Ok, time to get back at it….

I haven’t written a post since August. That’s almost three months. What’s up slacker! (That’s me yelling at myself). So here is the short version of the story of why I haven’t posted a blog post (or a video) in what feels like a decade….I’m tired. That’s it. No big life changing event that has kept me from my computer. Nope, I’m just so damn tired all the time that typing seems like a workout. And if you know me at all, I don’t workout. 

I know what you’re thinking, yeah we are all tired. I’m not saying I’m the most tired anyone has ever been, I’m mom tired. Although I did find my keys in the fridge and the butter in the cutlery drawer. 

My brain doesn’t work, I feel cross eyed, and I haven’t showered in 4 days. Normal mommy stuff. 

I have a 4 year old who isn’t in pre school or anything, I’m home in the day so there is no need. I also have a 9 month old who still doesn’t sleep through the night. I teach dance classes three evenings a week and run a business, the dance studio. So, I’m tired. 

Having all of that said, I really want/need to get back at blogging and making videos because I need something for me. So this is me hiting the restart button. Here we go. 

And I’m off. 

What’s in my Diaper bag “Everything Bag”

One of my first post was about my “My Everything Bag“, some call it a just in case bag or a walking pharmacy. It’s a little pouch of things you might need. I have many versions of this, but this post is about my diaper bag edition.

My baby girl is now 5 months old and my little boy is now 4. I usually have a few “just in case” things in my diaper bag for my little guy too.

Check out my “What’s in my Diaper Bag” post and video.

On with things. Here is what I carry in my everything bag-diaper bag edition.

This Orla Kiely make up bag is what I’m using at the moment. I have two of these one is my regular everything bag. I might have to put a ribbon in it or something, I’ve been getting them confused. 😜


1. Wet Ones antibacterial wipes

2. Tylonol Back Pain-my Doctor gave me a bunch of sample packs last time I was there.

3. Band aids

4. Honest Co. Hand cream

5. Honest Co. Healing balm

6.Honest Co. Surface cleaner- mostly for air travel.

7.Smiths eucalyptus and mint lip balm

8. Advil-again with the sample packs

9. Q-tips

10. Mommy stuff- Urban Decay perversion mascara-sample

11. Rimmel exaggerate eyeliner-my go to.

12. Mirror

13. Baby Tylonol

14. Snap clip-I’m going out my bangs

15. Mini nail file

16. The bag…

17. Binky/pacifier/nummy/dumbtit

18. Nail clippers

Missing-a tampon and gum.

That’s my diaper bag edition of my everything bag. I hope this helps with your diaper bag packing needs. 😜

Here’s the video, and a little Baby V cuteness.

And I’m off!

Summer Outfits for the Curvy Girl. 

I’m a size 14-16 at the moment. After having a baby at the end of January, my life hasn’t stopped. And not just busy with baby, I also have a 4 year old, I teach dance classes (off for summer now! Thank god!), I own a dance studio and I’ve been working on choreography for three shows. Ya think that would cause a few pounds to drop off wouldn’t you? Not so much. The eating a double cheeseburger at 10:30 at night after rehearsal doesn’t help either.

I’m usually a size 12 anyway, so I’m generally a curvy girl. So I thought I’d share some easy summer outfit ideas for us busy girls with curves.


Casual BBQ or running errands.

Tank-Old Navy

Plaid shirt-Winners

Shorts-Target (from when we had a Target sniff sniff)

Sandals- Born brand from Winners

Bag-Vintage Coach from Model Citizens in St.John’s


Farmers Market or yard saleing😉

Top- Target (Florida)

Shorts- Target (Florida)

Sandals – Target from when we had it.


Top-Gap

Shorts-Winners

Bag-Longchamp


Dress-Tommy Hilfiger from Winners

Bag-Michael Kors


Top-Winners

Jeans-Gap

Bag-Rebrcca Minkoff


Top-Joe Fresh

Belt-Ardenes

Skirt-Winners

Shoes-Payless

Bag-Kate Spade

Here’s a few of behind the camera cuteness. As you can tell I ended up with a bit of a theme with the blues and whites but I guess that’s what I’m into theses days. It doesn’t show the spit up stains, lol. Winners has opened here and it has taken the place of Target as my happy place. Although the minute I get to Tampa it the first place I go. Also, you may have noticed I have a thing for bags. My theory is “A handbag will always fit. You’re never too fat for a purse.” I’d rather spend my money on something that will always fit, no matter what. 😉

Nothing like being able to run around all morning in your underwear and no one looks twice. 

Check out my look book  on YouTube!

And I’m off!

What’s in my Diaper Bag

I’ve been trying out different kinds of bags to use as my diaper bag for my 3 month old and my almost 4 year old. I’m not opposed to an actual proper “diaper bag”, I just find that my non diaper bag works best for me. I use a Kipling Sherpa travel tote

This is technically a travel carry on bag, but it works perfectly for what I need. The bag has one main part with one inside zip pocket. One long zip pocket on the front with two smaller zip pockets. It also has  a strap on the back that is meant to slip over the handle of a rolling suitcase.

On to what I have in there:

All packed up. There is still room for my water bottle and snacks if need be. 

Here’s what’s in the main part of the bag.


