Peter Papapetrou's guide to the perfect valentine's day

From flirty lashes, to a luxe getaway, Peter lays out everything you need to create the perfect, romantic day! Don't miss out on your chance to win Peter's giveaway for yourself, and a second online-only contest for a Hockley Valley Resort stay and spa package with winery tour!

Conair Elite Collection Hair Dryer$80



  • Ladies, get dolled up for your big Valentine's day date with the Elite Collection Hair Dryer from Conair.
  • Give yourself the perfect blowout with up to 50% faster drying time 
  • Titanium ceramic technology protects against heat damage and frizz defence ionic technology enhances shine and reduces frizz up to 75% 
  • Retails for $79.99 

Conair For Men Dual Blade Even Cut Clipper$100

  • Prep for your princess with the Conair for Men Dual Blade Even Cut Clipper. 
  • It perfectly fits in the palm of your hand for easy and comfortable handling. Lithium-ion technology gives sustained power performance for reliable cordless use, even at lower charge levels. 
  • The powerful DC motor cuts through even the thickest hair and has an adjustable lock-in length comb guide for cutting grades 1-4, and an ear comb. 
  • Retails for $99.99 

Minki Lashes$55



  • They are like your own lashes but longer, fuller and overall better!
  • Made of the highest quality cruelty-free Siberian mink.   
  • Reusable up to 25 times.
  • Natural, eco-friendlier alternative to synthetic drugstore lashes.
  • Up to 3 times more lightweight than conventional synthetic lashes.  
  • Go-to choice for performing artists, brides, and environmentally conscious makeup lovers!

Mendocino Gift Card, $75


  • Mendocino celebrates over 25 years as Toronto’s leading boutique for cutting-edge global fashion and the most-wanted brands.
  • The Canadian family behind the 9 boutiques across the city has been committed to and passionate about bringing designer style and the most sought-after labels home to Toronto season after season.
  • Renowned for its strong pulse on current trends and coveted brands, Mendocino continues to inspire and dress fashion enthusiasts at the frontier of Toronto's retail scene.   

Persona Jewellery$70


  • Persona was created to inspire every woman to express her unique style and personality through affordable, fashion-forward sterling silver jewellery
  • he Open Bezel Ring is a stunning open design with bezel set white cubic zirconia stones.  This ring is beautiful on its own but is also great for stacking.
  • The Pavé Bar Ring also features the popular open design with hand-set cubic zirconia stones in an elegant and modern bar style.  
  • The Pavé X Ring, with its crossing lines of white cubic zirconia hand-set in sterling silver, makes a statement with its simplicity.   This contemporary style wears well on any finger.
  • With a wide assortment of stackable rings, elegant earrings and necklaces priced under $100, Persona Jewellery has something special for every woman to feel her most stylish and beautiful this Valentine’s.

2015 J Lohr Estates Riverstone Chardonnay$19.95

  • The 2015 J Lohr Estates Riverstone Chardonnay is a fresh, youthful and textured Chardonnay with flavours of white peach, floral, citrus, baking spices and honey.
  • The wine is barrel-fermented and aged 7 to 9 months in American, Hungarian and French oak barrels, 13.96% alcohol and crafted to be enjoyed now or within 5 years of the vintage.
  • For Valentine’s Day this wine can be enjoyed with a variety of dishes like salmon in a creamy dijon sauce, chicken with mushroom sauce, or nicoise salad with a citrus vinaigrette.

*Please note that we are unfortunately unable to include alcohol in any online contests 

La Vie en Rose Gift Card$50



  • La Vie en Rose is the destination for Valentine’s Day with a wide offer from sexy red and black lingerie to comfy cute blush hues sleepwear.
  • La Vie en Rose have styles and cuts for “real women”, in quality fabrics and confections at affordable prices
  • La Vie en Rose is a Canadian company

Outfit #1:
La Vie en Rose’s Luxury Edition Satin nightie with heart lace cup and slit, $49.95
La Vie en Rose’s Luxury Edition Chiffon kimono with lace trim, $49.95
Outfit #2:
Je t’aime (I love you) brushed cotton blend sleep tee, $32.95
Ultra soft textured robe, $69.95

Second City Tickets and Improv Class$135


Two tickets to a Main Stage show at The Second City in Toronto and Two passes to a drop in improv class at The Second City Training Centre $135

The Second City is the world’s premier improv and sketch comedy theatre company with shows seven days a week on the Mainstage including Hooking Up with The Second City, their Valentine's Day themed show. The Second City, where legends like Catherine O'Hara and John Candy got their start, is where you can see the best comedic performers in the country. Great for first, second or third dates and beyond!

The Second City Training Centre offers weekly improv drop-in classes, which are a simple way to try improv for the first time in an easygoing space, and try something new with a friend - or date!

The Second City Training Centre is the largest school of improv and sketch comedy in Canada with classes such as Improv for Anxiety, Improv for Teens on the Spectrum and Public Speaking.
Hockley Valley Resort Package$278


Hockley Valley stay for two including breakfast .


  • Sunday through Thursday night.
  • Lift tickets for two
  • Redeemable for a full year
  • Hockley Valley Resort Stay, $278

For your chance at home to win a second getaway at Hockley Valley Resort, including a $200 spa credit and a wine-tasting for two at the Adamo Estates Winery, click here!