Browsing Category

Lifestyle

Lifestyle

Gift Guide for Black & Indigenous Owned Businesses

Each Holiday season I like to promote small businesses.  I have either worked for or owned a small business over the past 20+ years.  Small businesses will always have my heart.  I understand first hand the impact that shopping local has.  This year I wanted to shine the light onto some amazing Canadian, Black, and Indigenous Owned Businesses.  Rather than our money going strictly to the big (predominantly White owned) companies, who already have a lot of money, support, small,…

Continue Reading

eco friendly swaps
Lifestyle

Sustainable Swaps For Your Home

Shopping secondhand for my clothing, as well as, purchasing new items from local, sustainable + ethical brands has been one major shift I’ve made over the past few years.  I am much more mindful when bringing something new, or new-to-me, into my wardrobe.  Why?  I have learned so much about the harmful realities of the fashion industry (harmful to the planet and to people) that it made me want to do better.  When it comes to sustainability, I have been…

Continue Reading

plus size blogger
Lifestyle

9 Mindful Gift Ideas For Humans

If you’re like me, I still have about, ummmm, like 90% of my Christmas shopping to do. I don’t know what happened this year, but I am not as organized as I normally am. The good news, is that we are both cutting back on how much we are giving and receiving gift wise and we are taking our time to come up with thoughtful, mindful gifts for our family and closest friends. If you’re still needing some ideas and…

Continue Reading

Holiday Giveaway
Lifestyle

Jen’s Fave Things Holiday Giveaway

This is by far my BIGGEST giveaway yet! I am thrilled to share with you a grand prize valued at approximately $900!!!! I mean WOW! I reached out to some amazing brands and shops to partner with me on a giveaway that is full of things that are staples in my life. So let’s get right into it! Here are the incredible prizes one of you lucky Babes is going to win…. Amelia Rose: Zipper Scarf Value: $52 It’s an…

Continue Reading

Vitamin C skincare
Lifestyle

Winter Skin + Vitamin C

Oh, our poor skin in the Winter. I don’t know about you but dry and dull would be the two words I would usually use to best describe my Winter skin woes. My Summer glow is long gone, and my tired mom face is front and center for all to see. Vitamin C has become a hot product in skincare and I totally get it. Vitamin C is said to be a potent antioxidant that can neutralize free radicals and…

Continue Reading