Weekend Getaway

The weekend of May 11th, my boyfriend and I took a trip up to Mont-Tremblant, Quebec for his 23rd birthday. I wanted that weekend to be special so I decided that we should both endulge in a mini vacation where the both of us took the Monday off from work. We stayed two nights (Saturday and Sunday) at the hotel Quintessence, and let me tell you this hotel does not disappoint! It was hands down the nicest hotel I have ever stayed in with excellent service and spectacular rooms. However, I must warn you the price per night is a little on the high side (I was lucky enough to obtain gift certificates from my parents in order to be able to enjoy such a luxurious experience).


The hotel is located on Mont-Tremblant Lake where each room has the most beautiful view of the sunset. The staff is very attentive and will accommodate your every need. Whether it be a quick bite to stifle a hungry belly or perhaps you’re missing champaign flutes for a celebration; anything that you need can be brought right to your room in record time.


Our room was magnificent! It had an exquisite open floor plan with a huge exposed soaker tub. There was a king size bed that faced a wood burning fireplace and there was even a sitting area! Here are some pictures to show just how spectacular it was.

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I highly recommend booking your own getaway at the quintessence for a special occasion or relaxing weekend of your own!

Springtime Flowers and Fabrics

The weather has finally changed from snowy/rainy days to sunshine and it finally feels like spring! I couldn’t be happier for the change in temperature due to the fact that its been a rather long and harsh winter. Flowers are beginning to pop out of the earth and the trees around the city are starting to bud.

All this beautiful greenery has inspired me to get outside and enjoy the weather. I’ve gotten my bike all tuned up and have been exploring Montreal streets and canals, looking for interesting restaurants and boutiques. Yesterday, I found a lovely store called Beige. It is located on Notre-Dame and Charlevoix in the St-Henri district. It had the most amazing furniture and accessories! There is everything from cute little dishes and tableware to magnificent bed frames and tables. I found these little acrylic prints that I fell in love with, they’re exactly what I have been looking for my bathroom wall. I highly recommend everyone to go check it out!

Since spring has finally arrived, spring cleaning was definitely in order. As I was reorganizing my kitchen counter and table, I felt that my dining room table was missing a certain pizazz. I went out looking for a centerpiece but instead found a beautiful runner! I am so pleased with the way it looks! Here is a photo of the elegant fabric.

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