1:00 | May 13, 2015

WIN MY BRACELET

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How fun is this look?! If you can’t already tell I was having way too much fun prancing around in this (yes, prancing.) I stopped in at Hollister one day, and found this there! Totally not something I would ever expect to buy at Hollister, but I was stoked either way.ย 

The real superstar of this outfit? My gorgeous bracelet! I got this golden beauty from my friends at Lizzy James. The beautiful gold is so perfect for the summer season, you can bet that I will be wearing this bracelet alllll summer long.ย 

And here is the best news you guys… you can WIN the same bracelet I am wearing in this shoot!! That’s right ๐Ÿ˜€ girl is hooking one lucky winner up! All you have to do is enter below by liking the Skinny Belle Facebook page and the Lizzy James page!! This bracelet is a beauty so get on it! **This contest is only for the US and Canada**ย 

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x,

 

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1:00 | May 12, 2015

SPICED ALMOND MILK

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Mmmmm so creamy, delicious, and satisfying. I am really not a fan of cows milk, it tends to give me a stomach ache and frankly the whole concept just grosses me out. Almond milk is my favourite substitute for regular milk, and in my humble opinion it tastes wayyyyy better. It is also much healthier for you, so win-win! I have happily made the full transition from drinking cows milk to either almond milk or coconut milk. My body feels better, and so does my heart knowing that no poor cow had some awful nipple clamp thingy on it for hours. ๐Ÿ™

On a happier note…. No almonds were harmed in the making of this drink!! Haha. This icy drink here is one I love to make in the evening before bed. It totally satisfies me and makes me want to cozy up and read a book (or watch a tv show if I am being totally honest… Kardashians anyone?!) What I do is a fill a mason jar (or just any jar with a tight lid that isn’t so hipster) with ice and unsweetened almond milk. Then, I add some cinnamon, nutmeg, and a little bit of allspice. Put the lid on the jar and shake it about! The flavours from the spices mix perfectly with the nutty almond milk, and make an oh-so-yummy evening treat.ย 

If it is your first time buying almond milk, I would recommend buying Almond Fresh. It is my favourite brand by far! Their unsweetened flavour has just 35 calories per cup. WINNING. <– That makes me so happy haha! A guilt free treat can be the best kind of treat sometimes. After all, I am all about treating yo-self. ๐Ÿ˜‰

Enjoy this little trick of mine!! It is just the best on those nice spring evenings.

 

x,

 

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1:00 | May 7, 2015

FOREVER 21

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There is nothing like a classic little mini skirt! Especially this ribbed white one I got at Forever 21ย the other day. Speaking of Forever 21… would you check out these DEALS?! You all know I love a good sale here and there, so I had to share this with you. Each week different items are 21% off in their online store! Not bad if you ask me. This is a great way to add to your wardrobe for summer, without breaking the bank.

My shirt I got a while ago from a brand called Fever. I love the “power business women” look it has, so I usually wear this with a long pencil skirt if I have an important meeting to go to. Totally into the little pearls on the sleeves, super cute. I matched them with some big Birks pearls I had at home.ย 

Will you guys be checking out the Forever 21 sale?! I know I will…. it is a killer deal! And me gusta sales. (A little Spanish for my belated Cinco de Mayo celebration haha)

 

x,

 

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1:00 | May 6, 2015

CINNAMON PECAN SQUASH

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This recipe though. Can’t get enough of it!! It is so rich, buttery, and delicious. This is the shit that I dream about. I kid you not. I dream about food. Is that normal? Probably not… but I mean, there are far worse things in life. ๐Ÿ˜‰

My Cinnamon Pecan Squash is so filling, you can totally enjoy it as a light lunch or dinner just by itself! A great vegetarian option for my veggie friends out there. ๐Ÿ™‚

Here’s what’s in it:

  • Acorn squash
  • Pecans
  • Golden sugar
  • Cinnamon
  • Salt
  • Butter

Preheat your oven to 350 degrees celsius. Now take that beautiful acorn squash and cut it in half, removing the seeds with a spoon. Place face down on a buttered baking pan, and bake for 30 mins. While the squash is baking take your pecans (just use as many as you like! I like to add lots and lots of pecans… so I use lots…. lol) and crush them up with a spoon. Combine the pecans, golden sugar, cinnamon, and pinch of salt.ย 

Once the 30 minutes is up, take the acorn squash out of the oven. Flip em over and lovingly (yes, lovingly. Everything done with butter must be done with love) rub a nice big slab of butter over each piece. Now cover the top of them with all the other ingredients you just combined. Put the squash back in the over for another 20 minutes, face up. And that’s it!ย 

Okay I know this might seem like it takes a long time, but remember friends… longer recipes = more time to have a glass of wine or 5 while it cooks. ๐Ÿ˜‰ Because that’s how we do around here.

What do you guys think? Will you be making this for dinner? The good news is, if you have leftovers it tastes great cold for lunch the next day. Comment below with your thoughts!

Oh ps… if you like squash you should also try my Skinny Butternut Squash Bowl.ย 

 

x,

 

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1:00 | May 5, 2015

FREE PEOPLE

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Free People… Just can’t get enough of this brand! I am in love with the hippie chic look, so this is perfect for me. I think the embroidery on this piece totally makes it. Little touches like that can make an outfit so much more exciting. My shoes are by a company called Woolrich, and you can check out another outfit I wore them with by clicking here.

Okay so I know it is spring now, and it is that time of year when you should probably get a lighter nail colour. Not sure why but I absolutely love getting my nails done in super dark colours. Every time I go to the salon I tell myself I will get a nice light girly colour, but it just doesn’t happen haha. Whatever makes me happy, right?! Dark nails ftw.

What do you guys think of this jumper? Let me know in the comments below!! <3

 

x,

 

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