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10 Ways to Express Random Acts of Kindness

Have you ever paid it forward to a complete stranger? If so, you can probably admit that it feels really darn good. In today’s post I wanted to share some creative ways to express a random act of kindness. Remember, it doesn’t have to be a grand gesture to make someone’s day. It’s the little things… Pay for the order behind you at a drive-thru. If you don’t have limitless funds yourself, make sure to

Redecorating Our Living Room!

Being on Mat Leave has given me time to analyze all the things I want changed in our house. Before having J, we had redone quite a bit already but there were a couple of areas still left untouched from how the previous owners left it. Although we had painted our living room light gray from a Cadbury Milk Chocolate colour (which is great for many things but not on walls!) we had yet to

My Nested Bean Sleep Sack GIVEAWAY!

Hi mamas with little ones! There are a select few of you who have babies that have always slept peacefully for hours through the night. I am incredibly happy for you. Motherhood is no piece of cake for anyone! Then there is the rest of us *cough* myself included! Let me tell you – there is hope to sleep again. I am finding that sometimes it is the simplest fix (and other times there is no fix

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My 10-Day Capsule Wardrobe Challenge Experience

I had often dreamed of having a capsule wardrobe but never intentionally acted on it. In theory it sounded amazing to have a few select, neutral pieces that all paired well with each other for endless combinations. When my friend V announced that she was taking on the #winter10x10 capsule wardrobe challenge I was ready to give it a shot. It was created by Lee Vosburgh and Caroline Joy. Those participating would choose 10 items

The Face Shop Beauty Routine

My Beauty Routine with THE FACE SHOP

Today I partnered with THE FACE SHOP  and am chatting about products to keep my skin hydrated and glowing throughout the harsh, cold winter. For those of you that don’t already know – I am hitting a major age milestone next month! Yes, this girl is turning 30! I have to be honest and say my skin is great. Some small things I have noticed are less “baby fat” in my cheeks and six gray hairs

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Zaful Valentine’s Day Sale Wishlist

Hi Beauties! It has been awhile since I have written a wishlist post. I thought I would share a few of my favourite items right now from an online boutique called Zaful. I love that they offer so much selection and it is all very affordable! I should also mention that they have a wide range of sizes available, from petite to plus. Right now they are having a Valentine’s Day sale until February 14th so

Books for Moms

Childbirth + Baby Books That Every Mama (or Mom-to-Be) Needs to Read!

When I found out I was pregnant I initially went online and googled everything! After a few weeks of way too much information floating around in my head I decided that was it! I didn’t want to think about anything anymore and just followed my instincts instead! There were so many conflicting pieces of information on what you should do and shouldn’t anyhow. So I ate a balanced diet, exercised regularly and stayed as stress-free

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5 Homemade Natural Beauty Recipes That Work Like Store-Bought Products

While I am not against store-bought products, I often like to try natural alternatives for things because they are healthy, budget-friendly and often equally as effective! Today I hit my kitchen and share a few extremely simple recipes to achieve glowing results! Natural Makeup Remover + Moisturizer Its no secret that coconut oil has many uses! One of my favourites is using it as makeup remover. A little goes a long way! You also can

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Big Changes in 2018

Hi friends! I can definitely say 2017 brought a lot of change to my life. I grew my readership for this blog in leaps and bounds. I was accepted by rewardStyle to utilize the LIKEtoKNOW.it App for my followers to shop my finds. Also a big win, at the tail end of the year I got my first paid Instagram post! Along with partnering with many amazing brands and being sent a ton of fantastic

My Hair Secrets Revealed

Happy New Year Beauties! Have you made any resolutions for 2018? I tend to make them all throughout the seasons along with stating a couple in January because why not? In light of this fresh year I thought I would share a few tidbits about something that I get a lot of comments about! The title of this post gives it away – need I say more? Let’s talk hair! I am going to start from