I planned on having a blog post go up last week, but the photos weren’t even close to salvageable. The picture above is one of the few that I kind of liked. Worth a shot! Now that my show is over and I have some free time back, I have some fun bloggy ideas floating around in my brain to bring to life. While I plan out some of these blog posts, I thought I’d share a few of the things that have been happening lately and also share a few of my favourite things.… View Post

Lately I’ve been learning how important it is to speak kindly to yourself. I am in a new production this fall (A Christmas Carol! Come see it!) and we had a vocal rehearsal for the singers. Myself and two other girls make up The Jingle Belles, and we sing Christmas songs and radio jingles throughout the show. We sing in thee part harmony, and it’s been a loooooong time since I’ve had to flex my musician-brain-muscles. I’ve been working so hard on my part for the songs, but there is one line that doesn’t want to come out right. Before we could even dive into rehearsal, I uttered one of my favourite phrases:
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Few sales get me more excited than those at Sephora. I typically feel guilty spending money on beauty products, but when offered a discount, it allllll suddenly becomes justifiable. My Sephora VIB 20% off card came in the mail the other day, and I immediately started brainstorming about the products I needed. This is the perfect time to restock those must-haves that I’ve been too cheap to repurchase, and try out one or two things that I’ve been eyeing for a while.… View Post

I decided to step outside of my comfort zone with these gorgeous Geox boots. They aren’t THAT wacky, but I’m toeing the line of “different for Carly.” I decided to go with a style that I’m comfortable with, but in a colour that I wouldn’t normally choose: enter gorgeous burgundy Geox Lia boots. … View Post

I just love everything that fall has to offer. My senses seem to be amplified; I’ve already talked about my love for fall food, fall smells are heavenly, the leaves are changing, and everything seems a tad more enjoyable. Despite work ramping up and my finances getting tighter as Christmas approaches, I feel more relaxed. Maybe it’s the thought of getting cozy at night under a blanket with a candle burning and lights a-twinklin’.… View Post