I just returned from a weeklong business technology conference in Nashville, Tennessee. As the sole representative for my company at this conference, I needed to do a lot of networking! When I’m meeting people for the first time, I want to leave a positive first impression in every aspect – from my conversational skills to a professional appearance and friendly personality. Since I always greet people with a smile, I want my smile to make an impact – and for that, I turned to the new Colgate* Optic White* Platinum TM/MC High Impact White TM/MC toothpaste.

Canadian High Impact Carton

My friends at Colgate recently sent me some samples of the new Colgate* Optic White* Platinum TM/MC High Impact White TM/MC toothpaste and the Colgate* Optic White* WhiteSeal TM/MC Mouthwash and I’ve been using them together, twice per day for about two weeks. I love how fresh and clean my mouth feels and how my smile simply sparkles!

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We all have a little black dress (or a few) in our wardrobe, but summertime calls for a little white dress! Something light and airy that shines brightly in the sun and brings out your summer glow. Whether it’s silk, linen or lace, paired with heels, sandals or sneakers – your little white dress will be a go-to look all summer long.

4718Dress: Joe Fresh, Shoes: Soludos from Shopbop, Hat: Aritzia, Bag: RokCork, Watch: Cluse

This one is from Joe Fresh (under $60!) and I love that it features both linen and lace with chic peekaboo panels and scalloped hemlines. It’s such a classy length too, hitting right at the knee (on me), I can style it with heels or flats.

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I’m excited to share the news that I’ve partnered with DSW Canada (Designer Shoe Warehouse) for their summer #StyleandDeliver program. Over the next few months, I’ll be sharing some of my favourite footwear finds, starting with this fabulous pair of suede fringe sandals!

8784With festival season just around the corner, DSW Canada is bang on with the fringe trend! The Kissy suede sandals are part of the Kenneth Cole Restricted collection and not only are they festival-chic, but super comfortable as well. Want to see how I styled them? Keep reading…

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Are you a royal or a rebel? Posh or punk? Next Thursday June 2, SickKids will host the 15th annual Scrubs in the City event, with a playful London Calling theme. Evergreen Brick Works will be transformed with food, fashion and entertainment inspired by London. I’ve attended their previous events and each year I have a great time. It’s even better knowing that it serves a great cause. To-date, the annual event has raised more than $3.5 million in support of some of the most critical needs at the hospital. This year, they’ll be raising funds for a new 3T MRI machine – quieter, faster, bigger and more powerful, it will make the MRI experience less stressful for kids and their families.

This year, guests will enjoy surprise musical entertainment (think The Beatles, Spice Girls and David Bowie), delicious food and drinks showcasing the “city of contrasts”. An exclusive silent auction is already available to guests and non-guests online, including luxury one-of-a-kind items such as a Mulberry Kite Tote, an 18 kt White Gold and Diamond Bangle Bracelet from Mark Lash, or two night’s accommodation in an Owner’s Suite at the Fairmont Pacific Rim, among other items. There will also be an exciting draw for a chance to win diamond jewellery from Penwarden, a London travel package and a 2016 Mini Cooper. The total value of auction and draw prizes is over $120,000!

I’m not sure what I’ll be wearing yet, but I’ll be there, will you? Tickets are available for $195 CAD at www.SKScrubs.com.

Want to WIN a pair of tickets to SickKids Scrubs in the City? Enter using the Rafflecopter form below. At a minimum, you must leave me a blog post comment telling me your outfit ideas for the event. You can gain additional entries through social media too! Contest closes on Wed. June 1 at 11:59pm – good luck!

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In the past year, I’ve moved from a 600 square foot condo, to a 1200 square foot townhouse, to a 2500 square foot detached home! Needless to say, I’ve finally found my dream home and I don’t want to move again anytime soon! With all of this extra space, cleaning takes quite a bit longer, but with my new Dyson V6 Absolute vacuum, cleaning the floors has never been so easy!


Vacuuming was always my household chore growing up. I think back to central vac with those heavy-duty hoses, stand up vacs with big awkward bags that were so messy to change, and those wheel-around vacs with cords that would get tangled around every corner. With the Dyson V6 Absolute cordless vacuum, those headaches are gone!

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