I’m really excited to share with you all about The Craftadian Mississauga Christmas Market which will take place on Saturday November 11th, 2017 from 10:00AM-4:00PM at First United Church Port Credit, 151 Lakeshore Road W. Mississauga.
There is going to be over 40 Local Artisans with beautiful handmade goodies. There will be art, baby items, toys, body products, candles, wood work, glass, ceramic, paper goods, clothing plus accessories, local food, photography, jewellery, knitting, fabric and free workshops!
I was kindly sent this amazing Sampler Box to share with you today and I’m blown away by all the beautiful and charming pieces. I adore hand made items so much and the sampler box is stunning! Thank you so much to Craftadian and all the incredible artists! Each piece is absolutely breathtaking! Knowing that these are hand made is very special to me. The pieces in the sampler box are from the following artists:
On Saturday, November 11, a day of new discoveries awaits, as you roam through the crafty aisles of the First United Church at 151 Lakeshore Road Westfrom 10 am – 4 pm. A fun day for the whole family, where one can meet Santa, make crafts with Oak Learners, and sample the best homemade perogies while shopping handmade artisanal wares made by more than 40 local makers. On show will be skincare, children’s toys, jewelry, stationery, artwork, home décor, plus much more. Craftadian supports not for profit registered charity, Crafting for a Cure that looks for opportunities to ensure children are having a positive experience when a hospital visit is necessary. Admission is $3, and free for ages 16 and under. The first 50 families get a free swag bag. -www.craftadian.ca
Expect to see all these artist there and many more.
I hope to see you all there for a fun and very crafty day.
Thank you so much to Craftadian for the incredible Sample Box.
Happy March! Wishing you a beautiful month. I’m so excited to share with you my February Favourites for 2016!
Before I get started I want to share with you my Pre-Party Favourites. In the video I’m wearing a few items that I’ve recently been enjoying and some of them I received from a little giveaway that the lovely Canadian Beauty Bloggers hosted on twitter. I’m truly grateful.
Here are the lovely Pre-Party Showcase items that I love. I’m Absolutely loving the *Covergirl Trunaked Goldens Eyeshadow Palette. It is a beautiful, pigmented and lovely palette. The formula is amazing and it applies smoothly and blends nicely. On my lips I’m wearing Clarins Lip perfecting base. This really helps make the lipstick look perfect on the lips. The lip perfecting base fills in the cracks on the lips and at the same time gives moisture and hydration. I’ve lined my lips with *Annabelle cosmetics self sharpening pencil in Glam Red and used *Covergirl lipstick in the colour 295 Succulent Cherry. It is the most perfect red. Not too bright and not too dark. Looks really lovely and feels great too.
I decided to do something different this time because I wanted something new. I love change. I’m one to go from long hair to short hair in no time! I usually have my hair down and decided to take the hair off my face and give it volume with COLAB . I adore this scent. I think this is my favourite one so far its the ‘The New York Fruity Fragrance’ I adore it and it gives my hair volume. So I fluffed it up on the top and held it together with Pantene airspray that’s a level two. It holds AMAZING! for a level two it held my hair in place and I love it! I can’t imagine what level 5 would do.
Last week I bought Maybelline Baby Skin Instant Pore Eraser and I love it! It works amazing and I’m so happy this works for me because I have big pores on and around my nose. I also received *Covergirl Plumpify Mascara and I like it. It really gets all the little hairs and actually curls the ends of my eyelashes. It has a plastic applicator tip and it feels different then the traditional one but I like it! I also use the the Elf Face Whip formula for highlighting. I love this formula. It is so nice and easy to put on. I just take my finger and dab, dab, dab. Really fast and easy. Last but not least with the Pre-Party favourites I used Milani blush in 08 Sweet Rose. Really pretty blush and I love anything rose!
(If you would like a review on any of the items let me know in the comments and I’ll write one up!)
Lets get this party started!!!
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*Nature’s Pure Bliss
Nature’s Bliss products are all natural and really nourishing. They smell and feel really good on the skin. The Caffeinator Exfoliating bar is fantastic and exfoliates so well! The Quench Moisturizer hydrates the skin right away without being greasy and sticky. I absolutely recommend Nature’s Pure Bliss skincare products. If you are looking for all natural products Nature’s Pure Bliss is perfection!
Pearl & Daisy Soap Company is truly incredible. The Sea Salts are like no other salts I’ve ever tried. The wild rose and lavender is heavenly! The Orange blitz Bath Bomb is the best bath bomb I’ve ever tried! I’m in love with it and I truly recommend it! You have to try the bath bomb in that Orange scent. It is AMAZING!
These liquid eyeliners from Annabelle Cosmetics are truly beautiful! The application is simple and easy and the pigmentation is amazing. I love the formula because they are not sticky and because they are pigmented and long lasting.
