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How To: Jumpsuits {LOVE}

Good morning doll. So, I have this love affair with rompers. And from that, stemmed a little jumpsuit obsession. I think they are the shit. So easy, so effortless and ooh so very trendy. We are seeing jumpsuits everywhere. On the runway, the streets, in Cosmo, at the grocery store, heck even your Starbucks barista probably has one on under that green apron…

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Lemon Coconut Chia Bars {SO GOOD}

Morning sweet pea How’s the healthy eating going? Keep on it. You’ll be happy you did in a few weeks. To help you out, I’ve created healthy, energy filled lemon coconut chia bars. This homemade, unprocessed energy bar is perfect for mornings on the go, coffee break at work or an afternoon snack. Bake these and keep them in the fridge…

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Festival Style

Hey Love Child Thinking of heading to a music festival this year? Well you should. I was quick to assume that all music festivals were grungey, marijuana filled 1970 throwbacks. #WRONG. I attended Coachella for the first time 2 years ago. Since I’m not one with nature I was seriously surprised at how much I enjoyed myself. The palm trees, music, atmosphere,…

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Quick Baked Apple Dessert {For One}

Who loves dessert? Who also wants to wear a bikini this summer? Come with me. I have a secret for you. Dun dun dun daaaaaa Baked Apple Dessert The post-dinner sweet cravings are deadly. This baked apple dessert saves me during spring slim down. Super easy, super quick and suuuuuuper delicious. Ingredients: 1 apple {I prefer Royal Gala} 1 tbs. water {or low…

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Spring Style Report

Hay Chicka It’s time to start unthawing. Spring is on it’s way and we need to get our outfits in order. It’s time for a Spring Style Report Wooooohhooooo! I can hardly wait to get started. Okay so below are trends and fashions that I’m loving for spring this year. I also touch on a few I’m not loving…. Alright…

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Overnight Quinoa

Surprise. No, unfortunately it isn’t Saturday yet.. HOWEVER, I am now starting a mid week post in addition to the usual Saturday secrets ;) Saturday’s will be mostly style/girl talk posts and mid week will be dedicated to recipes/health. SO, let’s get to it. Some of you may be starting to get into a routine of hitting the gym hard…

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Online Shopping 101

Good Morning Sugar  I hope you are all relaxed, sipping some fat-free-dairy-free hazelnut coffee aswell. I am, also, about to begin my Saturday morning online shopping. If you know me, you know I online shop like nobody’s business. It’s a skill {or a curse, whatever}. ANYWAYS, this blog is where I like to share my secrets, so here we go. Online Shopping…

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Fashion Face-off: CG vs. PJS

Hey there cutie Well. It’s the middle of winter in Canada. Not sure exactly how many of you live in Canada or have had the pleasure of visiting, BUT FYI, winter is friggin’ freezing. Not gunna sugar coat it here people. You need to bundle up. Looking super cute is fabulous but frostbite is not. If you’re living in or planning to…

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Slow Cooker Ribs

Hey there stranger So I know we JUST featured a recipe a couple weekends ago. BUT, I couldn’t get over this weeks creation. If you’re a meat lover like myself then you are going to NEED this recipe. Plus, it’s insanely simple. These are seriously unreal. The ribs are insanely tender. LITERALLY the meat falls off the bone. Slow Cooker Ribs *** Disclaimer:…

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Brow-volution

How’s it going good lookin’? Not sure if you’ve heard, but theres a revolution going on. Brow-volution. Audrey Hepburn started it and Cara Delevingne is bringing it back, with a vengeance. I am eyebrow obsessed. I don’t believe bigger is better when it comes to brows, but a girl with a perfectly defined set of arches is a friend in my books. Literally…

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It’s Pizza Niiiiight!! {GUILT-FREE, of course}

It’s da weekend. Time to throw that white vino in the fridge, choose a chick flick and whip up some Zaaaa. Dairy intolerant? Gluten free? Vegan? Looking for a healthier version that ISN’T loaded with evil trans/saturated fat, tons of sodium and hundreds of useless calories? Ya I thought so. Well behold the amazing Vegan Cauliflower Pizza Crust This recipe is…

