Rock the Resolution: read more blogs

Are you ready to Rock the Resolution? More on that here, but I’m starting you off with an easy one.

If you’re here, it’s because you probably like to read blogs. Good for you! Finding new blogs that are actually worth reading can be a draining process, so I’ve taken the guesswork out for you. Think of this list as a carefully curated stumbleupon – these blogs are Steph-approved (a tough stamp of approval to achieve!) and I know they’ll get even better in 2013.
Have a blog you think I should be reading? Leave me a comment and I’ll take a look!

Otter Nonsense

This is a baby blog (only a few weeks old!) launched by my friend Brigid Towler. Brigid and I met at a book launch two years ago and I’ve been following her metamorphosis into a vegan foodie ever since. She cut her teeth on recipes from Oh She Glows and is now whipping up deliciousness of her own over at Otter Nonsense. Also, her apartment and boyfriend make frequent appearances and are as adorable as she is. Bookmark, read, love. (No pressure or anything, Brigid, but I’m expecting amazing this from this little bloggy)


Happy or Hungry

Lindsey Evanoff is pretty much the most hilarious person I’ve met. Her blog, appropriately, is one of the most hilarious things I’ve ever seen on the internet. That is saying a lot since, as a community manager, I’m pretty much on the internet looking at cats all day long. Happy or Hungry is the home of food, fitness, friends and hilarious cartoons drawn by Lindsey! I’m not really quite sure how to explain it other than to say you should read it and oh, that cartoon over yonder? She drew it. She also became internet famous this year for her epic faceplant/piggyback/wedding+groomsman debacle that went kind of viral on YouTube.

(See my past adventures with Lindsay here: the first time we met! / Ballet Bootcamp + Chobani = good times / Firkin Pubs = yay


Ok, so you probably know about this site unless you’ve been living under a rock and/or hate beauty products, but I had to share Jessica Desjardin‘s brainchild anyways. Jess is one of the only full-time beauty bloggers I know, something that’s ridiculously evident when you visit her site. She reviews + swatches entire collections, vlogs, creates lookbooks and so much more. I often find myself scrolling through Jess’ blog for reference when I’m out hunting for new beauty goodies – it’s that informative. It’s hard to find product bloggers that are trustworthy, but Jess definitely makes the grade.

That look to the left? It actually sent me running to the store for the entire collection. She’s that good.

Coveted Classics

I’m pretty sure Carolyn Desrosiers and I share a spirit animal, one that loves classic, covetable items and shiny things. We were deemed a match made in heaven by Toronto wedding singer + vocal/piano teacher Kat Langdon and I’ve been following her blog ever since. She avoids the plight of many style bloggers: homegirl is not pretentious in the slightest and her outfit photos aren’t immaculately framed + edited. Carolyn is real, stylish and reasonable – you can’t help but like her and want to dress like her.

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Inspiration & Style

What are your must-read blogs?

  • Beautezine

    Thanks for including me! xo

  • SDGreenall

    99 Problems But A Pitch Ain’t One, probably my favourite daily check in while I’m at work! Can totally relate to some of those memes!

    • @SDGreenall I check pretty much all of them daily, unless I’m too busy…and then I have a mondo-scroll fest after a few days. The best!

  • brigidtowler

    So sweet, thank you for the love to my new born!

    • @brigidtowler My pleasure! I love it so so so much already – your photography makes me salivate.

  • JenneeJade

    Great post Steph! One of my first to-dos of 2013 was to make a blogroll and it has been harder than I thought! Finding new blogs to read is not as easy as one would think! I’m glad I found yours, it’s been great reading so far!

    • @JenneeJade Thanks for stopping in 🙂 It’s so much tougher than people would think to find great sites to read. Glad you’re loving mine, and my picks! xo

  • ashleydtl

    I love
    A Beautiful Mess –
    A Cup of Jo –
    Choosing Raw –
    Oh So Lovely Vintage –
    Making Love in the Kitchen –
    And #hollywoodassistants makes my day quite often
    So many great blogs out there – can’t wait to check out some of the ones on your list that I don’t have in my google reader!

    • @ashleydtl Ah, I LOVE A Cup of Jo. She’s fantastic and one of my faves as well. I’ll definitely take a look at your reccos as well – seems like we have the same taste 🙂
      Also…I rather enjoy reading your blog! xo

      • ashleydtl

        @stephaniefusco  @ashleydtl

      • ashleydtl

        @stephaniefusco I love that we’re on the same page for blogs!! And how sweet are you regarding my blog. Would actually love to chat with you about something I’m planning for February on the bloggy… coffee sometime soon?

        • @ashleydtl Let’s do it 🙂 Shoot me an email – stephaniefuscoPR at gmail

  • happyorhungry

    I wish I was on the internet looking at cats all day long.
    Thanks for the love lover!!!!!

    • @happyorhungry The joys of managing pet food pages 😉 My pleasure!

  • Amanda Petriglia

    This list + the comments are full of many of my favourites! One I noticed you haven’t listed is Oh Joy! She’s a sweet LA-based blogger with great personal style and an eye for good design. And she likes to eat!