Merry Christmas and Happy New Year everyone! (Are you all hungover?) Well, we made it to Day 1 of a new year and I'm so happy to be posting here. It is around this time that I enjoy making lists of ideas, goals and things I want to accomplish for the year ahead. Considering the fact that 2020 was a complete dumpster fire of sorts for so many people, I'm doing things a little differently this time around. I'm leaning into hope. Hope has allowed me to weather life's storms and . . .
Did the title of this post make you itch? In any case, thanks for dropping by. Somehow I blinked and Christmas is less than a week away. As I write this, I am currently in my apartment, living out of plastic bags because if this year couldn't get anymore crazy, we discovered that a rash on Adam's skin was actually bedbugs. We're actually handling this pretty well (all things considered) but nothing is more humbling than trying to dig for a clean pair of underwear. But I . . .
In Canada, Mental Illness Awareness Week (MIAW) is from October 4-10 and today is World Mental Health Day. According to the Canadian Mental Health Association, in any given year, one in five Canadians will personally experience a mental health problem or illness. If you are a regular follower of my content, I am very open about my depression and anxiety. There are people in my life who have a hard time understanding why I choose to be so open. What I've come to realize in sharing my . . .
I picked up a challah from Harbord Bakery today and it’s still warm. I got a brisket in the oven. And Adam picked up some grape juice so Ethan and I can do the blessing over the wine tonight. So far so good...all the boxes checked. Oh. And one more thing: Next week, Ethan starts Catholic school. No matter how many boxes I tick off in the Balabusta/Yenta Playbook, I know that this decision will disappoint a lot of people in my life. And while nothing is more . . .
Hi everyone and welcome back to my blog. I can’t believe how quickly the summer went. Today I’m sharing with you my August favourites, the beauty products I have been using on repeat! Let’s get into it! Oleo-Relax Control-In-Motion by Kerastase. Covid has been the inspiration behind my "team zero eff's" hair routine (it just goes in a bun on most days). Nevertheless this product helps keep my hair from turning into a giant puff ball. One pump of this leave-in serum leaves . . .