Archive for November, 2012

I picked up this great gray dress at Nicole Bridger's Warehouse sale a few weeks ago for $25.  It is a great Tencel (made from the pulp of eucalyptus trees) t-shirt style dress, with a dolman type sleeve which reminds me of a favourite 80s top I had.  When I got it I thought wow I could wear this a lot of different […]

This is an awkward conversation I recently had with a male engineer that I work with... Him "So how do you know World Hip Hop Mama?" Me "I was in a video she did recently for some friends of mine that own a... local... company."  (me trying not to talk about the type of products […]

With a very busy 5 year old in my house I tend to wear jeans a lot.  But there are no Mom jeans in my house.  And while jeans weren't on my "list" this fall, I still jumped at the chance to check out Addition Elle's fall jean collection when invited.  I found a great […]

Last week my husband and I had the opportunity to do something we rarely get to do anymore - see a movie - in a theatre.  With a 5 year old at home getting out to a movie is a rare occasion.  Luckily he was invited to a private screening of Skyfall, at a time when we had childcare […]

On Saturday I attended Circle Craft Christmas market with my friend Gwen.  It was a rare sunny November day hanging out with a friend, which meant outfit pictures were easy. The day before this I had attended Nicole Bridger's annual Warehouse sale and come home with 4 new items.  This purple dress was one of […]

If you have visited a Canadian Starbucks since Halloween you know that the Holiday Retail Season has officially arrived!  Decor, music and specialty holiday drinks abound.    After many years of working in advertising and marketing, I am used to Christmas starting for me in August, so  ad campaigns and in-store signage are ready to be in market by […]

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