Thursday, December 29, 2011

Wednesday, December 28, 2011

What To Wear: New Year's Eve 2011





Looking for a cute way to ring in the new year? Why not try a black lace dress, with some adorable nude heels. The strap is both a cute update, and a way to make sure they stay on your feet all night! 

Nine West: Sheryl Heel

Tuesday, December 27, 2011

Headed to Maui!

Hi All, I'm just getting my stuff together for my trip to Hawaii! 
I'll be ringing in the new year on the island, and while I'm there I'm hoping I'll be attempting surfing (probably a big fail!), snorkling, sleeping, and reading! Oh, and eating. Obvs. (Hello seafood and fruit!) I'm trying to set up a few posts to keep you entertained while I'm gone, but they may be light (depending on how long packing takes.)Ok, back to packing, and cold fighting, and running around getting last minute things. (And a yoga class?)

Image found on Pinterest, via Flickr

Monday, December 26, 2011

Boxing Day Wrap Up



Happy Boxing Day!

Did everyone have a Christmas full with family and friends and food and love? (And gifts?) I know I did! (Also with tylenol and tea and vitamins trying to make myself feel better with this horrible cold I have.)
I was spoiled with a new purse, a new tea kettle, a bit of makeup, two MAC gift certificates, candles, yoga class passes, and some new yoga wear! Can't wait to try it all out in the new year! It's going to be a stretchy, caffineated, pretty year!
 

Saturday, December 24, 2011

Judy Garland

Merry Christmas Eve! 
Tonight the dinner will be Tourtière (French Canadian tradition), the candles will be lit, and the wine will be drunk, all in anticipation for CHRISTMAS! I will finish wrapping, do some baking (and some laundry), and then head over for family time. I can't wait! (Even though the big day is tomorrow, today is all lead up, which I like!)

Judy Garland
Christmas 1944

Friday, December 23, 2011

Sparkling Sangria

Too many parties? Today after yoga I started to feel like I was hit by a truck. I'm not sure if it's eating out every day, or drinking every night, or pushing myself a little too hard to work out, but my body is feeling it, and it ain't feeling good. So tonight I'm staying home, watching home alone, and catching up on my blogs, pinterest, and email. (And planning for my trip to Hawaii). I hope you all are making the most of the festive season, and if you're not feeling well like me, the doctor boy recommends vitamin c and vitamin d. (And I recommend Cold FX, but he doesn't belive in it... but I think it works!)

Sparkling Sangria (Winter Punch) via  Sweet Paul

Wednesday, December 21, 2011

Yellow Fever

I mean that title in a totally NON-racist way. I'm just saying that since today is the longest day of the year, I'm feeling the heat for the bright, sunny shade YELLOW! Good thing I'll be heading off of a tropical vacation after Christmas! Below are some yellow delights which have set my heart aflutter!

Tuesday, December 20, 2011

Sparkle Slitter Shoes



 

Looking for a little sparkle on your feet? (Who isn't.)
Here are some great options for you at a variety of prices and styles!

Kate Spade: Charm Silver
Miu Miu: Glitter Open Toe Platform Pump
Converse Chuck: Taylor sequined leather high-top sneakers

Saturday, December 17, 2011

Friday, December 16, 2011

What To Wear: Christmas Party Edition 2011 V.2

Another pretty like dress up option. And both items are classics which could be worn again and again and again! Great sleek silhouette, with a little bit of punch in the shoes.

HMH Couture: One-shoulder stretch-jersey dress
Giuseppe Zanotti: Cindy Koka suede pumps

Thursday, December 15, 2011

Cuisinart Perfectemp Cordless Kettle

I was over at my mother's for Sunday dinner, and she introduced me to her new kettle. And I'm in love. Not only does this fulfill my kettle requirements (not plastic, is removable from it's base) but it actually allows you to boil water at different temperatures depending on what type of tea you are making! How fantastic is that! Do you have a tea lover in your life? This would make a great gift!

(And if anyone reading this lives in or near Toronto, Kitchen Stuff Plus has the cheapest price I've found. Cheaper than Crate and Barrel's sale price!)

Cuisinart Perfectemp Cordless Kettle

Tuesday, December 13, 2011

Wanting: Mullberry Alexa

If anyone wins the lottery and is looking to get me a prezzie, please consider the Mulberry Alexa bag, m'k?
It's beautiful.

Sunday, December 11, 2011

Christmas Decorating Ideas



Just wanted to pop in and send some yummy holiday decorating ideas for you all! There have been many great inspiration pictures abound, I thought I would throw in a couple more.

1, 2, 3

Friday, December 9, 2011

What To Wear: Christmas Party Edition 2011

First Christmas party of the year, and FOUR tomorrow. Don't worry, I won't try and makeit to all four, that's a recipe for disaster and tears! I'll keep it smart and try and keep my party list to two or three. As every year, I'll be sending out a few great outfit options for all of your holiday parties! 

Thursday, December 8, 2011

Christmas Wreaths



Christmas time is here at last! I'm finally home from my 5 cities in 3 provinces in 7 days trip! Now that I'm home I'm very excited to deck my new apartment out in a little bit of holiday finery. Tonight I'm cooking up a seafood stew, and hope to put the finishing touches on my holiday pennant garland. I'm also thinking that the apartment needs a wreath. I love the look of these wreaths from Eco Chic NYC. Can't wait to have the smell of pine in my apartment!


Saturday, December 3, 2011

Levity Monica Cheetah Flat

Newest member to my shoe collection
Thank you DSW
Super blister inducing at this point, but I'm think once I wear them in they will be real winners in the shoe department!

Thursday, December 1, 2011

Do What You Love

Do what you love!
This print is only $9 and would make a would look great pinned on an office bulletin board, or a great gift!

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