Year-End Manicure at Shizen Spa

Categories: Beauty

With all the hustle and bustle of the holidays, the last thing I want to worry about is chipped nails! Last week, I grabbed my latest WaySpa gift card and visited Shizen Spa at The Pantages Hotel in downtown Toronto for a shiny Shellac manicure. Getting a manicure in a spa setting is always an enjoyable experience and one that lasts through the holidays is the icing on the cake.

Year-End Manicure at Shizen Spa

I opted for the perfect holiday red and even though it’s grown out a little over the past week and a half, it’s survived various holiday dinners, dish washing and ripping into presents too!

The Shizen Spa at The Pantages is conveniently located in the heart of downtown Toronto next to Toronto Eaton Centre. It was the perfect place to take a break from holiday shopping for a little me time. If you’re in the area picking up Boxing Week deals, you should consider making an appointment – they also have a whirlpool, sauna and steam room to enjoy during your visit!

Check out the Spa Menu at Shizen Spa and visit their other locations too.

Year-End Manicure at Shizen Spa

If you pick up a WaySpa gift card, you can use it at over 2000 spas in Canada, so even if you’re not in downtown Toronto, you can unwind after the holidays at a spa near you! They make great gift ideas all year-round and who says you can’t kick off 2015 with a little pampering for yourself?

CLICK HERE to review my 2014 WaySpa experiences in Toronto and treat yo’self!

Shop for Jayu Holiday Jewels

Categories: Fashion

Whenever I’m coveting new costume jewels, I check out the latest goodies at Shop for Jayu. They always have a wide selection of baubles and bling to choose from with prices that won’t break the bank. This season, I wanted a statement necklace that would compliment (yet extend beyond) my holiday looks and the Glory necklace fit the bill perfectly…

Shop for Jayu Holiday Jewels

This Shop for Jayu collar candy features various stone shapes and sizes including classic teardrops in black, grey and clear crystals on silver chain. It brings a stunning sparkle to any outfit, from a holiday dress to a crisp white dress shirt or a casual tee – anything goes!

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Cup of Holiday Cheer with Tassimo

Categories: Lifestyle

Every morning I roll out of bed and my first priority is COFFEE. I work from home so there’s no commute to work or coffee shop line-ups, but I can have that cafe-style experience at home with the touch of a button. The Tassimo T65 features the most advanced single serve home brewing technology and tons of beverage options. I love that I can have my coffee in-hand within moments of my alarm going off – and any other time I may need one throughout the day!

Cup of Holiday Cheer with Tassimo

Not only does the Tassimo T65 serve up great coffee (and more), but it looks fabulous in the kitchen with its sleek and compact design. Want one? Keep reading for your chance to WIN!

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Joe Fresh Holiday Gift Guide

Categories: Fashion

Guess what? I’ve recently partnered with iconic Canadian brand Joe Fresh as one of their Blogger Ambassadors! I’ve been shopping there since the early days at Loblaws, so I can’t wait to share my top picks and outfit ideas with you! I can always count on Joe Fresh for wardrobe staples, but they’ve really stepped it up a notch over the past couple of years with their fresh off the runway collections that are tapped into the latest trends without breaking the bank.

Joe Fresh Holiday Gift Guide

With the holidays just a few weeks away, I’m making my list, checking it twice and picking up some fabulous holiday deals at Joe Fresh.  Keep reading to see my #JoeFreshWishlist, gift list ideas and your chance to WIN a $100 online gift voucher!

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Uncomplicated Beauty: Dalish Cosmetics

Categories: Beauty

One of the first local beauty brands I discovered when I started my blog was Dalish Cosmetics. Passionate Founder Melanie Cruickshank first began cooking up natural cosmetics in her Toronto kitchen in 2006 and it’s been an honour to work with her and watch her brand evolve over the years. From the first orders for friends and local trade shows to e-commerce and worldwide resellers – the proof is in the pretty for this Uncomplicated Beauty brand!

Uncomplicated Beauty: DaLish Cosmetics

Dalish Cosmetics are still made in Canada with the same core values. Anti-oxidant rich makeup produced with locally sourced, natural ingredients without the use of parabens, phthalates, petrochemicals, GMO’s, gluten or sulfates. Your skin will actually benefit from this makeup!

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