Wednesday, June 25, 2014

Etsy Sneak Peak

Hi Friends!!!

I've got some new pieces coming into my shop real soon! Here's a little sneak peak!

Check out my shop FadeInFadeOut Vintage!


Saturday, June 21, 2014

Picture Post

Here's some of the crazy stuff I've been up to for the past couple of weeks! 

[ Remi and I caught the last matinee of Make Mine Love staring a whole bunch of my good pals from Spamalot. ]

[ Pre wig-prep. Before putting on a wig all of your hair has to be in pin curls, mine takes about 10 minutes. ] 

[ New vintage shirt, perfect for the summer. All of the patterns. ]

[ I was lucky enough to watch the Chita Rivera perform. This amazing performer is 81 years old and still giving it everything she's got. So inspiring. A fosse original. ] 

[ Salt water taffy from Remi. ]

[ Post audition reward. Lavender Fog from Block 1912. ]

[ I won a puppet!!! Every Sunday we have a "Toonie Draw" called Super Sunday. On the last Sunday of the run I decided to play and I won a secondary prize! So cool! ] 

Thanks for tuning in!

Friday, June 13, 2014

Face First

Hey Guys, Happy Friday! 

Fact. I've never been great at taking care of my skin. I know some people are really good at finding a routine that's right for them, trying new products and really knowing what suits them best. I've never really given myself the chance to find my beauty routine, especially while living in London. Beauty products are double the price over there. I'm the kinda person that gets incredibly over whelmed when it comes to picking which products to use, especially when it comes to taking care of my face. I feel like I'm getting to the age where I really need to smarten up.

When I arrived home from London, I decided it was time to really start taking care of my skin. Or at least take a step in the right direction. I was hanging out with one of my friends Rachel, and I couldn't help, but notice how beautiful her skin was. Yes, it has to do with genes and your genetic make up, but how you take care of yourself plays a huge part too. I picked her brain and got her to write down all of her favourite products. Here are some of Rachel's suggestions! 

While living in London I never bought any beauty products, so I went without any primer for far too long. Smashbox came recommended by both Rachel and my friend Charmaine. 

Review: I really like it. I find that I use less make-up and that it lasts longer throughout the day. The only complaint I have is that some times it makes my face feel just a little dry. I'm enjoying this product, but I'd still like to try a few others before settling. 

Yup, that's right I wasn't using any night cream. I was a silly, silly goose. But now I've smartened up! 

Review: I'm still not convinced this is the night cream for me, but my skin does smile every time I put this on after my shower. 

Garnier Moisture Rescue with Rose Extract - $8
This product wasn't recommended to me from Rachel, but was simply on-sale at the store. 

Review: I love this product. In the past I've stayed away from make-up wipes, but for this show I decided to give them a try. I adore the scent of roses after a long day, very refreshing.

There are just so many options I'm still on the hunt for the perfect routine. If anyone has any suggestions, PLEASE leave me a comment!!!


Tuesday, June 10, 2014


Alright folks, it's audition season. For any of my new readers who might not know, I'm a professional actor, which means auditioning is one of the first steps to landing a role.

For anyone who hasn't auditioned before, they can be pretty nerve racking, that is... if you let them be. I'm still figuring out how to get my 'best audition' and I think that's something you never really stop improving on. Everyone has there audition tricks or habits, but here are some things I've been thinking about lately! I know most of these sound obvious, but they're just so important to remind yourself of.

1. Be prepared. And do it in chunks. Don't expect yourself to memorize a monologue or song in just one go. Layer it in. Take your dance classes, so when it comes time to audition you're already at the level you want to be at.

2. Do the best YOU can do. Don't compare yourself to others, don't judge yourself, and don't set yourself up to fail by acting like you've already been defeated. 

3. Have fun and breathe. Things that I very often forget to do in life. This is why you come so prepared. So when it comes time for your actual audition, you can just relax and do your work. 

Even if you never have to go through the audition process, these three steps can help you in an interview, oral presentation, or even an exam. What are your tips for success in stressful situations???

Thanks for reading!