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Posts from — December 2011

Thank you!!

Well, my first year of blogging is complete! I must say 2011 has been great to me! I am so thankful and blessed for everything the year has brought- including the launch of bfrend!

I wanted to take this time to thank you ALL for reading my blog, your love and support has been over the top!
Andddd…. for my final post for 2011, why not reflect on all my favourite pieces of the year! WOW! There was a lot!

Wishing you the most amazing New Year!!!
Bubbly Cheers to 2012!!!!


December 31, 2011   7 Comments


Have you heard of Currently Obsessed yet?? Yes, it is another site to take up more time in your day! BUT very convenient I might add! Everything you’ve ever lusted over, worn by your favourite blogger can be found here! “Stalk” your favourite bloggers and be updated with their favourite items! It’s super easy to sign up! No, you do not need an invite anymore… so come join the fun!

You’ll soon learn that you can find your favourite items, add to your wish list, and one easy click to find out where to buy! Shopping has never been easier!

Come stalk me!




December 29, 2011   4 Comments

days after Christmas.

And we’re back! I hope you all had a fun filled Christmas with lots of wonderfulness and joy! Was Santa good to you?? We definitely got spoiled on this side of the globe!

I want to hear what your favourite gift was!! Some of my favourites- Chanel Coffee table book, Crystal Bow Eddie TB flats, extra long sheer shirt dress from Aritzia- Oh and my gold polka dot iPhone case… just to name a few!! :)

Plus a family diamond from my grandfather, that my mom and hubby reset into a dainty necklace for me. I adore it. I loved the combination of new and old this Christmas! Made it that much more special!

There was lots of food, lots of family, lots of treats and lots of screaming children! Just the way we like it! :)




December 28, 2011   6 Comments

Merry Christmas!

Wishing you all a very MERRY CHRISTMAS! With lots of love, joy and lots of laughter with family and friends! May your Christmas be Merry and Bright! With lots of cookies, chocolate, eggnog and yummy treats!

Love from us! xo

Luke 2:11


December 23, 2011   3 Comments

Last Minute Gifts. $20 or less.

Sooooo I’m pretty much SPENT! I have a few little things to buy and pretty much have $20 left to my name. (I joke)

But seriously, this is crunch time. 3 days left till Christmas! Do I need to say more?

Happy Last minute Shopping! xo

1. Initial Charm Necklace $3.80
2. Botanicals Notebook Collection $15.95
3.  Essie Nail Color $8
4. Glitter Laces $3
5. ban.do heart $15
6. Kate Spade Paper Weight $19
7. Live Colourfully Coasters $20
8. Tribal Tote Bag $1.50



December 22, 2011   9 Comments

A very merry dress.

Have you found your Christmas Dress yet?? It might be a little too late to order on line -unless you pay for super fast shipping! AND if you do please, please make sure to look on ModCloth.com! There are so many gorgeous dresses for the Holidays!

I’ve chosen some of my favourites! Sometimes I wish there was a ModCloth store that I could quickly run into and grab one of these gorgeous dresses! As of right now, I’ll be inspired!

1.Patina at the Party Dress $138.89
2. Present Company Dress $74.99
3. Sparkle Come Romance Dress $92.99
4. Ripple Affection Dress $79.99
5. Work with me Dress $49.99
6. Dice as Nice $247.99
7. Champagne by Starling Dress $52.99
8.Burning Desire Dress $79.99


December 20, 2011   12 Comments

Christmas Rush!!

Are you in the  middle of a huge Christmas Rush?? I am! (Hence why this post is late today.. very late!) I’m literally checking things off my list like a mad women… and need to be running out the door in about 10 minutes. Anyone else feel this way?
Well, if you’re browsing through blogs then maybe you’r not in THAT big of a rush… or maybe you’re just sitting at work counting down the hours till the day is done? Anyhow, I can imagine that we are all crazy busy this time of year! Especially this week! Can you believe Christmas is THIS weekend?? I can’t.

To make your life a little easier and to check off one extra thing off your list, that you might have forgot about- cause I usually do! I’ve found these super cute gift tags for your Christmas gifts this here! Save the image to your computer and PRINT away!

