Monday, September 30, 2013


Top- Jacob {Old} | Pants- H&M {Sold Out}/ summer collection} Booties- Old Navy | Watch- Guess | Glasses- Raybans | Scarf- Old Navy | Bag- Coach | Nails- Essie Fifth Avenue

I love to have fun with my outfits and incorporate patterns and colours together. Polka dots are such a fun pattern to wear and you can pair it in a lot of different ways. The scarf completed the look that I was going for and made the outfit even more fun to wear. I have been really loving these pants ever since I got them, the colour is gorgeous..

 I hope you all had a great weekend!
We had the most relaxing fun filled weekend at the resort & spa and spent the day's in the water and lounging by the lake drinking some beers. We also went on a pontoon boat and toured the lake and saw some celebrity and NHL cottages, which were unbelievably gorgeous and you can imagine how depressed I felt afterwards lol. We also went for a walk along a country road and came across five deer and was literally 5 feet away from all of them. It was an incredible experience and took some amazing pictures. It was definitely a weekend that I will never forget and I am so glad I created new memories.

Have a great Monday and thank you so much for reading, xo!!
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Thursday, September 26, 2013


Sweater- Jacob | Pants- American Eagle | Boots- Aldo | Scarf- Aldo | Watch- Guess | Nails- Essie Fifth Avenue

Riding boots have to be one of my favorite boots to wear during the fall and winter months. It's such a classic boot and goes with pretty much anything. I have always loved the look of a light sweater, dark jeans and a scarf paired with riding boots. I also tend to wear these boots a lot with my black Lululemon Wunder Under leggings with a big heavy cable knit sweater {which I will be posting next week}. It is seriously the most comfortable outfit to wear in the cooler months!

I hope you all have a great weekend. I am headed up north to a resort and spa with my boyfriend and some friends. We are going to be going on a pontoon boat to explore the lake/ cottages, campfires= s'mores, heated pools/ hot tubs and some relaxation. I am so excited!!

Have a great weekend and thank you so much for all of your sweet comments that you always leave, xo!!

Wednesday, September 25, 2013


This past summer, I read a cool beauty tip that I wanted to share with all of you. It's called the "Ice Cube Facial Massage," yes you read that right and I was immediately drawn to this article when I first seen it. I have been giving myself an Ice Facial twice a week since July and I am actually in love with this quick and beneficial facial. It's so refreshing and my face feels amazing once I am finished. I like to to treat myself a few times a year to a spa facial but I also like to do at home facials as well to save some money. It's very important to give yourself a mini-facial on a regular basis.

How it works:
The Ice Cube Facial doesn't sound as relaxing as a regular facial but running an ice cube over your face has a lot of benefits for your skin, especially your face. Instead of giving yourself a moisturized and dewy facial {which I LOVE and do all the time and is extremely important} will actually smooth out your complexion by combatting fat cells, helps reduce wrinkles, fights breakouts, and the most important is promoting blood circulation in your face.

How to do it:
Simply massage the ice cube over a clean/ makeup free face for about a minute or two before bed two to three times a week. Make sure to wrap the ice cubes in a paper towel or a ziblock bag. This is very important as this will prevent delicate blood vessels to break if ice cubes are placed directly onto the skin. Once finished, apply your toner to your face and apply your moisturizer and eye cream and voila!

Tip that I love to do:
 I like to add a little bit of lemon juice or camomile to the water before freezing, it's even more refreshing and also smells amazing!

I tend to do an ice facial about twice a week and I also like to give myself a regular facial once a week, by simply exfoliating, applying a mask followed by a serum and moisturizer. Moisturizer is crucial and should always be incorporated into our beauty routine. Be sure to find a good moisturizer that is tailored to your skin type, if you are using something that isn't working for you, then switch it up and try something new.

Will you be trying the Ice Facial?
Have a great day and thank you so much for reading, xo!!

