Beauty Review – Nyakio Kenyan Coffee Body Scrub

Beauty Review – Nyakio Kenyan Coffee Body Scrub

Coffee was key during pregnancy for me, and is proving to be quite the indulgence these days when life can feel a little nonstop.  While drinking it has never been a daily habit (and still isn’t), the times I do get to sip on one are absolute bliss.  Coffee generally makes me a better person […]

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Adopt A Polar Bear With Kiehl’s Limited Edition Ultra Facial Cream

Adopt A Polar Bear With Kiehl’s Limited Edition Ultra Facial Cream

Sorry I haven’t been keeping up my usual posting momentum folks – saturday afternoon I came down with a horrible fever that’s still lingering. Of course when it rains, it pours… The man has been feeling his own array of seasonal ailments, and our building suffered a flooding from one of our neighbours (thankfully we […]

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Getting Honest – A Few Spring Faves

Getting Honest – A Few Spring Faves

This week has been my little family’s first official few days together functioning just us three. It has been a beautiful whirlwind of a month, with family and friends so generously offering their time, efforts, and never-ending kindness/gifts to ensure our effortless return to normalcy and routine (and oh how we couldn’t have done it […]

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Beauty Review – Current Spring Fixes

Beauty Review – Current Spring Fixes

(Stay tuned for future makeup looks featuring the above Makeup Forever HD Microfinish Pressed Powder and Second Skin Cream Blush in 220) The thing I probably love most when it comes to seasonal changes, is the shift in wardrobe and beauty rituals.  While addressing new climate conditions can sometimes be more of a drag than […]

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Currently Coveting – STORQ Maternity

Currently Coveting – STORQ Maternity

STORQ, a brand I wish I’d known about when I first got pregnant! Buy your essentials by the bundle (for affordably chic prices) – be it clothing basics (4 pieces for $195), organic body care (8 products for $135), or chemical-safe cosmetics (6 beauty staples for $90).  So simple, so perfectly classic.  Next time! How […]

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GIVEAWAY – Valentine’s Vaseline Duo

GIVEAWAY – Valentine’s Vaseline Duo

I’m a total sucker when it comes to red, tinted, and stained lips (especially via adorning your pout on V day – amongst my favourites of the annual holidays). Chocolate scores top on my “irresistible” scale… and so I bring you a very special, Valentine’s day giveaway to treat both your pucker and cravings!  This […]

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514 Beauty Post – Red & Blue Basics

514 Beauty Post – Red & Blue Basics

Welcome to Monday!  I must admit, this morning did not have me inspired (producing a back-to-bed result that I only just recently woke from).  With the continued lagging headspace, the day will be one that drags on I’m sure (while I scurry to catch up!).  Today plans on creating homemade shepherd’s pie, washing the pup, […]

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Insta Recap – Welcoming 2014

Insta Recap – Welcoming 2014

Happy new year everyone!  2014 is going to be absolutely magical, I can just feel it… Got back to Montreal last night, and slowly easing into everyday life once more.  This past year has been filled with blessings, lessons, and obstacles (real growth).  While I know the coming months will be bringing on vast changes, […]

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New Year, New You – Nourish Organic

New Year, New You – Nourish Organic

In light of the upcoming new year, why not make realistic and exciting changes that make routine and discipline fun (at least to start?).  Ease in with Nourish Organic Skincare: 100% natural. USDA certified organic fruit, plant and vegetable extracts — nothing else.  They’ve got me intrigued (and the facial cream packaging is just divine). […]

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Pregnancy Comfort Pack

Pregnancy Comfort Pack

It’s Sunday, I’ve been officially off as of Friday, and so, so, so spoiled with holiday generosity already. More homemade cookies than I can count, face masks and scrubs, pyjama down time, family dinners, gifts galore, and the kindest words to go with it all.  Picking up some post office goodies yesterday, I was astounded […]

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