Making The Autumn Home: An Easy Bread Recipe

I’ve loved the Fall ever since I was a child. Wearing a new sweater, the air cool and orange leaves dancing in the wind as we walked up the hill on our first day of school. I grew up in Ontario and by September, Summer felt like a distant memory. I remember walking at High…

Autumn Wardrobe Update: H&M Clothing Haul

“If a year was tucked inside of a clock, then autumn would be the magic hour.” With sweater weather just around the corner I wanted to share a few simple ways I’ve updated my wardrobe for the coming season. I received a 20% discount code from H&M recently and used it to purchase a few…

A Perfect Sunday

“If your Sunday doesn’t involve wine & yoga pants you’re doing it wrong.” I’ve got my jazzy tunes on and am cozied up on the couch under a blanket about to watch some Celebrity Ghost Stories. I love a good ghost story; The episodes with Joan Rivers and Marilyn Manson are a couple of my favourites. …

Cabin Lentil Stew on Coconut Mash (Vegan)

*Note: I wrote this blog 2 days before heading up to the cabin thinking I’d finish photographing and editing it when we got home. Sadly the trip was cancelled. I thought of re-writing the entire blog but decided against it. I defrosted half of the stew for dinner tonight and made the mash so that…

Teriyaki Eggplant On Steamed Japanese Rice (Vegan)

“Veganism is not a sacrifice. It is a joy.” Today I ventured far from my comfort zone with this recipe.  I’ve been wanting to incorporate new veggies into my vegan kitchen and Eggplant is one of those things I usually just pass in the produce isle. It’s not easy to find a lot of interesting…

Drugstores Dupes For Luxury Makeup

I was looking through my makeup collection recently.  It’s really amazing how far Drugstore makeup has come.  Compared and swatched next to some of my high-end makeup, the drugstore brands held up in formula, pigmentation and in how long they last.  Today I’m going to share dupes for luxury makeup I own.  I’ve chosen drugstore…

A Rainy Day Indoors, Blackberry Pancakes & Ghost Stories From Vancouver Island.

“All was silent as before, all silent save the dripping rain.” Special Weather Statement Issued at 11:01 Friday 21 August 2020 Heavy downpours are likely today over the south coast. An upper disturbance embedded in a southwest flow of moist, unstable air will move across the south coast today. Consequently, widespread showers and isolated embedded…

Sephora #LipStories – $10 Lipsticks Try-on Haul

“I don’t wear makeup for others the same way I don’t decorate my house for others. This is my home & everything I do is for me.” Today I wanted to share a little discovery I came across while browsing through Sephora.  These are not new, in fact they were launched in 2017 yet here…