*TRESemme Shampoo, Conditioner and Polishing Complex
I was kindly sent this and I really enjoyed using this trio. It is amazing overall and cleaned my hair really well. It was not heavy on my hair. The products create shine and sleekness. However it did not give my hair a lot of volume. It did an amazing job at cleaning my hair from all build up and it also made my hair look really nice and shiny. I really love the 3rd step in this trio because it made my hair shine and feel good. I also really like how the shampoo smells. Like I said in my review it smells like green apples. Overall I would totally buy these again.
I adore these Lip Lacquers. The formula is lovely. They are very hydrating, non sticky and pigmentation is amazing. They are long lasting and very pretty. Affordable too! These colours are all so beautiful and perfect for Spring.
I won this beautiful Body Oil from ZAYA on IG and I’m so grateful that I did. If you love grapefruit like I do this is totally for you. This body oil is so nourishing. Its amazing and I adore applying it all over my body. The oil makes my skin feel luxurious and silky. The Soap smells so delicious and lathers up beautifully! I highly recommend them and they have other beautiful oils available. I’m truly grateful for winning this duo. Thank you to ZAYA so much!
I won this on IG and I’m truly grateful that I did because both of my girls suffer from very very dry skin. I’ve tried a few creams but each time I put cream on them they complain that the cream stings. But not with Skinfix Baby Lotion! This cream is perfection! My daughters don’t complain anymore and this works perfectly. It hydrates, moisturizes and it is perfume free and all natural. I love this cream and I will be buying this again. Truly wonderful! Thank you so much to SKINFIX!
*My three favourite bath bars in February from the top to the bottom are:
By Nature’s Pure Bliss (USE CODE BDB5 and get $5.00 of your purchase)
Our moisturizing natural soaps have been handcrafted to produce a mild, skin-nourishing bar that offers a rich long-lasting lather and leaves your skin feeling clean, soft, and radiantly healthy. All soaps are vegan, palm-oil free and scented with essential oils
A treasure discovered on the shore, the smooth white sand dollar carries the image of the exotic vanilla orchid blossom. This harmonious marriage of vanilla, benzoin resin, and sandalwood essential oil offers aromatherapy benefits to enhance feelings of comfort, spiritual harmony, and sensuality. The creamy lather gently cleanses and moisturizes all skin types.
Gentle vegetable soap with rich composition was curated by hands with love and care to protect your skin during your daily most intimate ritual. A combination of six plant-based oils and white clay effectively cleanse your skin in the gentlest way, smoothing the drying effect of the tap water and calming down minor irritations. Its sophisticated scent and fashionable appearance will add a bit of miracle to your bathroom atmosphere.
I’ve been loving the Mission Perfecting Serum and the #MultiActive Day and Night Cream by Clarins. Truly amazing skincare products. If you like I just posted the #multiactive launch party that took place at the Ritz-Carlton in Toronto. I’ll be reviewing the Clarins Skincare soon.
Thank you so much for reading my favourites. I’ve been truly blessed and grateful for all the lovely products that I was able review. I truly love reviewing products that are amazing, natural and Canadian made. Truly blessed!
I kindly received a beautiful exfoliating bar and a luxurious body moisturizer and I’m very excited to share my experience with you. I adore both products and I highly recommend them. They are made in Canada and are handmade with love. The products are all natural and have beautiful ingredients that are great for the skin.
A beautiful handcrafted cold processed method is used to create all “Nature’s Pure Bliss” Artisan Exfoliating Soaps. The Soaps are all moisturizing and natural. They are vegan, palm-oil free and scented with essential oils. The Blend is 100% Coconut Oil infused with Coconut Milk, shredded Loofah, Volcanic Rock (fine) and Essential Oil blends. The Caffeinator which I kindly received to review, has Fair Trade Coffee, Dead sea Mineral, Fair Trade Coffee Grounds, Mentha arvensis leaf (peppermint) oil, Citrus paradise (grapefruit) peel oil, Citrus Latifolia Tanaka (lime) oil.
I’ve never used an exfoliating bar before and I have to say that if you want to exfoliate and get rid of dead skin off your body this will definitely do the trick. It smells amazing and it really got rid of all the dead skin on my body. It is a fantastic exfoliating soap. My body has never felt so soft before. You don’t need to press hard when using this bar because of the shredded loofah and coffee grounds. You just need to glide it gently on the skin with water and it will take off all dead skin. If feels really good to use the Caffeinator Exfoliating Soap.
TIPS: Do not use on face. Do not let soap bar sit in water after using it. Use a holder that lets the water drain off. This way the soap doesn’t melt.
