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Ten Things Every Woman Aged 18 -80 Should Have (Including the Trivial, the Controversial, and the Unarguable)…

Happy New Year everyone! 

I hope that this year proves to be prosperous and glorious for you. As we settle into this new year, I couldn’t help but think about the things that I have, the things that I’m thankful for, and the experiences that I intend to have in my lifetime. And I thought, why not share some of the things that I have, the things that I’m grateful for, and the things that I will have (in a roundabout way) with you? You guys are interested, right? So, sit down, grab a glass of wine or a cup of apple cider (both are equally yummy), get some popcorn (and a ketchup shaker from Kernels if you dare), and read on…

1. Hope

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Seriously, hope is life sustaining. Life can be rough as hell sometimes (believe me, I’ve been there and bought the t-shirt on tough times and tough circumstances), but what gets you through life is having hope (and even faith) that things will eventually get better. They just have to, right? Things can’t be bad forever, and things are always changing (that’s the ebb and flow of life). There is always the possibility of a series of circumstances coming along to change your life for the better. And just think, especially when things go really sour in your life, the only way to go is up. So, dear readers please have hope; keep it alive, let it have wings, and let it keep you going, because it will.

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Dave Lackie Shiseido VIP Dinner & Talk

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Last night Dave Lackie (Beauty Editor and Cityline Contributor) hosted a VIP experience for a group of us. We drank, ate, and listened as Dave and Shisiedo Canada’s Marketing/Business head told us all about the technology of the free swag we all made like bandits with. Shisiedo’s sunscreen actually becomes more protective when in contact with water (re: white water rafting, boating, swimming in the lake while camping….) Its amazing! Here are the details:

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Nearly Naked Lips: The Chocolate Skin Edition [A Foreword ]

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THIS OR THAT TAG

I’ve seen this tag around the blogosphere and I thought I’d join in…
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Makeup:
1. Blush or Bronzer?
Blush! I don’t even wear bronzer.
 
2. Lip Gloss or Lipstick?
3. Eyeliner or Mascara?
 Mascara
4. Foundation or Concealer?
Foundation
5. Neutral or Coloured eye shadow?
Neutral
6. Pressed or Loose eye shadows?
Pressed
7. Brushes or Sponges?
Brushes!  I find sponges to be pretty unhygienic. And I think brushes feel much more luxurious!
Nails:
8. OPI or China glaze?
China Glaze
9. Long or short?
Medium length!
10. Acrylic or natural?
Natural I have a hard time cooking or cleaning with fake nails on!
11. Bright or Dark?
Bright.
12. Flower or No flower?
Flowers at all times.
Body: 
13. Perfume or Body Spray?
Perfume.
14. Lotion or Body Butter?
Body Butter.
15. Body wash or Soap?
Body Wash.
Fashion:
16. Jeans or Sweatpants?
Jeans.
17. Long sleeve or short?
Short Sleeve.
18. Dresses or skirts?
Dresses.
19. Stripes or Plaid?
Stripes.
20. Flip flops or Sandals?
Sandals.
21. Scarves or Hats?
Scarves.
22. Studs or dangly earrings?
Dangly earrings in the summer and studs in the winter.
23. Necklaces or Bracelets?
Bracelets.
24. Heels or Flats?
Flats.
25. Cowboy boots or Riding boots?
Riding boots!
26. Jacket or Hoodie?
Jacket
27. Forever 21 or Charlotte Russe?
Forever 21
Hair:
28. Curly or Straight?
Curly
29. Bun or Ponytail?
Bun
30. Bobby pins or Butterfly Clips?
Bobby Pins
31. Hair spray or Gel?
Spray
31. Long or Short?
Long
32. Light or Dark?
Dark
33. Side sweep bangs or Full bangs?
Side sweep
34. Up or Down?
Down
Random:
35. Rain or shine?
Shine
36. Summer or Winter?
Summer
37. Fall or Spring?
Fall
38. Chocolate or Vanilla?
Marbled
39. Shower or Bath?
Bath
40. Comedy or Horror?
Comedy
xoxo – Ada