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International Women’s Day

Imagine a gender equal world. A world free of bias, stereotypes and discrimination. A world that’s diverse, equitable, and inclusive. A world where difference is valued and celebrated. Together we can forge women’s equality.  Collectively we can #BreakTheBias. Celebrate women’s achievement. Raise awareness against bias. Take action for equality. Get involved at: www.internationalwomensday.com I am no stranger […]

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Valentine’s Bunting Banner

Hearts Galore! Its that romantic time of year again where the stores are full of pink and red; candies and chocolates; not to mention oversized teddy bears! Valentine’s Day is fast approaching and we’ve got decorating on the brain! Decorating and gift giving doesn’t have to be expensive it can be lots of fun when […]

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Bohemian Dress

If you are a frequent online shopper or like me, just window shopping with Google – you may recognize this bohemian dress. While I absolutely love the look in the promotional photos the reality is quite different. When I looked in the mirror, it was another reminder why I don’t bother buying from these companies. […]

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Lockdown Closet Shopping

Once again this year, Ontario appears to be in a never-ending state of lockdown that I’m really exhausted hearing about. I have been spending my personal time outside gardening, hiking and now kayaking when the sun comes out. Ultimately I haven’t thrifted for a long time as the stores are still closed and online for […]

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New Home Gym

Change is Good. While I don’t have the option of working from home for my administrative job, I was resorting to the outdoors for fitness while the gyms were closed. Now they have reopened but I’m still lacking the drive to go. When I’m at home I just seem to find other things I’d rather […]

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Blanket Scarf Poncho

My favourite article of clothing for fall and winter has always been ponchos. They’re so easy to wear and can jazz up any basic outfit… in addition to keeping you warm! One morning while getting ready for work I found myself frustrated once again with my blanket scarves. While I love the idea of them, […]

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Jar Lid Pumpkins

As my mother and I were on our usual Sunday thrifting adventure we started noticing a lot of jars and mixed “goodie bags” of lids. We both thought there must be a pinterest idea for a craft, something that could be made from all these discarded tin lids. As luck would have it, my mom […]

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Too Big? No Problem!

Black & Yellow Floral Romper This adorable number is the Tie Front Romper by JustFab. I snatched it up at Talize during their two day 50% off pink and purple tag sale. It was brand new with the tags still attached but an XXL. I was drawn to it instantly and knew there had to […]

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Twice New Thrift Box

“One of my favourite things about Twice New by WINS is the fact that we’ve been able to bring in some incredibly talented volunteers and influencers to help us curate stylish thrift boxes,” says Karen Ramchuk, Executive Director of WINS. “It’s not like we are just throwing random clothing into a box and mailing it, we […]

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