39 Lessons

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This Friday I am celebrating my 39th birthday. Whaaat?? How did that happen! With my impending birthday, I’ve been doing a lot of reflecting on how I feel about this being the last year of my 30’s, and also about turning the big 4-0 next year. When I was 29, I was dreading turning 30; I just couldn’t believe that…

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April Favorites

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April has been incredibly busy. There is so much going on at work, and we’ve been extra busy around the house getting the outdoors and patio ready for spring and summer. We’ve also been busy planning an upcoming getaway for May which I am very excited about! It’s been a while since we went on a mini vacation, so I am very…

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March Favorites

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Happy Wednesday guys! I can’t believe we’re already at the end of March… Feels like this month has just flown by doesn’t it? I’ve kept pretty busy by wrapping up design deadlines at work, writing posts, and shooting for the blog. I’ve also started getting ready for spring by organizing our home, clearing out our closets (which was much needed!) and doing a little spring cleaning.…

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Staying Fresh the Natural Way

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Okay guys! I’m pretty excited about this post. My quest for the perfect natural deodorant is officially over because I’ve finally found the best one on the market. Did I really just say that I’m excited about a deodorant? Clearly I need help. In my previous post I talked about how I want to make 2017 my healthiest year yet, and after reading one too…

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Monthly Favorites: I’m baaack!

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Hi guys! How are you doing on this lovely Friday morning? It’s been a while since I’ve written a blog post. Life got pretty busy these past few months and between working full time, working on my blog, the daily commute, trying to keep a social life, and not getting enough sleep, I felt like I was burning the candle…

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Steepy Hollow

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If I had to pick a favorite month of the year it would have to be October. Besides it being my birthday month, there are many wonderful things to love about it: changing leaves, cozy blanket scarfs, apple picking, pumpkin spice and chai lattes, and who could forget Halloween! Yummy treats, Jack-o’-lanterns, spooky wagon rides, haunted houses, and scary movies.…

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Behold The Great Pumpkin!

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Fall is such a delectable season; the changing leaves, the classic comfort food dishes… it should be enjoyed to the fullest! ‘Tis also the season for warm apple cider, chai tea lattes, vanilla & spice scented candles, and pumpkin-flavored everything! When the seasons change, so does your skin. If you’re like me and have combination skin, you may notice it…

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Get Your Suds On!

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Buck Na.ked Soap Company is an all natural, vegan handcrafted luxury beauty brand that I had not heard of until very recently. I was watching Estée (one of my favorite beauty bloggers) and she mentioned the Buck Na.ked soaps she had picked up during her recent trip to Canada. Upon seeing them, I was instantly drawn to their look. They…

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Oktoberfest ist wunderbar!

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Last Friday marked the opening of the 7th annual Beau’s Beer Oktoberfest. This is the signature fundraising event of the brewery and it takes place at the Fairgrounds in Vankleek Hill, Ontario. The popular two-day Bavarian culture festival is a celebration of craft beer, local food and musicians. We first attended Beau’s Oktoberfest in 2013 and completely fell in love…

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A Pampering Evening with PURE

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I had the privilege of attending the exclusive Éminence Organics “In Your Face” event hosted by PURE Organic Spa. As an advocate for green beauty, I am a total believer in the healing power of plants in skincare, which is one of the reasons why I was so excited about this event. I have been using the Éminence skincare range…

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