1. A packing cube with a change of clothes for Baby V and clean underpants for Bubs. Ya know, just in case.

2. Change kit. I love this thing. It’s by Munchkin.

3. Receiving blanket/burp cloth. I usually have a small burp cloth in there as well.

4. My Everything bag, but it’s my diaper bag version. Let me know if your interested in what I have in there.

5. Wet bag. I got this a The container store. For wet or dirty clothes.

6. Travel pack of wipes. Loves the wipes. I need them at arms reach all the time.

7. My notebook for a show I currently working on. I’m choreographing Grease and my husband is directing, so we get a babysitter for Bubs and take Baby V. That’s why it’s in there.

8. My Baby K’tan breeze for wearing baby in rehearsal.

Here’s what in the outside zip pocket.


1. My sunglasses

2. A pen

3. Tissues

4. Hand sanitizer

5. Spare pack of wipes for The change kit.

In the two smaller front zip pockets I keep her binky and binky wipes and I can fit two of her bottle in one pocket. We use the Tommee Tippie bottles.

I’ll also throw in some snacks for Bubs if we are going to be out for a while, but that is basically what I keep in there all the time so I can just take it and go. I hate running around trying to remember what to bring when it’s hard enough as it is to get out the door.

Check out my video to hear me show and tell!

And I’m off!

My Florida Haul!

I’ve been back from our trip for about three weeks now, but it’s never too late to share a haul,right?

With the exchange rate the way it is at the moment, shitty, I really didn’t do much shopping for me. I did however buy things for the baby and Mr.Bubbers. I’ll do a separate post on that haul. This one is just the things I bought for myself. I did get to my favourite place,Target about 5 times. Also, I got a few things at Nordstroms rack.

What I got at Le Target:

*please excuse how wrinkly everything is. Eventhough they’ve been unpacked for a few weeks the wrinkles seem to have stayed.


1.Love this t-shirt with the little neon orange elephants!

2.I wore this outfit so much while I was in Florida. The shorts and top are Merona and really light and flowy.

3.I’m still obsessed with this colour this spring.

4.I certainly didn’t need another chambray shirt, I have about 5 of different shades of blue. But I loved the patch pockets on this one.

Ross just happened to be super close to my moms place. So I had to go there.

5. This coral colour top, is my other colour obsession for spring. I love it!

6. I always love navy no matter the time of year. I love the “longer in the back” type tops.

7. Again with this turquoise colour. My mom and I both bought the same one. It’s rounded on the bottom and looks super cute with shorts.

8. These Skechers memory foam loafers are the most comfortable things I’ve ever put on my feet. I was even wearing them around the house as slippers!

The non clothing stuff I bought was a couple bags from Nordstrom Rack and some packing goodies from the Container Store. My internal organized person loves the Container Store. I wish she’d come out more often…..


My treat to myself was this beautiful Rebecca Minkoff canvas tote. This is my summer bag for sure! This was a great find at Nordstrom Rack

The other bag I bought I actually bought the last time I was in Florida.  I left it there to use when I’m there. But I used it so much I decided to bring it home.

 It also came from Nordstrom Rack. It’s a Lasportsac. I used it as a beach/pool bag. It’s so light and it has three outside zip pockets perfect for sunscreens and sunglasses.

I wanted to get a few more Eagle Creek Pack-it system packing cubes. That’s what I got at the Container store.

I got one set of the spectre compression cubes, one set of the spectre pack-it cubes, and the spectre stuffer set mini. I also found a small expandable packing cube by Lewis and Clark at TJ Maxx.

Check out my video to hear a little more about what I got!

And I’m off!

May Glossybox!


I got my May Glossybox the last week of May when I was super busy with the show, so I didn’t even open it. So now, I’m off for the summer and getting to do more blog posts and videos. Oh, yeah, I have a YouTube channel if you didn’t already know. Anyway, on with the Glossybox!

Teeez Trend Cosmetics HEAD OVER HEELS NAIL LACQUER BASE COAT

As you might already know, I’m not much of a nail polish person. I don’t know if this is something I’ll actually use, but as base coats go, this one looks nice. Full size $14.00

Douce MINERAL MATT LIPSTICK

 This is a great colour. I love getting lipsticks. I am getting into the whole matte lipstick thing. This one is a winner. Full size $20.00

Clearista RETEXTURIZING GEL

 After reading the card that comes with the box, I still don’t really know what this is. Is it a moisturizer? Primer? Serum? It “smooths skin, refines pores, reduces pigmentation and skin imperfections, including rough skin bumps and rough dry patches”. Full size $79.99. I got a sample size.

Glamglow POWERMUD DUELCLEANSE TREATMENT

 Glamglow is a cult favourite. I got a sample of the one in the black tube in an Ipsy bag, and I loved it. I don’t think I’d pay the $69 for a full size but I love getting the samples.

Sabastian Professional STYLBIRD 9

 I have so many hair spray samples now, I really don’t need any more. I think I might need to start wearing updos everyday to start using it up. Full size $19.96. I got sample size.

So that is Glossybox for May. It’s not the best one I ever got but I still love Glossybox and I’m really glad I subscribed. Check out my unboxing video below. I’d love it if you’d subscribe to my YouTube channel….please 🙂

And I’m off!