May 2016

Chatelaine's May 2016 issue

Chatelaine May 2016 cover. Photo, Erik Putz. Food styling, Miranda Keyes. Prop styling, Rayna Schwartz.

Photo, Erik Putz. Food styling, Miranda Keyes. Prop styling, Rayna Schwartz.


  • Editor’s Letter
  • Notebook: Ms. Chatelaine, Natalie Panek, plus our favourite things to do, watch and read this month.
  • One last thing: A date with the Property Brothers.


  • Notes: Watches for springtime, find your new favourite mascara, a 50th-anniversary shoe from Vans, great Mother’s Day gifts under $25 and more.

  • The mane event: Anti-aging solutions for three common concerns: greying, thinning and coloured hair.

  • Game on: Athleisure is a real thing—and it’s fantastic. Score major style points with these sporty pieces.


  • Notes: Elegant outdoor dishware, colourful products for every room, a look at the Fat Paint brand and more.

  • Just add paint: Paint like a pro! Our DIY guide has everything you need to know about colour, tools and techniques.


  • Notes: Practise the art of “forest bathing,” say goodbye to hay fever, Dr. Danielle Martin on whether yearly physicals are necessary and more.

  • Run like a girlShoes, snacks, stretches, bras, form—our ultimate running guide has everything you need to hit the pavement this spring.

  • What it feels like to smile for the first time: Kelsey Ferrill is one of approximately 20 Canadians born with Moebius Syndrome, a rare neurological condition that causes facial paralysis.


  • The mother loadA look at the complicated bond between mothers and daughters, plus Katrina Onstad on how motherhood became a defining role in her life.

  • The Chatelaine Q&A: Lucy DeCoutere reflects on healing and moving forward in the wake of the Jian Ghomeshi trial.


  • Kitchen notes: Iced-coffee concentrate, a blind taste test of home brewing methods, super seeds you should try and more.

  • Breakfasts of champions: Kick off your morning with these delicious and energy-boosting recipes.

  • The dinner plan: Your guide to easy weeknight meals.

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