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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MAKE YOUR OWN PACKWOOD GRAND COCKTAILS

ONE WEEK ONE WEEK ONE WEEK. Do you have your tickets?! No idea what I’m talking about? K go check out my pre Packwood Grand party post to catch up. Meanwhile, I’ll be here sharing the most amazing cocktail recipes. THESE ARE SO GOOD. The Modern Julep is one that I know all you boys are going to absolutely love.  Serve these up before heading to Packwood to get into the horse racing spirit, but you can ALSO use these recipes for your next get together or outdoor BBQ. MY FAV is Uncle George’s G+T.  K let’s get pouring.  Packwood Grands lead mixologist, David Bain from Bridgette Bar, and I hung out the other day. He walked me through his pro tips and tricks on […]

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THE MOST FABULOUS STAMPEDE GUIDE

Calgary based lifestyle blogger Andrea Ewanishan shares the hottest calgary stampede style. Featuring her favourite wardrobe essentials.

ONE SLEEP YOU GUYS Slash… no more sleeps for some. Cowboys Stampede tent opens TONIGHT. July 6th. From parties to sugar-free, dairy-free & gluten-free pancake breakfasts, this is the most fabulous Stampede guide yet Polish up your cowboy boots and lay out your Stampede outfits NOW. It’s here. The next 10 days Calgarys norm will be plaid, cowboy boots and Caesers at 8am. Also, like everything shuts down, except the bars of course. Get ready to drink SO go read my hangover cure post. UGH our livers. The thing is, there are ACTUALLY other things to do during Stampede that don’t involve drinking…. DID YOU KNOW THAT?! I know, craziness. I’m sharing my personal Stampede guide. I’ve been attending the Calgary Stampede since BEFORE I moved […]

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MY TRIED & TRUE STAMPEDE BEAUTY ROUTINE

Hi gorg I’m letting you in on a little secret today. My stampede beauty breakdown. Listen. I believe the whole look good feel good mantra. Shame on me. Jk but honestly I think there is NOTHING wrong with looking good and feeling good! ALSO this isn’t exclusive to Stampede. Use this routine leading up to any summer event. Think birthdays, weddings, reunions, a random girls night out, anything. It’s not extensive, but it’s worked for about 7 years. So here we go.   A week before:  laser genesis + hair 4 days before: nails + brow tint 2 days before: Organic Tan spray tan Day of: Sally Hansen airbrush legs + GOSH sun disk   x Laser Genesis:  A few weeks ago I shared with […]

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