Holiday Gift Giving on a Budget

Holiday Gift Giving on a Budget with Dixie Outlet Mall

As I sit here and write this post I counted that it’s 43 days until Christmas. Now if you’re anything like me, you probably don’t want to hear that. Believe me neither do I. But every. single. year. I tell myself that I will NOT get caught up in a last minute hustle to buy gifts…and sure enough, there I am doing the mad scramble days before hoping I manage to get everything on time.

Every year the hubby and I say we’re going to start our holiday shopping at the beginning of November…well, it’s mid November now and I can’t say I’ve stored up a single thing. But, the good news is that I’ve been working with Dixie Outlet Mall on a fun little Holiday gift giving on a budget project and hopefully this post helps you out not only on timely holiday shopping, but especially if you’re working with a tight budget. Continue reading “Holiday Gift Giving on a Budget”

Fall Vibes and Halloween Makeup Inspo

Fall Vibes with Nest Fragrances

October. The month of Thanksgiving (for us Canadians) and of course Halloween. To be perfectly honest with you, both holidays that historically I’ve never really celebrated. With a European background I was more used to celebrating Día de los Muertos, or All Saints Day which falls on November 1st, and we never really had a Thanksgiving either. Growing up of course as a kid here in Toronto we did the Halloween thing, and over the years we’ve come to embrace the Thanksgiving holiday as it truly is a wonderful time to get together with loved ones and reflect what we’re thankful for.

So I have to admit that this October is a bit exciting, not only with all the PSL and pumpkin spiced baked goods I’ve consumed so far, but also with some Fall decor and Halloween makeup that I’ve been playing around with. So have a read on for all kinds of October goodies that you need to know about.

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Transitioning Beauty and Skincare from Summer to Fall

Transitioning Beauty and Skincare from Summer to Fall

With the Fall season almost in full swing and winter just around the corner, us Canadian gals need to up our beauty routines to adapt to the harsh(er) climate. While I wish I lived in California and could avoid winter altogether – I don’t. So I just gotta suck it up and prepare as best as I can.

In this post I’ve rounded up a few of my current faves for transitioning beauty and skincare from summer to fall. So…grab a PSL, sit back and have a read.

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Pink Details + Effective Time Management for Bloggers

Pinkstix floral scarf and pink bag

I can’t believe we are in the last few weeks of August already. Seriously, where has all the time flown by? As someone who struggles with time management I finally thought I was getting things under control until the calendar told me otherwise. The last few weeks have been a blur of day and blogger job colliding as I’ve tried to get caught up on household chores, projects and regain control over my blogosphere. It seems like just the other day I walked into Zara and picked up this outfit to wear with my floral headscarf and matching fuschia Pinkstix bag.  But in truth, weeks have gone by. Weeks that went by in the blink of an eye. Continue reading “Pink Details + Effective Time Management for Bloggers”

Easy Ways To Freshen Up Your Home – Blogger Style

Easy Ways To Freshen Up Your Home

Is it just me or has the month of July flown by in the blink an eye for anyone else? It didn’t actually hit home until I logged into WordPress (for what seemed like not more than a few days absenteism) to see that I had only posted twice this month.

As I bow my head in shame and disappointment of how bad a blogger I’ve been lately, I can’t help but admit that I finally burnt out. While I had felt it coming on in the last few months I didn’t expect it to hit me quite like it did. I guess all the countless late night and early morning wake ups finally caught up to me. I kid you not I must have slept for 2 days straight last week and it still didn’t feel like enough. Continue reading “Easy Ways To Freshen Up Your Home – Blogger Style”