I was on the Red Carpet!! Me!

The countdown was on! Just hours before the #ETCGrammys were set to begin in LA, and this city was buzzing with a palpable electricity you could actually feel! The most incredible thing, I was right in the middle of it! Last Sunday, I had one of those “pinch me” kind of days! We made it out of a wicked snow storm in Canada, the stars aligned, and my SassyHubby and I were headed to the longest Red Carpet ever!

I started my morning with a quick turn in the make-up chair. The fabulous hair and make-up artists had their hands full, two days of stressed out travel had left me worn out and tired looking. They worked their magic and by 10:30am my hair was coifed, and my hands were shaking. It was time to go and meet the entire ET Canada team! I was escorted to the Red Carpet where I had the honour and privilege of meeting some of the fabulous ET Canada Team (many of which I had already met while stranded at the airport, but we survived the great snow storm of 2013 Toronto together!) This is where the real fun began!P1010295

We walked around a quiet corner, took a few steps under some pristine white draping, and were met with what seemed to be miles of brilliant Red Carpet. Placed like artwork down the long walkways were dozens of gorgeous chandeliers, and of course the GRAMMYs, protected and sealed under glass cases. Camera crews were everywhere and pretty people and all their friends were running wild.

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It didn’t take long before the star spotting began! Just as the Entertainment Tonight Canada Hosts Roz Weston, Rick Campanelli, and Natasha Gargiulo took their spots and were ready to interview the stars, the stretch Limos and Prius Cabs began dropping off the long awaited guests!! Some of the first to arrive; Ashaniti looking so glam, Carely Rae Jepson in a to die for Roberto Cavalli dress, and a member of LMFAO with the best hair ever. For real it was wild!

Other stars quickly started taking the carpet by storm! So many that I almost didn’t know which way to look! I was lucky enough to see Justin Timberlake, Hunter Hayes, and Kelly Osborne rockin’ her purple locks. Nancy O’Dell was simply drop dead gorgeous. Kimbra took a moment to show off her shoes to the shoe cam!! (I now firmly believe every award show should have a shoe cam.) Even Ed Sheeran and Mumford stopped to pose for the photogs. There was no shortage of glittery shoes, glam make-up and sparkle laden dresses.

I even managed to snap a picture of Neil Patrick Harris as he left the famous Red Carpet right in front of us!!  Love him!


Watching the celebs work the Red Carpet was truly a once in a life time opportunity.

Spending time with ETCanada is something I will never forget!


I started my morning with goosebumps from the cold, and ended my afternoon with goosebumps of excitement! The best part, it wasn’t over yet! Now it was time to leave this gorgeous Red Carpet behind and head into the Staples Center. Up next, all the live performances at the GRAMMY Awards! I couldn’t wait to see Taylor Swift, Maroon 5, Carrie Underwood, and Elton John and Ed Sheeran singing together for the very first time!! Don’t be too jealous, I will share the whole scoop with you in my next post!

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Thanks Entertainment Tonight Canada and Skinny Cow for this unbelievable and unforgettable opportunity!  Mwah!



  1. Oh Stephanie this is exciting for us who are lucky enough to read this. I can feel your excitement. I look forward to the rest of the story. Still in the shoes I see:) B

  2. I just say wow!

  3. oh wow…what an experience…that is awesome! what fun…reminds me of going to the Shorty’s and meeting Keifer…was way cool…

  4. Ummm, just so you know, you fit right in, you are gorgeous! I am not all that into celebrities but I am sure I would be starstruck at all the great clothes. And really, seeing famous people is just fun!

  5. wow!!! good for you! what an experience!!! fun fund fun!!

  6. Sheesh!! Not only are you smokin’ hot, but you’ve got gorgeous, shapely legs, too! It’s just not fair. No ONE woman should possess so much hotness. That hubby is one lucky man.

  7. OMG I can’t believe how many times I keep squeeeeeeeing OMG ! I am just loving these blog posts. You really are one sassy lady. X

  8. I love your legs! you look fabulous, you’re the only star I see.

  9. What a wonderful experience for you, and you really knew how to work the red carpet. LOVED your dress! Truly looking forward to hearing more about the Grammy’s.

  10. OH how I love to hear about the real behind the scenes stuff!! Thanks for sharing your experience with us 🙂

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  12. Holy Freakin’ Cow you look gorgeous and what an experience!!! So glad you got to go and filled us in!!!

