Happy Me

photo-19 photo-12Dress:  Zara (a few months ago)  Necklace:  Zara (similar)
Pumps:  Gianvito Rossi (similar)  Bag:  Coach
Watch:  Philip Stein  Rings:  Charriol

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I love it when my photographer (aka my son) is willing to accompany me to a nice location for a photoshoot.  We decided to go to English Bay since it’s one of my favourite spots in Vancouver.

English Bay is beautiful.  There are tons of restaurants, coffee shops and bars.  It’s a great place for a stroll, watch the sunset and listen to the waves.  In the summer, English Bay is the host to the Celebration of Light (a fireworks competition) which is something that you can’t miss.  I’m so blessed to live in a city surrounded by beautiful scenery.


xo Jo

Aqua Cherry Print Dress

photo-9 photo-3Dress:  Barefoot Contessa Boutique (buy it here)
Pumps:  Miu Miu (old)  Rings:  Coach (similar)
Cuff and Earrings:  Forever 21  Bangles:  Lydali (sold-out)

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I have always love cherry prints.  They are so cute and whimsical.  This dress is the epitome of a classic cherry print dress with a twist.  I plan on rocking this retro chic dress all summer long.  Have a fantastic weekend!


xo Jo

Nude Pleated Skirt

photo-20 photo-19Top:  Iris & Ink  Skirt:  Zara Pleated Skirt in Nude
Sandals:  Cupcakes and Cashmere X Club Monaco
Earrings:  Forever 21  Necklace:  BCBG
Watch:  Folli Follie  Bracelet:  Hermes

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Happy Wednesday!  Just a short post today to say hello.  Hope you’re all having a great summer so far!  Thanks for stopping by!


xo Jo

Equipment Tie Dye Tee

photo-11photo-71Top:  Equipment  Skirt:  BCBG (see here also)
Sandals:  Cupcakes and Cashmere X Club Monaco
Bag:  Louis Vuitton  Bracelets:  House of Jewels, t & j Designs
Rings:  Forever 21, House of Jewels
Sunnies:  Borrowed from hubby (Ray-Ban) (love this pair)

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I reserved this top at Holt’s last month but the sales associate gave me the wrong size.  I didn’t realize it until I tried it at home.  I was like, “what the heck, it’s an extra small!”  I’m not a small, let alone extra small!  Luckily, it wasn’t too small.  I fit it and it feels great!  So friends, Equipment clothing is pretty forgiving.

Has anyone been following the World Cup?  I have, particularly my favourite team, Brazil.  The past week was dreadful to watch.  It all started when Brazil collapsed 1-7 to the Germans in semi-final.  I couldn’t watch the whole game, there was no point.  And then they lost to Netherlands and that was brutal.  In hindsight, I could sense that Brazil was not a strong contender for the World Cup.  I could tell by their performances in the first two games.  I felt they had a weak roster.  Regardless of what happened, Brazil will always remain my favourite team in the World Cup.

My second favourite team is Argentina.  I love Lionel Messi.  What a talent!  I was heartbroken to see Messi lose that way.  I had so much hope for them but then they fell short.  I hate to admit this but yes, the better team won.  I have nothing against Germany but they are definitely not my favourite team.  I don’t know much about them but I do know that they are the favourites to win this year.  Yes, I’m sad but that’s life.

Although the champions are not from my favourite teams, but in my opinion, this has been the best World Cup ever.  It all started when Marcelo scored into Brazil’s own net.  I panicked for half a minute.  I also love watching the underdogs, Costa Rica and Colombia, who played like champions.  And who could not forget Luiz Suarez infamous biting incident?  And yes, there was also my poor Brazil’s hero, Neymar, who broke his vertebra by Juan Camilo Zuniga of Colombia.

I love everything – the pace, the fans, the drama and the entertaining matches.  Thank you, Brazil.  I can’t wait for World Cup 2018.


xo Jo

Review: Footlogix #9 Foot Deodorant

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Happy Weekend!  I’m sure we all used deodorant for our armpits, but has anyone ever tried foot deodorant?  I haven’t and I’m elated to receive a fantastic product from Nail Polish Canada for a review.

Let me start by saying I tend to experience foot odour during the summer.  It’s so embarrassing but luckily it’s very mild.  So, for those who haven’t experienced any foot odour, consider yourselves lucky!  Since I wear open toed shoes in the summer, I’m more prone to foot odour.  This is the perfect time to test out this foot deodorant.

I just hold the can approximately 4-5 inches away and spray it directly on the soles of my feet.  It smells very refreshing and dries quickly.  The mist is very fine and even.  I’ve been using it for the past few days and I’m impressed.  I love it!

It’s perfect for my youngest son who plays basketball 5 times a week.  He says it’s refreshing and relaxing.  I tried it on my oldest son and he thinks it’s just like perfume on his feet.  They don’t even mind it when I sprayed on their feet several times a day.  It’s addictive.  Lol.

It contains tea tree oil to eliminate germs and menthol to cool the skin.  It has no preservatives and it’s not tested on animals.

This foot spray retails for $19.00 on Nail Polish Canada.  Shipping is FREE in Canada.  You can see their full selection here.  I highly recommend it to anyone who has foot odour or any gym buff.

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About footlogix (from their website)

Footlogix is the world’s first and only PEDICEUTICAL® Mousse Foot Care line – made with pharmaceutical-grade ingredients – developed by Katharin von Gavel, one of North America’s leading authorities and true pioneers in Pedi-CARE.
Scientifically formulated, Footlogix’s unique groundbreaking Dermal Infusion Technology® enables active ingredients to penetrate faster and deeper into troubled skin of the feet. With results seen in a mere few days, from curing simple dryness to addressing more severe conditions resulting from Diabetes, Footlogix has been clinically proven to perform.
Trusted by millions of feet in over 20 countries, Footlogix Pediceuticals® have provided the healing solutions demanded by renowned professionals and their clients around the globe!

Disclaimer:  This foot deodorant was sent to me by Nail Polish Canada for my honest review.

xo Jo