Chatelaine’s May 2016 issue

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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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