I don't know about you, but by this time in the winter I am getting tired of staring at the 4 walls in my house. I am starting to dream about a cleaner house, a redecorated house, fabulous and miraculous new cooking skills, OR just a few hours out of my house. The BC Home […]


Every year it becomes apparent it is spring when my jean jacket makes its way into regular rotation.  But bright bold colours are on trend for spring and my current blazers and jean jacket are just a bit neutral. So I was hoping to find a piece that I could mix and match as easily […]

It is January.  It is cold. It is rainy (for those of us in Vancouver). And we are expecting our first snow of the year this weekend.  Spring seems very far away right now.    And I am dreaming of warm, sunny beaches.   What to wear on that imaginary beach?  Why a cute and colourful dress, of course.   […]

 Win Two Tickets to Little Mountain Neighbourhood House Community Dinner. Meet some neighbours, support your community at Little Mountain Neighbourhood House's Annual Community Dinner on March 10th  at Sun Sui Wah Restaurant, Vancouver, BC.   This annual event offers great food, live jazz music, special guests, silent auction and of course the opportunity to meet and mingle […]


I started Fashion Forward 40 one year ago in January 2010.  A year in and I'd love to get some feedback on what you enjoy, what you'd like more of and what you'd be happy to see less of.  I'd also like to learn a bit more about you.  So I've put together a little […]


@monkeemamanaomi was the winner of the 2 tickets to the Vancouver BC Opening Night of the  Cirque du Soleil KOOZA show on July 22nd.  She was chosen randomly from the 40 entries.  I loved her story so I thought I'd share her comment about her circus experience and a dress that she is going to get to wear again. […]

Update June 19th - @monkeemamanaomi was the winner of the 2 tickets to the Vancouver BC Opening Night of the  Cirque du Soleil KOOZA show on July 22nd. -- I remember as a little girl being so excited about going to the Circus.  I'd wear a party dress and my little black patent "mary jane" party shoes.  My […]

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