  13. a shoe cam is such a great idea!

  14. Love hearing about all your great adventures! 🙂

  15. Enjoyed having a backstage rookie next to me for ET Canada’s red carpet show. We forget sometimes how fun our jobs can be. Glad you had such a great time!

  16. It really can’t get any better than this! I am so happy that you got to experience the thrill of a lifetime. Way to go Stephanie!!!

  17. coooooooooool!!

  18. Wow…. congrats on that… must be a real experience.
    Wifey is always dreaming of one day walking on that carpet 🙂

  19. Wow wow wow wow wow wow wow.

  20. OMG!! This is so amazing! Do you get to go back next year too?? You totally should, you rocked it!

  21. Are you KIDDING me? LuckyDuck.

    It’s been a while…have I been here since I quit Desperate Housemommy and became The Spin Cycle?

    Anyway. I’m going to be inboxing you on another topic. Look for me, okay? 🙂

  22. Victoria Ess says:

    That’s such an exciting opportunity! You look so lovely and I”m glad you had a good time!

  23. Can’t believe you were there! How exciting!

  24. You basically look like YOU should have been stepping out of the limo and on stage to collect some kind of award. STUNNING!!!

    • Stephanie says:

      You’re the sweetest! Thanks so much, I had an AMAZING time, not to mention a top notch hair and make-up team!

  25. sarah sar says:

    Wow you looked stunning! Can’t believe you had such an amazing opportunity and will cherish this for years to come.

    • Stephanie says:

      Oh thanks so much! Both my Hubby had an incredible time, I had to keep pinching myself to see if it was real! (and PS Having a Hair and Make- up team, that was just the icing on the nearly perfect cake!)

  26. Valerie Godin says:

    I bet you had an amazing time there!

  27. Wow, that is certainly a moment to remember.

  28. Alison Hagel says:

    Yikes! Bikini pics of your daughters splattered all over your blog. Behaviour of a narcissist.

    What would have been more impressive is an intelligent post about the Grammys.

    Try to do something and not brag about it-a true sign of a healthy ego.

  29. WOW! Look at you at the Grammys. Looks like it was a lot of fun!

  30. Katherine Moore says:

    What an incredible experience!!! Thanks for sharing- I feel as though I was right there with you. Amazing!!!

  31. Wow – what a great experience. I loved the grammy performances in 2013. Rhianna’s performance that night left me speechless.

  32. Chandra Christine O'Connor says:

    what was it like, did you shake hands with any stars, did you get a loot bag?

  33. must have been exciting

  34. Alayne Langford says:

    I can only imagine how exciting this was for you both! He looks handsome and you sure pulled it off, what a beautiful dress!! You go girl!! Lovely.. 🙂

  35. just been going through your page..and wow! At the Grammy’s! How fabulous – and you look gorgeous!

  36. WOW!! What an amazing experience, you look absolutely beautiful 🙂

  37. Are you kidding me with that dress? You looked gorgeous!

  38. Wow what an opportunity! You look so super fab and Neil Patrick Harris – awesome

  39. Alexa Nernberg says:

    How awesome for you and truly a once in a lifetime experience. Savor the memories Stephanie!

  40. An experience of a lifetime for sure

  41. Tracie v says:

    I love this! You look amazing as always ❤️

  42. You look fab 🙂

  43. Melinda L. says:

    What an unforgettable and amazing experience. You two looked AMAZING!

  44. Wow! Absolutely stunning! You and your hubby look like stars!

  45. Mary Anne LaRocque-Ouamar says:

    My jaw would have been dragging on the floor…then drool…lol
    What a regal evening!

  46. Darcy Borella says:

    Wow!! What a cool experience!!

  47. Linda Burton says:

    I love this dress! How cool!

  48. Shirley Anne says:

    Sounds like an awesome experience! You’re so lucky! I wish i were at The Grammys one day!

  49. kathy downey says:

    I so enjoyed enjoyed reading this post,you and hubby sure make the lovely couple.

  50. Fatema Ghali says:

    Wow this is amazing! So lucky😁

  51. WOW how cool and what a merory of a lifetime.

  52. Fatema Ghali says:

    Looks so much fun!

  53. Alicia H says:

    Beautiful night out for a beautiful woman!!

  54. Steven Finnamore says:

    Absolutely fabulous. Your excitement shines through in your pictures.


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