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Spring Basics: Animal Print Double Z

One of Spring 2015’s basics as you could see on the runways, is unusual, out of this world animal prints! Animal prints were big last year as well, so I bet a lot of you have some great animal print pieces already. Although you might notice last years pieces were different types of print. Spots and stripes, whereas now they have crabs and jellyfish prints (according to popsugar). I haven’t snagged anything like it yet but will be keeping an eye out for something that speaks to my style. One of my favourite animal print clothing, has to be the zebra coat from Zara. The double z in my wardrobe. It’s different and light to wear. Great for spring or early fall weather. Outfit: Coat – Zara (Not in-store anymore doh!) Options: 1, 2 Purse – Kate Spade Leggings – Aritzia Necklace – BCBG Sunnies – Forever 21 Heels -…

How To Host A Brunch + Simply Simple Sangria Recipe

  BRUNCH: a late morning meal eaten instead of breakfast and lunch. When brunch comes to mind, I usually envision a cute restaurant, possibly parisian themed with a whole list of items to choose from. When I go for a brunch I like to eat healthy but also enjoy a dessert. Most restaurants know people like me will want this and offer separate options for healthy and dessert items. Makes sense. However, if I’m making my own brunch at home, it’s a whole other ball game. This is why for one of my brunch items I’ve chosen to do a French toast roll with Nutella and strawberries. When hosting a brunch at home, here are some tips on what you’ll want to do: Invite your guests Create your menu well in advance so you have time to gather or check what items you’ll need Put together a juice station (prep…

Coconut Favourites

  There was a time when the younger me wasn’t a huge fan of coconuts. I just didn’t like the taste of it. Years later I tried it again and to my surprise, I loved it! You must have used or consumed coconut in one way or another. This multi-purpose ingredient has become a favourite for people all around the world. The coconut trend was strong last year and it seems like it’s here to stay. It can be used to hydrate your skin externally or coconut water is amazing for hydrating internally. Speaking of coconut water, my favourite juice company, Simply Orange is coming out with a new flavour with coconut water! Spectrum Organic Coconut Oil The first time I bought this,  it was to substitute vegetable oil and be a healthier choice. I found so many other ways to incorporate coconut oil into my daily regime. For instance,…