With sky-high food prices on the rise and making headlines across the country, it is an opportune time to take an honest look at your spending habits and make some adjustments.  Calgary author Christina Spence dispenses frugality advice in her new book Living LARGE on Less, recently reviewed in the  Globe and Mail.  Interested in learning more about how to save as a family?  Check out the excerpt from chapter 4 from Living LARGE on Less here.

The gorgeous tome on Nigerian born Chris Ofili was featured in a round up of African inspired furnishings in the April issue of Style at Home Magazine!

M is for Mama's Boy, book two from New York Times bestselling author Michael Buckley, is featured in the April issue of Canadian Family Magazine.  In the second book, it's Duncan Dewey (code name Gluestick) who leads the adventures and misadventures of the geeky gang.  This time the group must fight a villain so unlikely, he still lives with his mom!

"You can do anything you want in life if you dress for it," says Edith Head in How to Dress for Success.  Abrams' reprint of Head's 1967 tome serves as a timeless reference to looking your best, offering no-nonesense, and often hilarious fashion advice.  Illustrated with Head's original black-and-white line drawings and packaged with a chic cloth cover, this pocket-size guide is packed with smart tips on how to accessorize, dress for all occasions, and develop your own personal style.  Check out the fabulous feature in the April issue of FASHION...

Nigel Barker made waves when he visited Toronto last fall to promote his new book Nigel Barker's Beauty Equation.  We shot behind the scenes video of the tour, and the Manda team had a great time posing for group shots with Nigel during a break between interviews.  The February/March issue of Verve Girl Magazine just came out with a two page feature on Nigel and the book and it is excellent!  Check it out to learn how you can win your very own signed copy Nigel Barker's Beauty Equation.