OUT & ABOUT | Smoky Lake Pumpkin Festival

There is one brilliant way to ease into the month of October and that's by attending the annual Smoky Lake Pumpkin Festival. Forget the pumpkin spice lattes, this fair is the real deal. The town of Smoky Lake even has a decorative pumpkin patch roadside attraction, I...
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BEAUTY | Japanese Drugstore Beauty

I went to Japan a year and a half ago. It was such an overwhelming experience, I couldn't even bring myself to sift through the hundreds of photographs I took while there. Now that I've put a little space in between myself and that phenomenal trip, I'm finally ready...

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STYLE | Candy Striped

If my life were a movie then the soundtrack playing over this shoot would have been, without a doubt, the Rolling Stones' "She's A Rainbow." Which fits perfectly because of the band t I was wearing at the time. Funny how those things work out? It also helps that my...

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OUT & ABOUT | Manulife Fall Style Panel

Last week I had the pleasure of getting together with two of my favourite locals, Lyndsey from Over My Styled Body and Anton Atienza (from the internet) to discuss our favourite fall trends at Manulife Place. Before the panel discussion, we were set loose in the mall...

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FOOD COMA | The Shameful Tiki Room

Allow yourself a minute to adjust your eyes to a dimly lit tiki dream bar. Good, now we can get started.  As you may or may not be aware of, I am on a tiki tour of the world. The allure of the kitsch is strong within me and I have made a point of seeking out...

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STYLE | Off the Shoulder

How often do I wear my hair up? Next to never. It has to be pretty toasty outside for that to happen. The lazy bun is a 25 degrees + type of hair style for me. Pair that up-do with an off the shoulder top and it's as though you have air conditioning! Not quite, but I...

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BEAUTY | Salt of the Earth

When I went surfing for the first time, I spent a couple hours fighting waves, falling down, and having my face partially or fully submerged in water. By the end of the day, my surfing skills were medium at best but my skin, however, was glowing and cleaner than ever...

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FOOD COMA | Elderflower Gin Fizz

It's Wednesday; it's time for a drink. As the balmy summer weather continues to drift away with the biting autumn wind, it's time to bundle up and drink something refreshing that reminds us of warmer days gone by. Enter: the Elderflower Gin Fizz, a twist on the...

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