Mother’s Day Gift Ideas Under $50

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Hello everyone! Mother’s Day is approaching and I want to share with you my Top 3 Gift Ideas for all the mothers out there. We all know they deserve the best.

1. The Present by Scott Barnes:

This is so far my favorite gift for every occasion. The fact that it was created by Scott Barnes, who is one of the most influential authors and celebrities make up artists, already sold me in terms of quality. However, this beauty box is surprisingly affordable ($50 CAD).

It comes with pretty much everything that you will need to complete your look in many different shades and colours. You get 4 colours of eyeshadows, 4 colours of concealer, 2 blushes, 4 colours of lip gloss and a highlighter. What I love about this box is that it is extremely light, you can decide whether or not you want to carry everything or just a few things with you. Perfectly for those busy moms who are always on the go. I got this for my mom on her birthday and she absolutely loved it.

The Present by Scott Barnes for Motives is available in two different themes:

Golden Goddess                                                                 Smokey Nights

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2. Compact Beauty: This lovely palette comes with 6 glosses and 4 shadows. It’s a tiny little beauty box that is compact and chic. The price is extremely affordable ($26CAD). What I love about this palette is the fact that the colours are designed perfectly for this Spring/Summer 2015 and the box looks super gorgeous and high-end. Your mom/wife or girlfriend will definitely love this beautiful gift.


3. Lips Kits: If your mom is someone who doesn’t wear a lot of makeup, these 2 ideas of lip palettes will make her happy.

Motives Lip Kit comes with 6 colours of lipstick and 3 colours of lipgloss. Again, super compact and super easy to carry with while on the go. They are also available in 3 different kits to choose from ($43.16CAD).


Another alternative for the lips kits is this beautiful combination of 4 different red colours in Motives Lips Quad ($43.16CAD)


For more gift ideas for Mother’s Day, you can also visit SHOP.COM a.k.a my favorite place to shop online 🙂 Have fun shopping everyone and I hope you find something special that will put a smile on her face.Screen Shot 2015-05-05 at 6.50.04 PM

From Tracey with Love ❤

Paint Lounge Blogger’s Night

Happy weekend everyone!

I recently got invited to Paint Lounge Blogger’s Night and I would like to share my amazing experience there.

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Being at Paint Lounge really gives you that chance to fall back into the world of creativity and imagination.  I found that the whole experience was very relaxing and pleasant. I mean, when was the last time you picked up a brush and painted something? For me, my last time was when I was 13. I felt like a kid again just picking up the brushes and draw whatever I feel like. It was very relaxing and fun.

Paint Lounge represents the idea of social painting in a creative and casual atmosphere. They provide you all the arts supplies that you might need from canvas to brushes and other tools. It’s an ideal location for a date, birthday party, bachelorette party, team building event, night out, or family day.

It was also very exciting to meet many bloggers in Toronto and some of who I have been a big fan of. I finally got to meet Jess of @jessundecided, miss Nikki of @realestateinstilettos and the lovely Nick from @nick.joly, Rachel of @racheldinh_and many more awesome people there.

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They also have a small bar where you can order drinks/tea and some snacks.

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It was absolutely an amazing experience and I am looking forward to coming back here with more friends on a weekend and just let ourselves float with the flow and the creativity vibe around here and…just live a little you know.

Be sure to check out Paint Lounge Mother’s Day Contest as well! You can enter to win a package for yourself and your mom from Paint Lounge.

Have a great weekend everyone!