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Thanks to ModCloth, that adorably vintage dress — the one that you’ve had your eye on for months — could be hanging in your closet sooner than you think. All you need to do is snap a photo of your freshest spring outfit, and then share it in their ‘Spri…

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Ever since I read this article on how to make a dotting tool, I’ve been dying to try my hand at some nail art. Apparently, there are several great options for a D-I-Y nail dotting tool. The best part? They’re all FREE! You can make a dotting tool out of things already lying around your house — like toothpicks, bobby pins, paint brushes or sewing pins.

Jamberry Glitz & Glam Lacquer Set

I used Jamberry Pro Nail Lacquer in Frosting,…

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ModCloth has announced its “Best of the Fest” capsule collection, which features styles handpicked by their own stylists. With names like, the Strum Strum Girls Dress, The Head and The Art Sunglasses, and the Because I’m Strappy Bootie, this collection features pieces that cleverly reference some of the bands and songs that you might hear at an upcoming summer music festival. It also includes an…

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Discover the Foodie Pages Tasting Box

Do you consider yourself a foodie? If the answer to that question is yes, then you need to try the Tasting Box. It’s pure foodie bliss!

Foodie Pagesis an on-line farmer’s market that lets you buy directly from Canada’s best food producers, farmers and artisans. On the first of every month, they release a tasting box filled with four or five scrumptious tastes to enjoy, made by top Canadian…

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Stella Dot Bloom Necklace

The air is warmer, the snow is melting, and the birds are singing. Hooray, for spring! You can stop hibernating and venture outside to soak up some much-needed sun.

Stella & Dot has everything you need to look fabulous on those outdoor adventures. From bracelets to scarves to handbags, they will have you looking put-together from head to toe.

The following are three of my favourites that you can…

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To get my mind off this never ending winter, I grabbed a cup of coffee and decided to browse Polyvore for the perfect #Easter dress.

This past week, the snow was flying in the Ottawa Valley. Thankfully, nowhere near as bad as it was in Atlantic Canada, yet it was yucky winter-y weather just the same.the five stages of winter

Now I don’t know about you, but for me, the first three months of 2014 have been cold and dreary. I’m totally ready for a spring awakening. I’m tired of icy-cold winds and snow…sunshine, green grass, and sweetly singing birds need…

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Check out my latest review to find out why I’m loving imPRESS press-on manicures.

I’ve been resigned to having short nails for life, since mine always break or tear when I try to grow them out. However, that has totally changed since I discovered the imPRESS press-on manicure from Broadway Nails. Who needs expensive salon manis? Not me! I can stay home, and have long nails — in fifteen minutes or less — without all the nasty chemicals.

impress04This is my second time wearing imPRESSpre…

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Spring is in the air… can you feel it? The days are getting longer, the birds are singing louder and the air just a smidge warmer. It’s hard to contain my excitement, and Stella & Dot is tempting me to celebrate with a few shiny new baubles.

These are the pieces that I’m currently lusting over:

1. Rory Necklace. The gorgeous blue of this necklace reminds me of robin’s eggs and I can totally see…

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imPRESS nails

I received this set of imPRESS press-on nails in my Maple VoxBox from Influenster.

The Brand

Company: Broadway Nails

Category: Beauty, Nails

Cost: Complimentary PR Sample (approximate retail value $10.99 CAD)

Availability: Walmart, Target, London Drugs,…

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Boho Glam Sept 2013 Box

The Box

Company: Julep

Category: Nail Polish/Beauty

Cost: $19.99 USD per month + free shipping

Availability: USA and Canada

The Skinny

Once you’ve signed up to be a Maven, each month a classy little black box — filled with trendy nail colours and beauty…

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#ManiMonday: Autumn-Inspired Accent Nail

The cool and crisp weather has been creeping into Ontario over the past week, and since my…

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#Beauty Byte: Which #Nailart Wrap Would You Choose?

Good Morning, Beauty Geeks!

I’ve got a very short post (aka “Beauty Byte”) for you today. This…

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First of, I feel like I should apologize for the lack of #ManiMonday posts on my blog. August has been such a lazy month for me. It’s time to start “cracking the whip” and get back into the habit of posting on a semi-regular basis.

Over the summer, all…

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