A Passion for Porridge (Part 4)

I know what you’re think, “another oatmeal post, seriously?” Yes, here is another oatmeal post.   Apple, Peanut-Butter – 1/2 Apple – 1 tbsp Peanut Butter – Soy Milk   Strawberry, Nutella – 1 cup Strawberries – 1 tbsp Nutella – Soy Milk Tropical  – 1/4 cup Pineapple – 1/4 cup Mango – Sprinkle of…

DIY Stress Balls

Supplies: 2 Balloons 2 Cups of Corn Starch, an Extra Handful Water Empty Water Bottle Mixing Bowl Funnel Scissors Step 1: In the mixing bowl, mix 2 cups of corn starch with approximately one cup of water. Step 2: Using the funnel, transfer the mixture into an empty water bottle. Poke a hole at the…

Beauty Hack: Unscented Lotion

With many public places going scent-free, unscented lotion has become a must-have on my vanity table. Of course, lotion is great to moisturize in the dry winter months. It can also double as makeup remover! It’s perfect for touching up and smeared eyeliner or mascara. Tip: putting a dab on the end of a Q-Tip…

April Favourites

Hopefully April was the last of the cold months. I spent a lot of time gazing out the window, wishing the warm sun wasn’t so deceiving. Therefore I read a lot of books and watched a lot of Netflix. It’s not something I’m proud of, but hey, a few books and shows made it into…

Personal Pizzas: Broccoli Alfredo

Personal pizzas are one of my favourite dinners to make. They’re ready in no time and, as the name suggests, can be personalized to suit any person. My first personal pizza post here explains how to make them and suggests other options. A new pizza that I’ve been making is a broccoli alfredo. For this…

Super-Student Study Snacks

Almonds Almonds are one of my go-to superfoods. Full of healthy fats, protein, vitamins and fibre, they are a great snack to power through an intense study sesh. Just one handful, can benefit a person’s blood pressure, blood sugar, and choleseral levels. Dark Chocolate Dark chocolate with a high cocoa percentage can provide a world…

Closet Must-Have: Timeless Purse

If you’re anything like me, your purse pretty much contains your whole life. Thus, it is important to have at least one classic bag. For me, it is my Michael Kors Selma in the medium size. I love how structured it is and the size is perfect! Its timeless feel makes it perfect for any…

March Favourites

Riverdale: I would be lying if I said I didn’t start watching this show because of Cole Sprouse. I was hooked after the first episode. Based on the Archie comics, this Netflix original has just enough drama and mystery. Cinnamon Cream Cheese: I never ate cream cheese until I was in the hospital; suddenly every…

Beauty Hack: Chapstick for Brows

One of my essential beauty products is brow powder. To me, a strong brow instantly makes a girl look put together. If you have full eyebrows like myself, then you know how important it is to set your brows before heading out for the day. Tip: Instead of buying the gel to set your brows,…

DIY Hot Sack

Supplies: Scissors Fabric Needle and Thread Rice Essential Oil Step 1: Cut the fabric into your desired shape and size. With the wrong side out, sew two sides shut so there is one open side. Flip it right side out. Step 2: Fill the pouch with rice and a few drops of essential oil. Step 3:…

Apple Cinnamon Energy Bites

Surprise! More energy bites! Apple and Peanut butter are a killer combo, so, naturally, I was bound to make some kind of apple energy bite. The diced apple pieces give the bites a nice crunch that is missing in my previous recipes. As always, let me know what you think in the comments. If you…

February Favourites

Putty: Putty has been my go to fidget this month. It is a lot easier to carry around and pull out in public. Blundstone Boots: Upon my transition from inpatient to outpatient in the eating disorders program, I decided that I deserved a gift. I ended up with a beautiful pair of Blundstone boots in…