‘Be Kind’ Kind of a Day

I have been doing a lot of soul searching in the past year or so, and I have been coming to the same conclusion over and over again:  no matter what life throws at me, I have no excuse to be unkind to others.  And yes, I get it, we all have days where we just want to hide away, stay in our bubble and not allow anyone in.  And that’s understandable.  Yes! BUT – there is no excuse for treating another poorly.  No excuse for being negative, mean, unkind, harsh, etc.  You get the point.

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Book Review: ‘E-Squared’ by Pam Grout

I admit, I’m an easy target for self-help, self-discovery, motivational books (as you may already know from reading some of my book reviews!) BUT – when I stumbled upon Pam Grout’s E-Squared: Nine Do-It-Yourself Energy Experiments That Prove Your Thoughts Create Your Reality, I wasn’t sure this book was for me. It seemed like it was almost too scientific. I mean – experiments? Hmm…

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Herb Garden Green Juice

This time of the year is perfect to make a fresh Herb Garden Green Juice!  Whether you have your own herb garden, or can get beautiful herbs from a local farmer, you absolutely must make this pure goodness juice!  Not only is it super refreshing but it’s super good for you!  Your body will be so thankful!


  • 1 small bunch flat-leaf parsley
  • 1 small bunch cilantro
  • 1 small bunch mint
  • 1 small bunch basil
  • 2 apples
  • 1  lemon, peeled
  • 1 cup coconut water

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Top 4 Sunglasses Trends for Summer 2018

Summer and sunglasses go hand in hand, so let’s take a peek at the Top 4 Sunglasses for Summer 2018!

I absolutely love wearing sunglasses all year – they’re so versatile!  Plus, they serve as a statement-making fashion accessory to any outfit!  From edgy to classy, a pair of sunglasses goes such a long way!

This summer, you MUST find a great pair of glasses on this list:

1.     CAT EYE – sexy, playful and simply a classic!  These beauties will take you from the day at work to an evening out and about.

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Simple Strawberry Mint Smoothie

The strawberry season is upon us!  Time to get some of those beautiful fresh strawberries and make a Simple Strawberry Mint Smoothie!  Hydrating, delicious, low in calories and high in Vitamin C, manganese and fibre, this smoothie is an excellent start to your day!


  • 2 cups fresh strawberries
  • 5 fresh mint leaves
  • 1 cup unsweetened almond milk
  • tsp honey (optional)

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