Sephora #LipStories – $10 Lipsticks Try-on Haul

“I don’t wear makeup for others the same way I don’t decorate my house for others. This is my home & everything I do is for me.” Today I wanted to share a little discovery I came across while browsing through Sephora.  These are not new, in fact they were launched in 2017 yet here…

What I’m Loving In July – 2020 Edition

7 pm and finally a little reprieve from the oppressive heat wave we’ve been having.  Every window is open, the fan is going.  Soon the sun will set and the cool evening breeze will start to blow through the windows filling the home with a peaceful cool vibe we’ve been looking forward to all day….

Products I Will Never Buy Again (And What To Buy Instead)

I’m not one of those passive aggressive people that sit behind their computer spewing bad Yelp comments from the safety of anonymity so with this review I don’t mean to sway anyone in any direction. You may find products here that have worked perfectly well for you.  The products I mention here are just ones…

The Things I’ve Been Loving – June 2020

“The scent drifted past the thousand-year-old cedars. It wrapped around the soaring trunks, caught on the rough bark, slid softly across the moss covered branches on unseen currents of air.  Deep in the forest a black bear sow lifted her head and wrinkled her snout” Hi,  Welcome back!  Today I’m sharing some of the things…

Haul Time: What $100 Worth Of Shoppers Drugmart Points Bought Me.

I try to buy as many of the things I need at Shoppers Drugmart.  Their point system adds up quickly if you’re buying daily necessities like toothpaste, kleenex or cleaning supplies.  I save my points until I have a good $50 -100+,  that’s when I get my “guilty pleasure” stuff.  I do realize these things…

A Visit To The French Pharmacy

  Some people think luxury is the opposite of poverty. It is not. It is the opposite of vulgarity – Coco Chanel When I was in Paris last Summer I noticed something you don’t see here in North America; On almost every street corner there is a Pharmacie or French Pharmacy. French women are loyal…

The Many Masks I Wear – My Face Mask Collection.

May has arrived in Vancouver and with it some beautiful days of sunshine.  What a blessing! We’re still pretty much confined to our homes but I have a big patio to enjoy a little bit of the outdoors.  4:30pm has been outdoor Yoga for the past month and a half.  Our place faces NorthWest so…

Things I’ve Been Loving

The Chateau Diaries The Chateau De Lelande, a home built in the 16th century is located in the heart of France.  Owned today by a woman named Stephanie it has been lovingly restored and brought back to life over the 15 years she has owned it.  Having spent her life in London Stephanie dreamed of…

Some Of My Faves & Keeping Entertained While Social Distancing.

Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery, today is a gift which is why we call it the present. With the uncertain time we are experiencing all over the world and social distancing the new norm, I’ve been keeping busy at home planning meals, cooking and freezing food, taking time to exercise and learning all…