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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…

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Leather Up

Hey Girl heyyyyy Looks to me like fall is upon us. No biggy. Thanks to my ultra fab leather jacket collection. LADIES. If you do not have a leather jacket this fall, LISTEN UP. You NEED one. Need. Don’t try and pull the whole ‘leather jacket isn’t in my budget’ card either because I have found some steals for you.…

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Kaylor Betts and TNP Fitness. Let’s Get It Girl.

Good Morning Beautiful! How are we this am? Feeling mighty fine I hope! One thing I’ve been avoiding is summer coming to an end. I mean, I’m not totally complaining because PSL {pumpkin spice latté} season is among us, which is totally awesome. Chic sweaters and cozy scarves are a couple of my favourite things. ESPECIALLY right now. Who else is feeling…

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Babe Cave

Good Morning doll! Looking mighty fine, must be that coconut oil :) Today I am going to be sharing some décor with you. *woop!* I’ve always had a soft spot for interior design. I LOVE wandering around home furnishing stores and picking out my fav items. Finally, after spending 23 years under my parents {gorgeous} roof, it was time to spread my…

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Kale Chicken Salad

All hail the mighty Kale. This cabbage related leafy green is packing some major heat in the nutrient department. Per calorie, it is one of the most nutrient dense foods out there. It is high in vitamin C, vitamin A, vitamin K, magnesium AND fibre. It is a great anti-oxidant as well, which is important for all you babes keeping up with…

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Crop What?…

Yes. Crop your shirt. Okay don’t freak out and run away. Let’s talk about it. Summer is in full swing and if you’re a Canadian girl like myself you know it’s time to take advantage. Well, one summer trend that I am fully supporting is the crop top. When you hear the word ‘crop top’, what do you think of?…