Makeup, Travel

What’s In My Travel Makeup Bag?

I've always found traveling with makeup to be interesting. Mostly because I like to challenge myself by packing in a carry-on - it just makes so much more sense to me. However. This time around, Brian booked our flights and he booked one checked luggage and ZERO carry-ons. ZERO. NOTHING. NADA. ZILCH. So, that means… Continue reading What’s In My Travel Makeup Bag?

Life

How To Host A Holiday Dinner

Thanksgiving is right around the corner for us Canadians and although I'll be in the Caribbean, I'm dreaming about all the fixings. I love everything about fall. Cool weather. Sweaters. Cute boots. Windows open. Fresh air. Thanksgiving. When I was young, my mom always hosted family holiday dinners at our house for any family that… Continue reading How To Host A Holiday Dinner

Travel

Secrets for Last Minute Vacations

It's been exactly 15 hours since I booked our latest vacation. I am almost fully packed and ready - at least mentally and on paper (well, actually, Trello). We leave in exactly 11 days, 22 hours and 15 minutes from the time I'm writing this. For me, this may almost be considered a planned-ahead vacation.… Continue reading Secrets for Last Minute Vacations

Beauty, Uncategorized

Are Gel Nails Really Better Than Acrylics?

When I was a teenager and into my early twenties, before kids, I would change my nail polish to match my outfit pretty well every single day. I'm not just talking a coat of polish, I'm talking all out designs - fingers and toes! I'm sure if you have kids, you can deduct that that kind… Continue reading Are Gel Nails Really Better Than Acrylics?