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Mar 222017
 

I did it! I have wanted to start a YouTube channel for the last year but I ALWAYS chickened out. I would try to film myself and hated every second of it. I would fumble with my words, get frustrated and just wish I had someone to talk to while filming the videos. I had [Read more…]

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Mar 192017
 
Floral Dress - Drop Waist

I LOVE this dress and it is a style I thought I would never wear. A drop waist for a tall girl can be tricky. I wear this dress from LOFT with tights all the time. The weather has been tricky here so I waited to post it on the blog. Now it is sold out [Read more…]

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Mar 062017
 
LOFT Separates

I don’t need to wear a suit but I like the look of a suit. The perfect compromise is mixing and matching separates. All three of these pieces are from LOFT and I wore them on Cityline last month. I selected a basic navy pant and paired it with a chambray coloured blue blazer with a [Read more…]

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Feb 242017
 
Oscar Viewing Party - What We Wore Comfortably Chic

Going with our theme we dressed comfortably chic thanks to Joe Fresh! Nicole works events, She needs to be able to move but also look chic. This floral print shirt dress  delivers. She layered this light cardigan on top and is ready to be the perfect hostess. Nicole can also pair this shirtdress with leather leggings [Read more…]

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Feb 232017
 
Oscar Viewing Party Drinks & Swag

DRINKS For the drinks we kept it very simple: 1.Vodka Milkshakes – pre-made drinks that you can buy at the LCBO in keeping with out “Fake it, Don’t make it” entertaining theme. They taste great and we served them in milk bottles. Again, use what you have – martini glasses or champagne flutes are a [Read more…]

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Feb 222017
 
Oscar Viewing Party Food

FOOD Nicole and I created this easy menu so you can enjoy your party. Our menu is a “glam’ed up” version of simple foods with lots of “Fake It Don’t Make It” mixed in. FOOD 1. Truffle parmesan popcorn 2. Devilled eggs topped with caviar 3. Gorgonzola and Fig Crostini 4. Pre-made appetizers (President’s Choice) [Read more…]

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Feb 212017
 
Oscar Viewing Party Decor

Oscar Viewing Party Decor COLOUR PALETTE: Black and Gold FLORALS: White Hydrangeas and Greenery DECOR: Black linens, white crisp china, gold flatware (if you have it, if not silverware is great), stemless wineglasses When Nicole and I were discussing the decor for the party we agreed that we were going to use what we had for [Read more…]

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Feb 202017
 
Oscar Viewing Party - Film, Food & Friends

I love watching the Oscars. I think I love watching for the same reason you do – first it’s the fashion (no surprise there), all those beautiful gowns on full display for all to see; second it’s celebrating great films and the performances they inspire. Before all the kids I hosted several Oscar viewing parties with my [Read more…]

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Feb 162017
 
Travelling in WHBM

I am a fancy traveller. It started after I had the kids – whenever I know I am getting on a plane I get my travel outfit ready. It consists of jeans, shirt and a blazer. Do you have a travel uniform? Outfit Details – Blazer, WHBM (here, blue here); Jeans, WHBM (here), T-Shirt, WHBM [Read more…]

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Feb 052017
 
FCPExChat - Valentine's Day

On Wednesday, February 8th at 8pm I am going to be co-hosting the First Canadian Place and Exchange Tower Valentine’s Day Chat with Notable.ca and fellow bloggers My Fash Ave and Canadian Fashionista. To get in the Valentine’s day spirit I did a fun photo shoot and selected my top gift ideas. During the chat we’ll [Read more…]

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