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The Last Single Girl Birthday

There are three types of people in the world: those that love their birthdays, those who abhor their birthdays and those who pretend to be ambivalent about their birthdays but are secretly the former or latter. You shouldn’t trust those people. You should also know that I am unequivocally someone…

On Mondays we play with peonies

I’ve discovered the best way to start the week. It involves fluffy blooms, the sweetest treats and some gabby girlfriends. A few weeks ago, I spent the evening at Pink The Town’s Peony Party – an evening that included all of those things and more! I spotted the event announcement…

Small but mighty (and oh so cute): Fujifilm Instax SHARE …

I recently visited my friend Dustin at work and, as he perused snaps of potential wedding dresses, he asked “Um…when was your appointment?”. When I told him it had been that past weekend, he looked up with increduility and said, “you’ve taken 2,000 photos since then”. Oops. A serial snapper,…

The countdown to June 6

I’ve been counting down to June 6 for what seems like forever. No, this isn’t going to be another wedding post… Yes, June 6 is our wedding date (almost down to a year – hooray!) but it’s also the day that the second season of Orange is the New Black…

Get your binge on [contest]

Lately, Mike has been playing second fiddle to a guy named Will. I’ve found myself coming up with excuses to stay in bed with Will and encouraging Mike to go out with his friends so I can do so. Will, of course, is Will Gardner from The Good Wife. My…

Wishlist: Etsy at Indigo

One of the perks of being a bride-to-be is an even better than usual excuse to be trolling Etsy on the regular. I’m a sucker for all the pretty things and Etsy offers one of the best bounties on the interwebs. It’s also my favourite place to get cheap, pretty…

Bespoke skincare: The Vichy Skin Health Centre is here!

How well do you really know your skin? I always thought my skin and I had a pretty good relationship – I cleanse every evening (OK, when I’m not feeling super lazy) with a micellar solution and apply a moisturizer or serum or both and treat my skin to a…