Psoriasis

The Diet that Cleared My Psoriasis Naturally

Many of you had the same questions when I posted my video about my psoriasis story. Mainly: what exactly did I eat and drink during this time? And… What foods did I eliminate? Simply put, I eliminated nothing. I drastically decreased my intake of meat, dairy, and sugar, but I didn’t banish them from my… Continue reading The Diet that Cleared My Psoriasis Naturally

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Millenial Money

Household 2018 February Budget

I know, I know… this is late BUT it’s never too late to budget! February is a tough month! I know that I vowed to save $1400 a month, but I can already tell you, that’s likely NOT going to happen for February. However, I forgot about months when my husband and I bring in… Continue reading Household 2018 February Budget

Millenial Money

Monthly Budget Review – January

If you’re into budgeting and saving, I’m sure you’ve heard about the Mint app by now. The Mint app allows you to set budgets for a wide variety of categories for each month. It’s linked to your bank accounts so you get a real-time view of what you’re spending and your income. This makes tracking… Continue reading Monthly Budget Review – January

Recipes

Spaghetti and Meat Sauce

This meat sauce is so. good. Served with spaghetti, it's absolutely slurp-worthy, but this is great with any pasta. PREP TIME:10 minutesDIFFICULTY:MediumCOOK TIME:40 minutesSERVINGS:8 Servings INGREDIENTS 2 tbsp olive oil 1 lb ground meat 4 garlic cloves, minced 1 tbsp dried oregano 1/4 tsp dried red pepper flakes 1 1/4 cup strained tomatoes 1 (28… Continue reading Spaghetti and Meat Sauce

Home Decor

5 Handmade Cabin-Inspired Decor Pieces for Fall

As the summer closes and gorgeous fall descends on Toronto, I feel magic in the air. I love autumn: the colors, the squashes, the coffees and the slight nip in the still warm air that’s telling us that somethings coming. In the fall, Toronto sees the arrival of TIFF, booties on women's feet, and a… Continue reading 5 Handmade Cabin-Inspired Decor Pieces for Fall

DIY

My First Batch of Handmade Soap – Update

If you read my post about deciding to make soap, then you might be curious how it looked once out of the mold. I'm happy to report that the soap unmolded beautifully and is now curing in my den. The soap will need to cure for 4-6 weeks before I can actually use it. The… Continue reading My First Batch of Handmade Soap – Update

DIY

7 Easy DIYs Using Concrete

Concrete is a great medium because it’s affordable and can mold into just about any shape you want. The industrial, raw look of it in your home is also super modern and grabs the attention of your guests no matter where you’ve incorporated it in your home. Imagine this: your guest picks up a concrete… Continue reading 7 Easy DIYs Using Concrete

DIY

My First Time Making A Batch of Handmade Soap

In September of last year, my skin broke out to what I now know was a severe psoriasis flare-up that covered 90% of my body. It was one of the most bizarre, painful, and terrifying experiences I've ever had. My skin thankfully calmed down and the sores faded after a few months. I still have… Continue reading My First Time Making A Batch of Handmade Soap

Buying a Home, Cleaning

Make Sure to Have these 7 Cleaning Essentials Before You Move

Moving Day is absolutely hectic. I can’t count all the times I realized I needed to get something because we’d either thrown it away in the move or forgot we were out of it. It’s such a relief to come into a home without going through all your boxes to find all the everyday essentials.… Continue reading Make Sure to Have these 7 Cleaning Essentials Before You Move