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Paleo Banana Bread

Good morning! I hope you’re having a wonderful week/start to your weekend. I’m about to make it even better.. Okay so tomorrow is Sunday {duh} aka the perfect day to bake a scrumptious, gooey, warm, healthy paleo banana bread. Paleo Banana Bread Check it out cutie. Low fat, low sugar, grain free. You’re definitely gunna add this to your regular recipe…

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My Super Awesome Photographer Jessica O’Neill

Good morning gorgeous You know what beautiful summer days are perfect for? Photoshoots. I’ve got the BEST Girl Talk interview for you today…. Cue, my super awesome photographer Jessica O’Neill. Today I’m interviewing photographer Jessica O’Neill and we’re asking her all the juicy details on getting the perfect photos. I’ll also be including some fabuluxxxxe photos she has taken of yours…

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Fathers Day Gift Guide 2015

Hey People We’ve got 8 days. Eight days to find the perfect gift for our super heros. Sunday June 21, 2015 is the day to celebrate fathers. It can be your own father, your hubby or any father figure in your life that you think deserves an ultra fab gift. We’ve hunted down the best gifts for the dapper dad, quirky dad,…

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#Sunless Tanned Skin Is In

Haaayyyyyy Soooooo where my Canadians at? You all know the issues we face when trying to achieve a goddess glow in the winter months…. AKA about 8 months of the year… like seriously. It’s not fair. Anyways, summer is legit right around the corner. We need to prep. Sunless tanned skin is in. CLARIFICATION: NOT tanning-bed skin, but sunless tanned skin…. HUGE…

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Egg Roll in a Bowl

Hay You Guyyyyyzz I’ve got THE best recipe for you this week. I’m not kidding it is so easy, so healthy and SO yummy. It’s also boy approved {I know, I’m a wizard in the kitchen}. You know the middle of egg rolls {spring rolls, whatever you wanna call em}? It’s so good right? Now imagine you could eat a…

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Birthday Fit for a Queen {Go Shorty}

It’s Saturday. It’s May Long. & It’s my birthday WEEKEND!!! #Yaaaaaasss If you’re like me, you know the entire weekend is a marathon of birthday mimosas, birthday lunches, birthday dinners, birthday selfies, birthday margaritas, and birthday manicures. AKA Hectic. Today I’m sharing my secrets on how to celebrate a birthday fit for a Queen ;) First things first ladies….. Drea Marie’s…

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Need a New Do? Hair Trends 2015

Haaayyyy Okay so guess what it’s MAY. I KNOW. IT’S MY BIRTHDAY MONTH. That’s what you were thinking too wasn’t it. The excitement doesn’t end there. Summer is literally right around the corner. What better way to embrace the summer vibes then a little do-over? Time to let go of the low lights and mix things up. You got the fashions,…

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Summer Style Report {2015}

Hayyy you I hope you’re all enjoying some Sat AM Pj loungin’, coffee sippin’, relax time. I sure am. I also wanna say something… I’m kind of over Spring. I mean I’m not exactly the most patient girl in the world…. heck I’m not patient at ALL. I was excited about Spring but I’ve moved on. I want summer and I want…

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How to Contour {Lyke a Pro}

Hey girl There’s something we haven’t talked about yet. Contouring Wanna learn how to contour? Wanna learn how to contour without looking like you just recovered from 12 hours of plastic surgery? I’m with you. Contouring can drop lbs, reconstruct noses, lift eyes, and fill out lips. Best part? It doesn’t come with the hefty price or pain plastic surgery does #Winning. BUT, in…

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Live from Coachella 2015 {Wkend 1, Day 3}

Hey you The first weekend of Coachella 2015 has come to an end. I’m currently recovering in Starbucks on Palm Canyon Drive sipping my soy Americano Misto with 1-pump Vanilla, basking in the Californian sun and in addition to a humidifier, I’m in need of another round of Chella. Coachella Music festival never seems to dissappoint. Now let me clarify, some…

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Live from Coachella 2015 {Wkend 1, Day 2}

Hey cutie Another fringe filled day done and I’m bringing you a quick update and sneak peek into the Coachella 2015 festival. Coachella 2015 Style These girls. Im totally digging everything about their outfits. Obsessed. Listen Day 2 was once again packed with awesome sets. Do not miss Deorro or Annie Mac. Annie Mac killed it inside the Yuma tent. You NEED to…

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Babe Friendly Fast Food

So you’re out running errands, shopping, saving the world and you’re starved. First of all, babe tip #1: Carry a SimplyBar in your bag or car at all times. If you’ve: a) already finished that this am or b) decided a protein bar will not satisfy your growling tummy, then what can you eat that WON’T ruin your diet or…

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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…