Tuesday, July 14, 2009

so long!

I love this. I love everything at Eley Kishimoto. It's ah...wait for it.... mazing.

Monday, December 8, 2008


It's been far too long. My school term is done until January 5th and I'm at my final week at the hospital. My Christmas shopping is three-quarters done. What does this all mean? It means relaxation is in sight!
Also, I recently had my birthday on December 5th and received such wonderful and pretty things. I got a wiksten made top from my boyfriend (I had to pick it out though... he has no clue) and some other pretty things from aritzia. I also received this dace top, which is coming in the mail and I am so excited for! I also found (and purchased) a pair of shoes from sam edelman. So cute.
I have so many winterish pictures. The snow has been falling in Waterloo, but Toronto remains semi-snow-free in comparison.
Jay enjoying a walk in the park with yours truly. I love his new modern amusement coat that I made him buy.

J. Crew dress I received for my birthday. I'm usually not a fan of turtlenecks on shirts, but this is just oh-so-cozy.

Me in my wiksten made top, which I love to death. The pictures don't do it justice at all... the pictures don't do justice to my adorable puppy either.

That's all the photos for now. I haven't really been out much since school has been sucking the life force out of me.
I am incredibly excited to start relaxing. I have a book I want to finish reading by Steven Pinker. I have some new DS games I want to play (yes, I'm a huge nerd. It's such a great little system to have to kill time, I love professor layton and the curious village!) and I want to start to plan decorating for Jay's new loft. Yes, Jay and I are moving in together-- scary! Living with a boy!? Help! Luckily we have somewhat similar tastes in decor.


Friday, November 14, 2008

> me sowwie

I'd like to apologize for slacking on the blogs.
It's end of term time for me. The hospital internship is hitting me hard along with the bajiions of papers that are, of course, all due at one. Plus it's Jay's birthday coming up.
Le sigh.
I'll stop complaining.
On the bonus, I did buy a new coat. It's my baby.
Ted Baker coat! It looks much purdier in person. It has such cute buttons and hit's me perfectly at the waist

Tuesday, October 14, 2008

> bananas, son

Like some of my Canadian blogger ladies, I was also sent free stuff from Matchstick: the Harajuku lovers perfumes.
I wasn't going to do it. As much as I love free stuff, I'm also very wary and cautious. Who gives stuff away?
Anyway, they sent me a ton of stuff. I've been giving all the samples to my friends, my boyfriends twin-sisters who are far more popular than I am and probably have friends that are more likely to purchase the product.
Onto the scents. I'm very picky when it comes to perfume. I have my winter smell (Viktor & Rolf's Flowerbomb) and my Rest-of-the-time smell (L'occitane Le Vert). I like ot think I have a sensitive nose.
I thought the one I'd like the most would be G, but alas it is not. Smells like coconut. If you like food-smells, it may be for you. I hate food smells: vanilla, chocolate, any fruit.... not for me.
Music was alright, but it didn't wow me. It reminded me of my senior-elementary school days when I'd wear "gap" perfume or "mood" perfume. I could see my little cousin really liking it.
Angel smelled bad in the bottle, but on a person it actually smelt not so bad. A little bit like food (see above comment), but it was not too bad!
Baby smelled like, well, baby powder. It's a matter of taste liking that smell.
My favourite was Love. I smells good in the bottle, but on my wrist it smelled wonderful. A basic smell and versatile.
Of course, all this said, smell is a personal thing. What one likes another may not. And you know what, these perfume bottles are cute to boot so even if you don't like any of the smells, they will look simply dahling on your vanity!

Monday, October 13, 2008

> that crazy lady in the park.

It's been far too long since I posted. It's been busy: school and internship is really taking a toll on me.

Last weekend I was in Waterloo, as I have classes on Monday. J and I decided to take a stroll through Waterloo Park. I had a bag of nuts in my purse (hunger can strike at any moment) and thus was a big hit amongst the squirrels (and horses, and bunnies, and alpacas...). I started to feed the squirrels, as they were too cute just following me around. Of course, after a couple of minutes I had about a bajillion squirrels around me and taking the nuts from my hand. J was very embarrassed for me. We heard several mothers saying to their young children "look at the lady feeding the squirrel". I am now "that crazy lady in the park" according to J.

This weekend, Canadian Thanksgiving, has been a wonderful getaway -- off to the country side to take in the fall colours, hang out with family and friends, read a book, and eat yummy food. Several family walks were in order through Proctor Park, in Brighton. The dog had a wonderful time just trotting amongst the woods, charging into the streams, and running around with whole trees in his mouth.
J playing with leaves

Me fetching the dog out of the stream. The hair is crazy.

Scarf: Burberry
Cardigan: Zara
Tank: J Crew
Skirt: American Apparel
Tights: American Apparel
Boots: Hunter

Happy Thanksgiving everyone, and Happy Fall Weater to those south of me!

Wednesday, September 10, 2008

> dace dace dace! sale sale sale! new new new!

Oh joyous day! One of my favourite Canadian designers, Dace, has put up their new collection for fall and is having a sale!

Check out their website for some images of their new pieces! I can't wait until they're up for purchasing on the site.

While I'm waiting for the new pieces, here are some sale pieces I have my spectacles on:

> medieval times fashion.

I'm not a big jewelery person, but this Canadian jewelry designer/crocheter is just brilliant. Arielle de Pinto takes thread-like pieces of metal and crochets them into a beautiful work of art. A tough material, but when crochet it just looks so feminine and delicate.
Too gorgeous for words.