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Spring 2017 in Review: Brand, Blog and Personal Update Post

With summer having officially begun I wanted to share with you an update on this past spring! A lot has been going on with my brand and if you haven’t seen the posts already – my belly! First of all, I want to state exactly which direction my business and blog are going. You may be seeing a few pregnancy-related posts lately. I have carefully chosen to include things in keeping with what many of

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Tips to Help Prevent Stretch Marks During Pregnancy

I never thought I would hear so much talk about stretch marks until I announced I was expecting. At 27 weeks I still have zero (yay) and although some of it can come down to your skin’s natural elasticity there are things I have heard that you can do to increase/maintain it on your own. Bio Oil is one widely talked about product for stretch marks! I had already been using this product prior to being

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Pineapple Hair – Don’t Care in My Super Comfortable Maxi Dress

Do you ever have those days when you really don’t feel like doing anything with your hair that takes longer than 10 seconds? That’s me, nearly every morning! My go-to look when my hair is super long is the pineapple bun. I gather an elastic around it as if I am going to make a pony tail but instead do not bring my hair the full way through. Then I pull the sides of the

Personal Branding with Joanna Pop: Illustrations

I don’t know if you have had a chance to look at my new Services & Partnerships page but I am really excited to talk about some of the options I offer to help brand your business. I love working with other business owners to create a bespoke hand-drawn image to represent them! Sometimes all you need is a spot illustration. What is a spot you may be asking? My spot illustrations are small illustrations

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Summer Stripes with a Pop of Color

If there is one type of pattern I seem to gravitate toward year after year it would be stripes! Lately I have been into wearing a lot of dresses and found this gorgeous navy and white classic. I have linked a similar one here. I wasn’t into fussing with my hair so I put it up in a messy pineapple bun. I paired the stripes with my LV Speedy 30 in Damier Ebene – I love

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In Honor of National Best Friends Day: June 8th

This week, on June 8th, we celebrate those true and genuine spirits we have the honor of calling our best friends. I just got back from a fun-packed weekend in Bayfield, Ontario for my friend Bella’s Bachelorette. I have  a small circle of friends who are like sisters to me. I value when people can be real  — and throughout life have found reliable (girl) friends hard to find! What is it with women anyways?

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Ruffle Cold Shoulder Top

Hello! Today I am sharing yet another outfit that is comfortable, stylish and versatile! My Black Ruffle Cold Shoulder Top is something that I wore all day for some activities out with friends and it will transition perfectly as an addition to my date night outfit this evening with my husband. This top flows so beautifully! I really love it paired with my favourite pointy toe pumps and trusty Kate Spade Cedar Street Maise (which I

Freelance Writing

In Need of a Writer to Captivate Your Audience?

Over the past few years of writing for blogs I have often received comments that my passion for writing is evident – whether it be reviewing a lipstick or showcasing some newly created artwork. Having been published in some literary publications over the years,  it has always been something I have greatly enjoyed. Eventually, when I started blogging, the words came to me organically. Under the umbrella of my brand, Joanna Pop, I am launching

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Summer is in the Air: Pink Flowers and Wind Swept Hair!

I couldn’t wait to share this beauty on the blog! Once again, another hit from Tiffany Rose Maternity, the Bardot Dress in Grand Jardin fits like a glove and conveys an effortless elegance that can be worn to the studio, office or a wedding without looking out of place. The is my second dress from this label – my first being the Chloe blogged about here. I adore the pattern of this dress! I usually

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Breezy Floral Flared Sleeve Dress from PinkBlush Maternity

I’m more than a little stoked to finally enjoy the sunshine with the temperatures rising! I couldn’t wait to wear my floral flared sleeve dress from PinkBlush maternity, paired with one of my favourite hats! I am wearing my old Nine West thong sandals that I cannot seem to let go of! They accent this cold shoulder, bohemian look so well! This baby is growing steadily – and so is my little bump. I love