Lights of Hope at St. Paul’s Hospital
Still can’t wrap my head around the fact that Christmas is in two days…I have piles of wrapping paper just sitting here next to me but feel zero motivation to start wrapping. That could be partly because I’m the worst gift-wrapper ever (it’s a running joke in my family to find the ugliest wrap job and go “Oh…and this must be from Alex!”), but mainly it’s because I’m in a complete state of Christmas-denial.
These are just a few of my Instagram snaps (find me at @tovogueorbust!) during this last leg of the race to Christmas. Collectively, they also serve as my little send-off to all of you since I won’t be posting again until the 26th or so!
Festive nails! Again, shocked by how long my polish held up. I used the vegan line Soulstice Spa’s Geneva, an iridescent plum shade, as the base then topped it with Butter London’s sparkly Rosie Lee. Find Soulstice Spa, among other great lines, at Nail Polish Canada!
Snow up at Grouse! Thought I’d see a lot more of it this year what with all the reports of this being our coldest winter yet…surprisingly, it’s been relatively warm.
Steve Zissou-ing it while snowshoeing.
The best cookies ever from Smitten Kitchen. I live on her Big Fat Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookie recipe, which is what’s pictured here. I made these when all my friends were home for the weekend, we watched Christmas movies, ate pizza, and bundled up in blankets. So much fun!
I hope you all have an absolutely wonderful Christmas! This may sound really cheesy but I feel very grateful for the great support and connections I’ve made with my readers. I already feel like I have such an amazing gift as a result, and the best part is I don’t even have to wait till Christmas to open it.
Happy Holidays to all of you and your loved ones!