MIND & BODY

7 Things you should avoid before bed

When people ask me, “Amanda how can you do all of these things, you’re always on the go, how do you do it?” My number one response is to tell them how much I value sleep. Sleep is so important to being a successful energized person. I’m not about that zombie life! Here are some of my top tips and…

Burlington, Ontario

Simple August outfit in 4 steps

Happy 1st of August Beauties! Let me tell you, there is nothing better than your weekend wardrobe. Seriously, as soon as the weekend hits I am so excited to put on my denim uniform and hangout whether that means going for a summer walk or kickin’ it at a local coffee shop. Today’s summer look is functional and simple because I…

Mascot Brewery, Toronto

Transitioning to fall fashion

The strangest part about shopping this time of year is the seasonal changes in the mall. I often go through a clothing identity crisis at this time because I get so excited for what is new. I would have to say fall is my absolutely favorite time for fashion. Fall is the time for classic neutrals and rich colors of layering.…

Hamilton, Ontario

3 Quick Steps to an Easy Summer Outfit

My question to you today is, do you have a favorite summer outfit? Summer has officially arrived! And I know this because Canadians everywhere are peeling back the layers from hibernation – myself included! But I don’t want you to run out to the mall to break the bank just yet! Today I will show you how to style a…

Boots & Hearts Music Festival

The Ultimate Festival Guide

“It takes 1 song to bring back 1000 memories.” So people, it is that beautiful time of year again. Time to pack the car full of amenities and prepare to be the life of the festival! This is huge in Canada and I know that there have been festivals all over the world ever since the iconic Woodstock in August…

Hamilton, Ontario

5 Ways to start committing random acts of love

“Practice random beauty and senseless acts of love.” – Unknown We all get consumed by our own lives sometimes and that is totally normal. The weekly work grind can totally demolish our perspective on things that are happening around us. Our to-do list becomes our platform for our everyday activities and when we stray from those items we can often feel…

Athens, Greece

Exploring Athens, Greece – Day Two

“Wherever you go becomes a part of you somehow.” -Anita Desai The second and last day of our Athens adventure really brought the inner explorer our in my Dad and myself. Because we did the full tourist experience the day before we decided to set off on day two with no real plan. Our day did not start out picture…

Lake Louise, Alberta

When is it time to consider if you’re in an unhealthy …

“Letting go gives us freedom, and freedom is the only condition for happiness.“ – Thich Nhat Hanh When it is time to consider if you’re in an unhealthy friendship? Throughout my years I can definitely say that I have expereinced some “growing pains” if you will. I don’t just mean the embarrassing notion of puberty, learning that deodorant is a…

Athens, Greece

Exploring Athens, Greece | Day One

Whenever I travel with my father we always seem to leave the right kind of baggage at the door. After a nine hour flight we finally touched down in Athens, Greece around 10AM. Upon arriving to the hotel we snatched a quick snooze to prime ourselves for the day ahead. Needless to say the day started with some fresh greek…