I’m someone who gets joy out of giving gifts to friends and family. I love the look on their faces when I’ve nailed their gifts, and I consider myself a gift-a-holic. This time of year, it’s very easy for me to get excited and maybe a little bit carried away. I try to get a jump start on my holiday … [Read more...]
From My Closet – November 12th, 2013
And just like that, the temps are below zero. Oh joy, my favourite season is here. *rolls eyes* I love an infinity scarf. So much, I force them on my darling husband as well - they look amazing on him, and they're as cozy as all get out. So when I spied this one a few months back (in that … [Read more...]
From My Closet – October 11th, 2013
I'm basically in accessories mode, a) because it's autumn, and it's time to break out all the cool stylin' tricks, and 2) because my anniversary was a month ago, and you know what Martin and I gave each other? BRICKS. (Totally romantic, yo - a timeless classic, one might even say.) Growing kids have … [Read more...]
Nella Bella is ALL THAT….and vegan too!
In a glass enclosed space at the St. James Cathedral located in the heart of the city, was the beautiful setting for the Nella Bella Fall/Winter 2013 collections preview event. With the twinkle from the city lights bouncing on the historical church as a backdrop, some of the city's most fashionable … [Read more...]
From My Closet – January 7th, 2013
You know how much I hate winter, right? Yes. I feel cold all the time, and so totally braced for chilliness, I feel like every muscle in my body is clenched, from say, late December until about April or so. The only comfort is a bottle of wine staying indoors until springtime comfy things to … [Read more...]
From My Closet – October 24th, 2012
After doing a re-set on our hall closet last week, I noticed I could use a few new shots of colour for fall. This is a good trick to use when your wardrobe is mostly monochromatic, as mine is. Hits of texture, pattern, and/or colour are necessary. This outfit isn't new per se, but a few new … [Read more...]
A look inside my purse and a contest!
Have you seen inside my purse? I'm almost embarrassed to show you but my friend Chantel gave me one of those "hey, um, girlfriend, where's the kitchen sink?" looks as she laughs. But then I see hers and it's just as jammed packed! I LOVE handbags. I mean really LOVE them. My friend Tracey … [Read more...]