Posts Written On April 16, 2013

Event LOVE: Oh Hey Versay! – #VersayOnTap Launch @GroupeVersay

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If you follow me on Twitter, Instagram and/or Facebook, you would’ve seen that I was having soooo much fun at the Versay On Tap wine event last night. It was a packed house over at Rock Lobster over on Ossington Avenue, as we celebrated the VIP launch of Versay wine, Ontario’s first wine on tap. The evening featured 8 different types of Versay wines on tap (I tried them all, they were all wonderful!), as well as (too die for) seafood appetizers from Rock Lobster. The event was FAN-TASTIC! The wine was so good; it was easy to drink, and tasted really good.

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Jerk shrimp and a delicious glass of Bieler Pere et Fils Cuvee Stellie Rose 2012

I guess a lot of us think that wine won’t be as good if it comes in anything other than a bottle, but I was pleasantly surprised. The wine was great; I’m not expert, but I’ve had some really expensive wines and dare I say the Versay wines were better? Yes.

My favourite wines of the evening were the:

  • Bieler Pere et Fils Cuvee Stellie Rose 2012, Coteaux D’aix En Provence, France
  • Gazerra, Pinot Grigio 2012, Sicily
  • Mamma Mia Chardonnay Grechetto 2010, Umbria, Italy

And the food… lawd the food was paired perfectly! Don’t even get me started on the jerk shrimp and lobster rolls… HEAVENLY. My favourite thing about serving wine of tap, is that it’s environmentally friendly; there is no waste, so the stainless steel kegs are all reusable!

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 This Lobster Roll RIGHT HERE!!!?

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Jean Francois Bieler and Matt Dean Pettit (Owner and Executive Chef of Rock Lobster)- I also got to chat with founder, Jean Francois Bieler… well more like gushed about how much I was enjoying the wine 🙂

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Always fun times with Telly and Carcia!

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party people 🙂

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Thank you for a wonderful evening Jean Francois!20130415_190824

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We love Meg!

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Rock Lobster has AMAZING food! If you’ve never been, you NEED to go!

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“No Waste. No Spoilage. No Pomp. That’s why it’s a ‘NO’ party”

It really was a wonderful evening, great wine, amazing food, good music and lovely people; you really can’t ask for more, and what an awesome way to kick off the week!

Thank you so much for inviting us, I had an amazing time!

peace and love

Bella

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Colorful Mini Tweezerman

My favorite tweezers had a makeover! Gone are the boring stainless steel tweezers and say hello to these beautiful stripey ones!  Perfect for spring and easy to find in my makeup drawer. Which one do you like better?
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 The perfect on-the-go tweezer, this smaller version of the award-winning Slant easily fits into a tiny clutch or a tiny budget. This miniature tool boasts the same precision as the full size and the stainless steel design is durable and easy to clean. The bright and bold stripes are chic as can be and a perfect addition to your travel bag.

Price: $15

Availability: Sephora & Sephora.com

Here are some more stripes to get you ready and excited for spring!

Kate Spade

Splendid

Louboutins

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OPI x Minnie Mouse Summer 2013

OPI announces the launch of its Couture de Minnie collection, including four limited edition nail lacquers and one new Liquid Sand™ shade. Created in honor of Disney’s beloved character, the Couture de Minnie line explores the fashion-forward side of Minnie Mouse, mixing pink, fuschia and red shades with textural elements. In addition to three crème lacquers, the Couture de Minnie line features a red and white polka dot glitter shade and the strawberry-hued Liquid Sand nail lacquer in Magazine Cover Mouse to give nails a sparkly, matte finish.

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“Last summer, OPI created a ‘Vintage Minnie Mouse’ line. Women around the world fell in love with the fun and playful shades evocative of Minnie’s traditional look,” explains Suzi Weiss-Fischmann, OPI Executive VP & Artistic Director. “This year, OPI is exploring a different side of Minnie Mouse. The Couture de Minniecollection draws inspiration from Minnie’s iconic style and incorporates trends most recently seen on the runways, from standout shades to fun textural elements.”

The Couture de Minnie collection includes:

Chic from Ears to Tail
This pop of bubblegum pink is totally fabulous!

A Definite Moust-Have
This fantastic fuchsia is at the top of my shopping list.
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Minnie Style
This white and red glitter is the height of fashion.

Innie Minnie Mightie Bow
Catch this crimson by the toe!
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Magazine Cover Mouse

The headline-making strawberry has sparkling texture.

Couture de Minnie nail lacquers each feature OPI’s exclusive ProWide™ Brush for the ultimate in application.Liquid Sand lacquers should always be worn without top coat. This limited edition promotion will be available beginning June 2013 at professional salons, including Beauty Brands, Beauty First, Chatters, Dillard’s, jcp Salons, Pure Beauty, Regis, Trade Secret, ULTA and ulta.com for $9.00 ($10.95 CAN) suggested retail for each nail lacquer.

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