Skin loving, extra creamy, ultimate hydration. Our Qwench Body Butter nourishes dry skin with a vitamin-rich formula. Infused with Matcha, Mango Seed Butter and Organic Shea butter, transforming dry skin for which your body will say
This is a beautiful creamy quench body moisturizer that really nourishes dry skin. It has vitamin rich formula infused with matcha, mango seed butter and organic shea butter. It transforms the skin and hydrates. It is non greasy and is fast absorbing. This body moisturizer leaves my skin feeling and looking beautiful! It also smells so so good! The consistency of the body butter is very rich and when applied on the skin it really hydrates right away. It goes on really smoothly and its not greasy. It gives the right amount of moisture and also the scent is not strong and overpowering but more subtle, beautiful and light.
The Key Ingredients
Shea butter which helps with re-hydration of dry, chapped skin. It is an effective moisturizer because of the fatty acids that is needed to retain skin moisture and elasticity. Mango butter rich in antioxidants and emollients as well as vitamin A and E. Organic Pumpkin seed oil is rich in vitamin A, B, D & E; minerals and proteins. Ginkgo Biloba which is know for its great revitalizing, stimulating and firming qualities. It is very powerful antioxidant that has detoxifying qualities.
Matcha, is said to have anti-aging properties due to the high levels of antioxidants that assist in our skin health, and protects the skin against the negative effects of UV radiations. – www.naturespurebliss.com
Overall my experience has been really amazing and I highly recommend the beautiful skincare products from Natures Pure Bliss. The body moisturizer and exfoliating soap have left my skin feeling new and hydrated. Thank you so much to the Canadian Beauty Bloggers and to Nature’s Pure Blissfor the beautiful skincare products. I truly enjoyed using both luxurious products and I highly recommend them. Very natural and very beneficial for the skin. The products are truly handmade with love!
I have a special code for you all!! Use code BDB5 and receive $5.00 off! How amazing!
“Thinking about the powerful connection between scent, memory, and emotion, she wondered if she could capture the aromatic scents so she could return to that feeling any time.” – pearlanddaisy.com
Hello my lovely readers! This review is in collaboration with the Canadian Beauty Bloggers.
I received this aromatic and beautiful package with lovely natural and Canadian made bath products and I’m here to tell you that I’m so pleased and happy with every single one of these beautiful and unique bath essentials. Pearl and Daisy Natural Soap Company is a Canadian Company founded by Rebecca Taylor. As she “was walking through a forest near her home in Nova Scotia. The air was especially fragrant and with each deep breath, Rebecca felt both grounded and uplifted.” –pearlanddaisy.com
This describes exactly how I feel when I use these bath products. I’m here to share my experience with every product featured in this article.
“It’s the grounding sensation of a walk in the forest, the uplifting feeling of an open meadow filled with wild roses, and the exhilaration of the seashore. Pearl & Daisy is inspired by the way these beautiful places make us feel, and we capture those places with special blends of essential oils distilled from fresh flowers, fruit and plants.”
The salts are 100% Natural and smell so amazing. The wild rose and lavender is truly relaxing and very soothing. I love bath salts and they are so wonderful for the skin, body and mind. All natural ingredients and truly beautiful. If you have a stressful day this will take away your stress. Just #take12 minutes and soak in a hot bath with these beautiful salts and let your stress and worries melt away! I’m a very busy mommy and I get stressed very often but soaking in a bath with the Sea Salts is truly amazing. The natural oils that are released are very relaxing and infuse the senses with calmness and serenity.
“…exotic vanilla orchid blossom. This harmonious marriage of vanilla, benzoin resin, and sandalwood essential oil offers aromatherapy benefits to enhance feelings of comfort, spiritual harmony, and sensuality.” – Pearl and Daisy
This soap bar is really lovely and gentle. The scent is also soft and gentle and I find that the bar lathers really nicely. I use my loofa and foam it up. It is truly relaxing and soothing to the senses and skin. My skin feels very soft and smooth and this is truly non drying. I feel this bar soap really moisturizes the skin and keeps the skin clean and hydrated.
The scent of this Orange Vanilla bath bomb is AMAZING! When I placed this bath bomb in the water it started fizzing and the scent slowly filled the room! It was orange creamsicle heaven! The essential oils in the bath bomb are really hydrating and nourishing. The natural oils that are released from this bath fizzer are so blissful and truly changed my mood. Very nourishing good for the skin and relaxing.
“Our 100% natural bath bombs are beautifully scented and made with moisturizing coconut oil. They’re about the size of a tennis ball (2.5″) and weight about 150g. Ingredients: baking soda, citric acid, organic coconut oil, sunflower seed oil, organic aroma and essential oils. Pearl & Daisy makes bath bombs the way we do everything else: we use lovely natural scents, naturally soft colours, and exceptionally nice ingredients.” -Pearl and Daisy
Thank you so much to the Canadian Beauty Bloggers and to Pearl & Daisy for the beautiful bath products. I really recommend taking time and soaking in a bath filled with lovely Pearl & Daisy bath essentials because they are soothing, relaxing and nourishing to the body mind and soul! I highly recommend all the products and feel that they are outstanding and beautiful!
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