Ready for Fall

When September started out with a week in the high 20s, I was starting to think that my dreams of wearing sweaters and boots every day would never be realized. Then, suddenly this week, the temperatures dropped (as well as…

Bite Beauty Amuse Bouche Liquified Lipstick Review

Over a month ago, I received a few of the new Amuse Bouche Liquified Lipsticks from Bite Beauty complimentary of the Influenster program. I’m a big fan of Bite’s lip mask and lipsticks, ¬†and was looking forward to trying something…

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Farewell to Summer

I talk all the time about how much I love fall, but before we get to the official start of autumn next week, I thought summer needed a proper send off (and honestly I wanted to share one of my…

Top 5 Historical Fiction Novels

After reading Goodnight from London earlier this summer, I realized that some of my favourite books are historical fiction. I love stories about women in the early 20th century, during the world wars, and about writers or artists. Though I…

Givenchy Noir Interdit Mascara Review

While I enjoy a good luxury makeup item, when it comes to mascara, I like to save my money. There have only been one or two mascaras in the past that have been worth the extra money, so I’m happy…

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Hello, September

September is finally here and I am thrilled! While I love lazy summer days, reading in the sun or at the pool, I feel at home when September rolls around. There’s just something special about September that makes it my…

Eligible | Book Review

My favourite book of all-time is Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen. I was first introduced to the story when I was 9 or 10 thanks to the BBC mini-series (Colin Firth is the only Mr. Darcy in my mind)…

July Beauty Favourites

Somehow we’ve made it to the end of July (why is it that summer is the fastest season?) and it’s time to share some of my beauty favourites. I thought it had only been a couple of months since I’ve…

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Goodnight from London | Book Review

I finally feel like I’m coming out a major reading rut, and I have one book to thank for that: Goodnight from London by Jennifer Robson. This wasn’t a quick read for me (which had a lot more to do…

That Sweet Scent of Summer

Over the last few years, I have really come around to perfume. I used to be all about the scented body lotion and always though perfume was for rich older women (I guess I’m just half of that combination now…

Stepping Out of My Style Comfort Zone

I have always loved fashion and admired those who could pull off trends easily, but I tend to play it safe (I am also one to shy away from anything trendy at first — skinny jeans, ballet flats, etc). I…