Shine Bright Like a Diamond

When it comes to skincare, I have a pretty simple routine; wash, tone, moisturize and hydrate, that’s it. But since turning 30, I have noticed my skin starting to lose some of it’s luster, firmness, and youth. I’ve never really been into facials, and Botox and other more invasive treatments were never an option for me – I’m just not...

A Meaningful Life

When I was a child, I remember being happy. I was raised by great parents (losing one of them far too early, but still…), always well cared for, encouraged, and provided for. Yet somehow I got to adulthood not knowing some basic things about life, which I really wish I didn’t have to figure out so late. It isn’t the things you might...

Five Foods to Add Into Your Diet for Healthy Hair & Skin

Are you lusting after a long, healthy mane and clear, glowing skin? Add these five foods to your diet and you’ll be glowing in no time. Lemon (and warm water) You’ve probably heard this a million times, but a great way to start off your morning is to drink warm water with a couple of lemon slices. It may be over used, but for good...

Essential Ingredients for a Hygge Gathering in Copenhagen

Since moving from Calgary to Copenhagen seven months ago I’ve found myself embracing many Danish staples: trading my bus pass for a bicycle, flats for sneakers, and considerably darkening my wardrobe. However, what I’ve embraced most wholeheartedly has nothing to do with modes of transportation or a newly monochrome closet, it’s the Danish...

Seasonal Depression Food

I’m not sure if it was the allure of the snow-capped mountains and prospect of new beginnings in Canada or the fact that my current husband had placed a love spell on me, but I found myself moving away from the southern United States and into the frigid climate of Calgary back in 2007.  As my first winter approached I realized I had gotten...