Effortlessly Chic Living for Busy Moms

Everything you need to be a stylish mom. Find chic mom and stylish baby clothes, quick beauty and hair tutorials, gourmet baby food recipes, and more!

Fashion and Style Tips for Busy Moms

  • Top Christmas Gifts for Moms | ouicestchic.com

    Style Report: Top Christmas Gifts for Mom

    Christmas is coming up and if you want to really impress the women in your life, check out my list below of the Top Christmas Gifts for Mom (and stylish women!). These are affordable gifts for mom, your wife, girlfriend, or sister. I went on CTV Ottawa Morning Live to present the best Holiday Gifts for Chic Moms. These […] Read more…

  • Rey Halloween Costume Video and Hair Tutorial | ouicestchic.com

    DIY Rey Halloween Costume (Star Wars) & Hair Tutorial

    DIY Rey Halloween Costume and Hair Tutorial (Star Wars) | Photo credit: Katrina Turnbull of ouicestchic.com This is going to be a very special Halloween for my family this year because we are celebrating my son’s first birthday! My due date with him was actually October 31st. Although I didn’t end up having a Halloween […] Read more…

Quick and Easy Beauty, Makeup and Hairstyle Tips for Busy Moms

  • Best Liquid Eyeliners and how to apply liquid eyeliner makeup tutorial video | ouicestchic.com

    Best Liquid Eyeliners + How to Apply Liquid Liner Makeup Video Tutorial

    Applying liquid eyeliner is like yoga. It’s a lifelong practice. Sometimes you nail the liner look and sometimes with eyeliner, you just need to walk away. I’ve picked out the best liquid eyeliners and put together this awesome three-step makeup tutorial video to teach you how to apply liquid eyeliner like a pro. Crisp black […] Read more…

  • 5-minute beach waves hair tutorial for busy moms | ouicestchic.com

    5 Minute Beach Waves Hair Tutorial for Busy Moms

    I have to share this awesome 5-minute beach waves hair tutorial with all you busy moms out there. This hairstyle is for any mom who has ever struggled to do her hair in the morning and reluctantly resorted to a ponytail. Why it’s truly awesome: No skill required. Literally takes just 5 minutes! Just wash […] Read more…

Baby Clothing and Baby Products for Chic Moms

  • Back to school fashion tips to save money on kids clothes. | Oui C'est Chic | Ouicestchic.com

    6 Back to School Fashion Tips to Save Money

    6 Back to School Fashion Tips to Save Money Back to school shopping can get expensive. It’s not just the back to school outfits, it’s the supplies, backpacks, lunch bags, indoor AND outdoor shoes (yes, this is really a thing). I put together some affordable looks from Nordstrom’s exclusive Tucker + Tate brand to share some fantastic […] Read more…

  • Win a Matching Mommy and Me outfit from ouicestchic.com | Chic Happens | Mommy baby matching clothing | stylish mom | stylish baby clothes |chic mom | Oui C'est Chic | ouicestchic.com

    Mommy and Me Fashion: Summer Giveaway!

    Mommy and Me Fashion: Summer Giveaway! BREAKING NEWS: The Chic Boutique is now open!!! I’ve created a line of effortlessly chic mommy and baby matching t-shirts, tanks, onesies and kids t-shirts for you and your mini-fashionista. Make a fashion statement with your little one with Oui C’est Chic’s premium apparel for stylish moms and stylish […] Read more…

Easy Recipes for Busy Moms

  • Apple pie cake recipe | apple pie coffee cake | apple picking recipes | ouicestchic.com

    Salted Caramel Apple Pie Cake Recipe

    This apple cake recipe was a special request from my husband. After a day of apple picking with our kids, we came home with 8 lbs of apples and few recipes ideas ideas on my part. I asked my husband to help me come up with apple recipe ideas to use up our yield. “Make […] Read more…

  • Pistachio and Pomegranate Superfood Energy Balls Recipe blog post cover | ouicestchic.com

    Pistachio and Pomegranate Superfood Energy Balls

    These healthy pomegranate superfood energy balls are super easy to make and are great snack and source of protein. This is one of the best no-bake energy bites recipes I’ve tried. It’s healthy. My kids love them and can’t pop enough of these energy bites in to their mouths. If you haven’t seen my last superfood […] Read more…

Fitness Tips for Busy Moms

  • Cadenshae Nursing Activewear Product Review and Giveaway | ouicestchic.com

    Cadenshae Nursing Activewear Product Review and Giveaway!

    If you are a nursing mom, you’ll want to read this post. I feel like I’ve stumbled upon a secret that I need to share with all nursing moms who are in the process of getting back into shape. Wait for it…NURSING ACTIVEWEAR. Now this idea may sound simple enough, but nursing sportswear clothing is surprising really […] Read more…

  • stand-up paddleboarding is an awesome exercise for moms | ouicestchic.com

    Why Stand-Up Paddleboarding is an Awesome Exercise for Moms

    So I wanted to share one of my favourite outdoor activities with all you cool moms because it is a seriously awesome and fun workout that is perfect for those of us with postpartum bodies. Stand-Up Paddleboarding (SUP) I first tried paddleboarding a few years ago on the Ottawa River and from that day I […] Read more…

Travel Tips for the Whole Family

  • View of the Parliament Hill Peace Tower from my Andaz Ottawa hotel room | Canada hotel Ottawa | ouicestchic.com

    The New Canada: Hotel Ottawa Andaz Does Chic Boutique

    Canada Hotel Ottawa Andaz Does Chic Boutique Ottawa secures its trendsetting status with the opening of Canada’s first Andaz hotel, part of the Hyatt Hotels family. Located in the heart of the city just steps away from Parliament, the Andaz Ottawa Byward Market is at the centre of the action for guests to enjoy and explore the […] Read more…

  • View of the Algonquin Resort - one of the best resorts for kids - St. Andrews, New Brunswick, Canada | Ouicestchic.com

    The Algonquin Resort: One of the Best Resorts for Kids

    I have the perfect family getaway destination that’s one of the best resorts for kids. This place is very special to me, as I’ve been going there with my family for almost 20 years. It’s ‘exactly like nothing else,’ which, coincidentally, happens to be the hotel’s tagline. This vacation spot is the iconic Algonquin Resort in located in […] Read more…