This months Topbox was all Clinique. I have used many of their products over the years and my mum swears by their skin care line. It was cool to try some of their products again after quite a while. The box contained: Colour Surge Eye Shadow Duo in “Like Mink” – The colours are perfect … Continue reading
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Planning the “Big Boy” room!
I am starting to think about Buds “big boy” room and what I am going to do. I know the general theme is going to be “city”, inspired by a series of prints that my friend (and super talented architect) Barbora gave me for my baby shower. I have other friends who have been working … Continue reading
Favorite Films on 2012
Here is a round up of my favorite films of this year! No order….. Pitch Perfect Moonrise Kingdom Skyfall Silver Linings Playbook The Hunger Games Giant Mechanical Man
Topbox- First Review!
I FINALLY received my first Topbox! I am super excited. The products that came in it are pretty great! Clear Prep FX Matte Foundation Primer & Anti Acne Treatment Gel This works really well to keep my makeup in place, however I am not sure that I need the anti acne properties at this time … Continue reading
My Mum’s Tourtiere recipe- Just in time for Christmas!!
A friend of mine was asking around on Facebook about where to buy a Tourtiere in Toronto. I was instantly transported to the Christmas Eves of my childhood, when we always had this traditional dish for dinner. I wonder if this was an ode to my grandparents, who met on Christmas Eve in Three Rivers, … Continue reading
Fancy Box #2
Here is the contents of our December Fancy Box. Nothing of much interest for Himself…. Hello Grey Champ Pullover (Retails for $35USD) So cozy but the arms are crazy long! Gold Mini Duffle by SprayGround (retails for $45USD) Not at all my style but I may work on a way to rock it. Bad To … Continue reading
My Nana’s Shortbread
To me, Christmas is the smell of a fresh Fraser Fir and the aroma of Shortbread baking in the oven. My mum and I always bake my Nana’s recipe and it never fails to be a huge hit at cookie exchanges etc. I wanted to share this simple but fantastic version of a holiday staple … Continue reading
thefancy.com is a website that is kind of like Pinterest but you can buy interesting things directly from them. I have gotten into monthly boxes recently (Topbox and Glymm reviews coming soon) and I decided to try the Fancy box . For approx. $47 USD per month (including Fedex Shipping) you receive a box every … Continue reading
Bedtime is a nice time at our house. When I am working, it is my favorite time of the day because I get to have a snuggle with my little man (I snuggle my big man later ;P) The best part of the bedtime routine has always been books. I have a great love of … Continue reading
Here are some photos of some of my Christmas decorations around the house. No shot of the Christmas tree as it is three feet tall and fake (thanks to a destructive toddler, no real tree this year..sigh..)