AUTUMN SCENTS; SHOPPING GUIDE TO FALL CANDLES

It's a natural fact for humans; once the weather starts to cool down and that summer breeze turns into an Autumn rustling of leaves, this need of a cozy sweater and scented candle overtakes us. How EXCITING!?     Although candles can be (and are) lit all year round, there's just something that must be…

B A S I C S FOR A CANADIAN WINTER

    As some of you may know, we are freezing over here in Canada. For the past couple of weeks we have been experiencing temperatures in the minuses non-stop. During the day, the thermometer hesitates around the -15/-20 degree Celsius mark, but with the wind-chill it can go anywhere from -30/-45 degrees Celsius. If…

FIRST AID BEAUTY TO THE RESCUE

This past December, I came to a realization - my skin has changed. I wonder if it's because of my age, maybe my environment, maybe stress levels, OR most likely, a combination of all of the above. Once I realized I require a different skin care routine for the cooler/colder months, than the one I…

FRESHLY SQUEEZED: FRUITS & VEGGIES

While on our vacation in Mexico recently, I realized how easy it can be to get into my body the necessary fruits and veggies each day. Every morning at the breakfast buffet there was an assortment of fruit and vegetable freshly squeezed juices. The variety was great, and we could choose from single fruit/veggie juices…