Festive Fall Water Infusions

“And all at once, summer collapsed into fall”

Oscar Wilde

A couple of weeks ago, I went to a cooking event for LARABARS with Ambrosia & they served the most amazing cinnamon & apple infused water! Like it was beyond, & totally inspired me to try out a few different fall flavoured variations of this quintessential summer refresher! (more…)


Fall Bucket List

“Autumn is a second spring when every leaf is a flower”

Albert Camus

We’re a mere four days into October & I’ve literally crammed as many October/Autumn themed activities into the past 96 hours it’s almost nauseating. If you follow along in any of my social media antics, I’m sure you’ve noticed that fall has essentially thrown up all over it, especially my Insta Feed [& I kind of absolutely love it: #sorrynotsorry]. SO… to commemorate my favourite time of the year, I’ve put together a Fall Bucket List that you simply MUST try before winter rolls around! Get on it people! (more…)


Pumpkin Parfait Realness

“Autumn… the years’ last loveliest smile”

William Cullen Bryant

Happy first day of fall ya’ll!! PS. I’m totally NOT typically a “ya’ll” kinda gal, but I simply couldn’t resist… how cute did that sound?! Hashtag Adorbs. ANYWAYS, I thought that I would commemorate my absolute my favourite time of the year with this totally simple, yet totally dreamy, pumpkin parfait recipe! Basics Unite! (more…)


Summer Swaps – “Better For You” Cold Treats

“You can’t buy happiness, but you can buy ice cream, and that’s kind of the same thing”

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This summer is literally en FUEGO!!! I’m trying my absolute very best not to complain about the heat, because I know that come winter I’ll be longing for the dog days of summer like nobodies business. However, there’s only so many semi-sleepless nights I can bare sans air conditioning & sans clothing! SO in an attempt to thwart the heat, cease my whining & embrace all things that this weather has to offer… I’m listing off three, “better for you” cold treats! (more…)


DIY Lemon & Lime Sport Drink

“It’s hard to beat a person who never gives up”

Babe Ruth

Gatorade has a long withstanding title of being a total staple in the athletic & childhood “sick day” departments. I mean, who else remembers receiving a bottle of Gatorade bedside from their parents during bouts of the cold or flu? Aside from the obvious downside of actually being sick, this ritual was pure bliss – my personal flavour of choice was always orange or lime! However, there’s just one teensy, tiny problem with this little “situation”… Sport Drinks are typically loaded with sugars!! So today I’m sharing this incredible [& healthy], lemon & lime, homemade sport drink with all of you! (more…)


“Healthy” Strawberry Jam & Lime Mojitos

“Happy hour is the best hour”

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Yes.  Jam cocktails are totally a thing… I’m seriously just as shocked as you are! Or maybe you’re not shocked & I’ve just been living under a rock for the past few years (yes, no?). ANY-WHO, as soon as I found out that this sweet concoction actually existed, I knew that I wanted to give this bad boy a try! I’m thinking that backyard, summer BBQ’s would be the perfect place to serve your guests this sweet, seasonal treat! (more…)


DIY 100% Natural Fruit Juice Popsicles

“Indulge… life is sweet”

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Yes ladies & gents… yet another “basic” DIY Popsicle recipe floating around the inter-web for your tasting pleasures. It was simply just too delicious & pretty looking to pass on the opportunity to give this one a go! Not to mention, who doesn’t love Popsicles?! The nostalgia factor was very real during the creation (& subsequent tasting) of this particular sweet treat! Enjoy 🙂 (more…)


Let Them Eat [Gluten-Free] Cupcakes

“If we are what we eat… well, I am awfully sweet”

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Ever since Lauren Conrad made homemade apple pies for her wedding guests, I’ve been kind of obsessed with the idea of baking for the big day! [insert collective gasp] YES, I do realize that this probably seems like an insanely daunting & impossible task, however if executed & planned correctly I kind of think that baking your own dessert would add for the most perfect, personal touch! ** Side-Note: keyword = kind of. I shall not be held responsible for the above statement whenever my “big day” comes 😛 (more…)


DIY Eco-Friendly Wedding Decor

“Every girl has her best friend, boyfriend, and true love. But you’re really lucky if they’re all the same person”

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Ever since oh so hesitantly activating my Pinterest account a couple of years ago, I admittedly have become a bit of a self-proclaimed “DIY demon”. Not that I have, or will, ever reach a “Martha Stewart” level of craftiness, I have undoubtedly developed quite the penchant for all things involving glue guns. So with wedding season upon us, I thought it would be more than appropriate to share three, insanely adorable Eco-friendly, DIY crafts that are perfect for the Big Day! (more…)


Monthly Meatless Meals

“A recipe has no soul. You as the cook must bring soul to the recipe”

Thomas Keller

This month’s Meatless Meal feature is courtesy of the oh so lovely Jayme Gill of Vancouver, Canada! Upon hourly duties of scrolling through my IG feed the other week, this gorgeous & vibrant dish instantly caught my eye… to say that it’s stunning would simply be an understatement. Not to mention, Jayme’s entire online presence completely radiates warmth, beauty, positivity & happiness – you seriously can’t help but smile if you’re one of her followers! So I am more than pleased to introduce all of you to Jayme & her loaded sweet potato recipe!  (more…)