Happy Galentine’s Day! I did not realize this was a thing until my twitter feed filled up with mentions of Galentine’s Day, but I think this is super great because you have to celebrate more than your love for your love. I love all my besties (and there are many) so much that I am going to take advantage of this ‘holiday’ to say “Homies, I <3 you!” (not that I really need a holiday to say that).
And really is there a better way to commemorate your everlasting friendship than a girls’ weekend away in Vegas? Vegas.com recently asked me what I would plan for a girls’ weekend at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas… while this may have been a hypothetical question, I have decided it needs to become a reality (hopefully this summer!). So let’s all get in the mood for fun weekend planning with some good ole Katy Perry.
Well… so much for ending the year on time with a December Topbox post in December, but no matter – I shall make a resolution to be a better, less procrastinating type of blogger this year. Happy New Year and I hope you’re having a marvelous start to 2015!
So I caved to the idea of Black Friday back in November and bought two items from the Topbox sale… Both of which were shipped with my December Topbox. My Topbox arrived right before the holidays and I barely gave it a second thought as I rushed to get ready for Christmas etc (yes – I am a procrastinator in everything I do, not just blogging), so here we go…
Where has the year gone… it only feels like yesterday that we were kicking off 2014 and yet it’s already December! Just like time that keeps on ticking, the Topboxes keep on coming, although with this post, I will (finally) be caught up with all the boxes I have received so far. *victory*
So… the “nail polish” Topboxes continued over the summer and I will have to say that the summer nail polishes were much more to my liking. In fact, most of the summer Topboxes made me a happy camper. One thing that added to my happiness is the option to receive your Topbox in an organza bag instead of the bulky tubes. I think this is a much more environmentally friendly method of shipping the Topboxes and I am thrilled they are offering this as an alternative to the tubes.
July 2014 Topbox
The April to June Topboxes are what I would like to call the “nail polish editions” since I received a nail polish in each one of these boxes. While I love nail polish very much, I do occasionally wish I could customize my Topbox a little bit so they know which colours look absolutely hideous on me and to not include those shades.
April 2014 Topbox
Well… if there was a prize for best (worst?) procrastinating blogger, I am pretty sure that would be me. I am working through a backlog of posts and trying to catch up on everything starting with my Topboxes over the past year *insert shame face here*. But let’s pretend this never happened and just move on to my boxes from December to March.
December 2013 Topbox
It’s that time of year again… The Edmonton Rocky Mountain Wine & Food Festival is back the 13th year on Oct 24-25! I have had fantastic experiences the last two years that I have attended the event. I always look forward to trying some of the wonderful food and wine the city (and beyond) has to offer.
For those that are not familiar the Edmonton Rocky Mountain Wine & Food Festival, it takes place in Halls A-C of the Shaw Conference Centre and is food and beverage filled extravaganza. The Grand Tasting Hall will be serving up a collection of wines from around the globe, premium spirits, single malt and blended scotches, port, specialty liqueurs, and import and micro-brewed beer to go with tasty food from local restaurants, hotels and food purveyors. There will definitely be something for everyone and if you want to see what you’re in store for, check out the lists of wineries participating, other adult beverages and food samples! In addition to the food and wine, the Dairy Farmers of Canada will be hosting free cheese seminars (first come first serve) – I missed participating last year but it looked like a lot of fun!