I haven't shared a recap of any Love it Or List it Vancouver episodes in a while....so here you go!!! AMERICA, how are you liking the new season so far?! Today I'm taking you into Susan and Harvey's home, and oh my, did I love this transformation! We were able to turn this house into a space where this growing family had room to entertain, relax and enjoy!
This bathroom reveal is definitely one of my favourites! Would you have loved it or listed?? For a full resource guide, click here.
BIG thanks to the design team and the amazingly talented Janis Nicolay for the photos!
If you know me, you know I ADORE the sun, and I basically LIVE in it when I'm home in Kelowna! Every time I step into the beautiful Project Skin MD South Granville location, I immediately feel rejuvinated and in good hands!!! I recently paid a visit to their Sun Event to learn more about sun damage and what I could do to reverse some of the damage the sun has done to my skin.
I'm sure you already know that skin cancer is one of the most prevalent cancers in Canada. I know I'm guilty for feeling invincible to the sun, but I can't stress how IMPORTANT it is to take care of your skin, and protect the ONLY skin you will ever have!!! Sunblocks and sunscreens are soooo important, and you should be wearing an SPF on your face every day, to protect from every day sun exposure.
In the summer, dullness and pigmentation are the most common skin complaints. For dullness, you may want to invest in a deep cleaning electronic brush to use multiple times a week, just to ensure your skin is extra clean before moisturizing!
For pigmentation, which is a direct result of skin damage, there are options to reverse the damage done!!! To help correct and prevent early signs of sun damage aging, Project Skin MD recommends either IPL Photorejuvination or Clear + Brilliant® Permea treatments. For more significant sun damage and signs of aging, treating your skin to a Flaxel® re:store DUAL treatment is best. This procedure got its start here in Vancouver, and it rids of the damaged cells to reveal more even, youthful and healthy skin! Pretty amazing if you ask me!!!!
To help my lovely readers with their skin damage and pigmentation, I have teamed up with Project Skin MD to give away a Pigment Balancing Masque, valued at $180, which will help control complicated pigmentation!! Complete the steps below to enter! Contest restricted to residents of the Lower Mainland. Take care of that skin, ladies!!!!!!!
The day is finally here….Bachelor in Paradise premiere!!!!!! I’m soo excited to start sharing my thoughts on each episode every Tuesday! This show has so many beautiful people in such a beautiful place, bound to have lots of drama, heartache and steamy love triangles. I’m actually quite surprised that there are so few people to begin with…but I guess the cycle will continue and more people will eventually show up in Tulum! I am MOST excited for Marquel and Marcus to find happiness and love…I don’t know if they’ll find it in paradise… but they are the sweetest and deserve it!!!!
It was SOOO hilarious watching Elise try to come down the stairs on her way to see Chris Harrison…those shoes were clearly NOT fit for an island, come on girl! Other than that, I loved the flowy dresses and bright colours worn in this episode! The hairstyles however…what were the girls thinking?? Lacy had some weird hair going on throughout the episode, and so did Michelle at the rose ceremony....but I LOVE her so anything goes :)
Drama escalated right away in the BIP house…what is with Ash Lee???? She literally went running into the house and started crying and talking to herself like a craaaazy woman! You can't claim "your guy" on the first day... doesn’t work like that honey!
I was actually surprised that Clare didn’t connect with anyone right away. I kind of thought she would hit it off with Marcus immediately, but he is obsessed with Lacy! I do not even remember her AT ALL from Juan Pablo’s season, but she’s pretty set on getting any guy she can get! TWO ocean swim dates with two guys in the same night?!?! Eww. For the most part, the dates were all very low key and boring…it was more exciting to watch Lacy in the ocean! Who do you think will end up with each other????
Since I LOVED the bright, summery fashion on tonight's episode, I'm sharing my breezy bright beachwear/cocktail picks!
Happy long weekend, and happy BC day to all my lovely British Columbians!!! If you know me...you know how much I LOVE my bathing suits!!!! I basicially live in them all summer when I'm in Kelowna, and I especially love mixing and matching my tops and bottoms! Swimco has an incredible selection of swim separates, perfect for mixing and matching. They're literally a one-stop summertime shop with a wide range of swimwear, beachwear, sandals and summertime accessories!!!!! Sharing my FAV Swimco picks with all of you...AND offering FREE shipping to all of my readers!!
How much do you LOOOVE Swimco's swim separates?!?! AND, I am offering ALL of my readers FREE SHIPPING to Swimco!!!! Order online at Swimco and use promo code JILLIANHARRIS! Happy shopping my loves, and HAPPY BC DAY!!!!!
My bestie and cousin, Tori, is a mom, dietician and a LOVER of good food!!! She has just started Fraiche Nutrition to share all of her amazing meal ideas and health tips with all of you!!! Today she's sharing her take on a turkey burger. You go, girl!!!
Thanks Jilly!!!! These burgers are a lean take on a traditional burger, still packed with protein but a much fresher taste and without all of the saturated fat. A perfect impressive meal to prep ahead for a weeknight meal, and just in time for the long weekend!
1 lb. of ground turkey or chicken
The zest of one lemon
1 clove crushed garlic
1 tsp. dijon mustard
1/2 cup chopped parsley
2 tbsp. olive oil
salt and pepper to taste
tzatziki and parsley to garnish
Mix all of the ingredients except the tzatziki and parsley for garnish together in a bowl (don't over mix). Form into patties and place covered in refrigerator.
Place the burger on a hot grill and cook until done, about 3-4 minutes per side.
Garnish with a dollop of tzatziki and some fresh chopped parsley and serve with your favourite salad. Voila!
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What recipe will you be trying this long weekend???? Have a great one, BC!!!
Happy last day of JULY!!!!! I am OBSESSED with Society Social...love their bar carts, pillows, decor and accesories!!! They have such a wide selection of everything, including vintage one of a kind pieces, that I obviously LOVE!!!! Today I'm sharing a round up of my favourite picks, AND we are hosting an Instagram giveaway!!! Contest details below!!!!!
Do you LOVE how I styled my Society Social pillows?!?! The two Colorblock Linen Pillows in Persimmon & Koi PLUS a $75 Society Social gift card could be yours!!!!!! Keep an eye on my Instagram account this morning for the contest photo!!!!