MY PACKWOOD GRAND REVIEW

READ IT IN 2 minutesI 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?!

READ IT IN 1 minuteGot 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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MAKE YOUR OWN PACKWOOD GRAND COCKTAILS

READ IT IN 2 minutesONE 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.

READ IT IN 3 minutesONE 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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