ARBONNE SMOOTHED OVER: GET YOUR LIPS READY FOR VALENTINES KISSES

It’s 5 days to go to Valentines Day, can you believe it? It seems just like yesterday we celebrated yet another one. How time flies these days! I’m sure by now you’ve got your reading list full of endless #ValentinesDay #GiftGuide and #WhattoWear for Valentines Day, yes? Well in that case, let’s talk about something…

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VALENTINES DAY #GIFTGUIDE: GIVE SOME LOVE TO YOUR FRIENDS WITH REVLON’S LOVE COLLECTION

Do you remember that time in school where you made your own DIY Valentines Card? You made one for your Mom, your Dad, or most likely you made ONE card for the both of them. With such youthful gusto, plenty of glue and glitter and endless supply of creative energy, we all made those pretty…

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CHANNELING JESSICA ALBA’S PINK SKIRT PERFECTION

Such a copy cat. Granted, I can’t find a better post title than CHANNELING JESSICA ALBA’S PINK SKIRT PERFECTION, I think you can totally understand why I’m SO excited for this post. First of all, I just DEFIED winter! Yes, I totally took my jacket off in the middle of the cold, freezing rain weather that…

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THE POWER OF VULNERABILITY

Before I begin this post, I wanted to ask… Have you had a chance to see Brené Brown’s powerful talk on “THE POWER OF VULNERABILITY” at TED Talks? If not, please grab yourself a warm cup of coffee or a comforting cup of tea and go see it. It may be the exact thing you…

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SMARTBUYGLASSES: BUYING GLASSES IS EASY AS 1-2-3 (AND THEY SHIP WORLDWIDE!)

I don’t think I’ve ever been this excited about buying glasses until my recent experience with SmartBuyGlasses. I’ve been buying and using eye glasses, mainly sunglasses, for many, many years and I’ve tried anywhere from big box optical shops to mall optical stores, from fancy boutiques to duty free shops at international airports. You name…

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CELEBRATE LE CHATEAU ST. LAURENT’S GRAND OPENING EVENT WITH TOP BLOGGER MARILOU MOLES

First of all, I want to take this moment to THANK YOU ALL for your continued love and support. Over the many years since we’ve published our very first blog post, we’ve grown into one of the city and the country’s most recognized and well respected blogs! Secondly, I wish you all had a great…

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HAPPY THANKSGIVING : GOODBYE SUMMER, HELLO FALL {LOVE OTTAWA BLOG LINK #1}

It has been QUITE a WINNING week and I couldn’t be happier, grateful and thankful. Which makes perfect timing as it is also this year’s Canadian Thanksgiving! I realized over the years I had to specify which Happy Thanksgiving as the US celebrates theirs after Canada. BLUSH AND MINT: GOODBYE SUMMER, HELLO FALL In all…

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FALL IN LOVE WITH LE CHATEAU OF MONTREAL’S NEW CONCEPT STORE AND $100 GIVE-AWAY

They say FALL is the Fashion Queen of all the seasons. While summer is light and easy, spring is all about the pretty and winter is well… winter. Fall is rightly the season that rules them all. With richer fabrics, warmer tones and more opportunities for layering up, which really just means more chances of…

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BLACK IS THE NEW BLACK: SIMPLE SUMMER TO FALL FASHION

By now you would have seen an endless barrage of blog posts and TV segments on summer-to-fall fashion how-tos and beauty tips and tricks. Aside from every fashion magazine’s September Issue or the Fashion Bible (as some would say), summer to fall wardrobe transition is indeed le sujet du jour. And I love me some…

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TAKE ME TO CHURCH OR NOT: PLANNING YOUR SEPTEMBER LONG WEEKEND

Nothing excites me more than long weekends! Okay, that’s not exactly 100% true as I like shopping, traveling, doing nothing… I can go on and on (which I suppose makes my first statement entirely untrue but you know what I mean!) but the point is, the September long weekend is upon us and it’s three…

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