Five Gift Ideas for your Bridal Party

It’s wedding season! Here are five unique gift ideas to give away as thank you gifts for your wedding or bridal party. All ideas can be easily be part of your carry-on luggage for your destination or out-of-town wedding and under $50 each. $ Disposable Cameras Like Monica, if you don’t want to wait a few weeks for physical professional prints, you can opt to … Continue reading Five Gift Ideas for your Bridal Party

Favourite Gift Items from #HProject – Uncrate Canada by Holt Renfrew

For a limited time, in honour of Canada’s 150th and Holt Renfrew’s 180th birthdays, s the H Project returns to select cities. The H Project boutiques in 50 Bloor Street West, Yorkdale, Square One, Calgary, and Vancouver feature a selection of socially responsible pieces from Canadian brands and designers. All Uncrate Canada goods are socially responsible by way of where they are made, by whom, … Continue reading Favourite Gift Items from #HProject – Uncrate Canada by Holt Renfrew

Throwback to Tea time at @Neverlandtea

I hope you had a wonderful long Victoria Day weekend! Did you know that the two busiest weekends for the BC Ferries in a calendar year are usually May’s Victoria Day long weekend and September’s Labour Day long weekend? Perhaps it’s because most people like to travel back and forth from Vancouver Island to the Mainland during warm weather, eh? This long weekend, Douglas and I … Continue reading Throwback to Tea time at @Neverlandtea

Salon-Pampering Gift Ideas

Looking to give your mom some luxury “me-time” for Mother’s Day or any other special occasion? Why not book an experience in a local salon? Here are my picks based on past experiences at salons in Vancouver, Canada. $$ – $$$ Suki’s Salon / Spa / Academy Looking to give your mom a hair makeover? Pick up a gift card to visit one of the … Continue reading Salon-Pampering Gift Ideas

White tulip printed dresses

Annually Jodie and Keith make a trek through the Okanagan to compete in their annual hockey tournament. As always, they seem to be stuck in traffic in the Valley while they were commuting back to Vancouver Island. This year they were stuck in the traffic for the annual Abbotsford BLOOM Tulip festival. Here is a Polyvore fashion board inspired by their annual trip.   White … Continue reading White tulip printed dresses

Sadness Outfit Inspired by Inside Out

It was a wet Saturday with the nephews staying over from Vancouver Island. Being their first time in Vancouver’s neighbour, Burnaby, throughout the day and afternoon we ventured out to explore a couple of events out in the rainy weather. To start drift to sleep in the evening, we sat together and rewatched Inside Out. All squeezed in our micro couch, I put together a … Continue reading Sadness Outfit Inspired by Inside Out

Gift Ideas for the Stylish Mom

They say that April Showers bring May Flowers. Though I love all kinds of flowers and abundantly nature-themed gifts, these tend to trigger my mom’s allergies.  Here are jewelry-related gift ideas for the Stylish Mom, in time for Mother’s Day on Sunday, May 14th, 2017. $$$$ Rado – Diamond Watches The feminine design of the automatic Rado True Diamonds contrasts with its cutting-edge technology. Twelve diamonds … Continue reading Gift Ideas for the Stylish Mom

Make It Vancouver November 2012 – Fashion and Fun Photos

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Here are some additional Fashion and fun highlights of Make It Vancouver – Winter edition from November 8th to 11th, 2012. Here are some featured exhibitors of some gifts and things that caught my eye in regards to being “hyper-local” Vancouver and practically pretty. sugar + candy Anyone as houndstooth pattern obsessed like me… This definitely was eye candy for… Continue reading Make It Vancouver November 2012 – Fashion and Fun Photos

#FDVMetropolis Photo Highlights

Looking to blend gift inspiration from flowers and fashion? Or head to the next prom or glamourous party in the freshest, floral dress, ever? Here are photo highlights from the Fleurs de Villes #FDVMETROPOLIS Floral Mannequin Series at Metropolis at Metrotown during April 2017. Designed by @FLEURSJADORE, Sponsored by @HUDSONSBAY Designed by @GARLANDSFLORIST, Sponsored by @CKNW980 Designed by @MSullivanFloralDesignSchool, Sponsored by @LOCCITANE Designed by @DUSHANFLOWERS, Sponsored by @TOMLEEMUSICCANADA Designed by … Continue reading #FDVMetropolis Photo Highlights

Complimentary Hair Styling by John Frieda

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For the summer, I have been taking a select group of students on photowalks around the city. This week’s theme was to shoot photos of each other. As we headed toward Pacific Centre to take photos at the #WhoWillYouBe banners, we came across a pop-up styling station right outside the mall rotunda. The stylists asked us, “Would you like… Continue reading Complimentary Hair Styling by John Frieda