MY PACKWOOD GRAND REVIEW

I know, ANOTHER PACKWOOD POST. By now you’re well aware that I was able to attend the event of the summer in Calgary…. Packwood Grand. Today we’re walking through the entire experience and what you should expect if you haven’t attended before. This year the event took place bright and early on July 29th. The day started with mimosas {OBVI do not miss my How To Throw Your Pre Packwood Party post.} and frantically perfecting my fascinator so that we were on time to the Starting Line at National on 10th Ave. This was where we all met for a breakfast buffet, mayyyyybe a few drinks, and ofcourse registration for the main event. After a few Meadjitos, we hopped on one of the numerous buses […]

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WHAT I’M LOVING | NEW SERIES?!

Got my long weekend vibes in FULL FORCE RN.  Also, I had the WORST WRITERS BLOCK YESTERDAY. Honestly. I sat at the computer for 3 hours just staring and googling things like “blogger inspo”, “blog ideas” and wound up with stuff like “post a cool infographic”. Guys. We’re cooler than that. These shitty ideas snowballed into me thinking DMB is stuck. So I poured myself a glass of rosé and took a step back. WHAT am I loving. This is what we like. That is why I started blogging. To share things that WE love. Not exclusive to beauty/fashion, but I want to include food, activities, brands, gossip. Anything. Move over infographics, let’s talk cool shit. x CLEAVER HAPPY HOUR // INSANE $5 cocktails + […]

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LIGHT + FRUITY + FABULOUS SUMMER BEERS

So August 1st hey? Ugh, but it’s okay we have lots of summer left. Why don’t we kick of this month with my FAV summer beers.  If you’re not a huge beer drinker, this post is for you. We love a crisp glass of rosé, bubbly or vino but sometimes an ice cold refreshing beer is what we need while boating, floating the river or lounging on a rooftop.  We also want to ENJOY a beer, not just tolerate it.  These summer beers are extremely flavourful. Think white peach, coriander and passionfruit, grapefruit, cinnamon horchata and berries. FUN RIGHT?!     x BUD LIGHT RADLER This is perfect because it is stocked at pretty much every liquor store, making it easy to pick up when […]

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WHAT TO WEAR TO PACKWOOD GRAND

Let’s go shopping. We have an event this weekend and guess what, it’s not too late to find a FAB outfit. I know, we should have started looking like weeks ago but who has time to plan like that?! Anyways, here we are, excited and outfitless.  I’m sharing my pro tips and tricks to nailing your Packwood outfit and/or, honestly, any fancy summer event.   <br /> I love ALL of these options.  Zandra from Life With Zandra and I decided to go search high and low for Packwood Grand outfit inspo. We headed to CrossIron Mills cause HELLO, we love a good bargain and they have tons of dresses. After sifting through tons of options at Saks Off Fifth, I narrowed it down to my […]

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