These tags are from the wonderful Blog Urban Comfort! If you’re looking for some last minute Christmas ideas, craving the perfect sugar cookie recipe, or just in the mood for a yummy eggnog custard, then this is the blog you want to check out!

Happy Last minute Shopping!! Hope you’re checking everything off your list…sooner then later! xo


December 19, 2011   3 Comments

Bfrend on twitter! Oh joy!

Yes, it was time! bfrend is growing quickly and moving to fun and exciting things!! (Will update you in the new year for 3 BIG announcements! YES, three!!) That all being said, it’s time bfrend hits the twitter world! I’m excited! I now have two voices on twitter! Feels like a full time job just keeping up with the tweets!

I would love it if you would b our frend!! Come join the fun and follow bfrend @shopbfrend!

Want to spread the word?? Tweet Tweet “Bfrend is finally on twitter @shopbfrend Come celebrate!”

Then I thought to myself, I haven’t fully shared photos from our bfrend shoot, since our Glitter Guide Feature >> here. I thought today was  good day to put some more up for you to see! Enjoy!
Hope to see you on the other side.. twitter that is!

PS: Yes that’s my baby sister… our lovely model!

All Photos by Jasalyn Thorne.


December 15, 2011   12 Comments

Wednesday Christmas Wish List no. 7

For the past few weeks every time someone asked me what I wanted for Christmas, I honestly didn’t have a clue what I wanted this year! HOWEVER after finished up my Christmas shopping last night, I saw a TON of things that I loved! Note to self: Start Christmas shopping extra early next year to have a better idea what to ask for! Quite honestly, I don’t need any of these things! But since you’re all asking! ;) Why not make today’s post about what I wouldn’t mind getting! ;)

If you know me, I like practical. I like jewellery. I like accessories. And I like when people go in a gift for those more $$ items that I typically wouldn’t buy for myself. Yes, my husband would more then agree-  I’m not easy to shop for. I agree. I am not.

On that note. I hope this post brought a little smile to your face. Don’t you love Christmas shopping?! It can be so easy and fun! not. okay.. sometimes!

Happy Shopping! Only 10 days left till Christmas!!

1. Kate Spade NY Prize Ball $35
2. The Bay- Knit Cotton throw $150
3.  Classic Pave Bracelet $188
4. Tory Burch FOB $55
5. Chanel Coffee Table Book $40
6.  Marc by Marc Jacobs- Supersonic Black Bag $358
7. Kate Spade Coin Purse $95
8. TOM FORD Coffee Table Book $110
9. FASHION Coffee Table Book $40
10. Sabrina Blouse $115


December 14, 2011   12 Comments

A Social Experiment Giveaway!

Are you looking for the perfect cocktail ring to go along side your Holiday Dress?? Then, this is your chance to pick your very own, to match perfectly! Georgia Heraty, from Social Experiment has been so kind to let one of my readers get their hands on these trending rings this season! They are popping up every where!!

These locally designed rings, straight out of our lovely city of Vancouver, are hand crafted by Georgia herself. Having grown up surrounded by Vancouver’s ocean and North Shore mountains, she’s found a great appreciation for nature, which is highly reflected in her collection! You’ll definitely be able to pick the perfect ring to suite your personal style and of course that perfect holiday dress! NOT ONLY THAT BUT!!>>> Georgia has just launched some matching dainty bracelets, that you’ll be able to get on your hands first! Ring plus bracelet! You can’t go wrong!

Check out her Etsy Site to see more of the Collection!

Here’s How to Win:

Leave a comment below letting me know why you should by styling a gorgeous ring and bracelet from Social Experiment!   Please indicate all additional entires! ie: followed on twitter, bloglovin etc.

1. “Like & Share ” The Doctor’s Closet on facebook. Say a little friendly hello!

Extra Entries:

2. Follow and tweet us on Twitter! @doctorscloset @Soc_Experiment

Tweet: I want to win a _______ Social Experiment Ring & Bracelet from @doctorscloset and @Soc_Experiment http://bit.ly/rHqJVt
Fill in your choice of ring. Ex: Light Pink, Ocean Green, Sky Blue.

3. Follow The Doctor’s Closet on Google Friends Connect/ Blogger

4. Follow The Doctor’s Closet with Bloglovin’


December 12, 2011   68 Comments