Health + Wellness

GoPatch Natural Period Relief

Hello, friends. I am back, talking about my period again! If you’re not into that business, I suggest you navigate away from this page and find a different post for now haha. So, a little while ago I had received some samples of GoPatch from the company so that I could try out the products and… Read More GoPatch Natural Period Relief

Health + Wellness

Natural Bath and Body Products from 2 Moms 2 Friends

Hello, friends! I hope you’re all having a great week, or if not, I hope you’re managing whatever life has thrown your way… cuz let’s be honest, life isn’t peaches and roses all day, every day. This week I’ve decided to finally do a post about this awesome company called 2 Moms 2 Friends, which… Read More Natural Bath and Body Products from 2 Moms 2 Friends

Health + Wellness

How to set goals and keep them this New Year’s – 5 easy tips

Most of us set goals for New Year’s. Most of us have the great intention of achieving them, but I know I and many others who seem to drop their great plans pretty quickly after making them. So. I decided to make this post on how to set goals and keep them going past the one… Read More How to set goals and keep them this New Year’s – 5 easy tips

Health + Wellness, Outer Beauty

Safe, Cruelty-Free Makeup At Sephora – The Starter Pack

Hello, friends!! I hope you’re finding this makeup series helpful. I know for myself, I was sort-of putting off researching makeup because I was like “NOOOO IT’S TOO MUCH WORK AND I LIKE MY MAKEUP!!” Buuuuuuttt…. obviously that didn’t last, because here we are. Previously I have talked about my favourite lipstick, and safe, affordable… Read More Safe, Cruelty-Free Makeup At Sephora – The Starter Pack

Health + Wellness, Outer Beauty

Bite Beauty Review – AKA My Favourite Lipstick Ever

So, I promised you some safe, natural makeup. Well, ladies (and gents, if this is your thing), Bite Beauty is the first item in my list of safe, affordable makeup options. I am currently working on a drugstore list and a general list and a million other lists, because I like lists, and I like… Read More Bite Beauty Review – AKA My Favourite Lipstick Ever

Guest Bloggers, Health + Wellness

Happiness Despite Mental Illness: 4 Ways You Can Help Yourself Win – A Guest Blog

On this blog, we talk a lot about helping others. However, sometimes it’s you that you need to focus on. I believe mental health is so, so important, and I’m encouraged to see the conversation picking up in real life and online. I asked my good friend Charmaine from the blog Organized Lunacy, to write me a… Read More Happiness Despite Mental Illness: 4 Ways You Can Help Yourself Win – A Guest Blog

DIY + Creative Things, Food + Drink, Health + Wellness

Gluten-free, lactose-free, egg-free, diabetic-friendly cookies that somehow still taste pretty darn good

Recently I spent a few days visiting my grandparents at their beautiful property, after I quit my job and went on vacation before moving closer into the city. It was an awesome 3.5 days – I cleaned out a cave, hauled branches from that huge wind storm a while back, pretended to be annoyed that… Read More Gluten-free, lactose-free, egg-free, diabetic-friendly cookies that somehow still taste pretty darn good

Be Green, Health + Wellness

Free blackberries near Metrotown

Way back in the day, when I was a young’n, my mom would pile all of us kids into the van and take us blackberry picking. We’d motor down to the dusty roads beside the river in our scrubs and grubs, armed with as many Tupperware and empty margarine buckets as we could find in… Read More Free blackberries near Metrotown

Be Green, Health + Wellness

Four stupid-easy ways to reduce waste and save money

You guys, I must be frank. Buying products to review is expensive. Plus after I buy three different types of deodorant to review, I have three different types of deodorant sitting around. So…. yeah. Today I was trying to dream up something I could post about that I already have kicking around my house, and… Read More Four stupid-easy ways to reduce waste and save money

Health + Wellness

Aluminum Free Deodorant – why you should use it and what kind to buy

As you may recall, I was chatting with a customer a few weeks back about her efforts to reduce carcinogenic products from her daily routine. She generally uses all natural makeup and hair products, eats a lot of organics, and also does not use any antiperspirant deodorant containing aluminum. After speaking with her, I looked… Read More Aluminum Free Deodorant – why you should use it and what kind to buy