6 Tips to Planning a Private Wedding Ceremony

Francis and I were engaged for 4.5 years before finally getting married. It’s not that we had doubts or couldn’t find the right location, it’s because we couldn’t figure out how a traditional wedding fit into our vision of what we wanted, and the budget we wanted to spend. Early on in our relationship we […]

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Gift Ideas for Him – Shop Local

In case you missed it yesterday, I started a 4 day series featuring Christmas gift ideas made locally. Men deserve beautiful skin too. The Rugged Gentleman face mist from Happy Spritz is a great way to tell him he’s both tough and beautiful, located in Vancouver, BC and California. Don’t let him sip a drink wrapped […]

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Kid’s Halloween Party

‘Tis the season… for dressing up in costumes and eating copious amounts of treats! We’re finding any occasion to put on our costumes and have some fun until Halloween rolls around. I mean, why only wear it for one day? So, today we had a little pre-Halloween party with some friends involving snacks, colouring, and pumpkin […]

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We Ate, Drank, and Got Married

Hope everyone had an amazing end to their summer, and are enjoying wearing fall layers as much as I am. I’ve been a little MIA in the past few weeks. I didn’t have much time to go online leading up to the wedding, and we were in Montreal for 2 weeks after. But we’re back now and […]

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Snack Time

Recently we’ve started to eat a mainly plant-based diet, in addition to eating organic and gluten-free. I’m this sounds great on paper, but the reality of it is that it’s not always easy to know what to make for dinner. Snacking is just as difficult, as most prepackaged snacks are loaded with refined sugars and preservatives. I […]

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Happy Mother’s Day – DIY Photoshoot

  I hope everyone’s having a wonderful Mother’s Day. In previous years Mother’s Day was a reason for me to get to sleep in, not do the dishes, and be pampered. This year, for some reason, I saw it differently. I didn’t mind being woken up early, and was actually looking forward to those little […]

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Pregnancy Must-Haves

Cocoa Body Butter: Promotes skin’s elasticity. I used it in the morning and before bed every day during my first pregnancy, and am doing the same this time, and are still stretch-mark free. It doesn’t hurt that it smells amazing too. Belly Wedge: In addition to multiple strategically placed pillows, I don’t go to bed without my […]

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