July Favourites

July was a busy month. I reconnected with a lot of people and began working again. Nevertheless, I managed to fill the free time I had with a ton of new recipes, books, music, and more. Not surprisingly, a lot of these made it to this months favourites. Chia Seeds: This superfood has been a staple…

Flavoured Coffee

As an avid coffee drinker, I understand how important it is to have a good cup of java first thing in the morning. I do love trying flavoured coffees though. They are wonderful for the afternoon cup, or even just to change it up. You can flavour your own, regular coffee grounds at home. It’s…

Styling Sunglasses: Warby Parker

Warby Parker is a glasses company that provides high-quality stylish and affordable eyewear. The best part of this brand is that they partner with non-profit organizations to donate a pair of glasses for every pair bought. A good pair of sunglasses is essential in everyone’s wardrobe. No matter how you get around, like forgetting your…

DIY Calming Face Spray

This is so easy, I don’t know if I am even allowed to call it a DIY. All you need is a spray bottle, water, and lavender essential oil. I love lavender essential oil. Breathing it in instantly relieves anxiety. I keep it on me at all times; sometimes I even put a drop on…

Overnight Oats

Now that the mornings are warmer, my usual breakfast has transformed from a warm bowl of oats to overnight oats. They are just as easy to make and takes even less time! It’s also great to take on-the-go, which is perfect if you’re prone to hitting snooze one too many times. All you need to do is…

June Favourites

Time for another monthly favourites post! This month I moved back to school, o to offset the fear and anxiety about trying this again, I threw myself into the lives of others through books, movies, and music. Here is what I really enjoyed: GoodReads: I just joined the GoodReads community this month and I’ve been…

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…