DAY 1: LET’S DECK THE HALLS!!

howtohotcocoabar1

AHHHH FINALLY IT’S THAT TIME OF YEAR!!! Oh my goodness I am 10/10 excited for this holiday season!! I have so many baking and festive plans…. as per usual. But the first thing we MUST do is deck our halls. DUH. I have a couple easy ways to spruce up your home this holiday season. Also check out last years decor ideas if you missed them!! SO Threads & More. Your probably saw me talking about this company this weekend on Instagram. They are a local pillow company specializing in custom pillow covers and inserts. You can buy the cover and insert or just the cover. Whatever you would like. They provide free customization, free fabric swatches and free shipping within Calgary. My favourite part […]

Continue Reading

The Velvet Trend.

The Velvet Trend is IN.

There is one thing that I am loving lately. The Velvet trend. I have this infatuation with everything velvet. It started when I saw a photo of Gigi Hadid strutting the street in head to ankle denim and these FAB red pointed-toe mid-calf velvet boots. I mean. STATE. MENT. Right from Gigi’s feet and on to my Christmas wish list they went.   {photo cred}   But wait. The obsession doesn’t stop there…. all of a sudden I was searching for velvet chokers, velvet slip dresses, velvet drapes, velvet pillows, velvet chaises, velvet headboards, velvet ottomans, I mean you get the idea.   + Missguided // ROSE COLORED CRUSHED VELVET UGH I NEED THIS.   The velvet dress is ON POINT this fall/winter. Holiday season just […]

Continue Reading

How To: Water Orchids. With Ice.

wateringorchids3

OMG okay so Mother’s Day is coming up REALLY fast and flowers are probably THE thing to get any Mom. It’s spring, moms like flowers, PLUS they are a quick + easy gift if you’ve been running around and {oops} totally forgot to buy a gift :|  … it happens. However, flowers can be high maintenance, ESPECIALLY ORCHIDS #diva. If you’re a mom yourself or gifting orchids this year, you’re going to love this tip. To help orchids last weeks on weeks on weeks, I’m talking a record orchid age here, don’t water them… just place 3 ice cubes in the pot near the root ONCE A WEEK. This way, the orchid can absorb the water very slowly. Just how it likes. Also, the exact same amount of water […]

Continue Reading