I’ve been an east-ender for almost 10 years and now that I live closer to the Danforth, there’s so much more to explore! I’ve always heard good things about Allure Body Bar – they’re well recognized for their waxing services. I haven’t ventured into that realm myself yet (thankfully, I just don’t need to), but I visited Allure a few weeks ago to try their lash and brow tinting services.

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I love the idea of tinting because it means less makeup! With vacation season in full swing, this is the perfect service to try so you can skip the mascara on the beach or at the pool. Raccoon-eyes and bikinis just don’t mix.

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After another snowy evening in Toronto, the weather is finally starting to look up this week! Double digit temperatures inspired me to style a spring outfit complete with fringe and florals! I love summer dresses with floral prints, but it’s still too chilly to wear my sleeveless ones without a coat or jacket on top. When I found the Soia & Kyo Romie fringe suede jacket online at Shopbop, I simply couldn’t resist picking it up – express shipping please!

2495Jacket: Soia & Kyo fro Shopbop, Dress: Free People from Shopbop, Boots: Le Chateau, Bag: Forever 21, Watch: Cluse

I have a few black leather jackets so I’ve been looking for a taupe/tan one. This suede jacket in Sand is the perfect spring topper and the fringe detail is absolutely stunning!

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When I used to work downtown, the “PATH” or shopping concourse was both a convenience and a curse. I would start my day in the food court with a breakfast sandwich and a tea or coffee, and I would have some sort of fast food for lunch. Sure, there were healthier options, but there were only so many $12 salads that I could afford! I probably spent $2500 a year on coffees and lunches and I worked downtown for 10 years – CRAZY! For the past three years, ever since I started working from home, I make myself a smoothie every weekday for lunch. Not only has this been an economical choice for me, but a super healthy one too!

IMG_0887My signature smoothies always include a variety of fresh or frozen fruits, spinach and yogurt, among other things that I find at my local health food store. When I heard about the new iögo large yogurt pouches, I was thrilled because they’re perfect for someone who goes through as much yogurt as I do!

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Even though we just had a spring snowstorm (UGH!) I’m still pumped for warmer weather and stocking up my spring/summer wardrobe. I’m a big fan of the midi dress length for seasonal transitions because it provides a little extra coverage and can be worn with or without tights.

2565Dress: Aritzia, Jacket: Mango (in Paris), Shoes: Le Chateau, Bag: Sneha Varma

I picked up this minimalist-chic midi dress at Aritzia a couple of weeks ago. I love the pale pastel blue colour and the effortless shift shape. It’s sleeveless so I can style it on its own on a warm day or with a jacket on top for cooler temperatures.

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Psssssst! Guess what? Shopbop is having a friends and family sale starting today and ending on April 7th at 11:59 (Pacific Time).

image001Full price and sale items are 25% off with the promo code: INTHEFAM – what are you waiting for? Shop your spring/summer wishlist on Shopbop today and don’t forget to tell your friends!