Studied Interior Design in college and Art History and First Nations Studies in university. She is passionate about gadgets, video games and technology, loves pouring over interior design magazines and blogs, and is an avid traveller. Tazim Damji

Sleep Better, Feel Better, Live Better (with $159 Pillow Giveaway)

Sleep is awesome. I feel fairly confident in saying that most people agree with me. In fact, I would venture to say that the majority of people want more and better quality sleep. Are you with me, here? Let's go a step further—of all the things one could wish for around the holiday season, I would say that sleep is the thing thing that I have seen wished for more than anything else. Don't believe me? Check out your friends' Facebook posts and Twitter updates near the end of the year. Okay, so … [Read more...]

Essential Tech Products for Staying Connected (with Giveaway Canada Only)

Being online and connecting with friends and family (and my online audience) is an everyday occurrence. With all the apps, social media platforms, Skype, texting, and now Periscope—it seems like my cellphone is always running out of power. Can you relate? What tech products do I think are essential for staying connected? Read on to find out. … [Read more...]

15 Vegan Lunch Ideas

I would rather eat the same thing for lunch/dinner a few times during the week than have to put something new together every single day, now that I'm working away from home full-time again. I'm hoping to be able to put together a meal that I can have for a few days during the week, every Sunday and also have a baked something or other put together that day, as well. Knowing that certain foods make me feel tired when I eat them mid-day (like pasta), and that I have an affinity towards pizza … [Read more...]

Recipes for Delicious Kitchens from IKEA

The kitchen section at my local IKEA store is one of my favourites. I love wandering around in there, checking out the different cabinet and countertop options, and imagining myself cooking in the display kitchens from IKEA. There are so many options available when thinking about designing a kitchen and IKEA definitely has a lot of tips and expert advice online and from their sales staff in the stores. I get that designing a kitchen cam be challenging, but IKEA makes it a lot easier. Check … [Read more...]

Easy Vegan Pizza and Sauce from Scratch

Pizza is one of those food I could every single day and not get tired of it. It's so easy to change the flavour based on the sauce and vegetables put on top. It's also easy to change up the texture of the crust to make it more or less thin/greasy. Because I love pizza so (so) much, I naturally assumed that it was difficult to put it together myself. A pizza story. A very delicious story, indeed. I mean, one of my favourite foods to make for myself after school was pizza—on pre-made dough … [Read more...]

Fruit-y Frozen Treats Year-Round with Yonanas (with Contest for 3 winners)

Delicious summer fruits can be enjoyed year-round as a delicious, healthy (cold) treat!  Yonanas has the perfect solution for your sweet tooth that won’t affect your health goals. Yonanas is a small kitchen gadget that churns JUST frozen fruit into creamy, soft serve “ice cream.” The possibilities for flavour combinations is endless. I've been trying out a few so far and I share one of the recipes, below: … [Read more...]

A Delicious Way to Help Kids Stay Healthy for Back to School

It’s almost time for kids to go back to school, so what better time to think about helping them stay healthy?   It's easy to feel on top of your kids' health when you're sending them off to school after they've taken their vitamins. It may not always be easy to get your kids to take vitamins, though! Having vitamins the shape of their favourite Treehouse TV characters—Franklin and Friend and Max and Ruby—will definitely help, though! Treehouse Gummies, from a Canadian company called Webber … [Read more...]

5 Reasons Why a Natural Memory Foam Pillow is the Way to Go

When people tend to talk about sleep, one thing often comes up: the amount of hours one needs/should sleep. In our fast-paced society, it's common to hear how people have only slept 4 or 5 hours a night. Insomnia isn't a foreign word for many people I know. Although, I tend to work until early (or late) evening, I always make sure I get at least 7 hours of sleep. The amount of sleep is pretty important, but it's not as important as the quality of sleep. I use an app on my iPhone to wake me up … [Read more...]

Top 5 Ways to Prepare Your Child for Back to School

While it has been a long summer, it will soon come to a close and school will be in full swing.  While it is more than likely that the kids are not excited about back to school, there are things you can do to prepare your child for back to school. … [Read more...]

5 Key Ways to Get your Ideas off the Ground

You've got the ideas. Now make 'em happen. If you're like me, you have no shortage of ideas floating around in your head. How many of those ideas do you actually end up acting on/making happen? Maybe it's shiny object syndrome, or. . ."squirrel!" Whatever it is, it's time now to start moving forward on some of your ideas. Here are five key ways to get your ideas off the ground: 1. Write down all your ideas To clear up some mental space, write down all your ideas on one big list. If you have … [Read more...]