ivivvaevent Nadia Carriere

We’ve been fans of ivviva for a few years now. As an avid lululemon supporter and wearer, when ivivva launched, I was one of the first to cover it. I still have my daughter’s size 4 hoody that I bought and it looks brand new. Anyhow, when they approached me to see if I’d be interested to be a host for their influencer event at their store in the Upper Canada Mall in Newmarket, there was no hesitation on my part. This is one of the perfect examples of a brand that fits with someone’s ideals and belief system. I’m already […] Continue reading →

Show your ears

Have you shared your ears yet? You may have noticed a bunch of people sharing photos of their Mickey ears all over social media. They’re doing it for a great cause and you can too! To honor the 100,000th Disney wish granted globally, and in celebration of Disneyland Resort’s 60th Anniversary, Disneyland and Make-A-Wish® are inviting fans to Share Your Ears and share the power of a wish®. Disney and Make-A-Wish fans around the world can make a difference for children with life-threatening medical conditions by unlocking a donation with a simple photo. Disney Parks will donate $5 to Make-A-Wish, up to a total of $1 million, for each […] Continue reading →


Everyone around me seems to be getting pregnant. I’ve joked that there must be something in the water, but my generation seems to be settling down now, starting their families and building a nest. The photos on Facebook and countless baby bumps, combined with my eldest daughter’s 9th birthday yesterday (whaaaat?!) have had me thinking back to my own pregnancies. My first pregnancy was honestly the most special. I was becoming a mother for the first time, everything was new and unknown. Scary yet terribly exciting. When we found out I was pregnant, my husband and I broke into happy […] Continue reading →

Ellen Degeneres GapKids

Well now, this is cool! GapKids has partnered with ED, Ellen Degeneres’ new lifestyle brand to launch GapKids x ED, a limited edition apparel collection and campaign that encourages girls everywhere to be themselves, do what makes them happy and take pride in who they are.   The collection which launched today worldwide, supports individualism and liberation that comes from confidently being your most authentic self are core values Gap shares with American comedian, talk show host, producer, writer and actress, Ellen DeGeneres.  The GapKids x ED campaign features six young girls who have excelled at skateboarding, drumming, robotics and entrepreneurialism, by being […] Continue reading →


Shopping tends to get a little more challenging when you have children. Instead of that deep yearning to check out every store, you find yourself drawn to the ones that have everything you need under one roof. The parking, the buckling and unbuckling of car seats, the traffic, kids asking if we’re almost done – it’s exhausting.  If you ask my husband what my favourite store is in the city, he will answer with “Marshalls” almost immediately. Whether I’m shopping for myself or my family, it’s my go-to store for brand-name fashions, gifts, kitchenware and toys at a deeply discounted price.  Over the weekend, […] Continue reading →

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I love purses, I really do. In fact, I used to collect handbags…until I became a mother. Handbags were replaced by diaper bags and now my pocket holds my debit and credit card most days (if I’m lucky). I’ve succumb to the bad habit of carrying around two cards and leaving my wallet at home. We are forever in a rush and somehow it’s become my norm. The problem with this is that I usually miss out on collecting points on purchases as I never have my loyalty rewards cards with me.  Recently I was introduced to an app called […] Continue reading →


The beloved baby swaddle and bedding company, aden + anais, has announced today the launch of their new baby clothing collection! Parents everywhere can rejoice knowing that their babies can now be clothed in the softest, most breathable textures during that precious first year. Lovely Mini Hearts Tank Top Bodysuit and Silver Star Long-Sleeve Kimono Bodysuit I am due in October with our second little boy and I am excited that aden + anais has launched this collection now. My son has gone through six swaddling blankets now since he uses them as a security blanket, loving on the tag, […] Continue reading →