April Favourites- New Hood, White Teeth and Flying Pigs(?)

May ushered in with a small heat wave on the coast.  I set up my own private beach on our patio and got a good 2 days of sunbathing in which was delightful.  Books, music, a cold drink with a view of the yachts in False Creek and the coastal mountains that remain snow capped…

Tour My New Closet & Step Into Spring Fashion Tag.

“I like my money right where I can see it… hanging in my closet” – Carrie Bradshaw   I’ve written 4 other “In My Closet” blogs; Two Summer entries, One Winter and one Autumn/Winter. This is my first Spring closet blog, how exciting! I’ve been waiting anxiously to share this one. 1. Because I bought…

Beauty Products I’m Loving

Today I wanted to share some of the products I’ve been obsessing over.  When Spring arrives everything feels fresh and new and bright and alive.  After the long, cold months of Autumn and Winter I like to move away from the darker make up colours, the matt skin and the spicy earthy scents I gravitate…

Unboxing the FabFitFun Spring 2018 Box

Two Christmases ago my fiancee bought me a subscription to the FabFitFun Box, a quarterly treasure chest of cosmetics, home ware, health and fashion products. For $200 a year I get 4 boxes (valued at over $200 each), one in Winter, another in Spring, Summer and Fall.  I get to try full sized products (never…

Scrapbooks, Collages and Dreams, Oh My.

#TBT alert!  Before Pinterest or Instagram I had my printer, scissors and tape.  I like to keep blank journals and love receiving them as gifts.  See, I write A LOT.  I journal, write lists, take notes when I’m studying, write letters.  Today we were at the grocery store and my Fiancee looked and me and…

February Faves

I haven’t written one of these in a while so I’m so excited to share with you what I’ve been loving this past month.   Disaronno Wears Missoni Last week I came home from work and my fiancee pointed to the bar where he’d left a bottle of Amaretto he’d bought for me. Right away…

A Peek Inside My Library II

In our digital world, we’ve become disconnected with the pleasure of holding a book in our hands. The smell of the paper and the swishing sound when our fingers glide over each page turned. I’m an old fashioned girl, I don’t own a cel. phone and still handwrite letters. Whenever I’m on holiday, especially visiting…

In An Atmospheric Mood

at·mos·pher·ic ˌatməsˈfirik,ˌatməsˈferik/ adjective  1. Relating to the atmosphere of the earth or (occasionally) another planet. “atmospheric conditions such as fog, snow, rain” 2.  Creating a distinctive mood, typically of romance, mystery, or nostalgia.“atmospheric lighting” This will be a bit of a ramble about what’s been inspiring me lately.  Perhaps it’s the beginning of the new…

Inside My Closet – Winter 2017/18 Haul

I’m a cold weather person and always look forward to pulling out the boots and sweaters.  These are a few pieces I’ve added to my wardrobe this Winter season.  I’ve been wanting to share this entry for a while but with the Christmas season busy-ness, I just didn’t find the time to photograph it.  Today’s…