Monday, September 23, 2013


Top- Old Navy {Sold Out} | Pants- American Eagle {Old} | Wedges- Reitmans | Clutch- Aldo | Watch- Guess | Necklace- ILY

Happy Monday!

Who say's you can't wear white after Labor day? I don't care what the rule is, I usually wear white pants up until October, depending on the weather of course. I love to wear basic/neutral colours such as black and white, but adding some colour to the look, whether it's accessories or nail colour, really amps up any outfit. I have been OBSESSED with red nails and I am really loving Essie's Fifth Avenue, it's the perfect red and you only need one coat of polish, bonus!!

Do you like to add colour to a basic outfit or do you keep it neutral?

Have a great week and thank you so much for reading, xo!!

Friday, September 20, 2013


Top- American Eagle | Shorts- American Eagle | Belt- H&M | Scarf- Old Navy | Booties- Old Navy | Bracelet- Bought in Antigua | Sunglasses- Raybans

Happy Friday, I hope you all had a great week!

Even though fall is just around the corner, we ended up getting a heat spell here in Canada and decided I better wear this outfit before it get's too cold. I have always loved dressing a little southern. It's such cute and feminine look and my love for country music is indescribable. Cowboy boots would have actually topped off this look but these booties work just as well. When I saw these booties, I knew I had to have them and not to mention, the day I went to Old Navy, the whole store was take 50% off any one item, so of course I got these beauties, what a deal! After looking in my collection of scarves, I knew that this was the scarf that would complete this southern inspired look, wouldn't you say?

Have an amazing weekend everyone and thanks for reading, xo!!

Wednesday, September 18, 2013



If you want a specific effect, look for the mascara's that are triggered to what you want to achieve. Waxes in "curling" mascara's give length to stick-straight lashes, while lengthening formulas have nylon fibers that act as extensions on short lashes. 
The type of brush does matter! If it's a big wand then you will have full voluminous lashes and if it's a thin wand then you will have separated lashes.


Everyone can pull off a black mascara. The whole point in wearing mascara, is to enhance the eye and to define the lashes. It should be apparent that you are wearing mascara or you won't get that effect you are trying to achieve. 
Why not try a colour other than black? A swipe of purple mascara is gorgeous on eye colours such as, blue, hazel and green while blue and green mascara's look amazing on brown eyes. Brown mascara is also a great option for those who want to eliminate harshness and wear something subtle. Check out my post on "Look Younger With Makeup" for more beauty tips.


Waterproof mascara's can be tough to remove and can be rough on your lashes, especially if you are using it everyday. If you are attending a wedding or perhaps your on the beach, resort to a water-resistant mascara instead of waterproof, it's more gentle on the eyes. 


  An eyelash curler can make eyes appear more wider and sexier in the matter of seconds. Use an eyelash curler before your mascara, if used after, the mascara will stick to the curler and could cause lash loss.
Grab your wand, look up into the mirror and squeeze the curler at the roots of the lashes and hold for approximately 5 seconds and then pulse halfway down the lashes three times about 1-2 seconds per pulse and voila!


After curling lashes, apply a lengthening mascara to the upper and lower lashes. After, wiggle a volumizing mascara to the roots of lashes then swiping upwards to the ends. For the lower lashes, switch the application by doing a back and forth windshield- wiper motion across the bottom lashes, focusing more on the outer corners to add more volume and fullness.


Two coats of lengthening mascara will do the trick, but you can apply as many coats as you want. This is a quick fix to those short stubby lashes. Apply a coat to one eye and then move on to the next eye, letting the first coat completely dry before applying a second coat. Once the first coat is dry, apply a thin coat of mascara by wiggling the brush at the base followed by a quick sweep through the entire lash. This technique will separate lashes and will make eyes appear larger.


Applying mascara to the lower lashes is completing the finishing touches to the eyes. It's best to apply thin coats rather than being too heavy handed or mascara will clump. Apply lightly with the tip of the mascara brush, if you need more, then apply a second coat. Clinque has a really great bottom lash mascara that has a tiny wand that will coat those hard to reach lashes at the corners of the eyes without making a mess.


