In two short days, I’ll be headed to the Governor General’s Performing Arts Awards (GGPAA) with the Darling, Incredibly Handsome Husband. This Saturday, June 11th, we’ll be attending the National Arts Centre to attended this premiere event which will feature film portraits by the National Film Board, awesome performances and tributes by guest stars Chantal Kreviachuk and more! Continue reading GGPAA Glam with The Hudson’s Bay
I’m SO THRILLED and EXCITED to be heading to the 2016 Governor General’s Performing Arts Awards! Finally – my chance to wear something gala-worthy as arrived!
Taking place Saturday, June 11, 2016 at the National Arts Centre, little ol’ me and my gorgeous hubby will be rubbing elbows with Canada’s art elite. Continue reading Glitz and Glamour: The 2016 Governor General’s Performing Arts Awards
My life has gotten really, really busy over the last year and I feel only now am I learning how to properly manage my time and stress levels. I won’t lie. I can be a walking stress ball. Just ask my husband – poor guy. Anything and everything can stress me out, from a row of nail polish being crooked, to huge deadlines crushing me at my day job. Continue reading Unleash Your Inner Yogi: City of OM
A few weeks ago while stalking Kim Kardashian’s Instagram account, I came across a pic she posted of the best blue smoky eye I’d ever seen. As I’m obsessed with the smoky eye look right now, I took a screenshot of it and promised myself to book a makeup application with my favourite makeup artist, Anthonia Bejide, to learn how to do this. Well, Anthonia’s ears must have been burning because she messaged me a few days after I found Kim Kardashian’s picture and invited me to the MAC Cosmetics Haute Dogs Event at The Hudson’s Bay Company. Giddy up! Continue reading MAC Cosmetics Haute Dogs Event: Blue Smoky Eye Fabulousness
I am NOT a morning person. Waking up in the morning has been difficult my entire life. My ideal day would be waking up on my own at 10am, have my darling husband hand me a cup of coffee and carry me downstairs to the TV to watch hours of Orange Is The New Black. While I binge watch, he’d bring me French toast topped with bananas drizzled in chocolate….with more coffee.
Alas, life doesn’t work that way (ever, it seems *staring at husband*). I work 9-5, five days a week in order to pay for all of the stuff I seem to constantly shop for. Le sigh…first world problems. Continue reading Starting Your Day on a High Note: Tips from a Childless Person
I was invited by the Ottawa International Music Conference (OIMC) organizers to attend their opening reception which took place this past Friday, May 29th here in Ottawa at the cool, industrial-feeling Maker Space North! To say I was “thrilled” at this invite is a huge understatement!
The OIMC is an essential platform for electronic and live music for audiences, venues and artists to connect in Canada’s capital. The OIMC showcases groundbreaking acts, shares knowledge to stimulate the growth of the music business and solidifies the local network by creating opportunities through the events, seminars, workshops, panels and parties presented. Continue reading Amazing Night – The Ottawa International Music Conference Opening Reception – May 29, 2015