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Babaton cohen pant with Aritzia lace top with Zara sock boots
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Style Post – My Favourite Pair of Trousers: The Babaton Cohen Pant

Hands up if you buy the same article of clothing in multiple colours if you really like it! I’m totally guilty of this. BUT, I think it’s excusable if: a) you LOVE that article of clothing, and b) it’s classic enough to last you for many seasons. If you follow me on Instagram, you saw that I recently committed this crime by buying, not 1, not 2, buy THREE pairs of Steve Madden flats at the same time. Yet another item, and the subject of this blog post, that I have done this for (and recommend that you do too)…

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Style Post – Treat Yourself with Upper Canada
October 23, 2017
Wearing my new outfit from Aritzia
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Style Post – Treat Yourself with Upper Canada

Last Thursday, October 19th, I celebrated my 35th birthday! Yes, 35th! No complaints over here about getting old. Thirty-five is actually a number I’m very proud of, and that represents the amount of progress I’ve made. I finally feel like I’m at a place in my life that I’m super happy with, and for that I’m grateful. But, what I’m not so grateful for is the fact that I had to work on my birthday. As much as I wanted to take the day off, I ended up spending the afternoon working 🙁 . My answer to working on my…

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Wearing striped shirt, black leather skirt and Chelsea boots
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It’s No Secret I Get Paid for Being an “Influencer”, But Here’s What I Want You to Know About it

Cat’s out of the bag: I earn money from posting sponsored content on my Instagram account and blog. Shocking. I’m sorry to sound so sarcastic, but I want to get real with you guys. I want to contribute to an open dialogue around sponsored posts and influencer marketing because it’s what I do for a living. It’s been a little over 3 months since I left my full-time job as a corporate lawyer of 9 years (!). I took the ultimate risk and decided to pursue my passion as a full-time blogger/content creator and entrepreneur – another shocking fact not…

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One of the looks I put together with a capsule wardrobe for under $100
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How to Build a Fall Wardrobe with Only $100

September means back to school and, for a lot of people, back to work. It also signals the start of fall and with that, fall wardrobe shopping. I know, I know, everyone and their mother (especially fashion bloggers, like me) loses their mind over fall fashion – it means layering and ankle booties and moto jackets, etc.! Truth be told, previously other than for fall fashion, I’ve never gotten excited for autumn. I’ve explained in a prior blog post exactly why. And this year, even the fall wardrobe shopping isn’t getting me giddy like it used to because it just…

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Easy breezy in Aritzia
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Celebrating Canada150 in Style with Upper Canada

Canada’s 150th birthday is just around the corner! I started my Canada150 celebrations a couple months ago with my trip to the Juno Awards in Ottawa. We are just a couple weeks shy now of July 1st, so it’s a good time to continue the Canadian pride – this time, with a new style post and ode to some of my favourite Canadian retailers. I’ll also be celebrating Canada150 with a new food post coming up on the blog next week – so stay tuned! It’s been a little while since my last style post, and since I decided to…

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All About U: Collaboration with Upper Canada

Happy Monday, friends! It’s a new week and I have some exciting news to share with you. If you follow me on Instagram, you will have seen a couple of teaser posts (here and here) about an announcement that would be made today, alongside some of my favourite Toronto bloggers, Rebeca, Joëlle, and Jonathan. Well, I’m so happy to be able to finally share the good news with you guys: we’ve partnered with Upper Canada as official Upper Canada ambassadors for 2017! All of those BTS shots we were taking were because the 4 of us are some of the…

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Same, Same, But Different

It’s the weekend, everyone, and I’m extra excited! As I type this blog post, I’m actually sitting on the #JunoExpress, a Via Rail train jam-packed with people heading to Ottawa for the Juno Awards! It’s my first time going to the Juno Awards, and I’m so happy to be one of the bloggers going with Metro Ontario. I’ll be writing all about my experience in an upcoming blog post, so make sure you’ve subscribed to my blog. And if you’re reading this blog post and not already following me on Instagram, make sure you hit “follow”, since I’ll be showing…

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Changes
October 19, 2016
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What’s Old Is New Again

Hey friends! It was about time that I posted an OOTD, as it’s been a while! For today’s outfit, I’m featuring something old and something new…but nothing borrowed or blue (we’ll save those for the wedding day 😉 ). Of course, I’m excited to talk about what’s new on me (there are actually 2 things). But, I think it’s equally as important to draw your attention to what’s old: this Balmain x H&M jacket that I picked up in November of 2015, which I still swoon over. The quick backstory on this jacket is that I waited in line at…

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4 Tips For Sticking to Your Goals in 2017

In my last blog post, I talked about the danger of making new year’s resolutions and the difference between goals and resolutions. I explained that it’s better to have goals, because they’re directed towards results, rather than being abstract thoughts or intentions. So, once you’ve considered what some of your goals (rather than resolutions) may be for 2017, here are my 4 simple tips on how you can actually stick to them: Make sure they’re realistic. Everyone is different, so set short-term and long-term goals that are within reach for you. If your goals are too idealistic, you’re setting yourself up…

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The Danger with New Year’s Resolutions and Why You Should Avoid Them

Without fail, the ushering in of a new year brings with it a stream of new year’s resolutions! Gyms get filled, people sober up or go on detoxes, and so it goes. But, about a month or two later, this trend of people doing what’s really, really good for them and avoiding what’s really, really bad for them starts to taper off. Why? Because resolutions don’t last and aren’t the same as setting actual goals. Goals vs. Resolutions So, what’s the difference? A “resolution” is a firm decision or determination to do/not do something. A “goal” is the result or…

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