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Let’s Cleanse

 Morning Sunshine Listen up. Maybe we’re still doing the whole denial thing. Eating that plate of grandma’s famous shortbread cookies or losing yourself in the Lindt chocolate bag is not a death sentence but you’re not fooling anyone sweetheart, cause I PERSONALLY am feeling the effects as well. We’re in this together. I don’t believe in only eating bananas and…

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New Years Eve Babbbyyyy

Morning lovelies!! I hope you had an amazing Christmas and holiday season. Up next…   Sparklers, trendy outfits, champagne, kisses and sequins. What else does a girl want? Today we’re discussing how to celebrate New Years Eve and NOT end up drunk, alone and sulking because that is totally not a way to start 2015. You deserve the best. It’s time to…

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Quick & Easy {Obvi} Christmas Recipes

Only 5 more days until Christmas. You’v got the fashion tips, gift guide and beauty/health secrets. What’s missing? Christmas Recipes We’ve got 5 days to gather the ingredients and whip up some super easy, totally tasty appies and treats for all of your holiday potlucks and family dinners. One thing is certain, these christmas recipes will please even the pickiest eater AND are super quick so you can spend more…

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Montreal {Oui, s’il vous plait}

Bonjour belle! How was everyone’s week? I hope you all enjoyed Miami as much as I did. This week we’re heading somewhere a little {okay ALOT} different, but equally as exciting. Pack a couple sweaters this time cause we’re headed to   Ultra Chic Super Cool Guide to Montreal: ***Ability to speak French not required*** Stay Fairmont Queen Elizabeth {$$$$}…

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Miami Mami {South Beach Livin’}

Hola Señorita! It’s Saturday! And what better way to celebrate then a cyber-trip to South Beach? On spark{le}’s tab of course ;) Sit back, swap that average cup of Joe for a mimosa and think warm thoughts cause we are exploring Super Sexy Guide to South Beach, Miami: ***Disclaimer: SPF 50 required. Gotta protect that money maker honey*** Stay South Beach…

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Chicaaaaago

Happy Saturday cutie pie! Hopefully you’re all well rested cause THIS week we’re travelling to one of my favourite cities Lets get at it ;) Kick Butt Guide to Chicago for Turbo Babes: ***Deep dish and cardio {shopping} included*** Stay Michigan Ave {Varies in $} Otherwise known as the ‘Magnificent Mile’. This stretch lives up to its nickname. Definitely the area to…

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Portland{ia}, Oregon

Goooooood AM cutie pie! Today I’d like to discuss a little land not so far away. Yup. You read that right. Not sure how many of you are familiar with the ever-so-funny tv series Portlandia, if not, please check out an episode or two. You won’t be disappointed. ANYWAYS, it is based around the fact people living in Portland, Oregon…

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Love Muffins

Happy Saturday my little muffins!! Speaking of muffins…. who doesn’t love English muffins for breakfast? With egg {or egg white}? Maybe some low fat cheddar? Mmmmm ham too. WELL, I have something for you. This is a super quick and easy healthy breakfast sandwich recipe. You know EXACTLY what is in them AND they are for mornings that start with the snooze button……

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Frisky Fall Fashion

My Loves! Looks to me like fall has arrived. I am super excited to share my fall fashion faves with you. October is the month of PSL’s, scarves, cinnamon, snuggles and fashion. I am LOVING this season and that brisk chilly air is not gunna kill my vibe. I mean, how could it. This seasons frisky fall fashion faves are just too…

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Amaze-Balls

\ Goooooooood AM lovers!! How was everyone’s night? Low key? Eventful..? Whatever it was, I have a recipe for you. Let’s keep with the post summer slim down theme. HOWEVER, sounds like some of you need something sweet and energizing all wrapped up into one pretty little… bliss ball. Right? Knew it. This recipe is a STAPLE of mine. I mean honestly, I…