About Me

Little Tidbits:

I have been married since 2002.

My husband's name is Ivan mine is Iva (pronounced Eva), yup cutest couple ever.

I have four children, one girl and three boys.

I have two younger sisters, I am the tallest sister and the quietest sister.

I have a degree in political science and a minor in economics from the University of Waterloo.

My favourite colour is red.

I listen to rap, hip hop, R&B and Pop.

I cook, baked goods are something that are given to me or found in the grocery store or bakery.

I prefer chocolate over anything, add peanut butter to it and I am in heaven.

Obviously I love to go shopping, if I need to find something for myself I prefer to go alone. I just get more done. When I go shopping with a friend I am honest. Sales people will lie to you, I just can't.

I have opinions on almost everything - politics, religion, why do we need to ask celebrities their opinion on anything of substance and PETA.

I drive a minivan and am not embarrassed about it.


It's hard to find real style advice after you hit a certain age let alone a certain body type. The majority of fashion magazines are showing clothes I covet, but can't afford, or styling them in a way I would never wear. So I'm trying to inspire myself and other women out there. Don't give in to the god of MOM JEANS and don't give up on yourself.

On a selfish note, this blog is mine. The one piece of me that is under my total control. We all need our own space. Fashion is frivolous and fun until it isn't (stuck on the couch in our pj's, breastfeeding, cooking, cleaning, laundry, homework, pick ups and play dates). I hope you enjoy reading it as much as I enjoy writing it.

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  1. New follower from the Weekend Blog Hop!
    Anissa from Chasing Hailey

  2. Just discovered your blog. I love it. I also share your appreciation for chocolate and peanut butter. I'm following you now via GFC and Twitter. Hope you're having a great weekend. Looking forward to seeing more of your style ideas. :)

  3. This blog is so lovely:)

  4. Just stumbled across your blog. Great style! Now following via Bloglovin


  5. Just found you through chic blog network. Love your style and write ups.

  6. Great blog, Iva! And you're so cute about the minivan! LOL* I never thought in a million years that I would be driving one, AND I LOVE It AND am proud of it as well! It's the best thing to drive when you have a family, plus not to mention all the work you can get done when having one. btw, thanks for following my blog. I will need to include OOTD in my blog!

  7. I like you, I really like you! haha :) I am also a new fan and have awarded you such: http://pegcitylovely.com/2012/10/i-won-a-liebster-blog-award/
    Hope to connect with you soon!

  8. Just discovered your blog; love your style and your humor!