Monique Ihuillier Ready to Wear Spring/Summer 2014

September 30, 2013
Monique Lhuillier MAIN
I think Monique’s been looking in my wardrobe and copied the colours for this line 😉 
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Two Broke Girls, Beth Behr Leather Jacket to die for!

September 24, 2013

 

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I recently tossed out my leather jacket from H & M that I’ve had for about four years.  

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Losing a friend

April 04, 2013

I’ve dealt with death many times in my life.  I’ve written post about it before.  From a very young age I’ve had close friends and family members pass and I guess I’ve been able to somehow deal with it and move on.  Till now.

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Love

March 03, 2013

It’s the 40th year of my parent’s marriage.  When I think about this great milestone it almost brings tears to my eyes mostly because I’m not there to celebrate with them.  I cannot begin to express the admiration and immense love I have for them.  They are the greatest examples of love and respect and best expressions of the vows: for better or worse, richer or poorer, in sickness and in health.

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Ignorance is not bliss

February 11, 2013

“There’s no health, without mental health”.   It’s this singular reason why I’ve been wanting to write a post about mental health (awareness) for a while now.  On Feb 12, Bell will have their ‘Let’s Talk’ Campaign, which encourages consumers to talk about mental illness and while I definitely support this initiative, I think mental health awareness should be carried out everyday.

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The Help

January 31, 2013

 

I couldn’t think of a better title for this post (thanks, Kathryn Stockett! :D)  But this post has nothing to do with the book per se, except of course for the subject matter.

 

I’m four and a half months into motherhood and I’ve been thinking about and have gained a new appreciation for the help, i.e. houseboys, housegirls, garden boys, a.k.a. servants. 

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An Ode to my Dad

June 16, 2012

I haven’t forgotten, Dad, about our long silent trips to school on the dusty road to Masaiti.

 

I haven’t forgotten about how the car would break down and you would recruit the locals to help change the tire. I would be embarrassed, but it would also make me giggle because it was typical you.

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Entering the world of Mum

May 13, 2012

It doesn’t take getting pregnant for me to appreciate my mum.  I always have, often quietly, thinking about how she put up with me, let alone my two older siblings.

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