Travel

Seychelles Labriz: A Hilton Island Resort

Back in summer of 2017, my family and I spent a month traveling in Africa, and Seychelles was our second last destination before heading home. After much city walking and safariing (apparently that's a word) in the part of the continent that was in mid-winter, a beach vacation was quite frankly vital to maintaining sanity… Continue reading Seychelles Labriz: A Hilton Island Resort

Food · Travel

Two Michelin Star Omakase Experience in Tokyo

Today marks 4 years that Jason and I have been together and to celebrate, we are doing NOTHING because our celebration occurred on our last night in Japan! As a great way to wrap up our month-long trip, we decided to splurge a little (and by "little" I mean A LOT) and go to our first… Continue reading Two Michelin Star Omakase Experience in Tokyo

Travel

10 Things You Need to Know Before Visiting Japan

After spending two weeks traveling in Japan, Jason and I discovered that there were things we were prepared for, and things we missed that made our lives a little more inconvenient than we would have liked. So I've put a list of the 10 things that will make your travels in Japan be as much… Continue reading 10 Things You Need to Know Before Visiting Japan

Food · Health

Fruit & Nut Granola Bars (feat. Bite Snack)

One of my favourite morning snacks has always been a simple granola bar. Sweet, chewy, nutty and salty are all combined flavours and textures that make for a delicious snack! This simple recipe will be leaving you wanting more! This recipe can forego any baking or cooking, but I highly recommend roasting your oats, nuts… Continue reading Fruit & Nut Granola Bars (feat. Bite Snack)

Books

Poetry With Reason by D. L. Winters

I've always been impressed with spiritual leaders in their ability to strongly convey a message, without tiptoeing around hard topics, yet still possessing a careful understanding of who their audience may be. I am even more impressed when such leaders can express themselves in more ways than one - in song, writing, comedy, you name… Continue reading Poetry With Reason by D. L. Winters

Food · Health

Cricket Protein Cocoa-Hazelnut Butter

It had been a long time since I posted anything on here when I received a wonderful surprise of an email from the owner of Bite Snacks, asking if I'd like to try their products. Bite Snacks is a Canadian-owned company that specializes in nutritious and organic snacks made with crickets! I've had crickets before… Continue reading Cricket Protein Cocoa-Hazelnut Butter

Beauty · Health

Christmas 2018 Gifting Favourite + Giveaway!

You've come to the right place if you're searching for the perfect gift set for your girl, sister, wife, mom or BFF. Skwiik is a top local Canadian brand that curates by hand all natural, vegan and cruelty-free products for bath and skincare. They consistently come up with new scents and product lines to suit anyone and… Continue reading Christmas 2018 Gifting Favourite + Giveaway!

Food · Health

Turmeric Honey PB&Co. Energy Bites

Sometimes the best kitchen creations come from a necessity to use up your ingredients before they reach their end-of-life. I had leftover organic peanut butter that was going to go to waste if I didn’t use it immediately and a nearly untouched jar of turmeric raw honey from Drizzle Honey that I thought might make a… Continue reading Turmeric Honey PB&Co. Energy Bites

Health

Five Tips to Prevent & Reduce Bloating

Bloating is a very common occurrence, whether we lead a healthy lifestyle, have a balanced relationship with food or neither. I experience the most bloating and gaseous discomfort when I move very little, especially when I've been sitting at my desk for too long. These tips are not just going to be of help to… Continue reading Five Tips to Prevent & Reduce Bloating