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

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

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

Be Green, Outer Beauty

My review of Jessica Alba’s The Honest Company Essentials Bundle

A little while ago, I ordered the Essentials Bundle tester box (just $5.95 USD for shipping!) from The Honest Company – Jessica Alba’s response to a chemical-laden marketplace. The story goes that when Jessica was pregnant and looking for a safe, natural, affordable, pretty, and socially responsible brand of cleaners, baby care items, skin care, etc,… Read More My review of Jessica Alba’s The Honest Company Essentials Bundle

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

Outer Beauty

Onesta Natural, Vegan Hair Care

When I moved from WordPress to a self-hosted site, some posts did not migrate properly, and I have had to manually re-post them. Sorry if you’ve already seen this one! Happy Sunday, everyone! Last night I went to see Pitch Perfect 2 with some girlfriends, and before I get into this product review, I just… Read More Onesta Natural, Vegan Hair Care

Food + Drink, Shopping Like This

Salt Spring coffee haul, and where to easily find Fair Trade coffee

This Canada Day, my family and I ferried to Saltspring Island for a day trip to visit my sister. I had not intended to buy things there. I had intended to be frugal and under control: visit my sister, take in the scenery, enjoy the sunshine and gorgeous ocean, annoy some crabs. I did do… Read More Salt Spring coffee haul, and where to easily find Fair Trade coffee

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

Food + Drink, Health + Wellness

The Dirty Dozen – Foods To Watch Out For

One of the amazing things about being a hair stylist is talking to my customers all day. It is legit an extrovert’s dream come true. One of the amazing things about talking to customers and clients all day is that I learn a lot. So many people from so many industries sit in my chair and tell… Read More The Dirty Dozen – Foods To Watch Out For