Mama in the City since 2008 and blogging since 2009!

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Dry Desert Skin

May 16, 2013 // Beauty // No Comments

We are back in the city and I’m currently trying to re-moisturize my skin after I neglected it a little with all the dry desert heat and glorious sun that I soaked up. I knew I had to make it […]

A Morning For Me: Taking Care Of Yourself

February 25, 2013 // Beauty // No Comments

What do you do to make yourself feel taken care of? It’s so easy to neglect yourself when life gets going in the day to day grind, but ultimately a little self care can go a long way. Sometimes I’m […]

Ooh La La! Splurge Vs. Steal

January 23, 2013 // Beauty // No Comments

It’s the third week of January and the Winter chill has hit us. More or less it has effected our skin and skin tells the truth with its cracks and lines. It roars with anger when it is dry and […]

My Favourite Thing To Do

January 3, 2013 // Beauty // No Comments

One of my favourite activities to do is to have a quite soak in a warm bath. Alone. Just me and a trashy magazine and a plethora of bathing products. I usually don’t just have a plain water bath, I’m […]

I’m Wearing Fingerless Gloves

December 30, 2012 // Beauty // 2 Comments

For Christmas I asked for a pair of chunky fingerless gloves. My husband helped Ben pick some a pair of grey gloves for me and I love them. As a stroller pushing mama in the city, I thought fingerless gloves […]

How To Fake Looking Put Together

November 8, 2012 // Beauty // No Comments

This morning was a scramble to get both kids put together and out the door for our walk to Ben’s Jr K morning class. I got the baby dressed and then got Ben fixed up and looking half decent (despite […]

My Perfect Fall Shoe

September 8, 2012 // Beauty // No Comments

Last week I found my perfect Fall flat while walking the mall downtown. I had set out for a few new back to school clothes for Mr. Ben but ended up at Nine West admiring their new shoe arrivals. Within […]

My Housewife Shoes

August 1, 2012 // Beauty // No Comments

Yesterday I was given a pair of yellow shoes for my birthday. They were a gift from my husband who had seen me staring at them in a shop window last month. While I was peering into the closed shop […]

33 Things

July 31, 2012 // Beauty // One Comment

1.My favourite shade of lipstick is Wild Plum by Aveda. So favourite that it could be called ‘my signature’ shade.2.I am a good friend.3.I buy lovely cards for various occasions and have dozens of them stashed away in my vanity. […]

I Think I’m In Love (again): Top 10 Summer Favourites

June 20, 2012 // Beauty // No Comments

If you are reading this and you live in Vancouver you might be mumbling about how horrendous the weather has been this month. Sure, its been a bit cold and grey but the official start to summer is just around […]