A 30th birthday should be special. It’s a milestone that should be celebrated. My 30th birthday came and went with little fuss. It certainly wasn’t what it “should” have been; More importantly, it wasn’t what it “could” have been. On December 21st, the day before I was set to leave to head home for the … Continue reading What Should Have Been, What Could Have been, and What Happened
I knew this virus was serious before it even landed in Canada. Anyone with a chronic illness knows just how quickly good health can be taken away, and with that, we’re hyperaware of these things that may impact our well-being, regardless of geographics. It’s shared empathy. Shared caution. Shared fear. Shared with those affected, no … Continue reading Living With Chronic Illness in a Time of Pandemic
This is a follow up to my blog post from last year that you can find here. One year ago today, exactly so, I sat in a hospital chair crying after being told that I had a blood clot at the base of my skull. I didn’t even know then just how large it was; … Continue reading Oh what a difference a year can make.
I posted this to Facebook last night and wanted to share it here as well. This blog will always be more than just makeup and clothes. I don’t usually comment on sensitive world events publicly, however waking this morning to yet another mass shooting at a concert has compelled me to break that rule.
DIOR Diorskin Forever Undercover Concealer Before discovering this gem, I had been using the same Maybelline cover stick concealer for half my life. It was cakey and creased, and I have no idea why I stuck with it for as long as I did! Probably the price.
Hi Guys and Dolls, For 7 years now, I’ve been battling an invisible illness. One, which I’ve only recently become more public about – Something I wish I had done long ago. However, everything in life happens when it should. I’ve written a small story about what I’ve gone through here – Please give it a … Continue reading My Invisible Battle
Hi Guys and Dolls! Here is another update following my post about my recent health battles. Also, a sneak peak of a makeup/outfit post I’ll be making tomorrow 😉 xo, D
Hi Guys and Dolls! For anyone who has read my post about my recent health battles, I thought I would start sharing the video updates I normally post to Instagram here; Starting with this one from today. It’s a little poorly chopped together since it’s taken from my Instagram stories, however I’ll get better at … Continue reading Progress Updates
I had been trying to find the right subscription box to sign-up for for quite some time now. Being that I’m in Canada, the options are growing but still rather limited. I had actually signed up for Ipsy last year, however I cancelled before I received my first box – After I looked through the … Continue reading My First GLOSSYBOX Delivery – May 2015 – Overview & Review
One of things I receive constant compliments on is my love affair with lip colour. I’ve always been blessed with beautiful, full lips, however it’s only been in the past few years that I’ve been bold enough to embrace them, and show them off with bright, bold colours. During this time I have been on … Continue reading Product Love – Cream Lip Stain & No Bleeding Lips Liner