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Everything you need to know about spray tans in Calgary (and why I love Bronze Baxx)

It wasn’t until my early 20s that I finally accepted that my skin was not made to tan, it was made to burn. I was so envious of my friends who would spend 5 minutes in the sun and emerge as bronze goddesses. Meanwhile, I was applying every tan enhancer in the mall and would spend my summer in two shades: pale and red. While I have embraced my natural skin tone and my inability to tan, my desire to spend my vacations as a bronze goddess never went away…and thanks to spray tans even people who are lighter in complexion can fake it. I put a call out on Instagram for recommendations for where I should go for an amazing spray tan in Calgary. Overwhelmingly, people came back and recommended Bronze Baxx and after spending some time there last week I can completely see why. The first thing you need to know about Bronze Baxx is that it’s more than just a place to go for tanning, they are the ultimate pre/post event prep destination and my new favourite way to treat myself. Of course they offer standing and lay down tanning beds, but they also have a IV […]

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5 Instaworthy Sweet Stops Totally Worth the Calories

I discovered Carly on Instagram a few years ago and couldn’t hit follow fast enough. First, we need to talk about her usename/blog name: Dim Sum Diet. Are you kidding me? Is there a better blog name out there? Doubt it. Second, we need to talk about her photos. She is the definition of a foodie and is constantly eating out and exploring the culinary world. I truly don’t think there is anything she won’t eat (but only after photographing, of course). Third, let’s talk about her life. Carly is a Calgary girl who spent time in Hong Kong travelling, working and eating. During this time she developed a love for, obviously, dim sum and began photographing her journeys. Her love of food brought her briefly back to Calgary just to pack up and move all the way to the London to pursue her culinary school dreams. As much as I miss seeing Carly’s adventures in Calgary, I’m loving this look into the food scene in London. I invited her onto the blog to share her favourite instal-worthy dessert spots in her new home all the way in the UK. Okay sugar addicts, let me cut to the chase. Being an avid […]

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