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Your New Winter Boots

This winter I'm lucky to be doing a lot of something I love, which is spending time in the snowy mountains. From snowshoeing to skate skiing to swishing through fresh powder in the unbeatable terrain of Whistler, sipping hot chocolate in a quaint village in the Rockies or barreling down a mountain in Colorado, I love to play in the snow. — Read More —
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Makeup Tips From A Pro

Makeup application is a bit like cooking. That is, I've got a few tricks up my sleeve and I can do a smokey eye as well as I can pull off smokey spare ribs. But just when I think I've got it (mostly) all figured out I run into a Michelin starred make-up artist and it reminds me how much better the pros can do it. — Read More —
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Viviscal Hair Supplements – Do They Work?

About eight months ago I read an article that mentioned Viviscal, a supplement designed to tackle the very same hair problems I have been plagued by – frequent breakage, loss and thinning hair. — Read More —
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Worth Every Penny

I love getting a good deal and don't believe that paying more necessarily gets you more.  I buy drugstore skin creams and hair products; love my Zara jeans and Old Navy tank tops and swear by generic cleaning products. — Read More —
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My Lucky Underpants

I was in the changing room at Zara trying to squeeze into clothes made for women half my age when a potentially embarrassing situation nearly took me down. — Read More —
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Skin, Hair, Dogs and other blog updates

I've had a few emails and questions via social media about a number of blog posts and the status of various products I was testing out. Here are some answers to your most FAQs. — Read More —
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The Dickie and Other Fall Fashion Flops

As all of my friends know (as do the folks at Visa), I love clothes. BIGTIME love. Others who share the passion (or disease depending on how you look at it) know of what I speak. I covet quality and beautiful fabric. I like to be well put together and I appreciate it when others make a similar effort. Unfortunately I'm not sure I'll be doing much shopping come fall. — Read More —
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The Beach Babe’s Shopping List

The summer months mean it's time to get your bronze on. And for those of us who were born beyond pale that means a trip to the drug store, not the actual beach. Here's my list of must have products for skin and hair to give you that gently sun kissed look. — Read More —
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Buying and Selling a breez?

I donate things to charity, take things to local consignment stores and sell stuff on both Craigslist and eBay. I luuuv getting rid of stuff, and if I can make a buck or two to put towards a future purchase, so much the better. — Read More —
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Designer Shoes For Less

If you love shoes like I love shoes and you are anywhere in Western Canada on May 6th, you will not want to miss my all time favourite annual shoe sale event at Army & Navy discount department stores. — Read More —