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The Saskatoon Farmers’ Market presents From Shield to Field: An Autumn Feast

I am pleased to announce a very exciting event that will be taking place this Saturday (September 20th) at the Saskatoon Farmers’ Market. Now as most of you likely know we are very fortunate to have such a wide variety of amazing vendors at our farmers market that work hard to bring you the highest quality products from right here in our own backyard. This Saturday we will be paying homage to these wonderful products by utilizing these wholesome ingredients in our second seasonal market dinner series, “From Field to Shield: An Autumn Feast”.

Colombian sport cycling team nude outfit fail

DOs and DON’Ts: How To Wear “Nude”

Fails and Fixes

If you’re a girl, you own a few items that match the colour of your flesh: a bra, some shoes, a cami, some nylons… it’s basic stuff that makes the rest of your outfit easy to wear. But what happens when wearing “nude” goes wrong? Well, in the wake of the Colombian cycling team uniform disaster, I thought we should probably talk about #fleshtonefails (actual hashtag may not exist). Aaaand that brings us to today, where we’ll peek some great and not-so-great ways to wear “nude”. Get ready, we’re starting with a fail.

Sparepartslife sale preview

Goodbye Summer Sale SNEAK PEEK

With a sale like this, you'll nearly be grateful summer is ending.

A great new piece feels so good to have in your life, be it super functional luggage, shades that are easy on your eyes, or a watch that makes you feel glad to look at even when you’re running late. But you know what feels even better than snagging a new fave? Getting a great deal on it. Today, the Goodbye Summer Sale at Spareparts begins and the deals are pretty darned sweet. Lucky for you, I’ve got the sneak peek just for you… so sit on back and get ready for a little sampling of great deals found in store and online starting this very instant. Feeling lazy? Just click on the image to shop the product– shipping is free over $100 and at these prices, you’ll wanna fill your cart. 


Moments in Paris

The Louvre Museum, the Eiffel Tour and the Seine — these are just a few of the sites that have made Paris such a renowned tourist destination. But on a recent trip to the City of Love, I found myself most fatally attracted not to the monuments, but to the people. These are just a few moments captured on the streets of the French capital:


5 Things to do In Winnipeg This Weekend

It’s….chilly. Okay, it’s freezing outside – however, there are going to be hundreds of people camping in a big field in Clearwater for the Harvest Moon Festival this weekend. Yeah, you could be sleeping outside in this weather. So get a good sleep in your own warm bed and save up your energy for all the great stuff happening right here in Winnipeg this weekend:


Big Skies, Big Hearts: Prairie Yogis Gather in Winnipeg

Maybe you’ve heard of yoga festivals like Wanderlust before or maybe you’re more like ‘Huh? What’s a yoga festival?’ Whether you were eager to attend a fest or were completely clueless to the concept, if you love yoga you wanted to be at Fort Whyte Alive last weekend for the prairies’ first Yoga Festival.

Street Food Fest

YXE StreetFood Fest – Tasty Tunes For Your Tasty Treats

Check Out The Local Grub and Music That Will Be Filling Up River Landing This Saturday!

This Saturday…it’s a Celebration! That is the way most people feel with the upcoming YXE StreetFood Fest hitting River Landing this Saturday from 11:30am to 10pm. Sure, it has all the winning ingredients anyways: live music, beer gardens, great food and free entrance with a beautiful view along the river…but that is all beside the point.

what does the sock say ylvis parody annoying orange

Today In Annoyingness: What Does The Sock Say?

PLUS Shop New Sock Styles From InStance

Get ready for the most abrasive, nightmare-inducing video, followed by a preview of awesome new socks from InStance that are now available in shop and at Although, we’ll see how far you get in watching the little youtube gem. If you can make it through the Annoying Orange’s “What Does The Sock Say” vid, you can make it through anything. Roberta, one of our talented Graphic Designers at Spareparts HQ, met the Annoying Orange meme for the first time today and she was equal parts horrified and intrigued. “I’m just picturing the guy on the green screen, moving only his chin and eyes” she explained. And me? I just like how unapologetically late I am in posting a parody of the Ylvis classic.