Meatless Monday Spots in YYC

Many articles, studies, health experts and even vegan athletes show that limiting meat consumption is  good for our health and many studies also show that it is good for the environment. According to the article, Eat less meat to avoid dangerous global warming, scientists say, in the Guardian, cutting meat consumption would also cut worldly […]

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5 products I always have on hand as a working mom

Don’t let the headline mislead you… I know, I know they often do that. These products are great for everyone but, I have particularly  found them useful since heading back to work in February after a year of being off with my first child. All mom’s lives are busy! Literally trying to pick-up after and […]

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Thoughts in a moment: mindful discussion book club

I have decided to create a thoughtful book club! The reason is two-fold: I want to read more and engage in constructive conversation! There are no hard and fast rules to this book club and you don’t have to read every single book to participate! If there are a select few books you’d like to […]

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The one skin care product I cannot live without

I am a pretty low maintenance person. I don’t like to make too much of a fuss and generally value sleep more… (I really need a hair cut though…) But, I am also extremely cautious when it comes to what types of products I put on my skin and therefore into my body (the skin […]

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Favourite foodie spots in Calgary

So, I love food, I mean who doesn’t? Really? In recent years, Calgary or, yyc as it is now more readily referred to as, has become quite the culinary hub. There are so many fantastic places to eat and I thought that I would share a few of my favourites. From top to bottom: Village […]

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Recipe: probiotic smoothie

I am always looking for quick and simple ways to add probiotics to my diet. Gut health is extremely important but people don’t always think about it. Also, recently, I have been trying to incorporate more dates into my life as they are supposed to help with duration and pain in labour by thinning the […]

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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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My Latest Eco Diva Loves

So, since I’ve been pregnant I haven’t really been wearing much make up. I have really lucked out and unlike a lot of women, pregnancy is actually helping my skin instead of causing it to break out. Typically, I don’t wear a lot of make up anyway but foundation, a light eye shadow, mascara and […]

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