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SPRING CHILL //

Thursday, 23 February 2017












Boots: c/o Windsor Store | Sweater: Nordstrom | Jacket: c/o Missguided (similar) | Bag: Gucci | Glasses: c/o Clearly

I just got home from Mexico and am SO ready for Spring in Vancouver! These boots from Windsor Store are everything and I'm so excited to rock them all Spring long.

xx
Tessa

A DAY OF LOVE AT MCARTHUR GLEN VANCOUVER //

Friday, 10 February 2017















I'm so excited to be taking over the McArthur Glen Designer Outlets instagram page this week! This centre is so special to Danny and I and we are so excited to be sharing our Valentines approved day date with you! Be sure to pop over to their instagram page and give them a follow because we will be giving away some Valentines approved goodies on the 14th - a Michael Kors charm bracelet for her, and a Tom Ford cologne for him! I will be taking over the page until the day of love is here which is also when we will announce the winners of the giveaway! Can't wait to celebrate Valentines with you!

xx
Tessa

A VALENTINES NIGHT IN //

Tuesday, 7 February 2017






















There's nothing I love more than a cozy night in with Danny, Gigi, good food, and even better wine. With Valentines Day coming up, I love the idea of staying in and making a night of preparing a delicious meal with your loved one.

Red Rooster offers so many delicious varietals to pair with whatever you plan to cook for your special night. To begin the evening I always start with white wine. The Red Rooster Reisling is the most delicious sipper to have while you're prepping and chopping - it's fresh, clean, and the perfect combination of sweet and tart - I can't think of a better way to start your Valentines night in! 

Fresh homemade pasta is such a natural fit for Valentines and so fun to make with your special someone. The Red Rooster Merlot is an amazing wine to have on hand for nights like this as it pairs so beautifully with food. We made a simple fresh pasta with a delicious marinara sauce, grilled chicken and vegetables, crisp parsley and fresh parmesan - amazing with the smooth, aromatic merlot.

To end the evening - simple homemade chocolate chip cookies are the perfect dessert and pairing for the Red Rooster Merlot. There's something so comforting and loving about chocolate chip cookies, they're so indulgent on a day like Valentines day - they will also make your home smell amazing! Bring a plateful and the rest of your merlot over to the couch and spend the rest of the night snuggled up with a good flick!

xx
Tessa

Thank you to Red Rooster wine for collaborating on this post.

PINK ON PINK //

Monday, 6 February 2017












Cardigan: c/o Le Château | Top: c/o Le Château | Skirt: Forever21 | Belt: c/o Le Château | Bag: Tory Burch | Sunnies: c/o ZeroUV

Lately Le Château has been speaking my language with all their gorgeous blush and neutral hues. When I started picking up pieces to bring to Mexico this gorgeous cardi was a must! So perfect for throwing on at night and lightweight so I can easily pack it in my carry-on. I also picked up a couple super cozy camis that are a great must have for either wearing out, to the beach or even just to throw on while you're getting ready!

We have been as always, loving Cuernavaca so far. It's always nice to come back and visit friends and family. We went up to Mexico City yesterday to go to six flags - I never thought of myself as a scaredy cat when it comes to rides but apparently I am. We went on a crazy tall rollercoaster called superman and Danny said he'd never seen such fear in my eyes before.. you should see the pic they caught of me! It was probably also because my phone was in my back pocket and as we dropped it fell out, so I spent the remainder of the ride (drops, loops, etc) frantically pressing my back against the seat so it wouldn't fall to it's death - luckily I was able to grab it and all is well. Lesson learned.

xx
Tessa