Whether you are going for a spidery look or not, running a clean spooley brush through your lashes {while mascara is still wet} will remove clumps and give a clean finish.


Oil based removers work best for those stubborn formula's like waterproof and water-resistant mascara's. Soak a cotton pad in any eye makeup remover and gently press down on lashes for a approximately 10 seconds, then gently wiggle the cotton pad down the lash to loosen the mascara {repeat as needed}. Being as gentle as possible is key in preventing lash loss and wrinkles. 

Mascara is the finishing touch to any makeup look and by following these simple tips, you will be on your way in getting those perfect lashes. I hope you all found this helpful!

Do you have any mascara tips?
Share them in the comments below!

Have a fabulous day and thanks for reading, xo!!

Monday, September 16, 2013


Sweater- Abercrombie & Fitch | Tank- Old Navy | Pants- American Eagle | Sandals- Old Navy | Bag- Guess | Sunglasses- Raybans

Happy Monday Everyone!

Today's outfit is an outfit I wore over the weekend. I did a lot of running around on Saturday and with the weather starting to get cooler, sweaters are starting to be incorporated into my outfits. I have seriously had this sweater for probably over four years now and it's still one of my favorite sweaters to wear. These pant's have also been a favorite this summer, the colour of them is so pretty, and I really love the zipper detail at the bottom of the pant.

The summer's are so short here in Canada and I tend to wear sandals as long as I possible can, usually until the end of October is when I will officially retire them. If I could wear them until November, I really would, but that's pushing it lol.

What has been your favorite piece of clothing this summer?

I hope you all had a great weekend, and thanks for reading, xo!!

Friday, September 13, 2013


Top- American Eagle Cute Option | Crops- Lululemon | Shoes- {Old} Spring | Bag- Guess | Bracelet- Pandora | Sunglasses- Ray Bans 

Happy Friday!

Lately, I have been totally obsessed with wearing my hair half-up half-down with a braided crown. It's so girly and yet it's different from your traditional half-up half-down hairstyle which I love. What's great about this hairstyle is that it goes with any outfit, whether you're going for a casual look, like what I am wearing above or if you are dressing up for a night on the town. It's also so quick and easy to do as well. I usually like to leave some of my bangs out along the sides of my face but I also like to switch it up and braid them back, which also looks really pretty. I also like to either curl or have my hair wavy when I do this hairstyle as it looks more put together but you can also wear your hair straight with the bangs braided back or your hair pulled into a low messy bun or pony tail which I like to do!

What is your favorite braided hairstyle?

Have an amazing weekend sweet readers, xo!!

Wednesday, September 11, 2013


Today I am teaming up with the gorgeous Barbie from The Parlor Girl to show you how to transition leather leggings into your fall and winter wardrobe. I am so excited to be collaborating with Barbie and to show you our different styles in pairing leather leggings. I have always loved the idea of having a friends spin on an outfit item as sometimes they may choose a piece that you would never think of wearing. "Vegan" leather leggings are a great transitional item as they are affordable, comfortable and looks fabulous with anything from wedge tennies to stiletto's to throwing on a jacket or blazer as well as pairing it with a graphic tee to add some attitude to an outfit.

 "Vegan" is the new term in lieu of faux for the season! 

Top- American Eagle {Sold Out/ Clearance} | Leather Leggings- H&M Similar | Heels- Aldo {Old} | Clutch- Aldo {Old} | Watch- Guess | Necklace- Aldo {Old} | Sunglasses- Ray Bans

Ever since I got these leather leggings I have been totally obsessing over them. I like that the front of the legging is leather and the back of them is a stretchy non-leather material which makes these leggings more comfortable and mobile. I honestly couldn't decide what top to wear with these leggings as there are so many options to choose from. I decided to pair the leggings with a sheer tee and went with a heel to create a classy feel.

