french lockets MY LIFE

Sarah Says: Beautiful Enameled Lockets From France

There’s something so romantic about lockets… putting a picture of your love inside so he/she is always angling by your heart. They’re the perfect gift for a die-hard lover like me.(Truth be told, your love needn’t be human… in my teen years my necklace held a picture of my first pup, Brutus.) These enameled lockets from Beklina are […] Read more…

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Welcome To Lifestylephile By Sarah Kelsey

At long last, the website I’ve been longing to create has been born. Welcome to Lifestylephile, the content hub of me (*waves*), Sarah Kelsey. For the past 11 years (and counting!) I’ve had the incredible privilege of working with some amazing journalism outlets as a lifestyle editor, contributor and segment host. Through the job, I’ve seen a large […] Read more…

josefinas blue persian hello canada MY WORK

The World’s Most Expensive Shoes

There are expensive shoes, like those made by Jimmy Choo and Manolo Blahnik, and then there are expensive shoes. Case in point: the Blue Persian Salt ballet flats from Portuguese design house Josefinas, which will ring up a bill of nearly $5,000. The company’s creator, Filipa Júlio, found inspiration for her luxurious shoes in the […] Read more…

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Sarah Says: Light Up Your Life With Skandinavisk Candles

If you’ve ever been to Scandinavia, you’ll be well acquainted with the term “hygge.” The word, which has no real English translation, is often used to describe something that’s cozy, heart-warming and intimate. Kind of like the products created by Skandinavisk. The company’s main goal is to design items that will help people focus on […] Read more…

mason-jar-greek-salad MY LIFE

Global Flavour: Dig Into This Mason Jar Greek Salad Recipe

If there’s one thing this spring-like weather does, it’s that it makes me crave vegetables. There’s no other time, at least in Canada, when tomatoes, cucumbers or even peppers taste and smell so sweet. And since Greek salad incorporates all of the vegetables I love to dig in to when the weather gets warmer, I […] Read more…

best international beers MY LIFE

Cheers With These International Beers

Widely considered to be the world’s most consumed alcoholic beverage (it’s the third most popular sipper behind water and tea), beer is believed to date back to the early Neolithic period (a.k.a. about 9,500 years before Jesus came around); it likely originated in Iraq or Egypt. Today, there are hundreds of thousands of beer varieties […] Read more…

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