THINGS TO KEEP AT YOUR DESK

Raise of hands, whose pumps gave them blisters when there were no band-aid in sight?! How about ripping off a button of a blouse right around the chest area? Story-of-my-life! It’s situations like these that made turn my drawer into a toolkit. This way, I can attend to any emmergency that comes my way. So I thought, why not share the wisdom? Here are things to keep at your desk at all time. Of course you have your pens & pencils, calculator, blah blah blah – I won’t bore you with the basics, let’s get right into the good stuff:…

DECOMPRESSING AFTER WORK

It’s no secret that in today’s world, we’re connected 24/7 and even when we leave work, we haven’t really left. We have our cell phones, our work cell phone, our laptops & our work laptops and we’re constantly working or thinking about work, be it on the weekday evenings or  on the weekend. The results? Plain and simple: mental checkout (can I get a hollar ladies?) Here are a few things to outline the importance of decompressing after work. When you’re working round the clock,  your brain simply gets tired. You start making mistakes, you slow down & miss deadlines,…

7 TRAVEL ESSENTIALS

I’ve packed & re-packed my lauggage 5 times in the past week to ensure that I have everything I need and nothing more- b/c let’s face it, it’s Europe – I will do some shopping and even though I already have plans for my husband’s lauggage on the way back, I need to make sure I have the space for all the dammage ;) I took out some things & added others, but these 7 items remained at every re-shuffle, b/c well, they’re essential! What are yours? #1: Cross body bag: Comfort & convienience – those are the two words…

2 HOT SPOTS YOU NEED TO TRY – NOW!

Calling all foodies & cocktail lovers! I recently discovered two gems & I just know you’ll get hooked like me as soon as you give them a try! Ready to eat the best food and sip on the yummiest drink? GO! BOHO MTL: Did someone say popsicle in a cocktail? YES, PLEASE! Featured in the picture above is my fave: Miami Vice. Aside from a long list of mouth-watering drinks, you can also order food: pizzas, poke bowls, salads, tacos, guac – you name it- my fave: Gjelina Pizza all the way. The decor is super trendy & upbeat: palm…

WEDDING SEASON – SMILE BILLIANT TO THE RESCUE

  Wedding season is all about smiles! I got married last year and the at home teeth whitening kit I used seriously gave me the confidence to smile all day long. I’m a huge coffee addict, I drink 2-3 cups a day to be functional and I like my coffee black – no milk, no cream (you must be thinking ‘yuck’ but that’s the only way I can drink it now). Honestly, if I don’t have my 2nd or 3rd cup in the pm, I simply can’t do anymore work! I tried the whole ‘drink coffee with a straw’ thing,…

TERRASSES BONSECOURS

Montreal in the summer = Terraces! Being cooped up at home all winter long, there is nothing better than catching some rays on a terrace – preferably in an up-beat ambiance, with a cold pitcher of Sangria ;) Now that’s what life’s made off. There are a bunch of places to choose from, but there is one that has me hooked: Terrasses Bonsecours! Located on the edge of Old Port, it offers the following: a crazy beautiful view of the old city (and the new carousel), great music, the biggest assortment of sangrias (Champagne Sangria, Mojito Sangria, Lichi Sangria….you name…

FORD MUSTANG GT EXPERIENCE

In another life, I was a race car driver! I had the tremendous opportunity to test drive the Ford Mustang GT 2017 for a week. I went everywhere with it: work, blogger events, groceries & trip to QC for the Festival de Music de Quebec, so I was really able to experience it. One main conclusion steams from this experience: I’m a sports car kinda gal and I completely fell head over heels for the Mustang GT 2017. Powerful from the deep rumble when idle, to the wide-eyed force of torque in acceleration, the engine of this Mustang GT is all…