Easy Room Makeover Idea: Change out your Curtains


Whether you live in a rental place or own your home, spending a small fortune on window coverings isn't very high on anyone's to-do list. At the same time, window coverings make such a strong visual statement, while also performing valuable functions (privacy and blocking light to some … [Continue reading]

Oral Care to Cure Wanderlust


I was invited to participate in a focus group the other day all about dental health. The other participants and I talked about what we thought about the way the oral care section in stores was set up, our favourite products, what improvements we'd like to see, etc. One thing that came up often was … [Continue reading]

Home Office Essential: Sonos Play:1 Compact Wireless Speaker

Sonos play:1

Every home office needs a Sonos Play:1. I really think that having clear, inspiring or motivating music streaming in your work space can really make … [Continue reading]

Easy Vegan Food Substitutes Free Printable

vegan food substitutes

One of the most common questions I get when people find out I'm vegan (and have been for almost 14 years now), is "what do you use instead of. . … [Continue reading]

Super Simple Strawberry Smoothie Recipe

strawberry smoothie recipe

When you find something you love, it's hard to think of life before it came along. For years, I have been wanting a stand-alone blender so that I … [Continue reading]

Breville Smart Waffle Maker Review

Breville Smart Waffle Maker

I won't tell you how many waffle makers I've owned or used in my lifetime, nor the amount of waffles I've consumed. To tell you would open myself up … [Continue reading]

How to Make Healthy Food Choices the Easy Way

Healthy Food Choices

My food choices are informed by the way I live life in general: I make them consciously and with deliberate action. You’ll find me at my local … [Continue reading]

Top 5 Spring Break Adventures Built for Kids

Sea to Sky Gondola Photo Credit: Paul Bride

When I was a kid, one of my favourite things to do was experience places related to nature or history—museums, galleries, nature parks. Luckily, my … [Continue reading]

Intuitive Tax Software: Use UFile (with 5 product giveaways)


As someone who is self-employed but also has a full-time job, you might think that I'd get overwhelmed with the different things I need to do (and … [Continue reading]

Go Green for a Better Life at Kitsilano Dry Cleaners

Go Green

Living in such a beautiful city, green is all around me—green trees year-round, healthy green foods and smoothies, and yes - even green grass in … [Continue reading]