• Travel Habits: 7 Things You Wish You Had Packed in Your Carry-On

    Kick into the new year with some wanderlust. Need a few travel tips? Cruise and vacation consultant, Josh Mark, has got your carry-on covered. It's wonderful to catch up with old friends. When I ...

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    Travel Habits: 7 Things You Wish You Had Packed in Your Carry-On
  • A New Year, A New Challenge

    For many, the new year represents a fresh start. For me, it's a new reading list. I am so pepped for my 2018 reading list. For a few years, I was partaking in a 50 Book Challenge. Ever year, I ...

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    A New Year, A New Challenge
  • Going Into 2018

    For many, ringing in the new year is like being given a chance at a whole new start. For me, going into 2018 is another adventure that I'm incredibly excited for. Why is it that we blame a calendar ...

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    Going Into 2018
  • Five of my Best Purchases from 2017

    2017 has been one eventful year. Through adjustments in parenting, body image, and overall self-care, here are five of my best purchases. Every year, I make a few key purchases that really leave an ...

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    Five of my Best Purchases from 2017
  • My New Take on Body Image

    As we grow, we learn... and life is full of lessons. Here's my new take on body image. photos by: Violaine Fiset Growing up, when it came to body image, I was pretty inconsistent. At times, I'd ...

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    My New Take on Body Image

What in Your Purse?: Carry-On Luggage

Call me traditional, but having a carry-on is essential to my travelling needs. At the airport, I often spot women travelling with the most inconvenient purses (but very pretty and fashionable, nonetheless). I couldn’t even imagine being without my Roots Small Banff Bag as I board the plane. Whenever I’m preparing for a trip, I organize my packing into two categories: check-in luggage…

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Stripes and Comfort

Last week when I was shopping at the Gap, I stumbled upon this dress and kept on going back and forth to it. I immediately noticed the ultra-soft cotton blend that they used, but kept on second guessing myself. I loved the concept of its extremely loose fit but didn’t think I could pull it off. I even discussed outfit options with one of…

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Wedding Words: 6 Months

Wow. 6 months really just flew right on by. 6 months. That’s 182 days. Half a year of utter joy and bliss. My first six months of officially being a wife. When people ask me, “So? How does it feel now that you’re married?”, I can’t really say much. Nothing has really changed. Joe and I went the less traditional…

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I Love Salads

In the kitchen, a book I keep at arm’s reach is called Salad Love by David Bez. Bez provides over 200 salad recipes that are not only easy to prepare but are also incredibly delicious. David Bez turns plain-old salads into pieces of edible art. He works with bases of leaves, pastas, or grains and elegantly layers vegetables, fruits, and meats on top. Also, to…

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Engagement Photos

When Joe and I announced our engagement, we received the kindest congratulatory messages. Most importantly, my newly married girlfriends gave me their personal wedding tips. One of them told me: “Enjoy this special time and take it all in. These are the precious moments in life.” Simple and true, I took this advice to heart, and decided that we should…

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…and of course, I said “yes”

Here you have it, my biggest news of 2014: I can now refer to my better half, Joe, as my fiancé. You guessed right: I said yes to one of the most important questions ever asked to me. Yes! The emotions are sometimes overwhelming. Depending on the family member, sharing the news either enhanced my giggle fits or caused me…

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