Le guide essentiel pour la St-Valentin | Alena Kirby

Click here for English version > Il y en a parmi nous qui aime la Fête de l’amour, qui prennent beaucoup de plaisir à célébrer l’être cher. D’autres, par contre, trouvent difficile d’y voir autre chose qu’une fête commerciale pour vendre fleurs et chocolats. Que vous soyez à un extrême ou l’autre ou quelque part…

Your Essential Guide to Valentine’s Day | Alena Kirby

Veuillez cliquer ici pour version française > There are those among us who love the holiday of love, and take great pleasure in the opportunity to celebrate that special someone. Others struggle to find meaning in what can sometimes feel like an over-commercialized candy and flower fest. For either end of the spectrum, and all…

“Forget love, I’d rather fall in chocolate” | Alena Kirby

Veuillez cliquer ici pour version française > There are few foods that incite as much mystery and desire as chocolate. No modern trend, chocolate consumption dates back to early Mesoamerican culture. Aztec King Montezuma is recorded as introducing the beverage to Europeans in year 1519, and although it was first regarded as too bitter, once it was…

The Rise of Affordable Luxury Jewelry | Alena Kirby

Veuillez cliquer ici pour version française > On my wedding day, my mother took me aside for a private moment and bequeathed to me her diamond earrings, the same pair my father had given to her on their wedding day. I love those earrings, and on the rare occasions that I wear them, I am reminded of that…

Are you living a charmed love life? | ALENA KIRBY

Veuillez cliquez ici pour version française. So many of us gals are just starting to understand the fun of wearing a stack of Alex and Ani bangles.  The delightful tinkling sound of the charms as you move your arms is like magic and each carefully chosen charm is a reminder of some nice wish you’ve…

Y-a-t-il de la magie dans votre vie amoureuse? | ALENA KIRBY

Please click here for English version. De plus en plus, les femmes de notre région commencent à comprendre le plaisir de porter des bracelets Alex and Ani. Le tintement charmant des breloques quand on bouge les bras est magique. Chaque bracelet soigneusement choisi est un petit rappel d’un souhait qu’on a fait pour nous-même ou…

GODIVA promotion this weekend! | ALENA KIRBY

Cliquer içi pour version française. A thoughtful gift for Valentine’s day means not waiting to the last minute!  Don’t be late, our 36 piece GODIVA Gold Ballotin is on promotion for only $39.95 (regular price $50,00).  We are already nearing the last weekend before Valentine’s Day! Here are some of my favorite Godiva chocolates :…

Romantic films – name your fave. | ALENA KIRBY

Veuillez SVP cliquer ici pour la version française. Valentine’s Day is coming up soon.  Are you feeling romantic yet?  Have you made your restaurant reservation yet?  Me neither! No matter – a good romantic film will do the trick.  I love nothing more than to sit on the couch with a girlfriend, a bottle of…