Fall Nails

Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Have you heard? This rather moody and beautifully dark inky-looking green shade of nail polish is said to become one of the ‘it’ hues this autumn. Supposedly its dark and versatile undertone makes for the ideal fall accessory.

I’m totally on board, you?

P.S: Nifty manicure tip.
P.P.S: Plus, tons more...

(Photos by Essie Envy, via PopSugar by Rag and Bone and via Glamour)

Yogurt Cherries

Monday, August 29, 2016

Quick, before they are all gone! Dip some end-of-season cherries in Greek yogurt mixed with a dash of vanilla extract, then lay them out on wax paper and freeze. After about 30 minutes, you can enjoy the most scrumptious snack ever!

Try it, it's SO good:)

P.S: Also, this cherry nice cream.
P.P.S: Plus, here is a nifty cherry pitting trick that you might like.

(How-to and photos by/via Kelly from Trial and Eater)

Early Autumn Accessory: Backpack

Can you feel the slight season shift in the air? I love this time of the year when it still feels like summer, but something's already telling us that crispier times are coming.

Anyway, somehow each year around this time, I tend to reach for a backpack instead of my usual oversized tote or the worn-out farmers' market bag. I don’t know if it’s the old back-to-school routine still holding onto me or September always proves to be busy, but just last night I took out my backpack and I’m ready to roll.

Above are a few sassy inspirations if you fancy embracing this rather comfy style. Any favourites?

P.S: Two sassy ways to tie your scarf this fall.
P.P.S: Plus, plaid with plaid (and more plaid).

(Photos by/via The Front Row View,  Brooke TestoniKeep Calm and Read VogueCollage VintageFemme BelleVanessa JackmanSandra Semburg and Take Aim)

Fresh Flower Tip

Sometimes I get a beautiful and fresh bunch of peonies, dahlias or tulips - with a few buds still firmly closed - in hopes they will blossom any day now, but a few days later instead of opening up fully, they start wilting.

Hmm, so after a bit of research, I took Carly's advice and now I always encourage my freshly bought bunch by cutting its stems on an eagle and then placing them in a glass filled with warm water for just a minute before moving them to a vase filled with cold water. If you do that your fresh blooms will open to their maximum size. It's amazing!

P.S: Also, this.
P.P.S: And that.

(Photo via Lisa Narramore)

Weekend Jollies

Friday, August 26, 2016

Cheers to the weekend, dearies! What are you up to? We have no big plans for the next two days, just hoping to catch a few last jolly bits of summer before the weather properly cools off. Wishing everyone a jolly good weekend and I'll see you back here on Monday morning, but in the meantime, fancy going down the internet rabbit hole? Enjoy!

A simple fashion tip from the Scandinavians.

For those as us that were hooked on 'Making A Murderer', here is a new docuseries I can't wait for.

Seeing red...

'My cool boyfriend became a dud husband.'

When cutting sugar from your diet isn't the answer.

5 invaluable work tips from introverts.


'Why I run in the morning'.

Have you heard of the new avocado twist?

Single, 54 and a new dad...

12 no-lipstick lipstick shades.

'Remember this toothpaste forever.'

One thing almost everyone gets wrong when moving into a new home.

Have you tried this olive oil hair treatment yet?

'The one thing I always buy from IKEA.'

And fancy a blast from the past?
- Five years ago today.
- Four years ago tomorrow.
- Three years ago today.
- Two years ago today.
- One year ago today.

P.S: How about a bit of chit-chat? Join me on InstagramTwitter, Facebook and even Pinterest.

(Photo via Ollie J. H. Bryant)

This Week's Gems

The loveliest end-of-summer dress you can also wear with pants or tights in the fall:)...

Wow, what a stunning Venus statement necklace...

Those sneakers are on my autumn wish list...

How cute!...

This bow beauty would make the most adorable daily accessory...

Uniquely beautiful...

Are you on a look-out for a new pair of go-to everyday earrings? Those will surely deliver...

What a brilliant print!...

Having troubles sleeping? This might help:)...

The perfect date night earrings - so dandy!...

'Man! I feel like a ramen':)...

This must be the prettiest friendship bracelet I have ever seen...

Fancy a box-full?...

Necklace perfection!...

A cool and quirky tote that I adore!...

Aw, the loveliest gift idea for a new dad...



A stylish leather hair tie for your messy bun!...

Dearies, what caught your eye this week? Any great finds or buys?

P.S: Fancy more gems?

Early Autumn Essentials

Thursday, August 25, 2016

Are you ready for the cooler autumn weather? There is a definite shift in the air and evenings feel significantly cooler already. So all this new breeze made me daydream about trusty raincoats, cozy scarves, comforting fragrances and all that wonderful end of summer - early fall goodness.

So below are a few seasonal shifters from some of my favourite brands that will make the transition smoother, more enjoyable, snazzier, snugger and frankly easier....

From top: 1. Coast waterproof jacket by Joules - 2. Luke wool hat by Bridge and Burn - 3. Classics low top trainers by New Balance - 4. Block Shop's Taos scarf - 5. OLO Fragrance in 'Victory Wolf' - 6. The green balm from MOA - 7. L'Agent pale-mint bra by Agent Provocateur - 8. Lovisa Moon in Taurus earrings by ETJ - 9. Madewell's 'the perfect vintage jean' - 10. 'Transport' leather tote in burgundy by Madewell - 11. Drew striped Merino wool jumper By MiH Jeans - 12. Campfire necklace by Emily Green - 13. 'Women we love hand lotion' - 14. Alexis brain drops - 15. 'Present Over Perfect' book.

What's on your go-to fall list?

P.S: Go to uniform...
P.P.S: Plus, let's not forget about style tweak!

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