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Carlos Vives Live in Toronto | Concert Review

This article was written a year ago in my last blog, A Style Soiree. Facebook Memories reminded me of the event, which was one of the happiest days of my life. Seeing Carlos Vives perform was a true honour, and I wanted to commemorate it by resharing this article a year later. I seriously can’t […]

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Maple Bacon Sausage Sauté Recipe

I was never taught to cook. Not because my parents didn’t want to teach me, but rather because my mom was confident that I’d figure it out on my own one day. Believe it or not, I learned while living away from home in college by watching Rachael Ray. I didn’t memorize the recipes, but […]

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Quick & Easy Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe

I absolutely love baking, and now that ZoZo is getting older it’s awesome to have a little helper. She tends to make a total mess and wants to do it all by herself (which can make things tricky), however it’s important that she learns through experimentation and application. I wanted to stay on the safer […]

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Learning About Pride Through Face Painting

June is Pride Month, and I’m fortunate to live in Toronto as the city celebrates it to the fullest. Pride Toronto puts on events to celebrate all month long, from concerts to the grand finale Pride Parade. Since ZoZo is getting older, I thought this year would be the perfect time to have a little […]

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Quick & Easy Yogurt Parfaits With iÖGO

I used to skip breakfast. Not once or twice a week, but all the damn time. I knew this was definitely not a good for my health, but I thought I had no choice. I was convinced I had no time, however I was very wrong. There are so many quick and easy ways to […]

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A Note To Heaven On Mother’s Day

As many of you may know, my mother passed away in 2017 due to metastatic breast cancer. Losing my mother has been life changing to say the least. As she battled cancer, I tried the best I could to prepare myself for what it would be like for her to not be physically with us, […]

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Cinco De Mayo: You’re Probably Doing It Wrong

I never make a big deal about Cinco De Mayo. You may be thinking, “Why the hell not?”. It’s the perfect reason to have a margarita or take shots of tequila! You can wear a sombrero and make tacos! Right?… Not exactly. These are some of the reasons why you’re celebrating Cinco De Mayo all wrong. […]

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Boxycharm | April 2018 | #Boxycandy

The April 2018 Boxycharm box made me super curious because the spoilers included multiple products on my “want list”. From the MAC Liptensity Lipsticks to the Tarte Liquid Highlighters, I was dying to know what my boxy would include. This month’s box also included a Colourpop eyeshadow palette, and I’ve never tried Colourpop eyeshadows before […]

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Love Beauty & Planet Product Testing & Review

I originally discovered Love Beauty & Planet products on a stroll down the aisles of Shoppers Drug Mart. I was intrigued by branding, which was the first thing that called my attention. It was fresh, new, colourful and vibrant. What are these products? I scanned them closely but moved on, however the curiosity of these […]

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Sephora 2018 Spring Sale

It’s the most wonderful time of the yyeaaaarrr! Sephora‘s spring sale is a day away for Rouge VIB members, and a week away for VIB and Beauty Insiders. Lucky for you, I anxiously wait for this sale to arrive and have my cart full of must-have items days in advance, so I’ll be sharing all […]