5 Ways To Rock A Crop Top: Spring/Summer 2014

Unless you’ve been hiding under a rock for the last year, you probably have noticed that crop tops have quickly made their way back into world of fashion.  And to be honest I’m both ecstatic and worried.  Crop tops can either make a fashion statement or trash your entire look.  But when done well, it can really be a fun item to add to your closet this season.

Here are five ways to rock your crop top:

1. Crop Top & Trousers


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2. Crop Top & Maxi Skirt 

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3. Crop Top & Pencil Skirt

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4. Crop Top & Midi Skirt 

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5. Crop Top & Skate Skirt 

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4 Nail Trends To Bring Into 2014



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One of my favourite nail trends that has carried over into 2014 is to accent your ring finger as a stand alone color/texture from the rest of your uniform nails.  It’s a beautiful way to compliment your engagement ring and other accessories (like stackable rings) that you may want to showcase. (more…)

5 Lingerie Brands You Need To Know About

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Yes.  I said need.  We all need to enjoy the little pleasures we have as women.  And great lingerie is one of them.  And although I enjoy occasional trips to Victoria’s Secret, I have to admit I would much rather put myself into something sans padding.  So instead of buying anything I can wear, I usually walk out with a boat load of their lip glosses… because they are just so yummy and do the greatest job of shining my lips :)  And aside from the usual suspects like Agent Provocateur and ol’faithful La Perla, there are some great brands we need to get to know a little better… or maybe a lot better. (more…)

My Must-Have Conception and Pregnancy Apps



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Like some of you out there, I am in the beginning stages of trying to get knocked up :) So far I have been sort of letting things happen naturally without any obsessive focus, yet.  But…I have downloaded many apps to help track my ovulation and holy crap are there a ton of pregnancy apps out there!  So I have complied my fave ones and why I like them to help other women who are at the same stage as I am.  I hope you find them helpful and if you have any apps that you like please let me know! :)

Ovia Fertility 



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What it does:

  • Tracks your menstrual cycle, ovulation, symptoms, intercourse, fitness routine and much more
  • Makes easy to read stats to help you know when your ovulating

Things I love about it:

  • Support for woman with an irregular periods
  • You can share your data and your calendar with your Partner
  • You can receive detailed summaries and statistics
  • Lets you know when the best time is to take a pregnancy test
  • And it’s PIN number protected!

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Oprah & Tolle Lifeclass Part 4 & 5



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For anyone who was late on Oprah’s Lifeclass with Eckhart Tolle like myself, here is part one, part two and three.  It’s really something you could hunker down and watch all in a row if you devoted the day to it.  And what better time to do that on a cold winter day off.  Or you could spread it out and make a routine of it :) Either way I hope you enjoy it and please don’t hesitate to comment or email. (more…)

Top Celebrities Who Use Contouring Makeup (and how to do it yourself)

Kim Kardashian and her makeup artist Scott Barnes are probably the first to open up about how contouring is used behind the Hollywood scenes, but since then many other celebs have shown their versions.  While I love them all, I do not like to use heavy contouring for day looks but for a night event or photo shoot… Contour Away!!!  For most of us, the holidays will be filled with dinners with family and thats the perfect time to take these looks for a test drive, just remember… blend.  Blend.  Blend.

 Here is my favourite contour tutorial by Carli Bybel:

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4 Quick and Easy Holiday Decoration Ideas



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Ornament Centrepieces

Other than putting up your Christmas Tree, adding ornaments (and any other holiday paraphernalia) to the rest of your house will add a festive mood in seconds. Best places to add them is to your centrepieces (my Mother-in-Law is a genius at making these look magazine perfect and she says it’s super simple), putting a few amongst your books shelves or fireplace mantel are also a great way to add a splash more without overkill of course. (more…)

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