How We Made A DIY Chalkboard

For years I’ve held onto this stunning old gold wooden frame that once housed a beautiful landscape oil painting over my grandparent’s mantel.  I always loved the frame, but given its size, I could never find the right piece of… Continue Reading

Blending In: How Wearing Thick Glasses for a Week Was an Eye-Opening Experience

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At some point over the age of 30 (when I magically, finally became fully comfortable in my own skin), I stopped feeling the need to look perfectly done up all the time. As my career got crazier and my “me… Continue Reading

It’s no small world: How to do Disney like a pro

It’s the happiest place on earth, but it’s no small world (after all).  Amassing 27,258 acres, Walt Disney World, Orlando, is basically a small city.  With 4 Major theme parks, 2 water parks, 34 resorts, over 300 restaurants, 5 golf courses,… Continue Reading

The Sorority Stereotype And Why It Needs To End

We’ve been labeled pretty much everything under the sun based on the fun fact that we were in a sorority in university. The labels existed back then, and have persisted since, with the very mention that we were proud members… Continue Reading

Alpha Beauty Pie: Sample Seduction

One of my favourite parts about shopping for beauty products, is often the free samples that come along with a purchase.  Some of my go-to staples today, started off as a brief love-affair with a tiny sample-sized taste of a lip… Continue Reading

Why my household has decided to Live Clean

Every once in a while, you stumble onto a line of products that makes you want to purge everything on your bathroom counter (and in your shower, and tub) and just start fresh. Well that’s exactly what happened when I… Continue Reading