These leggings are going to be a fun piece to style once the weather gets colder and I am already thinking of a tone of outfits I can create with them from classy to rocker chic. You will definitely be seeing these leggings a lot during my fall and winter transition!

Be sure to check out Barbie's blog for more fashion tips and advice!

Have a great Wednesday and thank you so much for reading, xo!! 

Monday, September 9, 2013


Wearing a red lip is a quick way to glam up any look while also looking classy and chic, but picking a red lipstick to compliment your skin tone is more important than you might think. Wearing a lipstick that is too bright for your skin tone can leave you looking like a clown and something that is too blue-based can also leave you looking like you have frost bitten lips.
The following is a break down on which reds go best with different skin tones {In case you are all wondering, I have light to medium skin but more on the light side}. If you are not any of these skin tones, then just find an in between colour of the two closest shades OR, if in doubt, just go for a coral- red since it is a universally flattering colour and it looks good on everyone.

Fair Skin Tones
{Pink and yellow undertones}

- For pink undertones, go with a coral red or a matte red with a hint of orange in it
- For yellow undertones, go for a coral or brick red that is a bit on the warmer side

Medium to Bronzed Skin Tones
{Olive to golden skin}

- Luckily for you, most shades will work with your skin tone, so go crazy!
- Pink based reds, cranberry and true reds look beautiful with your skin tone

Dark Skin Tones
{Deeper complexions with cool undertones}

- Blue-based reds and/or cool shades like fig, dark cherry, plum red look best with your colouring
- Anything brighter than those shades can sometimes look a little too harsh

Though, you can wear whatever shade lipstick you want, these are just tips on what reds look best with each skin tone.

What shade of red are you?
Share it in the comments below!

Have a great day and thanks for reading, xo!!

Saturday, September 7, 2013


Since fall is just around the corner, scarfs are going to be the new accessory to any outfit. Scarfs as you know, is another way of sprucing up any outfit, especially if you don't want to accessorize too much with jewelry. I have a serious obsession when it comes to scarfs. I own so many different colours, fabrics {wool being my favorite}, patterns as well as infinity scarfs to regular style scarfs. I feel like I can never have enough scarfs in my collection and there is always one that catches my eye that I have to have..

I like to wear my scarfs in so many different way's and it all depends on what I am wearing with my scarf also. If I wear a jacket or blazer, I tend to wear my scarf differently than if I were to wear a scarf alone with a top or sweater. There are so many ways you can wear a scarf and depending on where you are going, there is always an appropriate way of wearing one also.

 Which brings me to this YouTube video from Wendy's Lookbook. I have watched this video numerous times to learn the different ways to wear a scarf and not to mention she has the best tutorials on how to style outfits, to hair tutorials and much more. I am a big fan of hers and I wanted to share this video with all of you on "25 Ways to Wear a Scarf"!

What is your favorite way to wear a scarf?
Leave it in the comments below!

Have a great day and thank you so much for reading, xo!!

Tuesday, September 3, 2013


Top- American Eagle {Old} | Shorts- American Eagle {Old} Similar | Shoes- Spring {Old} | Bag- Coach | Sunglasses- Ray Bans |              Necklace- ILY

Happy Tuesday!
I hope you all had a great long weekend, I know I certainty did!

This is one of my outfits from over the weekend. I ended up getting my hair done on Saturday and thought this outfit would be appropriate to wear since I am usually at the hair salon for over 3 hours and dressing comfortably is a must {this picture was taken before my appointment}. I have always loved wearing slouchy tee's as they are the most comfortable tops ever and wearing grey and white is also another favorite colour combination that I love to wear. A lot of you have been seeing the fan fringe necklace everywhere in the blogging world but I am honestly obsessed with this necklace and have been wearing it a tone..

Do you like to dress comfortably when going to the hair salon?

Thank you so much for all of your lovely comments, xo!!