Brighten up your spring with a funky scarf

This weekend I popped by Joe Fresh and discovered an easy way to change my look for spring. If you want an affordable way to revamp your look, try purchasing a couple new accessories. Joe Fresh has beautiful line of scarves to freshen us up starting at only $10.

I purchased this summery looking gem and I love it. In fact I wore it two days back-to-back. For those in the summer and spring palette this is definitely a solid choice.
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Joe Fresh |Contrast Stripe Scarf | $10

Other loves…
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Joe Fresh | Neon Stripe Scarf | $16

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Joe Fresh | Ombre Scarf – Yellow | $12

Sochi 2014: the good, the bad and well the just plain ugly

The winter chaos of 2014 has really hit us poor bloggers. Despite the winter blues, the  Winter Olympics have really brightened days and well maybe given us an excuse to sit bad and veg. It’s the one time every four years where we can cheer for the same team–Canada.  Day one of the Games sparked an interest for us fashion lovers from Halifax.

The Opening Ceremonies have always been an exciting moment, as the Olympics showcases 88 winter looks.

The Good:

Canadian HBC swag:

Our only beef with our 2014 attire is how much it resembled Vancouver 2010. Check out the 2014 Team Canada Collection, now available at Hudson’s Bay.

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HBC’s 2010 Team Canada Collection

Similar…

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HBC’s 2014 Team Canada Collection

My absolute favorite piece, as seen by the Canadian Olympians is the infamous starlet red Wool Duffle Coat.

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The Red Duffle Coat, available at Hudson’s Bay.

Dufour Lapointe Sisters:

The Today Show Gallery of Olympians

The three Canadian Dufour Lapointe sisters: Chloe, Justine and Maxime. How could one family produce that much beauty? Jealously in inevitable with these talented sisters. Loving the locks as well.

The Bad and Ugly:

Team USA’s Olympic Collection:
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The worst part is that there are so many better looks from the Raulph Lauren’s USA Olympic Collection.

Our overall favorite moment thus far…

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Shout out to Ashley Wagner from Team USA, “BULLSHIT.” 

May your days be merry, green and bright

Trending this holiday season are electronic and personally designed cards. A few colleagues and close friends have been jumping on this bandwagon. This is the easiest way to send loved ones a holiday card where they can open anywhere around the world.

Sending an electronic card doesn’t have to be expensive. This season I sent holiday greetings using both Mail Chimp and Punchbowl. They’re both free and you can add your own touches and images for a small cost. The great part is that you can track how many people have opened your card, add recipients at anytime and even attach gift certificates. Save the worry and ‘go green’ this season.
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