Monday, August 3, 2015


I needed an outfit for my sister's stagette.  An 80s outfit. 

So I took a friend to Value Village for support as I don't have thrifting skills or much patience without backup.

cardi: Value Village
top: Suzy Shier
jeans: Forever 21
shoes: Fly London
necklace: small shop in England
bracelet: gift from my Uncle

Today I'm thankful for trying something new. 


Friday, July 31, 2015


I found this dress in my mom's closet. It's one of the only items of hers that I can fit into.

I like wearing it because I can imagine her wearing it.

jacket: Old Navy
dress: Ricki's
shoes: Spring

Today I'm thankful for things of hers. 


Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Somewhere in the middle

Having a house of one's own means that you can take photos outside and not feel like the neighbourhood weirdo.

May 2015

I also love that my garage is more of a shack. A so bad it's good shack.
top: Ricki's
pants: Old Navy
shoes: Aldo

Today I'm grateful for being able to sit in these sitting shoes. 


Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Goodbye apartment

The Gentleman Caller and I have lived in this apartment for almost two years. And I lived in the building before we went to Australia. I love this apartment. The building was built in 1928, the ceilings are high, the windows large, the wooden floors and radiators perfect.

I get really nostalgic for places, even if I'm ready to move on. We lived here. We loved here. Our moms both knew this place. We're moving soon... by the time this posts, we will have moved.

But for now this is home...


Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Smoove moove

Maybe you're not meant to draw attention to your wobbly bits.

april 14 2015

But then again these pants are the coolest.

jacket: Joe Fresh ($7!)
top: Suzy Shier
scarf: Ricki's
pants: Old Navy
shoes: Camper


Monday, May 25, 2015


I've never really enjoyed shopping at Old Navy because nothing is organize or put away neatly.
I also take exception to having to stand in line to both try stuff on and to pay...

mar 2015

However, I have picked up a number of cute (so cute) things there lately so I'm rethinking my stance.

dress: Old Navy
cardi: Ricki's
tights: We Love Colours
scarf: gift from my mom, from Spain
boots: Jessica Simpson


Friday, May 22, 2015

Glitter and gold

Smart Set closed. I don't love shopping online but I don't see much other choice.

1 Dec 2014

Take this sweater. It's cute but I'm not sure I would have gone to the trouble of ordering it. I accidentally swerved in to the store and it was mine. Maybe this will help me save money?

sweater: Smart Set
skirt: Ricki's circa 2005
tights: We Love Colours
boots: Jessica Simpson