Getting Even by Sarah Rayner

Getting Even Sarah Rayner

Since my last read was a heavy-hitting historical piece, I decided to change it up this time around.

What would you do if your entire world shifted in front of you? Betrayal is an emotion that strikes deep and cold – and when it happens simultaneously at your workplace and home life, it’s hard to cope. When Orianna is promoted over best friend Ivy, Ivy vows not only to get even but to strike back at everything Orianna loves. Who’s right? Who’s wrong? My review of GETTING EVEN by Sarah Rayner is behind the cut!


style.picks: Fall 2014 Plaid

Fall Trends Plaid

I don’t know what it is – perhaps it’s a mixture of my Scottish heritage and my new found love of the television show OUTLANDER, but I’m borderline obsessed with all things plaid!

Lucky for me, I’m not alone. Plaid is turning out to be a huge trend for Fall 2014, popping up on runways and in stores for all to wear. It’s super easy and versatile to pull off – from a statement piece to a pleated skirt, plaid is so much more than a school girl staple.

My must have plaid items for Fall 2014 are after the cut.


toronto.event: Beauty Warehouse Sale

Beauty Event Mississauga

BIG news for beauty fans – there is a HUGE event happening now in Mississauga that everyone needs to know about.

Brands such as L’OREAL, CONAIR, REVLON, ALMAY, DOVE, COVERGIRL and OLAY at 75% off market price? Head on in to find out where.

(more…) Seven Wonders by Ben Mezrich


After reading a LOT of the same type of novel, I really needed to step outside of my comfort zone. Luckily, this novel fell into my hands at just the opportune time!

SEVEN WONDERS by Ben Mezrich is an Indiana Jones type novel that takes the reader on an adventure that spans the globe. Intertwining the seven wonders of the world and some of the most intriguing mysteries of our time, come read my review after the cut.

(more…) Garnier BB Eye Miracle Skin Perfector

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One of the very first beauty reviews I ever did was for GARNIER’s BB Cream over on Toronto Beauty Reviews. Therefore, I have a little soft spot for GARNIER’s BB cream products.

After their revolutionary launch of one of the first BB cream’s on the North American market, GARNIER announces the launch of the first BB cream designed specifically for the eye – GARNIER BB EYE MIRACLE SKIN PERFECTOR.


toronto.event: iLash Parlour at Toronto Fall Home Show + GIVEAWAY {CLOSED}


This upcoming weekend is playing host to the TORONTO FALL HOME SHOW. Perfection for those looking to do a little home renovations or decorating, there’s also some amazing Toronto businesses being showcased. One such business is iLASH PARLOUR – a business solely based on eyelash extensions.

Lucky for readers – iLASH PARLOUR has got a pair of tickets for you to attend the TORONTO FALL HOME SHOW and come check out her booth. Keep reading!


toronto.event: Etsy ‘Made in Canada’ Market

etsy made in canada logo

Fall is my favourite time of year – sweaters, boots, scarves, and leggings means that I’m totally in my element. It also means that markets, fairs, and shopping events are in full swing!

One that I’m particularly looking forward to is the ETSY ‘MADE IN CANADA’ MARKET, to be held at two different Toronto locations. For lovers of homemade and one of a kind gifts, this is definitely the event for you!

(more…) Accidents of Marriage by Randy Susan Meyers

Accidents of Marriage

Finally, back in the swing of things!

When I received a NetGallery copy of ACCIDENTS OF MARRIAGE by Randy Susan Meyers, I was expecting another run of the mill chick lit novel about the dissolution of a marriage.

I was so wrong.

ACCIDENTS OF MARRIAGE is a disgustingly frank portrayal of of how anger can taint every relationship it comes in contact with. This is the type of novel that stays with you long after the words end. Keep reading for a full review!


chic.toronto.fave: AMIE Skincare


Just when you think you’ve settled into a skincare routine that works for you, you go out and find an amazing skincare line that truly brings out the beauty of your skin.

When I was propositioned to try AMIE SKINCARE, I thought “why not?”. Yet now that I’ve added it into my regular skincare routine, the results are so fantastically radiant, they just have to be discussed!

Best part? It’s all natural, baby!


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