Dundurn Market, Hamilton

5 Steps to Appreciate Time and Live in the Present

***CONTEST ALERT – DETAILS AT THE BOTTOM OF THE POST*** Slowing down time is #FakeNews Okay, I admit actually slowing down time is #fakenews and can’t be done unless you are some kind of cosmic superpower. (Which if you are, can we be friends?) But, I guarantee there are ways we can appreciate the time we have a little bit…

Hamilton, Ontario

5 Tips to Kick Start Your Spring Fitness

So let’s be honest with ourselves. Maybe some of those New Years resolutions have fallen to the wayside. But all hope is not lost! They say, “summer bodies are built in the winter”, and technically it is still winter, so there is still time! I have always been a huge fan of working out outside. I much rather go for…

Mixed Media, Hamilton

Write a note with love for no reason at all

Work it hard, friendship is hard, family is hard, love is hard. Life is hard. But you know what. You are hard too. Hard working, hard headed, hard not to love and hard to replace. You are here for a reason so take your hard headed self and run straight into life and kick butt. You are meant to be…

Oakville, Ontario

5 Reasons you should consider getting a journal

I have always been that kind of person who writes down her thoughts. But don’t get me wrong, I don’t do this everyday. However, the times I have done it, I have not regretted it. Usually I write in my journal in times of life highs and lows. I write when I am going through change or when I am…

MIND & BODY

Lemon zest you life

We’ve all heard that you can change your life by adjusting a few simple things. What if I told you that by adding one thing to your daily routine you could change your overall body health completely? It is of course that time when New Years Resolutions have begun to fall off the bandwagon – but this is a change I promise that…

Toronto, Ontario

French Inspired Style | Colette Grand Cafe

“Loneliness is a sign you are in desperate need of yourself.” ― Rupi Kaur, Milk and Honey January Obsessions Two things I have been recently obsessing over include Rupi Kaur’s book Milk and Honey and french inspired style. Let’s start with Milk and Honey shall we! The notes of Rupi have been all over the internet. Her insightful poetry brings the reader through…

Hamilton, Ontario

Top 20 things we’ve learned from Gilmore Girls 

I immediately circled my calendar the moment I found out about the Gilmore Girls reunion. But to be honest, I didn’t grow up watching Gilmore Girls. I never really watched the show until this year. I was in a bit of a slump and needed something to help me get through some hard times as a distraction. Finally, I landed on…

MIND & BODY

What Selena Gomez reminded us at the 2016 AMA’s

Last night, superstar Selena Gomez reminded us how important it is to work on our own mental health.  Being Human Getting consumed in our own lives is a part of being human. And to be honest, that is okay. However, it is always important to have some small reminder to add a dose of compassion to our daily lives. Life can…

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…