Over the last few months, I have been really craving family time. Last week, the three of us packed up the car and escaped Toronto to visit Adam's family in Kingston. I didn't realize just how much I was missing this in my life. I haven't seen my own parents in over 6 months (and counting). And even though our government says we are allowed to build a circle of up to 10 people, the decision to do so, comes with a lot of risks. Not only are my parents seniors, but . . .
Dear 2020 me, We need to talk because there are some things you need to know. Around this time last year, we welcomed 2019 with a set of highly ambitious list of life goals. But life had other plans. I learned many things in 2019. Some things made me be a better human. Some things challenged my personal views, values and beliefs. Some things I had to fight through. Some things were just at best, messy. Yes, 2019 could very well be summed up as “not your greatest . . .
I remember hearing somewhere that the trick to finding something to write about is to hold on to the idea until the words can’t stay contained inside of you anymore. Well. Today is that day. Words are overflowing. Emotions are running high. But mostly nerves. It’s been seven months since I last posted anything here. What. The. Actual. Fuck. I apologize for the strong language but really? How has so much time gone by? Wait. No. I retract that apology. I'm not . . .
Last weekend, I took my first ever "momcation" and visited my friend Sylvia in Montreal. Having a weekend away not only allowed me to recharge and reconnect with myself, but I was able to catch up on some much needed R &R! Here's a look at some of the highlights of my trip! I unleashed my inner foodie. In the last few years, even though I've changed my perspective about food and have developed healthier eating habits, I also recognize the importance of enjoying yourself. . . .
Last Friday, I had so much fun attending the Nordstrom Winter Beauty Event which took place at the Eaton Centre. With over 20 beauty counters to choose from, each brand was offering up free services. I signed up with Charlotte Tilbury because I was curious about her skin care line. This was a the perfect opportunity to try before buying. Is she worth the hype? Here's what happened. The Skin Care Routine I met Malki, my Charlotte Tilbury Skin Care Expert, who explained . . .