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PERFECT SUMMER TO FALL TRANSITION MAKE-UP WITH #QUOCOSMETICS

PERFECT SUMMER TO FALL TRANSITION MAKE-UP WITH #QUOCOSMETICS 2016 FALL COLLECTION Of the number of great perks you receive when you work in the fashion and beauty industry, there are only a few things as exciting as being the first to know about product launches. Beauty launches, especially when the season changes or when the… Read More...

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FASHION MAGAZINE #BEAUTYPANEL: 3 REFRESHING WAYS TO WEAR BRIGHT MAKEUP FOR FALL

FASHION MAGAZINE #BEAUTYPANEL: 3 REFRESHING WAYS TO WEAR BRIGHT MAKEUP FOR FALL There is no denying it. You can’t turn back the hands of time. Fall is upon us. You’ve heard it from me and a thousand other bloggers in the internets. As I’ve mentioned here, while fall is the harbinger of arctic wind and… Read More...

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LOSE YOURSELF IN THE MEDITATION OF DANCE AND LAUGHTER WITH LISBETH GRUWEZ & CO.

NAC DANCE PRESENTS: AH / HA DANCE PERFORMANCE WITH LISBETH GRUWEZ AND VOETVOLK When I was in Yoga Teacher Training School, I failed miserably at one thing. I had to work so hard at perfecting the one thing that proved elusive to me no mater how much effort and concentration I put in. I failed… Read More...

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FALL FASHION: ALL HAIL FALL IS THE QUEEN OF ALL FASHION SEASONS #RIDEAUSTYLE

FALL FASHION: ALL HAIL FOR FALL IS THE QUEEN OF ALL FASHION SEASONS Oh Fall. You fascinate me and scare me at the same time. Though you’ve been the timeless harbinger of arctic wind and frozen tundra come January, you’ve also been the usherette of all things lovely in fashion come September. Long hailed as… Read More...

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CABELA’S OTTAWA GRAND OPENING DELIGHTS OUTDOOR AND NATURE ENTHUSIASTS IN THE CAPITAL

NO SURPRISE: MASSIVE CABELA’S OTTAWA GRAND OPENING DELIGHTS OUTDOOR AND NATURE ENTHUSIASTS IN THE CAPITAL CABELAS OTTAWA: LOVE HUNTING, FISHING, ARCHERY, NATURE AND THE OUTDOORS? It shouldn’t come as a surprise really. After all, Canada is a huge country with a majority of the land still uninhabited, still considered very much the outdoors. So when… Read More...

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OPEN LETTER TO PR COMPANIES: PAY AND RESPECT BLOGGERS

AN OPEN TO LETTER TO BRANDS AND PR COMPANIES: PAY AND RESPECT BLOGGERS AND INFLUENCERS Dear Brands or PR Companies that represent you, Before I start this open letter, I want you know that it is with great pain that I write these words as for many years, I have tried my best to keep… Read More...

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AS SEEN ON TV: @20YS GOES TO BREAKFAST TELEVISION MONTREAL FOR TRAVEL SEGMENT

@20YS GOES TO BREAKFAST TELEVISION MONTREAL FOR A TRAVEL SEGMENT It’s September! Oh it’s September and pretty soon, it will be ‘Tis The Season! The summer months seem to just fly by and as they say in the movie Shawshank Redemption… The world got itself in a hurry. Oh indeed it did! WAKE ME UP… Read More...

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5 LESSONS LEARNED FROM MY #JUICECLEANSE WITH URBAN JUICE PRESS + 3 BONUS TIPS IF YOU JUICE CLEANSE

TOP 5 UNEXPECTED LESSONS LEARNED FROM MY JUICE CLEANSE CHALLENGE WITH URBAN JUICE PRESS  PLUS… 3 BONUS TIPS TO PREPARE FOR YOUR OWN #JUICECLEANSE AND DETOX JOURNEY 117 LBS I stared at those numbers as I moved the lever up and down. It doesn’t budge. Oh, that’s gotta be because I have my work clothes… Read More...

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ORANGE IS NOT THE NEW BLACK – BLACK IS THE NEW BLACK #BLACKLIVESMATTER

OUR SYMPATHY AND CONDOLENCES #BLACKLIVESMATTER Full edit: Below (fifth paragraph including this blog post title, regular post resumes below) was the original introduction and flow of this post but in light of the recent tragedies in the U.S. where two black men  ( #ALTONSTERLING in Baton Rouge, Louisiana and #PHILANDOCASTILE in Minesotta) lost their lives… Read More...