What’s in my Purse: Winter Edition

My current purse was a Christmas gift two years ago. It’s from Aldo and Taylor Swift has the same one!   I love the look of a sturdy, structured bag. The size of this one in particular makes it perfect for all my cold weather essentials! Here is what I carry with me: Wallet This one is kind…

Ensure Recipes

After leaving the hospital 9 pounds heavier on December 6, I was under a strict meal plan to ensure (haha, get it?) that I didn’t lose the weight that I put on. Unfortunately for me, that meant an Ensure (or any other high protein, high cal supplement drink) with every meal. Now, in a specialized…

Minimalist Desktop Backgrounds

I love making desktop backgrounds. When I open up my computer to work on a project, there is nothing more inspiring than staring at a screen full of images reminding me of what I love. That’s why I love creating collages. Recently, I’ve been loving the minimalist theme.  

January Favourites

Genie Pants: In a place where I’m expected to gain 1-2 kg a week, these pants are a huge favourite. They’re cuter than sweatpants and they make it a lot easier to accept my ever-changing body.   Me To We Rafiki Bracelets: I love these bracelets because they are a great way to give back to a cause….

Personal Pizzas

If there is one universal truth in this world it is this; pizza is always good. I learned this when I was home from school for a weekend months ago and eager to show off my new cooking capabilities. I made personal pizzas from scratch for my family and instantly became the favoured child (don’t…

The Basic Principle of Feng Shui

If you haven’t heard of Feng Shui, it is a Chinese belief system that is based around how the organization of physical space affects a person. Of course, that is a very simple definition, and I encourage you to dive deeper into the practice. I have always been a person of my space. I don’t…

Rice Cake Rapture Pt. 2

Plain rice cakes remain a staple in my diet. I have an embarrassing amount of fun coming up with new ways to top them. If you’ve read my previous post about rice cakes, you would know how strongly I feel about my rice cakes, and if you haven’t, then you should read it here. Below…

16 Things I learned in 2016

2016 was hands down the hardest year of my life. Being so, I learned a lot and I want to share with you 16 of the most important lessons that came out of it. 1.  It is okay to ask for help This was a huge lesson that I learned this past year. For me,…

December Favourites

December was a crazy 31 days. I began the month in one hospital and ended it in another. As a result, my favourites seem to revolve around the theme of comfort. We Heart It: I don’t know what it is about this site that has me so addicted. Like Tumblr, I could spend hours scrolling through,…

A Passion for Porridge (Pt. 3)

Shocker! It’s another post about oatmeal recipes! I’m not sure what more needs to be said other than the fact that my oatmeal obsession is getting a little carried away. I can’t help it, a warm bowl of oats is the number one thing getting me out of bed on these chilly mornings! For more…

25 Self-Care Strategies

Merry Christmas! ‘Tis the season for giving and expressing gratitude! While everyone seems to be full of joy, the holidays can be stressful and I want to remind you that it is okay to do something for yourself. In fact, I encourage you to do just that! Life is hard. I think it’s important that…

Fall to Winter: Favourite Trends

Despite the snow and frigid wind that has been around since November, it is officially winter today. It is only fitting that today I share with you my favourite trends that I will be transitioning into the new season. Turtlenecks The turtleneck trend was one that I fully embraced this fall, and  will definitely be…