Floral Watercolour Background

Thanks to google images, I put together this beautiful wallpaper for my computer that just screams summer and simplicity. It is aesthetically pleasing and just looking at it makes me feel calm.

How To Get A Good Night Sleep

As a twenty one year old who is in bed most nights at 9:00pm, it is pretty obvious that I value my sleep. Leesa, an online mattress company, has been spreading the word of good sleep and they say it’s best to know what happens when you’re sleeping. Check out this graphic they made to…

Simple Banana Bread

I love banana bread. I always have an abundance of overripe bananas in my freezer, and it’s the perfect family recipe; it’s great for breakfast, snack and dessert! Personally, I think everyone should have a good banana bread recipe in their back pocket. I wish I could say, I came up with this recipe. I…

May Favourites

May was a really good month for me. I feel like I’m finally getting into a routine that makes me feel like me again. Here is what I’ve been loving: Yoga With Adrienne: Yoga has always been something that I’ve loved to do. Easing myself back into a normal exercise routine, I’ve been trying to…

Strategies to Relieve Anxiety in Public

When anxiety hits, it certainly makes itself known to the sufferer. Depending on the person, it may or may not be visible to others. Regardless, when it is present it can be difficult to think clearly or focus on anything else. Some things, like essential oils and ice packs, are great ways to quickly relieve…

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…