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Hoppy Easter, Everybunny!

Can you believe that Easter is almost upon us? Easter marks a long weekend filled with fun-tastic family activities (click here to download our Easter Colouring Sheet).  Although Easter is a Christian celebration, the seasonal chocolate eggs and the bunny who delivers them are nowhere to be found in scripture. Canadians commonly refer to Easter…

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Refresh Your Home

Spring is synonymous with re-organizing and refreshing your home (and closet) – hello, Spring cleaning! This is the perfect time to give your space a facelift. An organized space really helps to de-clutter your mind and improve your mood. By now, everyone’s heard of Marie Kondo and her inspirational “spark joy” organizational tips. Take a…

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Healthy Hair & Nails, Naturally

I was born with thin, fine, blonde hair (that looked horrible in a ponytail) and nails that never achieved any length because they were so thin and always got snagged or peeled. In my 20s, this was not a problem because I simply wore acrylic nails and hair extensions. Now, later in life, I found…

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Trends & Tips To Kissable Lips

Lip Trends Ombre Lips  Start with an all over matte lip colour. Add a lip liner several shades darker than the original colour, and then, using a lip brush, blend towards the middle. Finish with a brighter dab of lip colour in the middle. This look can go from subtle pink to a Goth matte!…

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Photo Stop at Oakridge Centre

Have you spotted our Photo Stop wall? Take a photo or selfie in front of our Photo Stop and use #OAKRIDGEGRAM. Don’t forget to tag @OakridgeCentre on either Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram. We’ll be on the lookout for your awesome photos because you’ll be automatically entered to win some big prizes like: Michael Kors Wristlet…

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Top 3 Destinations For Your Bucket List

If your 2019 New Year’s resolution list included the item “Travel more”, you may have already begun thinking about where you want to go. We’ve highlighted the top 3 travel destinations that are ideal for lasting memories. From romantic landscapes in Fiji to rugged skylines in Turkey, the below trips are 2019 approved. Iceland Extraordinary…

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International Women’s Day: #BalanceForBetter

Did you know that the International Women’s Day logo is purple and white and features the symbol of Venus, which is also a symbol of being female? International Women’s Day (March 8) is a time to reflect on progress made, to call for change, and to celebrate acts of courage by women who have played…

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Women’s Day Inspiration: Chan Goh

Women’s Day Interview with Chan Goh, Director: Goh Ballet Academy & Youth Company Canada, Artistic Director: Global Dance Challenge, Prima Ballerina: National Ballet of Canada (1988 – 2009) – From a very young age, Chan’s dream to be a ballerina was unstoppable. A gifted classicist, Chan has performed all around the world and has been recognized for…

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Women’s Day Inspiration: Noa Nichol

Women’s Day Interview with Noa Nichol, Editor-In-Chief of Vita Daily – A graduate of Ryerson Journalism, Noa is an extremely talented editor who has known since she was a little girl that she wanted to work on a newspaper or magazine. With a young entrepreneurial spirit, she published her own magazine and delivered them to…

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Women’s Day Inspiration: Michelle Swan

Women’s Day Interview with Michelle Swan, Centre Manager of Avalon Recovery Society – Battling her own personal journey with addiction and mental health issues, Michelle has channeled her experience into one of compassion and patience to make Avalon a place of inclusivity and established stable programs for vulnerable women to feel empowered.   International Women’s Day…

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