A lifestyle blog inspired by all of the things I share with my twin sister. Skincare and style finds, food ideas, health and advice.

  • Beauty,  Home

    The Best Cosmetics Organizer

    What was a spur of the moment purchase years ago at Ikea, has ended up being one of the best investments I have made. These organizers are a life saver. I fall somewhere between being a messy person and a tidy person. If something has a place, I stay organized. If I don’t have a place for everything, a mess can get out of hand. For makeup, cosmetics, and hair accessories, these organizers have saved me. They made a bathroom drawer that could have become chaos into a well oiled organized machine. A dresser top that could have become covered haphazardly structured and organized. Like most things, I didn’t appreciate…

  • Life

    The Parable of the Trapeze

    Years ago, when I started first year university and moved across the country, I really struggled with the transition. Everything was new and unknown territory. I had no idea where my life was headed and all of the comforts of home had disappeared. I was finding all of the uncertainty very challenging. During this time my mom sent me a letter. In it, she included the “Parable of the Trapeze”. It helped me then, and is helping me now amidst some big life changes. I wanted to share since I feel it may be relevant for a lot of others at the moment. Here it is in case you also…

  • Life

    For Your Coffee Scrolling… October

    I hope you had a good thanksgiving weekend, even though I’m sure it looked quite different this year. I would love to hear how you and your family spent thanksgiving this year – did you do a virtual get-together? Drop off turkey dinner to loved ones? Our turkey leftovers are never-ending since our gathering was much smaller than usual this year, but we somehow decided to make TWO turkeys… one smoked and one roasted to compare. It’s been a busy couple of weeks around here with lots of changes on the horizon (more on that later). Here is what I have been browsing around the web with my morning coffee…

  • Style

    Thrifting Parisian Style- Part 2: The Hunt and Gather

    Picking up where we left off… after creating my list and inspo photos (from this post) I was off to thrift shop! Thrifting was so much fun, I’m officially a convert. It’s so exhilarating to find a diamond in the rough. Every time I find a winner I feel like I hit the jackpot, won the lottery, and all the stars aligned. The best part? I get that same thrill every time I put my new find on. If I couldn’t find something second hand, I tried to reutilize pieces that I already had in my closet. I did end up buying a couple of things online as well. Where…

  • Style

    Thrifting Parisian Style – Part 1 : The Inspo

    If you saw my last post, you may remember I have been crushing haaarrrd on Parisian style. I am drawn to how the looks are timeless, yet interesting. French style has the best way of using contrast. They mix masculine and feminine, combine old and new, mix texture and pattern, and combine high end with low end. I wanted to collect some of the items I had been crushing on without having to spend a bazillion dollars. Luckily, the majority of the pieces I wanted to add to my wardrobe were classics or had a vintage vibe. I figured shopping thrift stores and second hand would be an awesome way…

  • Life,  Style

    For Your Coffee Scrolling… September

    Welcome to September! How the hell did we get here? While work will be crazy this month, I had a lovely long weekend in Kingston to celebrate my bro-in-law’s bday. I’m also looking forward to a girls weekend later in the month (all within our social bubble). I am loving this summer-fall weather with sunshine and a cool breeze. What are you looking forward to this month? I’d love to hear! Here is what I have been browsing with my morning coffee lately: My saved folder on Instagram is filling up with dreamy, romantic Parisian style (see top photo). I’ve been loving browsing Rouje, Jeanne Damas, Léna, Camille Yolaine and…

  • Health,  Style

    Knix Underwear Review

    Knix underwear, people- where have these been in my life for the past 15 years?! I guess it’s better late than never! I cannot recommend Knix Leakproof Underwear enough. You can tell that they were designed to fit a product gap. Created by women, for women. Designed out of the frustration with the status quo of period and leakproof options available. The star products in my opinion include the Dream Short and the Leakproof Underwear. While I have been using the leakproof underwear during my period, I should also mention that they equally intended for light bladder leakage. Apparently, postpartum bladder leaking is what inspired the founder Joanna to make…

  • Beauty

    I Got It From My Momma: Embracing Arctic Blonde

    My sister and I have both been finding white hairs sprinkled into our curly brown hair since university. They are now starting to come in STRONG above our ears. You would think this would be devastating news to two women in their 20’s. Surprisingly, not at all. We are both loving having some white sprinkled in. I truly think the biggest reason for this is our mom. She shared a similar story of going white early and has embraced it with open arms. Her hair has become her signature. She calls it “Arctic Blonde” which I love since it embodies her choosing her hair colour. It also sounds BadASS! Thats…

  • Food & Drink

    Summer Cocktails: Aperol Spritz and Negroni

    I am not typically a cocktail person. That all changed during our honeymoon to Italy. I fell in love with two cocktails: the Aperol spritz and the Negroni. They are both incredibly refreshing for a hot evening on a patio. Now every time I have one, it magically transports me back to an evening in Florence. Both are super easy to make and don’t require a cocktail shaker or any special equipment. As an added bonus, both cocktails could be made in a large batch in a pitcher for a party instead of making everyone an individual cocktail to order. I would highly recommend making them for a get-together as…

  • Life

    For Your Coffee Scrolling…August

    How have you been? What did you get up to for the long weekend? We went away for the first time in months. My husband and I went up north with my parents to their trailer on Georgian Bay. We enjoyed slow mornings with coffee, read books, played cards, and had the best campfires every night. I forgot how important it is to have a change in pace and scenery. I wanted to share some things I have been loving lately. I’m the person who, if I like something, will watch/listen/eat/do it on repeat for weeks on end. What can I say, I like what I like! Here are some…