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Find the Perfect Wedding Venue: 5 Important Tips

Finding the perfect wedding venue can be overwhelming. You want it to suit your style and accommodate your needs! Where do you start? Today I share a few helpful tips! How Many Guests Does it Comfortably Hold? Before falling completely in love with a location, first find out if it is the appropriate size to house all of your guests. There is no point in completely being awestruck only to find out your guests won’t

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This Weekend’s Surprise Birthday Party

My cousin J came up with the brilliant idea of throwing her sister-in-law (my cousin-in-law) a surprise 30th birthday party. Her, along with myself and our other cousin M (yes I have a lot of amazing cousin-friends in my family) got together and pooled resources! The family all gave money and we purchased a gorgeous Tory Burch bag as a gift. Along with this we decorated, cooked and created the perfect, laid back afternoon complete

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Flawless + Natural Skin with Boscia B.B Cream

One of my favourite everyday products for my skin is the B.B Cream (in Light) by boscia. It has a better coverage than many other moisturizing B.B. Creams I have tried. I purchased a tube of it awhile ago and it lasted me well over a year! Today I stopped by my local Sephora to pick up another one. I find it really evens out my skin tone, along with hydrating the dryness. It is

2017 SAG Awards Best Red Carpet Looks

Although I did not end up watching the 2017 SAG Awards – I have been admiring some of the glamorous looks sported on the red carpet this year. Here are a few favourites! Natalie Portman John Krazinkski & Emily Blunt Giuliana Rancic Kate Hudson What are a few of yours? Photo Sources (all credits to the appropriate photographers): Sofia Vergara: Getty / Dimitrios Kambouris Natalie Portman – John Krazinski & Emily Blunt – Giuliana

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Celebrate this Valentine’s Day with Panty by Post!

Want a fun way to treat yourself (or someone else) this St. Valentine’s Day? How about ordering a subscription from Panty by Post? Hailing from British Columbia, they bring back the feelings of days gone by when you would excitedly anticipate receiving a special letter delivered by the postman. Once upon a time, this is how people knew what was going on in the lives of those they loved. *sigh* so romantic! This cute and

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Top Drugstore Beauty Picks 2017

You do not have to spend hundreds of dollars to look like a million bucks! Today I am sharing a few of my favourites which can be purchased at Shopper’s Drug Mart and other fine retailers across Canada. Maybelline: The Colossal Big Shot Mascara I am always looking for the next big thing in mascaras – what products may work well for some may not work for others. My lashes are small, so for me

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Boho Bridal Flower Crown Ideas

Ever since the early 2000s I have loved that free-flowing mismatched bohemian look. Being the daughter of an artist I was soon filled in historically on what true bohemians were! Either way I dreamed of a room with various patterns and draping to give my place a laid back, artsy gritty vibe. I was overjoyed when boho-styled weddings started turning up on blogs, Pinterest and magazines! Although I got hitched a little bit before that

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Bad Haircut Survival 101

Hello! Today I thought I would share a little on haircuts – the good, the bad and the ugly (but mostly the bad and ugly). I have had a long and rocky relationship with haircuts. They used to be continually a bad thing and I would avoid them at all costs. My mom would take me to bargain salons (not mentioning any names) and although everyone’s intentions were good I usually walked away with some


Pop-Up Party for Brides + Exclusive Giveaway! [Win Dresses for Your Bridal Party]

On Saturday I had the pleasure of attending a fabulous pop-up party for brides and their girls, hosted by BridesMade! Founders Mallory McKewen and Kaleah Baker are two forward thinking, innovative women who are changing how we do weddings, dress by dress! The party was complete with hors d’oeuvres, sugary treats and mimosas! The event took place at the elegant Walper Hotel and also showcased a handful of other fabulous wedding companies. I met with both

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Mantrabands: The Stylish Way to Stick to Your New Year’s Resolutions

I am sure that new year’s resolutions are at the forefront of most people’s minds lately. New year, new you right? I admit that along with my January resolutions I often make others throughout the year. When you make them does not really matter – sticking to them is what counts! Along with keeping your resolutions reasonable, having a plan and being determined, you can also remind yourself daily to continue to push forward with