How To Hygge In The Summer

7 days of sunshine is what the weather report was as of yesterday.  Guess they were wrong, again!  I can’t imagine having to predict the weather on the Pacific Northwest Coast.  It’s temperamental, stubborn and indecisive. It’s a grey rainy June morning and I’m feeling very Hygge even as the Summer Soltice nears. If you’re…

5 Pieces In My Wardrobe I Can’t Live Without

Today, when human contacts are so quick. Fashion is an instant language.” —Miuccia Prada It seems no matter how much clothes we collect, there are always pieces we gravitate to, wear over and over again or repurchase.  The pieces I’ve chosen below are staples in my closet; items I’ve created a relationship with.  I buy…

New Year Minimalism: Home Decor, Beauty, Food and Fashion.

“ Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.”    I love the holidays and the excessiveness of it all – The eating, the shopping and glittery everything. There comes a moment however and even before the year ends that I start to crave simplicity.  By January I find myself gravitating toward a lighter palette of nudes, whites…

What I Pack for A Beach Getaway: A Week In Cabo

We landed at YVR (Vancouver International Airport) at 6:42 PM.  I could see low laying fog hovering over the runway from my seat.  Just 4 hours earlier we were in Cabo San Lucas; blue skies, sunshine and palm trees. It’s always good to be home though.  I spend  today cleaning, doing laundry and taking down…

What I Loved In August

The sun is shining brightly through the windows, even as it nears setting.  September first arrived and the temperature dipped noticeably.  We were up at the house in Cultus Lake this weekend.  Every year my fiancee’s family spends a week at the “cabin”, a palatial home built with the true feeling of the Pacific Northwest…

What I’m Loving – June/July Edition

I cannot believe it’s already mid July. Where has time gone to?  Before we know it, Autumn will arrive and then Winter.  Our wedding is in 145 days!. OMG.   Ok, slow down. It’s still only July and as much as I wanted to do a favourites blog for June there was just too much going…

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…

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…