5 Must-Have Straw Bags from Amazon

Unless you’ve been buried under a fashion rock, you’re probably well aware that straw bags continue to be a hot item through 2019. But did you know that Amazon has a great selection?!? Here are my picks for the best available. With all the different shapes and styles available, I’m sure you’ll find the perfect […]

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Infographic: Keep Your Lash Extensions Looking Marvelous

About three weeks ago, I got my first set of lash extensions. Everyone said I’d adore them but for me, it wasn’t love at first blink. On day one, I didn’t quite feel like myself. On day two, everything changed. As I was getting ready for work and looking in my vanity mirror, I realized […]

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Travel Agent Debate – Using an Advisor

Most recently, my husband and I travelled to Miami and we booked our hotel through a travel agent. Surprisingly, a lot of people were surprised by that! But before I go into my reasons for preferring the use of a travel agent, let me make a couple of things clear about myself and how I […]

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DIY Eye Serum – Simple & Effective

Hey, let’s be honest about Eye Serum. I love a good product just like the next girl and have spent way more than I probably should on “it” creams and serums. And for the most part, I don’t complain because I like the products I use. But what I don’t like is spending my money […]

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White Dresses for Your 2019 Wardrobe

As a mom of two, wearing white dresses was never something I felt confident doing. More often than not, that white dress – or really anything white – wouldn’t stay that way for long! Now that my kids are older and the only one I have to blame for mishaps is myself, I really, really, […]

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Six Simple Changes to Help Our Planet

Happy Earth Day! Although April 22 is the official date to help save our planet, the reality is that everyday should be Earth Day. Are you doing your part? Have you ever thought about what you could be doing to help support environmental protection? Here are 8 simple changes you could make today to create […]

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6 Amazing Amazon Summer Dresses – For under $25!

We all know you can find just about anything on Amazon… But have you ever shopped for clothing? If not, I’m glad you found me! And if so, then you already know there’s a great selection if you can get through the overwhelming amount of choices, including these Amazon summer dresses! I’m going to try […]

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5 Things you should NEVER put in your Instant Pot

Whether you’re a new Instant Pot user or have been using this miraculous appliance for a while now, you’ll quickly learn that it’s a process of trial and error. Over the past few years, I’ve learned a few things the hard way… here’s a rundown of my experience and the FIVE things I’ve learned you should try to avoid!

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SPRING Look Book 2019 – My Favourite Finds

Hey Everyone! Thanks for popping by for the SPRING Edition of my Look Book! Some of my wonderful @myhouseofzing Instagram friends have asked that I post where they can shop my looks. Monetizing isn’t my primary goal for this site so I’ve created this page to link some of my favourite pieces. I’ll add the […]

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Meet Cool Canadian Spencer!

It’s time for a new instalment of Meet a Cool Canadian! This week’s featured Canadian comes to us from lovely Victoria, BC. A self-proclaimed “Hoser”, Spencer Jenkin embodies all the hysterical stereotypes we Canadians often try to break (or is that live up to?). His charismatic personality and fun Instagram and YouTube videos take us […]

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