It’s finally here! In this long-awaited post, I’m finally sharing some of the secrets you’ve all been asking about! Sometimes Instagram brings creative people together. Photography is my creative outlet and it’s always great to meet other like-minded who appreciate the art! I’ve got a trifold of new things to introduce you to in this blog post: the rainbow bridge in Calgary, local photographer Jessica Gray and last but not least, this show-stopping dress!
A dress like this deserves a curtsy! Playing up the navy and floral trend with this summer garden party dress from Chicwish! It is such a stunner! Read about my first purchase from this popular online shop that offers on trend clothes at super affordable prices. Plus I’m letting you in on some tricks on how to order successfully online.
After 10 days of partying it up in at the Calgary Stampede in cowgirl gear, all I want is sweatpants and flip-flops! The new “IT” romper: the Smash + Tess Sweetheart onesie has come to my rescue as the perfect piece of loungewear to relax in. If you haven’t heard of this girl-boss company that is taking comfortable clothing by storm than you had better read on to get yourself in the know!
Hey babes! It’s officially summer! Now I consider the start of summer to be the day that my kids are done school, I finish teaching and we’re rewarded with a two-month break. That just so happens to be this week in Canada! It’s time to break out the flip-flops, short shorts and tank tops (everything that is not permitted in my school dress code) and take advantage of the heat.
This unique gold flower crown was the perfect accessory for my summer beach outfit in Port Stanley, Ontario. Headbands of Hope is a wonderful small business that not only makes beautiful, trendy headbands, they also give back to children living with cancer. Read about their amazing cause and a personal story on Pursuing Pretty. [Read more…]
Bring on the summer date nights: looking fabulous while sipping prosecco on breezy patios. Need some evening outfit inspiration? Look no further than this fun and flirty look from one of my favourite local (Canadian!) online stores!
Brights and whites are here for spring! Don’t be shy in these bold patterns and colours. I’m talking about how to transition into that warm weather and my newly found favourite store to shop!
Ah, Maui. Vacations don’t get much better than paradise on this tropical island. This year, we timed our trip perfectly to coincide with a bout of snowy weather in Calgary. Packing is easy when you are leaving behind your heavy sweaters and coats for bikinis and rompers. This summer it is all about fun prints, bright colours and pom-poms! Here is a round-up of what I wore in Hawaii… [Read more…]
I’m experiencing a bit of a love affair with my adopted province of Alberta this summer. I’m not sure if it is because I’ve taken a bigger interest in photography but the beauty of mother nature is almost overwhelming this year! The Canola Fields are a sight to see if you are traveling to Alberta during the summer months. Take a weekend to explore the countryside and read about the style that goes along with it…
It’s been a scorcher this week in Calgary so the boys and I have been spending a lot of time at the splash park. A cute bathing suit, a big sun hat and coverups are always summer must-haves in my book. Here are my favourites: