The Dove Deep moisture Nourishing body Wash Review

dove-deep-moisture-body-watch-assa-cisseDove is one of those household names that I’ve used my entire life. Their body washes and beauty bars are staples in my shower. I also love the fact that they represent everyday women in their advertising. Today, I am so happy to share with you my review of Dove Deep Moisture Nourishing Body Wash and new Dove Dry Oil Moisture Body Wash. Read More »


Racism is everyone’s business

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“No one is born hating another person because of the colour of his skin, or his background, or his religion. People must learn to hate, and if they can learn to hate, they can be taught to love, for love comes more naturally to the human heart than its opposite.” Nelson Mandela

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Casual Chic Fall Look Idea


Happy Friday everyone ! I hope had a great week. I spent my week working, attending a few events and of course doing homework with the kids. If you ever want to see what my week looks like behind the scenes, make sure to follow me on Snapchat. That is where all the craziness happens. I am rocking a very casual yet very chic Fall look today.  A long sleeve tee is one of my absolute Fall must haves. I grabbed this same shirt in blue and red stripes during a recent trip to Old Navy. If you wait for a good sale you might be able to them for almost nothing. Oh ! you can also find great Fall look ideas on my Pinterest board. Read More »


11 Creative and Simple Home Workspace Ideas

Home Workspace ideas

Even though I’ve already set up my home workspace, I am always looking for ideas on how to improve it. There are so many amazing ideas floating on Pinterest, which makes you want to change things around every now and then. Every and any empty space or corner in your home can be turned into a little workspace. I love my home workspace to be clutter free, functional and pretty. I’ve rounded up a few of my favorite creative and simple home workspaces to get you started on setting up your own. I’ll be happy to work in each and everyone of them. Read More »


The perfect Fall Plus Size Maxi Dress

plus-size-fall-maxi-dress-transitioning-to-autumn-assa-cisseSummer is on its way out ! So excited for big scarves, long sleeves and dark lipsticks. I haven’t worn a lot of maxi dresses this summer, so I could not wait to break into this one as soon as I received it.You may remember it as one of my suggestions in my  10 must have Fall plus size dresses post. This plus size maxi dress is part of the Melissa McCarthy latest collection available on Nordstrom. It also comes in black and magenta. Read More »


Shirt dress + Moto Jacket


It’s starting to get a bit cold here in Toronto, especially around the early morning and late night. This Old Navy Polka dot shirt dress  and Forever 21 faux leather are some of my absolute closet favourites. I’ve bought the jacket almost 4 years ago, even though I have other leather jackets, I can’t get enough of this one. I am pretty sure it has to do with the shape.  Read More »


Transitioning to Fall with Culotte Pants


Culotte pants have been one of the “it” items among fashionistas  for the last few seasons. I’ve finally jumped in the bandwagon and got myself a pair. I purchased this culotte pants back in June during my trip to NYC. I was drawn to the color more than anything. I also thought it would be a great transition piece to Fall. Read More »


25 things You Need to Know Before Traveling to Dubai

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Visiting Dubai for the first time ? There are so many things you need to know before you book your ticket.  I visited Dubai last May and it was one of the most beautiful cities i’ve been to so far. The laws and culture are very different from what I am used to, but that never stopped me from taking this trip of a lifetime. When you love traveling as much as I do, you have to be open minded and very receptive of other cultures. This list is based on what I’ve observed and learned from tour guides during my trip.  Read More »


10 must-have Fall Plus Size Dresses


There is no better time to stock up on Fall pieces than during the amazing labor day sale weekend. This is the time to find pieces that you can wear now and just layer up later. I am sad to see summer go, however I am looking forward to pumpkin spiced lattes, falling leaves, and to wear nothing but big hats and dark colors. Here are a few Fall plus size dresses that’ll take you from summer into Autumn. Read More »