Review of NEW Stila Primer and Foundation

Hey all! Last night I went out for a fabulous dinner at La Ronde Rooftop Revolving Restaurant here in Edmonton. For the special occasion, I cracked open my new Stila One Step Prime and Stay All Day Foundation. These products just got launched in Shoppers Drug Mart and Sephora within the last couple weeks, and […]

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How To Find Peace Among Stress

Hi everyone! My apologies for the hiatus – I was away on vacation in B.C. It was a gorgeous getaway, and an amazing way to end July. But now, coming home, I feel so overwhelmed with things to catch up on. Instead of feeling relaxed post-vacay, I feel stressed out. It’s a struggle to get […]

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ο»ΏRainy Day Reflection // Vulnerability

There is a certain kind of calm that comes with rainy days. It settles over me like a blanket, bringing me peace and pensiveness. I have not been posting lately, because the past week has been really challenging for me. Lately, I have been feeling very vulnerable in various dimensions. In new relationships and friendships, […]

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Cowgirlin’ at the Calgary Stampede

This year I was lucky enough to go to Calgary for the stampede. The weather was gorgeous – over 30 degrees everyday. It was tons of fun, and we made so many memories. Β We stayed at a hotel called the Aloft by the University of Calgary. It was decorated modern and trendy, and was only […]

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Copycat Starbucks Passion Tea Lemonade

One of my favourite summer drinks is the Starbucks Passion Tea Lemonade. Last weekend, I made a DIY passion tea lemonade and brought it to a Canada Day party – it was a hit! I got so many compliments on it. Here is the recipe, so that you can make your own passion tea lemonade […]

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Summer Beauty Essentials

It is finally July! This week is supposed to be a hot one in Edmonton… I feel like summer is finally here, and I could not be more excited. In the summer, I adjust my daytime beauty routine to simplify and lighten. Days by the lake, fun festivals, and outdoor barbecues call for an easy […]

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150 Reasons Why Canada Is Awesome

This Saturday is Canada Day… and this year is its 150th anniversary. From West Coast to East, I am so grateful to live in such an amazing country. Here are 150 reasons why we are ‘True North Strong and Free’. Poutine (yum!) We have the amazing Rocky Mountains Extreme diversity Winnie the Pooh is from […]

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My Clear Skin Secret Weapon

Hey everyone! For a long time, I struggled with my skin. Any imperfection was the source of huge insecurity. To clear my skin, I have used scrubs, peels, antibiotics and much more. While they did their job to smooth, they unfortunately brought dryness and dullness to my skin. Today, I would like to tell you […]

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Sweet ‘Chai’ of Mine

I am the biggest fan of Chai Tea Lattes, for both its flavour and health benefits. I used to be a coffee lover, but it negatively fuelled my anxiety to an extreme. The caffeine would give me a shaking body and racing thoughts, which was NOT the ideal way for me to start my day! […]

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‘Lazy Girl’ Sunless Tan

I love a good tan in the summer. But, being a redhead, this can prove quite challenging. I have super fair skin, and burn easily in the sun. Furthermore, my risk of skin cancer is wayyy higher due to my low melanin levels. I have tried things like spray tans, or Jergens gradual tanners from […]

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