both of you -- when he's confident in his sexual abilities, he'll be more uninhibited in showing you his love. Boosting his sexual confidence will actually...

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Why Fighting Can Make Your Relationship Better

(7) Comments | Posted March 1, 2013 | 7:43 AM

The honeymoon phase is officially over and you've reached that dreaded relationship milestone: you just had your first big fight. While butting heads with the guy you love is something you'd probably like to avoid, a good old-fashioned argument can actually be a healthy thing. Unless...

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