April 02, 2018

L'Oreal Glam Sense

Left to Right: Infallible Pro Sweep and Lock Setting Powder, Color Riche Shine Lipstick and True Match Lumi Glotion

Glam Sense recently mailed over a box of L'oreal products for review. I tested, swatched and now a short post about it!

December 20, 2017

Shared Custody

Second Home

She's with me for a week each month and it's not nearly enough. 
I love you.

July 12, 2017

Photoshoot: DiClemente

 Spent the day with a client downtown Toronto getting shots for an upcoming website for his law firm. It was hot and it was humid- thank you current heat wave! We walked around the core for a few hours stopping by various locations and it was impressive how well he did, despite carrying a ridiculously heavy brief case, a fantastically fitted suit and tapered leather shoes. Such a natural! 
Here are some of our favourites along with a few that are a little model-ly, because why not.

November 14, 2016

The End of Summer




Afternoon Tea with Rich's mum and family at the Fairmont Royal York. Super late post- we went back in August! But the food was way too pretty not to post, so better late than never. 


Sandwiches, pastries and tea galore followed by pool hang outs and dinner. A good way to end off the season! Thanks Fern!!

October 11, 2016

Thanksgiving 2016



Thanksgiving dinner this year was super, super casual. We had it at my parent's super small, I mean cozy apartment and it was just the immediate family. I prepped everything but the turkey over at Rich's place (where I live now !!!) and basically catered dinner over there. All the sides and desserts were cooked and prepared on Sunday, so when it came down to turkey day, all there was to do was warm the sides in the oven and roast the bird. 

July 02, 2016

Canada Day at Milliken Park

Rich and I didn't have any official plans for Canada Day, but after a phone call from one of his friends who suggested heading out to a park not too far from home to watch fireworks, we decided to do just that. After all, our country's turning 149 and that something to celebrate! We loafed around at home until the late afternoon, then headed out for a vegetarian feast of noodles, noodles and more noodles at The Buddhist Vegetarian Kitchen. 

After dinner, we drove to Milliken Park. I wanted to get there early to get a parking spot and to scope the area out. I was happy to see there were police officers everywhere- they were so nice and one was quite babely. (!!!) It was one of the chillier nights, actually it was really frick'n cold. A campfire would have been amazing! We brought camping chairs and two blankets to huddle around and I loaded up on bug spray, but it wasn't necessary- there wasn't a mosquito to be found. Brr!!

June 20, 2016

Adulting-ish

Spring flew by and it's now officially summer.
I've moved in with Richard! I'm working full time and cherish my weekends more than ever and haven't been this deeply in love with going to bed early since forever. I am behind on Game of Thrones, though not by much (actually, only one episode) and I've started season one of Shameless. I want to binge watch it, but there just isn't time. 

My weekdays consist of waking up in the actual morning (no more sleeping in!), getting my face and hair done, get dressed, maybe sneak in a quick breakfast, fill my giant bottle with ice cubes/water and another with chilled black tea ('cause I am obsessed with staying hydrated) and then getting to work on time, so I can open the studio. Then I work for eight hours like a normal person and head home afterwards to pig out, because I am totally ravenous by then so hopefully there's left overs. If there aren't, that means I get to make dinner with Rich. We also get to pack lunches for the next day. We'll watch an episode or two (maybe three if we're feeling rebellious) of something and we start getting ready for bed at 11PM, so I can fall asleep by 12:15AM and call it a night.

Somewhere during the week I'll do my nails and get all scary with charcoal clay face masks or a honey treatment, read a book from the public library, or just internet. Like I am now.

Weekends mean grocery shopping and running errands. But, I get to sleep in (!!!) and yes I still find time browse flyers, use coupons and price match. $20 a week on groceries that include meat, produce and staples like bread and eggs, not bad. Sundays are usually home days and with the weather being so sweltering hot, we spend it by the pool a lot of the time. I need to get some bronze on my stems.  They're currently covered in bruises from running into heavy duty storage totes repeatedly. We grill a lot of the time, and I grill lots of extra veggies (eggplants, zucchini, seasonal stuff) to make pasta salad for work lunches. 

So, that's that. 
Small photo dump. I'm still around!







April 23, 2016

And Then There Were Deer

The ice and snow have melted away giving way to spring growth. Rich and I took a stroll down the ravine and spotted some friendlies munching away at new grass.

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Hi, I'm Janetta from Toronto. I cook, bake and often veganize recipes. I photograph nearly everything and those photos will most likely end up being posted here. I've got a little black cat named Tank, who's really cute and a little bit nosy. You'll see a lot of photos of her too!

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