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Vida With Christie

Episode 11 | Killing It At The Mamá Life

How can we be the best parents for our children? No one knows the exact answer or a secret formula. However, what we do know is that there is no perfect parent out there who does everything right. On this episode, I share how I make a difference in my child’s life, along with the […]

Vida With Christie

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 […]

Vida With Christie

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 […]

Vida With Christie

Episode 10 | Putting It Out Into The Universe

I’ve committed to this podcast and I’ve made it to episode 10! It’s all about celebrating the wins and reflecting of all that I’ve achieved thus far, but most importantly it’s also about setting goals and intentions for the future. This episode also includes what’s to come on the podcast and I reveal plans that […]

Vida With Christie

Boxycharm | March 2018 | #BoxyBae

Baecation was the theme of this month’s Boxycharm beauty treats, which made me very excited about the upcoming warmer summer months. The best part was that this month’s box included items with brighter shades, from eyeshadow to blush. As I’ve done for previous months, I’ll give you a run down of the products and a brief […]

Aaliyah MAC Cosmetics

MAC Cosmetics Launches Aaliyah Collection | #AaliyahForMAC

If you grew up in the 90s, then you definitely know who Aaliyah is! Her songs are ones that we downloaded from Napster and added to our burned CDs, which were then playing on our Discman on the bus on your way to school; and at times you would even share an ear bud with […]

Episode 9 | Reconnecting With My Faith

Easter weekend just passed and the religious holiday had me thinking about my faith, and how I’m applying it to my life as an individual and as a parent. On this episode, I reflect on what I’ve done to reconnect with my faith, even though I’m still working on it, and what has influenced me […]

Episode 8 | A Tourist In Peru

It has been a while since my last episode, but I promise it was worth the wait. On this episode I share the different things I did while in Peru, some of the things I ate, and a reflection of what it’s like to feel like a tourist in my own home country. On MamáLife […]

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The February 2018 Boxycharm had a Galaxy Glow theme, which paired perfectly with the one product I was most looking to getting this month – more details on it below because I’m not gonna give it away on the first sentence! Like I did with the first Boxycharm review post back in January, I will […]

Episode 7 | Made In Peru

I’m one week away from flying home to Peru. This is our first family vacation and “estoy muy…. excited!”. I share about how special it is to be home, what I plan to do while I’m there and feature a beauty product that is going to be a holy grail while I’m there. On #Mamálife, […]