Summer Stripes

Summer Stripes and Straw Hats

Today I am partnering with Tobi to give you a fun, fresh and effortless nautical look with their Peace of Mind Striped Off the Shoulder Shift Dress. I am on the lookout for clothes that are versatile enough to wear while being mega pregnant (35 weeks) yet my perfect size when I no longer have a baby bump to accommodate. One of my favourite features of this dress is the breezy flared sleeves! I thought

Tassel Pillow

Guest Room Refresh with Tropical Vibes

Any homeowner can agree that a house is an on-going project. Having lived at our current address just over 3 years it was about time I finally made the guest room into a space for more than just folding laundry! I wanted it to have an airy, tropical vibe – the inspiration was always there but I was even more inspired upon purchasing an original piece of art depicting a banana tree. Everything else just

Bite Lip Lab Toronto

The Bite Beauty Lip Lab – Get a Shade of Lipstick Created Just for You

This past weekend, two of my friends and I went to the Bite Beauty Lip Lab on Queen Street West (Toronto location) to get a lipstick (or two) created on the spot. I was already familiar with the brand – founded in Toronto and sold in Sephora, made of natural, food-grade ingredients. Knowing that I already loved the performance and quality of their other products, I could not wait to get my hands on my

top beach essentials

Top Beach Essentials

We are full tilt into summer and if you are like me, you really savor the few short months of beach weather we have in Canada. Here are a few of my favourite essential items to enrich your experience (to pack, or on my wish list!) 1. Sun Block (of course)! There are varying degrees of SPF which stands for “Sun Protection Factor.” The number refers to how many times longer it will protect you

home decor

5 Tips to Make Your Home Calm and Inviting

The house you live in should also be a home, in my opinion. Having lived in our place for just over three years we have slowly made it our own a little bit at a time. Here are a few tips I have learned along the way to create a calm and inviting atmosphere in your humble abode! Get Rid of Clutter Clutter equals chaos, which is the opposite of a peaceful vibe. You do

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My 10 “Self-Love” Priorities This Summer

As my due date gets closer and I look forward to meeting the little Pop – I often think of how life is about to change forever. I cannot wait for this next phase, and am fully ready to pour my time, energy and love into a little human that needs me! Some things, I realize I may not have as much time for when baby comes along. These are activities that I am making

Baby Box Bassinet

Baby Box Bassinets + How to Get Your Own

Baby Box Bassinets may be a newer concept on this side of the globe, but have been used consistently in Finland for the past 75 years. They are said to be the country to have the lowest infant mortality rate in the world due to these little boxes which offer safe sleeping arrangements (lowering the risk of SIDS) for their little ones. Being naturally drawn to simplicity, minimalism, and not to mention safety – I

Chanele McFarlane Shares 5 Genuine Ways You Can Support Women in Your Personal and Professional Life

With many of us spending tons of time on social media, it’s pretty accurate to say that on an average day we’re exposed to tons of content, especially from people sharing their achievements, vacations, ideas and aspirations. So, be honest – how did you feel the last time someone shared that they just landed an amazing new job or are taking off for an exotic beach vacation?   If you felt even an ounce of

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My Favourite Canadian Brands

In honour of Canada Day 150 coming up this weekend, I wanted to share with you some of my absolute favourite Canadian brands!   Roots Canada Ltd Is it super cliché to mention Roots in a Canada Day post? Founded in 1973 it is still run by the founders Michael Budman and Don Green with their design centre and leather factory located in Toronto, Ontario. This year I really wanted to rock my Canuck pride

blue maxi wrap dress

Summer Hues – I Love Blues!

Most of my life I have gravitated toward blues and greens. Even when I was a little girl my go-to Crayola crayon that I would use up while leaving the others untouched was “Jungle Green.” I attribute it partly to me being a huge lover of nature! I was that girl, out in the rain collecting earth worms as pets. I remember creating an entire bucket of them, filled with mud and water because that