It’s no secret that we Vancouverites enjoy the more laid-back fashion styles. We are home to brands like LuluLemon, Kit & Ace & many others that are paving the way for the “athleisure” style. In the past, denim was my form of casual wear, that is until I met Alex. Let’s just say that Alex knows how to indulge in the casual parts of life and he does it well! This month I finally caved and requested a pair of sweat pants for my birthday. I haven’t owned a pair since I was in high school and they were mandatory…

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Staying hydrated is a crucial part of our day but why is it so hard for us to do it? Some of you may be thinking that I sound crazy because how can I not be staying hydrated but I am not alone! Believe it or not, I can go an entire day without realizing that I haven’t had a sip of water. This usually happens on weeks that I haven’t worked out and leads to headaches, muscle cramps and not-so-great looking skin. So, how does one drink more water? I’m always on the search for simple ways to stay hydrated…

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You guys, I’m 30 in 3 days! Can you feel my excitement?! I’m going to be celebrating with friends on Saturday and I’ll have an entire post lined up afterwards so you won’t miss a thing. One of the most common questions I’ve been asked lately is what I’ve learned by 30. It’s such a loaded question but the answer is that I’ve learned a lot – about myself. Most of these are simple but sometimes it takes a lot to get you to understand them or even apply them to you own life. Here are the 30 things I’ve…

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If you’ve stepped into any women’s clothing store in the last 3 months you’ll know that it’s all about the sleeves. This is such a fun time for fashion! For someone like myself who wants items to be classic but still have special detailing, tops like these are ideal. Although, yes, quite hard to fit into a jacket but with the warm weather coming in you won’t need one. Out of all of the sleeve trends, my favorite has to be bell sleeve tops. Trends like this one come into our wardrobes and because they’re so memorable, we tend to…

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Table decor by J Events Planning & Design. As I prepare for my first-ever trip to Paris in September, I’m indulging in all things French! It isn’t hard to find Parisian inspired dining in Vancouver. We’ve recently welcomed two of the city’s most iconic patisseries, Ladurée & L’Éclair de Génie, but with the majority of dining happening in downtown Vancouver or just over the bridges I don’t make it to West Vancouver often. I was given the opportunity to try one of Vancouver’s best restaurants this week, Café Ça Va and couldn’t believe that I hadn’t heard of the name!  Café Ça…

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