Posts Written On April 05, 2012

Event LOVE: @Valentine_K Official S/S12 Launch

Last week, we celebrated Valentine K’s second season of cozy cashmere sweaters and it was glorious! The spring/summer 2012 collection features lightweight cashmere pullovers, cardigans and hooded sweaters in a variety of colors ranging from citrine, georgia peach (my fave!), pink icing, ocean blue, lavender purple, and navy stripes.

Lauren McLachlan-Valentine K Designer

“This season, I chose shades that jump off the rack. The leathers all have a vintage feel, which is very keeping with the line itself. The Grandpa patch is special to me because when I found the print, it reminded me of my cottage-a place I love and am always inspired by,”- Lauren McLachlan

I just want them all 🙁

lovely chatting with Roula and Christiana

fun times 🙂

that dip was to die for…

“The pairing of sugary sweet colours with rustic feeling textures is unexpected. I love that by adding an accent, you take a simple sweater and turn it into something special.”- Lauren McLachlan

omg the leopard print detail… LOVE.

We also got a sneak peek of the F/W12 Collection!

Valentine K is sold at TNT in Montreal and Toronto, Canopy Blue and Dew in Toronto, Bannermans in Peterborough, LYNNsteven in Vancouver, and Alene Too in Boca Raton, Florida.

Thank you for inviting me, I loved the entire collection!



Celebrate National Beer Day with @KrupsUSA BeerTender

Did you know that this Saturday is National Beer Day?

Now you do! And you have enough time to run out and snag Krups’ new BeetTender…

KRUPS BeerTender – $149.99

Designed for the true beer connoisseur, it keeps beer at its optimal serving temperature, it has a sleek design that looks great from any angle, no matter where you display it.

The BeerTender features a handy LED temperature indicator, signaling when the beer reaches its optimal 37.4° F serving temperature – for up to 30 days after tapping.

It is compatible with Heineken, Heineken Premium Light and Newcastle Brown Ale.


  • ON / OFF LED Indicator.
  • LED temperature indicator.
  • Lets you draught beer at home like an expert.
  • Engineered to work exclusively with Heineken, Heineken Premium Light and Newcastle Brown Ale.
  • Ultra quiet electronic cooling system.
  • Large stainless steel drip tray.
  • Black & Chrome finish.
  • 5 Draught Tubes included.


Now…are you ready for a delicious recipe??


48 fluid ounces chilled Heineken
1 bottle sparkling apple cider, chilled

Pour the beer into a 10-cup capacity pitcher and slowly add the sparkling cider.
Pour the shandy into frosted glasses and serve immediately



Smashbox Be Legendary Lipstick in Infrared Matte


@Smashbox has recently redone their packaging to look sleeker and chicer… Love! I received the Be Legendary Lipstick in Infrared Matte at The MakeUp Show preview event a few weeks ago. This lipstick is a jam packed with color, like you’d expect. It’s a true red with a matte finish.


Worn without lipliner, applied straight from the tube after a light coat of lip balm.



Please excuse my undone hair O:)



I’m a matte lipstick kind of gal and this one passes my test. The shea butter in this lipstick gives just about as much moisture you can expect from a matte lipstick. Color stayed put most of the day with a touch up in the late afternoon after I ate lunch but for the most part, great staying power. I recommend this shade for most skin tones but especially medium skin tones since it is a true red. Not something I’d say is a must-have for me nor would I whip out $19 for this at a moment’s notice but it’s definitely a smashing color if you’re looking for a good true red with staying power.

If you’re a fan of sleek packaging, you’ll love this. You can purchase this $19 tube at Sephora.

xo, June 🙂


Brush away your problems with @WorldCentric

Take a bite out of this product! World Centric has launched a plant-based compostable toothbrush, a first of its kind in the US.The thought of millions of plastic toothbrushes not being biodegradable is definitely an issue. World Centric has many products already that are made from plants, not petroleum, and now they have created this BPI (Biodegradable Products Institute) certified toothbrush & travel case!

Both products are made from a plant-based resin called Ingeo™ (rather than a petroleum based plastic). When you are done with this toothbrush, World Centric can also provide a prepaid envelope so it can be sent to a composting facility for biodegradation (& not a landfill)!

Choose your 7-inch toothbrush & travel case in blue, orange, or green for only $4.55! It can be found in natural grocery stores, some Whole Foods stores, and online.‘Tweet’ @WorldCentric & ‘Like’ them on Facebook – be sure to check out their other awesome, eco-friendly products

Now you can always start your day off environmentally friendly 😉