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And lover of all things carbs and extra gluten.

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Essential oils aren’t just for breathing in smelly goodness. Don’t get me wrong, I only diffuse blends that smell good to me- but there are numerous other health benefits that come with diffusing essential oils. I have multiple diffusers in my house and one in my car. From mood boosters, to improving sleep and overall wellness – these oils play an integral part of my day.

Let’s review some of the top benefits from plugging in a diffusing a natural blend and the hardware to go along with it!

Filling you in on some of my favourite footwear finds of fall 2019. Links to shop are included.

I grew up in Toronto. My dream of being able to learn how to surf dated back to “Blue Crush” and “Soul Surfer” – but the closest thing I had to it near home was braving the Great Lakes during winter in the middle of a windstorm. No thanks. Besides, the California coastline and beaches of Hawaii seemed much more appealing at the time.

Jess slid into my DMs last month. It had been what felt like an eternity since we had last connected and she had some news:

She and her partner Matthew had just eloped in Portugal and were coming home to have a small ceremony with family upon their return. I was honoured to be asked to attend to capture some magical moments.

Do everything, one thing or nothing at all. This is your trip – and anything you do sets you up for the perfect escape.

That’s what I love about Tofino. You can set out to have a weekend to shut off and unwind, pack it with adventure or have a bit of both in the mix. There is literally no wrong answer.

How good are you at keeping the integrity of your hair? Each and every day, we give our hair a serious beating. We cover it in product, we colour/bleach it, tie it up too tight, use heating tools and walk around in city pollution. The kicker? When our hair becomes damaged, we jump to adding more bandaid products that end up causing more damage. Instead of trying anything and everything under the sun – I got my hairdresser to set up with a few products that were guaranteed to work.

If you’ve followed my shenanigans for a while – you know that I’m no stranger to taking on a new city solo. I don’t mind being alone – it’s grounding for me to be away from other people and just be with myself. In fact, it’s my way of recharging. It’s one of the reasons […]

I’m always on the hunt for new products to test out – but more importantly, I’m more interested in what products are worth keeping around.

Here is my current round-up of full-face favourites.

Enjoy!

– A

I thought one could only “win” at meditation if you sat there like a Buddhist monk, completely at peace with zero thoughts going through your head. That was unattainable for me, so I quit – because I’m really going at not doing things that I’m not good at.

You feel me?

While you may feel like you’re not able to turn on the lightbulb on command, I’ve got a few helpful tips that I’ve learned over the years to boost your creativity when you feel like you’re stuck in a rut.

No one is down with the ruts, I get it – k?!