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Posts from — August 2012

End of Summer | 25% off BFREND!

It’s so hard to believe that it’s the “last weekend of summer”!! Labor Day long-weekend has come and sadly so has the Fall breeze! Even though I LOVE fall fashion, I’m a little sad that Summer if over so quick!

Before you jet off for the long weekend, I wanted to share some of our latest photos from our last BFREND shoot captured by the amazing Jamie Lauren. We’re ending off summer and kicking it into Fall!

AND to celebrate Labor Day, we’re having our End of Summer Sale over at BFREND!! 25% off all your favourite BFREND bracelets all weekend long! But once all the stock is gone.. that’s it! So snag some bfrend while you can! Enter Code: endofSUMMER25 at checkout!


August 31, 2012   4 Comments

A beYOUtiful giveaway

Congratulations Ashley (Coco Belle Photography)!! You are the winner of this beYOUtiful poster and greeting cards!

When Maria from Designs by Maria contacted me to collaborate and offer my readers a chance to win one of her fabulous posters and note cards I was 100% pumped and on board! I’ve been eyeing her beYOUtiful poster for quite some time! Not only a great play on words, but a girly and motivating poster in itself! I knew right away that all of you would be excited to support her Etsy shop and to hopefully win one yourself!

All this week enter your chance to win one BeYOUtiful Poster and a package of Never Let Anyone Ever Dull Your Sparkle Greeting Cards.

Here’s How to Win your BeYOUtiful poster and Sparkly Greeting cards.

Leave a comment below with your name and where you are from! 
Please also indicate all additional entires! ie: followed on twitter, bloglovin etc.

1. “Like & Share ” The Doctor’s Closet on Facebook. Say a little friendly hello!
2. “Like” Designs by Maria Inc on Facebook.

Extra Entries:

3. Favourite Designs by Maria on Etsy

4. Follow and tweet on Twitter! @doctorscloset

Tweet: “I want to win a beYOUtiful poster & Sparkle Notes cards from the @doctorscloset thedoctorscloset.com”

5. Follow The Doctor’s Closet with Bloglovin’

Winner will be chosen at random Monday, September 3rd.


August 27, 2012   40 Comments

Desk Talk.

My desk is one of my go to places, especially when there is a lot of pretty things to play with! I get all excited every time I have to pick up new office supplies or a new note pad! Anyone else like that? … Yes, back to school shopping was one of my favourite times of year! Ha! Sorta sad I know. But I think a lot of you can relate! Here are some of my newest finds and favourite things on my white desk!
1. Metropolis Calendar $24
2. Crystal Rollerball Pens $80
3.  Metal Stapler
4. Paper Tape Set $5.99
5. Telephone Phone Message Pad $8
6. Or Else Sticky Note $2.75


August 22, 2012   10 Comments


I love that the military jacket isn’t going anywhere! It is still full force when it comes to this upcoming Fall Season! If you don’t own one yet, I strongly suggest finding a favourite and adding it to your closet! Plus, you don’t have to wait till the leaves start changing color either! Summer dresses, floral and bright bottoms are perfect way to add some extra character to your army green hue!

I’ve picked some of my favourite ways to style a sometimes thought of  ”simple” military jacket!

Military plus Stripes
Military plus White Summer Dress
Military plus Tweed
Military plus White Tee
Military plus Floral
Military plus Bright Pink
Military plus Fur
Military plus Maxi Dress


August 20, 2012   10 Comments

August 15th

Today is a great day! August 15th will always be on of my favourite days of the year… our wedding day! Boy does 3 years ever go by fast! So thankful for such an amazing husband and marriage and for so many wise mentors, family and friends that have helped us get thus far! We’re excited for another year packed with fun and surprises!!

Also on this wonderful day! I’m excited to be featured on one of my favourite blogs Camille Styles! I’m sharing “My Essentials” that I cannot live without! Click on over and check it out! You’ll love her blog, Camille and her team post about everything beautiful that you won’t want to miss out on in life! AND she just delivered a sweet baby girl Phoebe, what a super woman she is! You’ll fall in love!

Happy August 15th! xo


August 15, 2012   13 Comments

Significant Moments

If you’ve been following my blog for a little white… or even my Pinterest account, you might have noticed how much I love inspirational quotes and sayings! I love reading a new quote that I apply and own to my every day!

Just this past weekend my husband and I ran the Lululemon Sea Wheeze half Marathon in Vancouver! It was our first half, so you can imagine we were a little nervous as to HOW and WHEN we were going to cross that finish line! Even though it was a tough 2 hours & 15 minutes WE DID indeed cross that big finish line, actually it was more of a blow-up humungous watermelon slice!

But honestly, the best part of the race was seeing all the people cheering you on and making you not want to fall on your face and give up! My favourite moment was seeing two young girls with very sparkly signs that read “She Believed she could… so she did” & “You Sparkle”! I had to stop and take a photo…. As corny as it may sound, that was a Pinterest Pin come to life! Not only did it make me smile, it made me want to keep running, and running faster! I am so happy I took 15 seconds to stop my race and document two sweet young girls motivating so many runners! I hope I’m not getting all mushy on you here… but I feel like I need to stop more often and really be thankful for important moments in our daily races! Last week’s instagram was all about mini moments… today’s is all about significant moments! Here are some from the past week!

Take some time to stop and find some significant moments in your day! :)

1.Best Cheerleaders Ever at The Sea Wheeze Half Marathon
2. Troy & I enjoying the horse races for the first time at the Deighton Cup.
3. A heart full of new Flora Bracelets. New Gray and Black!
4. Enjoying a moment and a sneak peek from an upcoming magazine feature!
5. Summer tradition, Celebration of Light at English Bay- Vancouver.
6. Enjoying a beach day with a best friend!
7. Amazing feeling to be running our first Half Marathon! Sea Wheeze
8. Bigger and Better at Relate Church.
9.  More summer memories with best friends!
10. Happy Dance… my tweet was published in ELLE Canada mag.. haha- Am I lame?


August 14, 2012   9 Comments


Happy Friday! Today is Friday?? I don’t even know where this week went! It zoomed by so fast I didn’t even get a chance to blog once this week.. and I feel terrible! Next week is another week and I promise to post everything pleasant to the eye!

But for now let’s just focus on the exciting weekend ahead! Go do something you’ve always wanted to do!

M. xo


August 10, 2012   5 Comments

Go for the GOLD!

I posted the above photo on instagram this morning and all the comments read ” Where is your coffee press from?”. So, I thought I would change my posts around a bit today and fill you in! This adorable coffee 24K gold coffee press is from Bodum, I bought mine from The Hudson’s Bay Co. Not only do I just love the look of this french press, I love the taste of a yummy pressed coffee and how easy it is first thing in the morning! Pretty and functional!

1. Monogrammed Mug | Anthropolgie $6
2. Bodum Eileen 8 Cup French Press | The Hudson’s Bay Co.  $39.99
3. Floral Note pad | Rifle Paper Co. available at The Cross Design
4. COCO Gold Chain Bracelet | Bfrend $46
5. Floral Heart Print | Rifle Paper Co. available at The Cross Design

Second Bracelet in photo: Flora Bracelet | Bfrend $40


August 1, 2012   14 Comments