Breaking Up With Sugar

I am breaking up with sugar… At least I’m trying to.  It’s been well over a year since I started thinking about this but it was my appointment with a holistic nutritionist in May that helped me take the plunge.  Specifically, learning about my gut microbiome and how it links to my hormonal history is…

On Music…

The way the songs we know so well are etched onto our souls and knitted into our muscles and bones.  We’re brought into them with just one note, even heard in the distance.  We know it so well and it knows us too.  It holds memories of us that we don’t even remember them until…

60 Day No Spend Challenge

I am baring it all this month!  First, with my post about about What I Learned From A Holistic Nutritionist where I discuss my skin and digestive issues, and here where I reveal that I shop too much and I’m putting myself on a spending ban… er… challenge (haha). The History: So, here is some…

2018 Vancouver Veg Expo Haul

As I mentioned in my last post about Kip Andersen at the Vancouver Veg Expo, I am sharing all the lovely goodies we splurged on last weekend at the 2018 Vancouver Veg Expo!  If you want to check out what we bought last year, click here.  I won’t be writing full reviews on all of the…

What I Learned from Kip Andersen at Vancouver Veg Expo 2018

The 2018 Vancouver Veg Expo took place on Sunday May 27th, and my boyfriend James and I attended.  It’s a huge event with over 20,000 attendees, where vegan and vegetarian product vendors, animal welfare groups, vegan activists, and chefs all gather together to share the latest and greatest of anything plant-based.  Last year was the…

What I Learned From a Holistic Nutritionist

This post is a little nerve-wracking for me to share as it’s touching on a sensitive topic for me, but I’m putting it out there regardless in case anyone else is facing some of the same hormonal skin issues that I am.  I am also writing this just as a personal note-to-self; something for me…

Five Practical Tips For Going Plant-Based

Tip #1: Figure out your why This is important when you want to make any lifestyle change whatsoever.  You need to do some reflecting and figure out why you want to make these changes.  The reasons have to be personal to you and be meaningful.  Simply wanting to change the way you eat in hopes…