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3 Things that I wish I knew about Owning a Clothes Steamer

Sigh. It’s been several weeks and I finally gave up on resuscitating my Rowenta Precision Valet garment steamer. I am deciding whether to leave it in our communal laundry room for someone to take or to pass it along to someone who is patient enough to run water through it to descale further. I bought this Rowenta steamer when Target was still around in Canada … Continue reading 3 Things that I wish I knew about Owning a Clothes Steamer

Chic Shock Collection in Vinylux and Shellac

Preview: CND Spring Chic Shock Collection in Shellac Gel Polish

I was invited to check out the latest Spring colours in CND’s Chic Shock the Collection at Onyx Aesthetics in Gastown Vancouver earlier this March. The set of four bold shades serve a full dose of dainty yet edgy vibes. The fashion and beauty world has been overtaken by a new wave of youthful energy that nods to modern urban street chic and CND™ is … Continue reading Preview: CND Spring Chic Shock Collection in Shellac Gel Polish

Personalization Options at MUJI Robson in Downtown Vancouver

While Douglas was running errands in Downtown Vancouver, I decided to pop into the recently opened MUJI store on Robson Street. Earlier in the fall of 2017, MUJI opened their first store in BC at Metropolis at Metrotown in Burnaby. In the first couple weeks, I walked by the store, since we live so close to see why my friends love the store so much. … Continue reading Personalization Options at MUJI Robson in Downtown Vancouver

Pizza Lovers Gifts

10 Quirky Gift Ideas for Pizza Lovers

Happy Pizza Day! Here’s a list of quirky gift ideas for the pizza lover in your life. Pizza Bowtie Prefer wearing bow-ties? Go for a personalized handmade one by KIWIbowties. Buy it at Etsy Pizza Socks There’s different combos with 4 pairs making up one whole sock pizza with Hawaii, Pepperoni, Italian toppings. Buy it at Etsy Pizza Cufflinks Buy it at Etsy You Stole … Continue reading 10 Quirky Gift Ideas for Pizza Lovers

Love and Romantic Gifts

Valentine’s Day Gifts for Romantic and Sensual Couples

From silly to seriously romantic – here are gift ideas for romantic couples. Bath Bombs These bath bombs are adorned with red and white sprinkles and a conversation heart made from polymer clay that will float in the tub. You can have your own “Chandler and Monica” bath scene at home. Buy it on Etsy Earthly Body 3-in-1 Suntouched Candles Gift Set Light up the … Continue reading Valentine’s Day Gifts for Romantic and Sensual Couples

Australian Day

8 Snacks for Homesick Australians

It’s been many years since my S.O. Douglas has lived in Australia. There are times where he reminisces about his younger years living and working down under. One of the many things he misses about being in in the “land of Oz”, is the wide variety of snacks to choose from. It’s Australia Day annually on January 26th.  Inspired by their national holiday and Douglas’ … Continue reading 8 Snacks for Homesick Australians

Peppermint Beauty all year round

10 Body and Beauty Gifts for Peppermint Pampering All Year Round

We’re more than a week into the new year, and I still can’t let go of peppermint-scented products that were released during the past holiday season. I love (almost) everything minty and pepppermint-y. It’s such a neutral scent, and so refreshingly tingly to smell all year around. To continue the thrill of all peppermint, here are 10 body and beauty gift ideas to pamper with … Continue reading 10 Body and Beauty Gifts for Peppermint Pampering All Year Round

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Trying out Club House Organic Kung Pao Seasoning Mix

It’s been a whirlwind of a year transitioning from one industry to another, from one role to another. Looking back on this year, I realize how blessed I am to have a one-of-a-kind significant-other who loves to prepare meals after our long days at work. Sometimes with both of us having long days at work, we can both be exhausted and order takeout instead. Once … Continue reading Trying out Club House Organic Kung Pao Seasoning Mix

6 Life-size Teddy Bear Gift Ideas

One weekend this fall, Douglas and I were running errands around the city to get ready for the winter. We were glad to leave the overcrowded Costco to head over to Home Depot to look for particular tools. Wandering by the seasonal section, as expected, many customers saw me squeal in delight as I was hugging their airblown hugging teddy bear. Animated Airblown-Mixed Media-Hugging Teddy … Continue reading 6 Life-size Teddy Bear Gift Ideas