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We're Cool For The Summer
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Hi, my name is Vickie and I'm an absentee blogger... hi Vickie. There, now that we're reacquainted after my month-long departure from this space, we can finally get back to the good stuff; you know, clothes and whatnot. Summer suddenly became a thing— and well before my wardrobe was ready, might ...
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What's In My Bag
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As many of you know by now, I'm a total vintage junkie. Decor, clothing, accessories— doesn't matter. If it's cool and old, I'm in. That's how I felt when I found this cosmetics case at my local Goodwill, which I immediately envisioned as a purse that could serve up some serious Nanny vibes (my m...
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Why You Should Check Out This Year's Full House Lottery
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Why You Should Check Out This Year's Full House Lottery
A couple weeks ago, I had the pleasure of exploring this year's Full House Lottery dream homes with a couple of my blogger besties. We basically ran around the three properties, giddily snapping photos while pretending we lived there. "I would so make this my bedroom," we would say, and "thi...
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When Skincare Meets Makeup
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You all know how I feel about IMAGE Skincare by now, but I wanted to introduce you to another element of their product range— makeup. Glorious, glorious makeup. Because if a product can help the condition of my skin AND conceal imperfections, best believe I'm going to be all over that.So let's ta...
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How to Style a Vintage Blazer Inspired By 'The Nanny'
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How to Style a Vintage Blazer Inspired By 'The Nanny'
If you follow me on Instagram and caught my Stories over the weekend, you might recognize this blazer from my Goodwill adventure with Anton. If not, allow me to introduce you to my new blazer bestie, a 1980s Ports dream that's 100 per cent virgin wool, oversized and, well, red. So basically my fa...
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Dyson Released a Hair Dryer (And I Couldn't Love a Human Baby As Much As I Love It)
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Dyson Released a Hair Dryer (And I Couldn't Love a Human Baby As Much As I Love It)
Blades of Glory fans will feel me on this blog title (in case you don't get the reference, I'm totally not a monster or anything), as will anyone who's ever tried the Dyson Supersonic... it's just that good. If you haven't heard the news yet, the vacuum giant released a hair dryer not long ago th...
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Everything You Need to Survive Your Next Snow Adventure
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Everything You Need to Survive Your Next Snow Adventure
Hey friends, and happy Friday! Hope your week turned out super. Mine was largely spent working and obsessing over whether or not to get bangs— what can I say, I live a deep and profound life.As you can see from these photos, that dilemma culminated in a mad-dash to my stylist for some subtle curt...
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Trend Talk: The Puffer Jacket
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Love it or hate it, the puffer jacket has been ubiquitous this fall/winter season... I personally am pro-puffer, especially when rendered in an unexpected material or colour. Are you a metallic or hologram puffer, for instance? Well, chances are I'm going to like you; greatly. What about faux fur...
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4 Hacks for Saving Money Without Sacrificing Your Lifestyle
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We all have different financial goals, be it to buy a house, afford the latest 'it' bag without batting an eye, or retire by a certain age. Regardless of what your particular goals may be, however, I think we can all agree that saving money— and making more of it, but that's a post for another da...
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It's T-Shirt Time
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Oh who am I kidding, it's nowhere near t-shirt time where I live— in fact, Ashley and I were on the brink of tears after snapping photos on this particular day, that's how cold it was. But how else was I to show you guys my new favourite blazer, which is giving me all the Spring/Clueless vibes? E...
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On Brand: IMAGE Skincare
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It's been a hot minute since I last sat down to do an 'On Brand,' partly because they can be quite time consuming, but mostly because I hadn't come across any beauty brands that I felt compelled to showcase in this way... until now. But before I get into today's article, let's back up for a secon...
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Current Wardrobe Favourites (According to Instagram)
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Hey friends, happy Monday! It's Family Day here in AB— so a long weekend for me— as well as Boyfriend's birthday weekend, so it's been a fun one filled with lots of food and outings, a glass of wine (or two), and lots of cuddle time on the couch watching The Night Of— aka our new favourite show (...
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Facial Rolling: What It Is, Why You Should Do It & A New Release
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We've all long known about jade rolling— apparently Kate Moss once referred to the tool as "collagen on a stick"— but natural beauty brand Pura Botanicals has just released a line of semi-precious gemstone rollers to really up the ante. They were kind enough to gift me with their black obsidian v...
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Make Your Own Sleeping Mask for Valentine's Day
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It's been a hot minute since I last did a DIY over here— December 8th, to be exact— so in the spirit of this upcoming Valentine's Day and all things girlie, I thought it would be fun to make a heart-eyed sleeping mask reminiscent of this fancy Morgan Lane one. This project is super quick and...
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5 Things About Me (You Probably Didn't Know)
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I recently partook in the '5 Things About Me' tag on Instagram, and I had so many lovely DMs as a result that I thought I would share it here as well for those of you aren't on the gram or maybe don't follow me on there (tisk tisk). Here goes.5 Things About Me (You Probably Didn't Know)1. My...
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