Spring may be on its way, but winter still has us in its chilly and sometimes depressing grasp. Luckily though, the intarsia knits dominating this season are a sartorial remedy for both ailments. Not only do they add coziness, colour, and cheer to a drab winter wardrobe, their graphic elements...

) Interested in attending? GATHER's organizers are generously giving one lucky Solo Lisa reader in the Lower Mainland free admission, plus a gift bag which includes, among other items: To win free admission and the gift bag: Simply leave a comment on this post telling me which aspect of...

Givenchy is giving one lucky Solo Lisa reader even more reasons to indulge with an eclectic assortment of beauty and fragrance products, all bearing their sophisticated prismatic and silver-and-black packaging: Vernis Please nail polishes in 'Island Lagoon', an iridescent blue, and...

I know I already said it in my favorites post before this, but May went by quickly. Well, sorta. I felt like the month went slowly until we took a bit of a staycation.Never fails. But now June is upon us and summer is just around the corner. It's time for my monthly Instagram round-up, which...

No Toner, the jury may still be out, but this beauty lover has come out decidedly in favour. Designed for use after cleansing and before moisturizing, the right toner formula can leave skin feeling extra clean and refine pores over time, all without stripping skin of moisture. Here are three...

My dearest friend on the hotter days! Haha! May seemed to go by quickly, but I think that is because we took a bit of a vacation last week and vacations days ALWAYS seem to go by faster. So not fair. Anyway, as Harry Styles' Carolina plays in the background, I'm going to finish typing up...

I can't wait until May 2 when the third and final Lara Jean book, Always And Forever, Lara Jean, becomes available. 3. Where We Belong by Emily Giffin. Continuing on my Emily Giffin binge from the beginning of the year, I dove into Where We Belong on my Kobo app and I was not disappointed....

I'm a sucker for YA books with buzz, so hearing that Before I Fall would get the movie treatment in 2017 definitely piqued my interest. The story focuses on Samantha Kingston, a popular high school girl who seemingly dies in a car accident on the way home from a party, only to wake up and...

The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane by Lisa See. Lisa See's latest novel dives deep into the world of the Akha ethnic minority in the tea-growing province of Yunnan, China. The protagonist Li-yan is a young girl growing up in a remote village in the mountains, educated and bright compared to her...

The polar vortex may be lifting, but that doesn't mean Old Man Winter is done with us quite yet. Months on end of cold, harsh air outside and being blasted by indoor heating can result in dry skin and brittle locks. My strategy: lots of fluids; gentle cleansers, shower gels, and shampoos that...

 

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