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Fashion & Style, Lifestyle

The Classic Summer Bucket List

Summer always seems too short, from festivals to patio and backyard parties, the possibilities are endless.

Every time Summer rolls around, I become filled with ideas of all the summery things I want to do, but when Labour Day sneaks up, I'm always left thinking I missed out and didn't get a chance to do it all. So this year, I've put together a bucket list of all the classic summer activities I want to do this season. Keep reading to see what on my list…

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Fashion & Style

Crushing on Culottes

Summer streetstyle look with culottes and off the shoulder blouse

Culottes of all shapes and sizes are the definite 'it' garment for this Spring and Summer. Fabulously chic, culottes are considered to be somewhat of an unconventionally sexy trend as the midi skirt’s edgier sister. Culottes were initially a style that I hesitated to try. But after finally trying on my first pair, I realized they are actually quite flattering…

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Fashion & Style

The Pink Trend

the pink trend is real! love this pink lace pom pom dress!

The pink trend is real. And it's everywhere these days. It seems like the fashion world is obsessed with pink right now. The Spring/Summer runways had every shade of pink, from neons and fuschias to dusty roses and muted blushes. Lately, I've been finding a lot of pink sneaking into my wardrobe…

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Fashion & Style, Travel

Living the Cottage Lifestyle

Cute summer style outfit for the cottage

Cottage getaways are my favourite way to relax, unwind, and appreciate the more simple things in life. There's BBQs, bonfires, and boat outings all in the company of friends and family. The cottage life is a good life, so here are 3 easy tips for creating that perfect cottage lifestyle, wherever you may happen to be …

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Fashion & Style

5 Spring Picks to Refresh Your Wardrobe

Spring Style: floral cold-shoulder dress with grey mules, and Kendall + Kylie bag

So long, winter boots. Hello, Spring sandals! Spring is the perfect time for a wardrobe refresh, especially with the Friends and Family Sale at Lord and Taylor. This means 30% off almost anything on the site, including sale items! I consider 30% off a a pretty major sale, so if you're like me need a wardrobe refresh, it's time to shop your heart out! …

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DIY, Fashion & Style

15 Ways To Repurpose Your Old T-Shirts

What to do with old t shirts?

What do with old t shirts? We all have them in our closet, old t-shirts that we never wear, yet we keep for no good reason whatsoever. So why not take them out and refashion them into some fun crafts and useful accessories. Here are 15 great ideas from around the blogosphere to restyle, reuse and rewear your old tshirts in new creative ways. 1. DIY tie dye t-shirt headband Here are 4 creative ways to make a fun tie-dye…

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DIY, Fashion & Style

Summer Sandals Makeover

DIY Summer Sandals Makeover

It’s officially sandal season again! So get those pedi’s and show off your toes in a cute pair of summer sandals. This year, I’ve decided to take one of my old summer wedges and give it a little DIY makeover. This is great way to revamp your old summer sandals, instead of buying a new pair. I love these wedges and though they still had a lot of life in them, I just wasn’t feeling the fabric patten anymore. So…

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DIY, Fashion & Style, Wedding

DIY TOMS with a Touch of Lace and Flowers

DIY Toms - transform your everyday slip-ons into a fun and romantic pair of dress shoes you can wear to any special event!

DIY TOMS Tutorial: Don’t we wish all our shoes were as comfortable as TOMS? Well this tutorial is all about taking these casual shoes to a whole new level with a touch of flirty, feminine lace & chiffon. I was invited to create this fun tutorial with Buzzfeed.com where I take a regular pair of TOM’s and give them a little makeover for a special event like a wedding or evening soiree. So I’ve create this romantic pair of DIY…

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Lifestyle, Travel

Tropical Escape – Winter Vacation

Winter Escape - Caribbean Vacation

As my first winter in Toronto began, I was is total awe of how cold it could get. I suppose I will always be a west coast girl at heart, and these freezing temperatures were a difficult adjustment. When me and my fiancΓ©e saw the opportunity to make an escape to some sunnier skies and warmer temperatures, we took it. We made some last minute plans for a getaway to Fort Lauderdale and cruised the western Caribbean for 6 days…

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