Sweet Living Co.

With Christmas time slowly starting to inch closer, we ask the age old question of what to give to whom. We have some amazing products in store and online at Farminista that are perfect for anyone on your Christmas list. Foraging

Something we are super excited about carrying this holiday are our products from Sweet Living Company. The best part about these products is that they are all made in Canada, as well as are all handmade and are all natural!


These products can make perfect gifts and stocking suffers!


The Tinted Lip Balm is made from  raw organic Cocoa & Shea Butters, local Seaberry oil and Beeswax. It leaves a subtle tint of red, giving you a natural flush on the lips. The absolute best part of this lip balm is that its super hydrating and smells like chocolate and peppermint- yum!


The Frankincense Beauty Balm can be used to fade scars, eliminate sun spots and reduce wrinkles.


The Rosehip and Frankincense Elixir firms and brightens your skin while reducing the appearance of dark spots and scars. Restores and protects sun-damaged skin. Not only that, but it hydrates, tones and detoxifies your skin while in the process! This elixir is perfect for all skin types making it an easy gift!






Sweet Winter.

flourless cake

Prairie winters can be long. Prairie winters can be cold. That’s when it’s time to turn on the oven and get baking! My favourite cookbook as of late is Flourless, by Nicole Spiridakas. It’s decadent, it’s allergy friendly, and it’s FULL of oh-so-tasty ideas.


This pear chocolate cake has great potential to get you through the winter blues. Take a trip to the farmer’s market to find those perfectly ripe pears, and a lovely little carton of local eggs, and you’re set!



The sliced pears look so fresh and delicious placed in the cake batter!


Once it’s out of the oven, it’s perfect for snacking on as you cozy up for some online shopping! (Have you seen the Sail Away collection on Farminista’s online store? This cute dress is making me long for warmer weather!) Topped with a little whipped cream, this cake will get you through any winter blues.


flourless5 Happy Baking!

new local duo tries on tonic, farminista & banjo

The Mission

Put together a portfolio of Promo Shots for the new Saskatoon duo, Major Millie (comprised of Camille Schroeder and Dale Kary). Also, model the deliciously fabulous clothing from Farminista, ,Tonic and Banjo Outpost.

The Inspiration

Taylor Swift in Marie Claire 2012. Stevie Nicks and Lindsay Buckingham pre-Fleetwood Mac. She & Him (the ever adorable Zoey Deschanel!). A mish-mash of Boho, Rock, Country and Vintage.

The Stylist. (and MUA. And Photog.)

Carine is a happily married mom of 3, who enjoys expressing her creativity through her makeup artistry business, styling, photography and interior design.

The Final Product


Look One. Grungy Alley meets Rocker Chic.

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This fabulous top can be found here

The absolutely essential pencil skirt can be found here

And… the killer necklace that our stylist Carine was OBSESSED with is here


Dale’s wardrobe courtesy of Banjo Outpost. Doesn’t he look FABULOUS?


Look Two. Psychedelic Groovy Jungle.


Yeah. Totally felt like a model here. Not sure about Dale.

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And… here’s where I felt like a true rockstar.


The killer orange necklace can be found here


Look Three. Bohemian Country Rockstar





Guys, I LOVE this DRESS. Made me feel like a MILLION bucks.

Get it here

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Major Millie will be performing live in various venues across Saskatoon in 2015. Their style can be described as acoustic soul/blues and jazz. Follow them on facebook for videos and upcoming events

Dressed up in Stitches

Dressed up in Stitches has been working on a few handmade items for Farminista. The embroidery she she made can be found here.

“There’s a lot of really cool stuff to browse through on their website – they sell lots of gorgeous dresses and accessories as well! I feel like my style is fitting for this website. My work often has a vintage feel to it, and my obsession with stitching floral motifs fits right in!” — Carrie