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Weekly Bests III

The weekly bests are a little late this time around โ€“ because wow, the week I just had was nuts! It will be hard to select the highlights, because so much of it was wonderful ๐Ÿ™‚ BEST THING I DID Last weekend was my best friendโ€™s bachelorette party, and we had a blast!! We had

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Rudolph in July

Did you know that 1 in every 4 children in Toronto is living in low income conditions? According to Holiday Helpers, Toronto has the highest rate of child poverty in all of Canadaโ€™s urban centres. The parents of these children struggle to provide their families with the common necessities like warm clothing, winter boots, basic

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Weekly Bests II

Hi friends! Hereโ€™s another Weekly Bests for you โ€“ starting off with a bang: BEST THING I DID Iโ€™d say the pinnacle of my week was donating blood โ€“ for two reasons 1) Itโ€™s a very good thing to do! Donating blood literally saves lives. 2) I fainted right afterward in front of my coworkers

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Shoe Love I

A question I get asked all the time is: “How many pairs of shoes do you own?!” This question is sometimes posed with an incredulous tone, but always with genuine curiosity. ย ๐Ÿ˜‰ I’ll never tell – even I don’t know the exact number – but I thought I’d start a series on my blog where

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Podcasts I Love

Over the past year Iโ€™ve switched from listening to music on my daily commute, to podcasts. My commute time seems much shorter when Iโ€™m getting sucked into an interesting narrative, and I always feel like Iโ€™m learning something new, or like my day has been enriched. Itโ€™s really an experience I look forward to each

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The Girl in the Pink Dress

This dress wants your attention. It is obnoxiously, unapologetically PINK. Fluorescent, highlighter PINK. Not rose, not blush, not even fuschia. PINK!   The first time I wore this dress, a good friend I hadn’t seen in years sent me a message: “Hey, were you just walking down Bloor Street in a pink dress?” Yes, this

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Weekly Bests I

As much as I love sharing my OOTDs with you, my favourite part of blogging is actually the writing aspect of it. In an attempt to get more in touch with that side of things, I decided to start a new series each week called โ€œWeekly Bestsโ€. It will give me more of a chance

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Banker Stripes – Deconstructed

I saw this dress out of the corner of my eye, stopped, slowly turned, picked it up with both of my hands, and fell in love. This wacky take on banker stripes is right up my alley – it looks as if the sleeves have been chopped off and used as a makeshift belt. The

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