Happy 31st of October!

Happy Halloween to all! Yes, its another Halloween post…joining the ranks of many others. Typically called Halloween, or All Hallows’ Eve, this day holds multiple meanings world-wide. The mainstream idea of Halloween is usually celebrated by dressing up, trick-or-treating, attending parties and basically joining in the general populace in doing so. However, this typical depiction…

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Winter slim-down: Starting week 2

It’s been one week…7 whole days since I started the diet. I cut out fizzy drinks, midnight snacking, alcohol and sweet stuff. For the first few days I was going strong. Pacing a lot, but going strong none-the-less. And now? Well, let’s just say I pity those around me. Irritable with a smile on your…

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New foodie try: Simple and easy Kale chips! Recipe included :)

Several years ago while loitering in wonder in a natural foods market, I found and purchased my first ever bag of Kale chips. Habanero flavour, if I remember correctly. It must’ve been a precious commodity because the price tag on this handful of kale chips seemed like I was paying for it by the gram, as…

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Winter slim-down diet update #1

Just checking in to let you know how le diet, week 1 is going. I have not fallen off the wagon…yet. Nor have I knocked over a market in the middle of the night, desperately searching for waffles, cookies and hot cocoa.  Yaaayyy me! I’ve spent the last few days free of sugary drinks, no…

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Product Review: Chanel nail polish and lipgloss

I’ll just start by saying that I’m a total Chanel addict. I adore their beauty products and I purchase them every chance I get! That being said, and bias presented, I would like to just give a quick review of these two specific products. These are my go-to colours for autumn. The nail lacquer is…

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Dreading the scale? Me too….It’s THAT time! Winter slim-down…oh boy.

Oh yes, I did it… Months after the move and I am still finding long-lost treasures in boxes thrown carelessly and temporarily into the attic. Today, I found this little treasure. I was wondering where it went. So what’s the first thing I do? Step on it…of course. And then I stepped off. Totally disappointed…

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Outlet shopping for luxury goods; Awesomeness or fashion faux-pas?

Outlet shopping seems to be the topic of much debate these days. There are endless google search results for the pro’s and con’s of outlet shopping. Mainly resulting in leaving us with the same question mark we had to begin with. In my opinion, it basically boils down to which outlet store you are speaking…

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The autumn capsule wardrobe experiment

Aaahhh, capsule wardrobes…the stuff easy-living dreams are made of! As airline baggage restrictions get tighter and more expensive, it’s advisable to take only what’s needed and only in your carry-on. Thus, creating a very real need for a capsule-wardrobe that can easily be transferred from place to place, or if you don’t travel much, it’s…

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WHY?

As my first official blog post, I feel it necessary to explain why I’ve decided to do this in the first place.  I must admit that I’m not exactly sure if people will even be reading this, but hey…worth a shot, right?? Let me begin by saying, my life, especially now, seems to becoming more…

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