Sunday, July 22, 2012

Teen Choice Awards 2012

Its that time of year again and the stars didnt fail to impress. You could definately see the major trend of brights and neons this year with a strong presence of pinks and purples. Infact, is it just me, or did many stars match the pink carpet?

Everyone looked so fresh and summery this year and short dresses were definately the pick of the night.

Below are my favourite looks of the night. Special mentioned to Selena and Lea who both seem to have embraced summer with blonde highlight- I really like their new look. I also think Hayden is looking more fresh than ever with her bright blonde hair. I think the best dress is Kat Grahams.. its graphic, its geometric and its bright.

Teenchoice 2012

Friday, July 20, 2012

Chocolate Dates

I have recently become a little obssessed with sugar free baking.
This stemed from a pending dentist visit, but am wanting to make it a permanent lifestyle change. If you didnt already know, sugar is the worst culprite in weight gain, even more than fats.
Anyway, in my quest to cut out sugar, I have found some great recipes from blogs as well as coming up with my own.
Today I want to share a recipe I found on www.chocolatecoveredkatie.com that altered a little to suit my tastes more. Below is my recipe. The original can be found here.

Chocolate Fudge Date Balls
Pack of Pitted Dates
3 TB Cocoa
1 TB Peanut Butter
1/4 Cup Desicated Coconut
1 Tsp Vanilla Essence
Splash of milk

Throw all but coconut in a food processor until smooth a paste forms. Roll into balls and coat in the coconut. No sugar but tastes so decadent!!!

Tuesday, July 10, 2012

Trend: Peplum

Hello Hello, Vacation time for me this past couple of months. Not literally oufcourse because I was working my butt off both at work and in my makeup course but I have been absent from all walks of online life....but Im back and I promise to update as much as possible.

To kick things off I wanted to share one of the biggest trends to hit this winter.. Peplum.
Ive seen it on tops, dresses, skirts and even jackets. Its flattering for all body shapes with the ability to add shape to boyish and straight figures and to cinch and curve on hourglass figures. Its a win/win for all involved. I plan on picking up some peplum pieces really soon to add to my work wardrobe. I would also love to grab some casual pieces to pair with jeans on weekends.

peplum