My tour of Jordane Cosmetics’ facilities, how makeup is made

I recently had the pleasure of going behind-the-scenes of Jordane Cosmetics’ production facilities in Toronto when owner, Danny Doron, toured a school group of makeup artists. I tagged along for a little action and I’m so glad I did! In a highly entertaining way, Danny showed us how make-up is made and packaged. Here are [...]

Jully Black, Queen of R&B, shares her success secret [VIDEO]

Jully Black, fondly known as Canada’s “Queen of R&B,” is a magnetic artist whose abundant energy is seemingly superhuman, and has a list of accomplishments as long as your arm. In fact, CBC named her one of Canada’s 25 greatest singers ever. An honour, indeed. The multiple Juno award-winning singer/songwriter/performer, has four albums under her [...]

I’m featured in Good News Toronto

I love the publication, Good News Toronto - we don’t read enough good news stories these days and there are many local heroes who go virtually unnoticed, which is what this publication is all about. I am thrilled to be featured in this terrific publication about my start in broadcast and getting Extraordinary Women TV [...]

Extraordinary Women TV season 2 premiere on Rogers TV

      Extraordinary Women TV launches season two on Rogers TV Premieres Sept. 16th at 7pm ET in Toronto/Scarborough TORONTO, Sept. 11, 2013 – The television series, Extraordinary Women TV with Shannon Skinner, a weekly talk show for women about putting our dreams into action, premieres its second season on Sept. 16, 2013, at [...]

Thank you Canadian Tire for welcoming my dog

After a few weeks of settling into our new home, a work-live loft in Toronto’s east end, I’m finally adjusting to this environment. Bob, my sheepdog, is more comfortable now and, thanks to a citronella collar, his separation anxiety-ridden barking whilst I’m away is slowing weaning. During this time of transition, I’ve been taking Bob [...]

Why a blogging break is good for the soul

You might have missed me. Or maybe you haven’t realized that it’s been a while since my last post. A much needed blogging break was to be had, given all the changes and activity going on in my life the past several weeks. First, the sale of my house, which I did privately and although [...]