Easy Sweet Potato Toast

A few questions rolled through my mind the first time I heard about sweet potato toast.  What? I put this right in my toaster? Are you sure? Is this going to burn my house down? You’re sure I don’t cook it first? Will it be cooked all the way through? Okay but we’re absolutely sure […]

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Weleda Giveaway

GIVEAWAY CLOSED.  Thank you to everyone who entered. If you know me at all, you know I’m serious about my skin care  (Morning skin care routine post  here ). A few months ago, I decided that going forward, my goal would be to replace any skin-care products I use up with products that meet the following criteria; […]

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My New Year’s Resolutions and How To Create Your Own (And Be Successful) in 5 Steps

writing goals in journal with coffee and croissant

Hello! I hope everyone had a fabulous Christmas holiday.  I hope it was filled with friends, family, good food,  lots of laughter and warm embraces.  As 2017 approaches, I’m pleased to reflect back on 2016 and remember the highlights, struggles, triumphs and losses. The best part about a New Year is the chance to start fresh.   A […]

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Chocolate Peppermint Crinkles and Favourite Christmas Songs 

crinkle cookies

The Christmas Countdown is on guys.  I’m flying to my hometown to spend Christmas with my family this morning.  G and the pups are unfortunately staying here (G’s work travel schedule is crazy).  Even though I spent all day yesterday running around, scheduling my day down to the last minute, I knew I wanted to […]

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Weekend

Good morning! Merry Christmas week! I thought it might be fun to start doing these weekend update posts, so please let me know what you think.  Should I keep doing them? Are they interesting? I like the idea of them since it gives you a bit of an update on life, throw in a tip […]

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5 Evening Habits For A Better Sleep

We all know sleep is important and a night of tossing and turning can negatively affect our whole day.  The benefits of a good night’s sleep go beyond the sunny disposition we’re sure to have after waking. Sleep affects our stress levels, weight, creativity, attentiveness, memory, and beauty.  I mean, you’ve heard of beauty sleep, […]

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Lip Service

With colder weather setting in around here, I’m reminded that I need to be armed with my best defences against chapped lips at all times.   Unluckily, this is a battle I’m all too familiar with.  As a child, I remember getting ready for school, bundling up into my snowsuit, boots, mittens (with the string linking […]

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