Why My Spirit Needs My Body to Sweat

I have a bit of a complicated history with exercise. I have gone through many phases over the last seven or eight years, where I want to exercise, get into a habit of running or doing yoga multiple times a…

Monthly Playlist | April 2017

I’ll be honest, since seeing Beauty and the Beast last month, I haven’t listened to much but that wonderful soundtrack. However, there are a few other songs that have made it through the cracks that I want to share with…

My Thoughts on Beauty & the Beast

{photo} Nearly twenty-six years ago, I saw Beauty and the Beast for the first time. I was two and a half, and though I don’t remember how I felt watching it then (besides being scared of the Beast when he finds…

Monthly Playlist | February 2017

Much like last month, there is an abundance of good new music out there right now. From AFI’s new album (what? am I 15 again?) to my new favourites Future Islands and The Tragic Thrills, it hasn’t been hard to…

Monthly Playlist | January 2017

It feels good to be posting a monthly playlist again. I don’t feel like I’ve had a successful blogging month unless I’ve done that (and shared my favourites and outfits — coming next week). 2017 started out great with some…

Lessons Learned from Being a Stay-at-Home Auntie

I have the best job. I like to call myself a stay-at-home auntie. A few months ago, my sister-in-law started working full-time after finishing her maternity leave. I was lucky enough that she and my brother asked me to take…

Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life | Review

I’ve now watched the entire season three times (twice on the day it was released), and feel like I have my thoughts fully formed, as well as responses to many of the common criticisms of the show. (Note: There will be…

Goals for 2017

First of all, Happy New Year! Can you believe it’s 2017 already? I know a lot of us are happy for the new year and hoping to leave the bad parts of 2016 behind. I always love a fresh start.…

Holiday Gift Guide | Under $25

Doing Christmas on a budget can be difficult, especially when you want to find something that shows you put some thought into it. Today, I’ve rounded up some great gifts all under $25. These gifts are great as stand alone…

Blondie

If you’re not following me on Instagram, then you may not know that I’ve recently made some changes in my life. I moved, quit my job, started watching my nephew full-time during the week, and I dyed my hair blonde.…

Monthly Playlist | October 2016

It’s been far too long since I’ve shared a monthly playlist, so I thought before the month is over I would share a few of the songs that have been getting a lot of play from me this month. Since…