Happy Friday, everyone! I don’t know about you but I’ve been having issues with getting motivated and staying concentrated these days. I don’t know if it’s because the holidays are coming up, or because the weather has been so crummy/it gets dark SO early, but something is up. I find I get really distracted throughout the day and it’s taking me way longer to get through my to-do list than it should. If you’re in the same boat, I wanted to give you some of my best tips to plan for a productive week!

There’s nothing worse than having the night creep up on you and realizing the things you should have gotten done during the day are still lingering on your to-do list.

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This post was originally published February 2017 but has been updated with new awesome tips! It also contains affiliate links, thanks for supporting this little blog of mine! 

When you work from home and for yourself, it’s easy to fall into a routine where you don’t set an alarm (or hit the snooze button a zillion times) and take your sweet time getting going in the morning. I LOVE working for myself and setting my own schedule, but the problem is, you don’t get in trouble when you’ve slept in for an extra half an hour,

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I absolutely love this time of year. Christmas movies have started playing on TV, holiday cups are out at Starbucks, cozy sweaters are an every day occurrence and it’s time to think about all the shopping we have to do for the loved ones on our lists! Since this can be an expensive time of year, I thought I’d let you in on one of my best kept secrets for how to save on your holiday shopping!

Shopping for Christmas gifts can be a tad stressful. Not only is it hard on your bank account, visiting malls around the holiday season can be crazy to say the least!

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Guys! It’s November!! Can you believe it’s already the second last month of 2017, where has the time gone!? Since Halloween is over, it’s officially time to start prepping for the holiday season! And since I live in Canada, we’ve already had our Thanksgiving, so Christmas is on my mind! I love everything about the holiday season from the snow, to cozy fires and hot chocolate, to holiday parties and mulled wine, and my absolute favourite part – spending lots of times with friends and loved ones stuffing our faces with amazing food! If you’re like me, I’ve rounded up some of the BEST holiday party ideas you can use for inspiration this year!

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The weather is cooling down in Toronto and it seems like winter is just around the corner. There’s nothing I love more on a winter night than taking out a good cookbook, putting on a record (records play the best sound next to live music), and cooking up a delicious dinner. I wouldn’t call myself a master chef by any means, but cooking gets my creative juices flowing, just like writing and styling and photography, so it’s something I really enjoy.

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