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           EMPRESS DAY


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Celebrate December 11 . . .

This is not a holiday, it's a 

c e l e b r a t i o n !

Have brownies to celebrate the Empress!



Empress Day

Date: December 10 & 11

What: Duncan Hines Epic Brownie samples

Time: 12-6 PM

Stores: Save-On-Foods

Abbotsford, main

Walnut Grove

East Maple Ridge

Live Coffee & Tea Event: Meet the Empress

Date: Dec 11 

Where: SippChai Cafe  


Time: 3-4 PM

Address: 2655 Clearbrook Rd #180, Abbotsford, BC V2T 2Y6

Hope to see you there!

Murchie's Balmoral Blend Tea

 Tea is what Poet Emily Isaacson thrives on; why she even writes verse about it. With seven cups a day on the menu, she has to stock up on this winning variety. Since her early days in Victoria, she has visited Murchie's tea on Government Street and selects their tea. 

                     I’ve lived a thousand years, in league with tea,

                     I drink in more and more of earth’s light,

                      with every cup . . .

                                       —Emily Isaacson, Hallmark

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Murchie's Library Blend Tea

Emily Isaacson can usually be found in a library and that is where she writes best. Consider this blend of tea bags this year as the perfect holiday gift. With your favourite book lover in mind you can purchase a book to dog-ear by the poet here.

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Marie Antoinette Cake

At length I remembered the last resort

of a great princess who,

when told that the peasants had no bread,

replied: "Then let them eat brioches."

— Jean-Jacques Rousseau, Confessions

During a natural disaster, poet Emily Isaacson is the voice of reason. Let's all keep calm everyone; there's enough cake to go around. 

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Sweet Georgia Browns

Purdys Chocolates in Canada opted to send Emily Isaacson four boxes of chocolates to celebrate her new work Arsenic.

It's no secret that our Sweet Georgia Browns have their own fan club.

Get the party started.

– Purdys Chocolatier

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Kiara Doll Collar Black Velvet Dress

by Simple Retro

Hailing from New York, this is the dress her Empress has chosen as a holiday special this year. Poetry is like lace, an old-fashioned art, especially a lace collar, and Emily has been wearing black velvet for Christmas since she was a teenager. Velvet is her special choice for holiday attire, as she is a Sagittarius.  

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Rose Hip Oil by Leven Rose

With five sisters in the family, Emily Isaacson's hallmark is nice porcelain skin. She has been using oil for over 20 years as her mainstay with one of her favourites being Rose Hip Oil. Try this wonder of the cosmetic and botanical world to even your gorgeous complexion.

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BC Icewine 

Raise a toast to the Empress!

Have a glass of Emily Isaacson's favourite 2015 Estate Grown Riesling this Empress Day. . . it's Organic Icewine from a local BC Winery.

Icewine is a sweet wine in white and red made from grapes that have frozen naturally on the vine. Still frozen while pressed, the grapes yield a concentrated juice that is high in flavour.

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April Cornell

Gatsby Duster

This jacket is all about the decadence and luxury of being an Empress! We love this worn as a dress and as a duster, so versatile. Seed and faux pearl beadings elevate this velvet masterpiece, just like poetry--in such a rich and soothing water green.

100% Rayon velvet

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Jane Austen Dress 

by April Cornell

Super saturated textured cotton in walnut lined in voile and fashioned with a ravishing ruffle, flattering gathers on the bodice and self fabric ties for a custom Empress of literature silhouette. Inspired by Elizabeth Bennet in "Pride and Prejudice."

Emily Isaacson won't wear anything cotton except 100% Cotton. 

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Angelina Nightgown 

by Victorian Trading Co

An airy cotton gown of intricate design like verse hangs in the balance between flowy and fitted, nightie and day dress. Embellished with sweetheart neck, embroidered florals, ruffled short sleeves, and tiered hemline, this garment is the epitome of free-spirited Emily Isaacson. Soft, breezy cotton summons sweet dreams or, for the adventurous Empress, pairs with her favorite accessories to inspire a summery ensemble.

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Estee Lauder's Modern Muse

Modern Muse was inspired by the complexity of a modern woman, with the same dynamic contrasts as her life and her personality. Her creative energy and magnetic femininity are captured by its multi-faceted, sparkling floralcy. Her sleek style, strength and sensuality by its sleek woods.

Who is Emily Isaacson? She's confident and independent, soft and strong, feminine yet dynamic. Stylish and original, she inspires everyone she meets—without saying a word.

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Townswoman Linen Dress 

by Armstreet

While some of our dresses are beautiful for their ornate details and over-the-top embellishment, our “Townswoman” dress is all about crisp simplicity. Emily Isaacson's work of poetry, "The Townswoman's Cloak" is named for this dress. Colourful, 100% linen is combined with a pattern that makes for flattering lines and a silhouette that looks good on absolutely everyone this Empress Day. 

As with most of Armstreet's events, this dress is a bestseller simply because it has the ability to bring joy to any customer admiring themselves in the mirror! You are not vain here.

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Fleur-de-lis Hand Muff 

by Armstreet

Complete your fantasy winter ensemble with this luxurious fluffy accessory. The muff was designed for those very special dreamy promenades during the surly season. Wearing a muff is a great way to always keep your hands warm, so let's make it as fashionable and beautiful as the Empress.

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Fleur-de-lis Belle Époque Coat by Armstreet

Fall in love with the new Belle Époque-inspired coat! Majestic, young and ephemeral beauty captivates, making you blindly follow the Empress everywhere, fulfilling her most eccentric desires. Free and independent, she's able to let the next love-affair to dispel her maiden's boredom . . . 

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Siberian Fir by doTERRA

Distilled from a coniferous evergreen tree, Siberian Fir essential oil has a tranquil, stabilizing aroma to survivalists like Emily Isaacson, reminiscent of mountainous forests. Her Medicine Woman archetype loves the aroma of Siberian Fir oil as it creates a positive space,  centering environment, gives a comforting aroma, and beautifies the appearance.

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