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Six Items Challenge – Days 10, 11, 12, 13 and 14

Me again :)  Before I start talking about clothing again, I promise to do a food blog later this week.  To be honest I’ve been so sick since the holidays it’s been difficult to be in the kitchen – bummer for someone who loves to cook for others.  Cooking or not I’ve been sticking to […]


Six Items Challenge – Days 7, 8 and 9

Welcome to day’s 7, 8 and 9 of the Six Items Challenge.  This challenge is designed to bring awareness to the cost of ‘fast-fashion’. $19 shirts that look like they came off the runway do come at a greater cost – unfortunately in some cases it’s the garment worker who suffers. I’m trying to learn […]


Six Items Challenge – Days 4, 5 and 6

I have a clothing conundrum.  Is really a no-no to wear the same shirt and pants two days in a row?  I mean really, if you haven’t kicked up a sweat and you’ve done the sniff and stain test does it really have to be washed?  Really??? I realize by starting this challenge – or […]


Six Items Challenge – Day 3

Really, not all of my 6 pieces are black – I swear I’ll wear some colour soon! Read on to learn about the pieces I wore today…

Thrifty Travel Bag

My business travel over night bag bit the dust. Being out of the luggage loop I was shocked to see the prices of new bags when I visited a department store. Although rolling luggage has its merits, I settled for a smart vintage travel bag I picked up at VVBoutique – otherwise known as Value […]

Vitamix Lust

After volunteering at the Green Living Show this year and seeing a demo of the mother of all blenders – the Vitamix – I’ve been obsessed with getting one.  Oh, the smoothies, frozen (yes frozen) deserts and the soups (yes soups) I could make with this bad ass blender.  Check out the video to see what […]