4 Ways To Fight Your SAD

Mental health isn’t something I write about often in this blog, but it’s something that is a very big part of my life and a topic that is extremely important to me. As someone who has been diagnosed with depression and anxiety from a young age, I’ve gone through just about all of the ups and downs I feel like one can go through with these mental illnesses. Over the last few years, I’ve started to pay more attention to my routine, diet, exercise and…

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Everyday “No Makeup” Makeup.

Hello internet friends! I thought I’d share with guys an update of my go-to “no makeup” makeup look. Now, because it’s summer, it’s much lighter and more minimal than what I wear in the winter because, you know, heat. However, by giving your skin time to take a breather, your skin will thank you, and after a few weeks, wearing foundation will just seem crazy to you. Trust me when I say this; I put foundation on the other night and man, did it ever…

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Recent Favorites

Hey guys! I’m so happy to be back writing after a hectic past few months. Some of you may know I recently moved (TWICE) and the process of looking for a place and then actually moving has taken a lot of time and energy so I’ve been bummed that I haven’t posted in so long. But, I’m getting back on track now and feeling like myself again so I thought that I’d share with you some of things I’ve really been loving over the last…

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My Favourite Tacos!

If you happen to be a friend or family member of mine, then you know that I’ve always had a love for eating. This is probably due to the fact that I grew up with a mom who had passion for cooking and every meal was out of this world. From Coq Au Vin to the infamous Chernobyl Chicken (it’s a funny story) my mom did it all. She channeled Julia Child and was inspired by the likes of Emeril and Jamie Oliver.  I always remember…

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Detoxifying Your Body

For a few years now I’ve been fairly conscious when it comes to what I eat, and what type of food I buy when grocery shopping. I wouldn’t call myself a  Vegan or even a Pescatarian, but I limit the amount of animal products and by-products I consume, and if I do buy meat/fish or poultry, It’s almost always organic and free range. Considering I live in one of the most expensive cities in North America and make an average wage, I think I do…

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Goals and Resolutions: How to Make and Keep Them!

With every new year comes the motivation to make new goals and improve ourselves. While the intention behind goal making is great, there are certain steps that should go into planning out our goals, so that we can not only achieve them, but stay true to them by the end of the year. Whatever goals or resolutions you chose this year, take a second to look through these steps to make sure you are going to get the most out of your own personal challenge.  …

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Your Holiday Guide To: Local and DIY gifts

The holidays are right around the corner— I swear they jump up on us faster every year. I don’t know about you but shopping during this season causes me a whole lot of stress and anxiety. I often avoid malls because of the sheer amount of people. What ever holiday it is you choose to celebrate though, there are lots of great, local and DIY gift ideas for a range of people in your life, and they don’t involve dealing with crowds! Face and Body Scrubs Who doesn’t…

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Vancouver’s Rainy Day Essentials

To say it rains a lot in Vancouver would be an understatement. We’re North America’s “wet coast” and at this time of year it’s tough to look fashionable while still being properly equipped for the weather. Thankfully, there are certain staples pieces and items that have found their way into the homes of many Vancouverites and in turn become fashionable in our rainy metropolis.   An umbrella Now although an umbrella isn’t a something that screams “fashion”, it is very much a staple piece in a rainy city like…

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Vancouver finds: My favourite places to thrift

Hey guys! I’m starting a new series of posts dedicated to some of my favourite places/things to do in Vancouver. This will be the first of many as I will be covering beauty, health, fashion, food, sightseeing/activities, and general lifestyle– essentially the premise of my blog but based around Vancouver. So, here we go! Front and Company 3772 Main St If you live in Vancouver, you know that Front and Company is one of the more popular places to get some great second hand pieces.…

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Food For Yo’ Face

Two of my favourite things in life are food and skincare, and when both of those things are combined together, I love them even more! Masks that use fresh, natural ingredients have so many benefits and there’s a mask out there for every type of skin. Here are some of my favourite masks you can make at home and also a few of my favourite LUSH Fresh Face Masks! Oily/Acne Prone Skin Egg White, Clay, and Oatmeal 1 egg white 1 tbsp clay 1 tbsp…

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