I love discovering new products that either make my life easier, OR are beautiful and give me lots of joy. This year has actually been full of hearing about new companies, trying new products and establishing new favourites. Here's my top picks: This is a beauty company that sells products for face, body, kids + … Continue reading New [to me] Products I Love
Whew 8 months feels long to be away from this blog. So much has happened in my life, and it's happened off the internet. Well, except for my Instagram. I love writing, and being creative. My job has taken up much of my creative juices with writing, overseeing Communications, and juggling one too many plates … Continue reading [Photo Dump] Highlights of 2016
Ok so my French skills are zero , but I do have exciting news. This summer as I celebrate the big 25, I'll be basking in the late summer sun of Quebec City! With the throng of hundreds of other tourists I'm sure. It's going to be magical. Road trip, outdoor cafes, the Plains of … Continue reading la ville de Québec!
I finally got around to editing and uploading these long-lost film photos of the Rocky Mountains to when I was there 5 years ago. I'm excited to return to BC in less than a month now. Aren't the mountains gorgeous? They always make me feel really small, like I'm standing in a little piece of … Continue reading Rocky Mountain Collection [BC, Canada]
The last time I was in British Columbia my heart was breaking. I'd like to think I was a victim, but I made some pretty poor choices to get me to that place. No healthy boundaries, unrealistic expectations, and I just couldn't let go. Once you say "I love you" for the first time, in … Continue reading Returning to the mountains: I am new.
Sometimes we need deep courage. When we get out of bed. When we walk into work. On the phone with our mom. Facing that friend. Going to church. Life isn't easy. Lately for me, I've needed deep courage in ballet class. Leotards and tights. Buns and ballet slippers. What was once an excitement and highlight … Continue reading Deep Courage when Fear + Insecurity Strikes
Christmas can be a tough season. It's overwhelming, rushed, bustled, stressful, and can include family drama when everyone squishes together under one roof. This week I was inches from being run over by a car because they were too rushed to see that I was clearly right in front of them! I totally get it, … Continue reading Preparing for Christmas & Skipping the Crazy
In lieu of a warm and long fall here in Southern Ontario, I thought I would post some photos taken in September during apple picking. From these apples we made chips, sauces, crisps, and pies. Yum. What do you do in fall?
Passion has never usually been a problem for me. I was the girl who cared. I cared about the environment. I cared about suffering. I cared about injustice. I cared about my friends, and school, and city. I cared about justice. I cared about causes. Most university students I know care about causes. I went … Continue reading Passion, please burn
Thanksgiving is a time to be thankful. When I look back on these photos which were taken in August, I have a lot to be thankful for. S. Alexandra is fierce, and little, and courageous. These photos were a creative project for both of us: for me an outlet where I could practice my composition, … Continue reading Thankful for her || S. Alexandra