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Winter Skincare Essentials for Surviving the Polar Vortex

As we approach the depths of winter, that cold that burns your face the minute you step outside, I look to my trusty winter skincare collection to keep my skin moisturized, glowy, and ultra-hydrated. After spending some time decluttering old products and things I didn’t truly love, I’ve finally landed on a skincare collection that makes my...

The Bed Expert

Black Sheep Mattress is a Calgary-based mattress manufacturer and retailer specializing in custom-made mattresses, all constructed of natural and organic materials. I spoke with Christian Schmidt, owner and founder of the company, to learn more about mattresses and to get some tips on mattress shopping. If you’ve spent eight hours in an...

The Naturopathic Doctor

Integra Naturopathics, which began as a natural health centre to treat issues with infertility and has since blossomed into a family practice with a focus on treating autoimmune disorders. Echoing Dr. Samuels’ statements about sleep, Dr. Arnel explained that sleep is a time for the body to regenerate, restore, and rebuild. Nutrients are...

Rest Your Best

It’s been a restless night, but finally, toward dawn, sleep comes. The alarm sounds; your stomach sinks. It’s still dark outside, but it is time to get out of bed and start the day. Trying to ignore the alarm, you roll over, willing it silent. It doesn’t obey. You surrender and pull yourself out of bed knowing a tired day...

An Essay On Marriage

I have been married for a long time. Although, at the time, I certainly didn't feel like it, looking back, emotionally, I was still a child on my wedding day. Like everything in life, with our very young marriage came the good, the bad, on the ugly, and through it all, we pushed on. This August, my husband and I celebrated our 15th wedding...

Marriage Advice From Real Couples

I’ve been married for 3 ½ years and with my husband for over 6 years. My best piece of advice is to consider the following before criticizing your partner; what is upsetting you? Why? Is this something you can get over? If you decide to talk about it what is your desired outcome? This allows you to work through the argument before it happens...

Essay on Marriage: The Commitment of Love

The big day is right in front of you, and it is full of hopes and dreams. Family and friends will arrive, the ceremony will be performed, vows will be made, and rings will be exchanged. Later, drinks will be poured and good food will be enjoyed amongst speeches and toasts celebrating the two of you. Surely, this will be the day that you have...

2019 Trends For the Pearl + Dot Bride

Anyone who has had the pleasure of meeting the team at Pearl & Dot should count themselves lucky.  The warmth, energy, and genuine care of these women is beyond amazing.  I had the distinct pleasure of sitting down with Alyssa and Rio, the beautiful minds behind P & D in their space at the unique, New...

A Different Kind of Registry

We are in an unconventional age. Gone are the days where picking a china pattern and flatware service are your only choices for a wedding registry. You are now welcome to choose traditional home wares like sheet sets and blenders as well as travel, camping equipment, mortgages, and renovation supplies.  We even have a wedding registry at Banbury...

Intentions, Vows, and Resolutions

Written by Brad Kauffman, M.A., B.A. Strategic Psychotherapist and Jess Kauffman M.A., B.A. Strategic Psychotherapist Photo by Justine Milton As humans, typically, we desire to be the best version of ourselves. In other words, there is a powerful longing to be aligned with our truest self. When we set a resolution, we establish a reference...
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