Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas to all of you who celebrate, and Seasons Greetings to those of you who don't. I normally do some posts around this time of year about gift ideas and or things like that. But with 2020, I know a lot of people are struggling with money, and also, I think sometimes blogging can …

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Retro Winter Cozy Look

The days are shorter and Christmas is on the horizon. Around this time of year, I like a little bit of glitter or sparkle because it feels festive, and I also want to wear cozy things but still feel like I got dressed. I guess that that's been a bit of a theme this year, …

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Craft Project: Cross Stitch Christmas Decorations

Kits from un-started to complete. I love making craft projects, and with everything going on this year, staying home and making things has been an upside. It's satisfying to create things and something with repetitive movements like sewing has a very soothing quality. I started these cute kits around Halloween time so that I'd have …

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Glowgetter: Christmas Lights at Van Dusen Botanical Gardens and Winter OOTD

Christmas means Christmas lights. The evening comes in early at this time of year and the lights spread a glow that warms the heart, even while our breath is chilled to steam in the cold air. There are many light festivals and tree lighting at this time of year, but one of Vancouvers most well …

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Borjois Kissmass Look: Rouge Velvet Lipstick Shades and more with Influenster

I've loved Borjois ever since I moved to the UK almost a decade ago. They're a French brand started in 1863 largely for the theatre whose products quickly became mainstream. When they teamed up with Influenster this Christmas, I was sent a box of goodies to create this makeup look, which I'm really excited to …

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Christmas: Cassette Tapes, Storytime and My Grandmother

When I was really small, my family lived in Victoria, my parents and me, and my older brother. My grandparents lived in Sydney, and because we lived so far away, they didn't see us much at that age. My grandmother, being the creative person that she was, used to write stories for my brother and …

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Christmas in London: Winter Wonderland, Hyde Park. 

Every year, Hyde Park in the heart of London is taken over by the huge festivity that is known as Winter Wonderland. A huge area of rides, traditional European Christmas markets, and every festival food you can imagine. And like so many of the things you can do in London, entry is free. I love …

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