Wild & Raw Superfood + Juice Bar: reigniting YYC’s body, mind and spirit

One woman’s passion turned into a blossoming family business **post was written almost a year ago but I still love this place so much! Go and get a juice cleanse to start 2016 off right! Wild & Raw is a new superfood and juice bar located centrally, in Kensington. The modern yet welcoming space offers […]

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Natural Cold and Flu Remedies

When I get sick, I find, it usually happens at one of two times. Either I finally have some down time to relax, or, it finds me at one of my busiest moments. Murphy’s law. For this reason, and well, for the reason that no one likes to get sick anyway, I am always looking […]

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Bump Day: Nursery Update!

With just over nine weeks to go, things are coming together. We still have to hang up the artwork that makes this nursery a “woodland” theme. Getting excited and anxious! Here a few of my favourite buys so far. Apple Cheeks Cloth Diapers I am so excited to try cloth diapering and while I have […]

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Bump day post: why I am choosing to have a doula

This blog post will focus on my reasons for choosing a doula – prior to delivery. I wanted to write this ahead of time as I am a first-time mom and I don’t entirely know what to expect, or know at all. I wanted to document this now and then compare these reasons to my […]

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Whimsical Maternity Photo Shoot

A few weeks ago my friend and exceptionally talented photographer Lisa MacDougall, formerly Taylor of Lisa Taylor Photography did an awesome maternity shoot for me. It was totally perfect as I have been basically talking about wanting a flower crown for months and I love the whimsical forest stylized shoot. I felt incredibly pampered and […]

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My favourite and most useful toxin-free Christmas gifts

The count down is on and with just a few short weeks left before Christmas, there is always the last minute dash for little items to finish off the perfect present! When you are considering these items, in my opinion, it is important to consider the gift the person would love and also the environmental […]

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Bump Day: Prenatal Yoga, do it!

While I have been super lucky with this pregnancy being relatively uneventful (Thank God), I have been doing my best to take the best care of my body. As I am entering my third trimester I have noticed a shift in aches and pains. My back is starting to hurt a bit (I thought it […]

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Cozy Hot Cacao

I love a good hot chocolate, especially during this time of year where in my neck of the woods, late autumn feels more like winter. And while I do enjoy a treat every now and then, I love being able to enjoy hot chocolate in a healthy way. There are many versions of hot cacao […]

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