Category Archives: girl

Playtime with Porter

Looking for edgy photos? I found Calgary’s photographer with an EDGE, and that, my dears, is the lovely Randy Porter. Randy and I have meant to shoot with each other forever but my schedule is awful so I finally managed … Continue reading

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Illuminated Vintage Fashion

Our group reunited late August to create a shoot that’s been in the makings since March. Here’s how it all came to be. Almost immediately after the MAKE FASHION show back in March, I was contacted by local photographer Tim … Continue reading

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The IKEA Nightmare

Today I found the guts to go to IKEA to get the missing hardware to hang my wall mirrors. I decided I would get there as soon as they opened to avoid excess crowds and get in and out…. HAHAHAHA … Continue reading

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Alone on New Years Eve

You hear about it for weeks before it happens, you see all the facebook statuses the day of, everyone planning their parties with groups of friends, or couples and families staying in and thankful for what they have. And then … Continue reading

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Why Your Pictures Suck

“Oh my god, how does she look perfect all the time!” HA HA HA HA HA I know us girls are bad for believing in fairytales… But to believe models look like their photos in real life is quite far … Continue reading

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FOREVER R.E.D

A dark cloud of sadness resides over the fashion community of Calgary today, as we say goodbye to one of our own. The incomparably talented Ruby Ellen Johnson, age 51, designer and owner of Ruby Ellen Designs passed away this … Continue reading

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Stampede Diva

The Stampede is FINALLY OVER. And I for one couldn’t be happier. I DID NOT attend the Calgary Stampede this year, allow me to elaborate why. Every year, when sneak a peak hits, the entire city of Calgary turns into … Continue reading

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My First Portrait

Today I received one of the greatest gifts ever. A gorgeous, relatively undiscovered artist, originally from Moscow, Russia, drew a portrait of me from a picture. Her and I met at the “welcome wagon wedding show” (see blog post). Herself … Continue reading

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Doll Complex

It’s almost Christmas, and the incessant toy commercials are a frightening reminder of another funny and traumatizing story… I DONT PLAY WITH DOLLS! Teddies, action figures sure, but not dolls… And I had no idea why… Until a few years … Continue reading

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Little Imagination?

Is it just me, or are people in this day and age lacking in imagination? In the 80’s we’d go play “make-believe” in the forest… Do children even know what make believe is anymore? And now that we’re all grown … Continue reading

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