Showing posts with label lifestyle. Show all posts
Showing posts with label lifestyle. Show all posts

September 19, 2023

How to get dreamy fluttery lashes: Preparation and Application

You've probably gazed into the mirror, flicking those lashes and wondering, "How do those beauty influencers achieve those dreamy, fluttery lashes?" Maybe you've tried mascaras that promised the moon and stars but fell short. Or perhaps you've had a few teary moments when that promising eyelash extension session didn't quite pan out. Lashes can be stubborn.

December 21, 2022

Essential Steps to Take After a Hailstorm

silent lake provincial park in winter
The weather can bring many pleasant surprises, from colourful leaves falling to the warm sunshine, making it irresistible to spend time outdoors. However, it can also bring unexpected situations, such as a storm that could happen during winter camping, which can be frightening and disrupt our schedules if we are not prepared. Storms could come in various forms, including a hailstorm involving balls of ice falling like rain. In such situations, you must take specific measures to guarantee safety and lessen the damage done to your property. Here are some practical steps to take if you experience a hailstorm.

September 12, 2022

Ways To Protect Your Financial Situations

ways to protect financial situations
Financial situations are unpredictable. This was proven to many people during the pandemic when there were employment losses and businesses had to shutdown. Due to these unpredictable life events it is best for all of us to consider ways in which we can safeguard our income in the event of a job loss or being unable to work because of a sickness or injury. Here are some thoughts on how we can have a backup plan.

September 4, 2022

How To Make Rings And Bracelets At Home

making bracelets at home
Making your own jewellery is a great way to personalize your style. Creating your own pieces of jewellery can not only save money, but it can also give you an opportunity to design unique items that reflect your taste and personality. Crafting jewellery is a fun and creative hobby that can be enjoyed by people of all ages.

August 23, 2022

Tips to Remember When Moving into a New Place

moving tips
Moving into a new place with someone, be it a friend or a partner for school, work or relationship can be overwhelming and exciting. To make the move smooth and successful, here are some things to remember.

August 17, 2022

Importance of Me Time For Parents

living water resort spa
As a parent, when you are constantly on-the-go it can make things feel hard and sometimes frustrating because of factors like lack of sleep and an endless amount of things to do. This is why it is important to take some time away to relax, replenish, recuperate to appreciate what we have. If you are lucky to have some help to take some time for yourself, set some rules to make the most of it.

Four Simple Habits That Make All The Difference

nature park trees
When you're stuck in a rut, it can feel like there's no way out. You might feel like your life has plateaued and that you'll never experience the joy and fulfilment you once did. The good news is that everybody feels this way sometimes -- many people have spoken publicly about how they hit a low point and almost gave up on their own happiness, but found ways to turn things around. Here are four habits that may seem small, but they can make a big difference if you adopt them consistently.

July 26, 2022

A Guide To An Organized Closet

organized closet
There's never enough closet space is there? Closets can fill up real quick and become overflowing with unworn or unsuitable items. There are probably things in there that sometimes we don't even remember buying.

Our Own Unique Fashion and Style

We all have our own versions of fashion and style, which helps us look and feel great. This sense of fashion and style also contributes in making us feel better and improving our lifestyle. So it is important for us to take time to come up with ideas around what fashion and style means to each of us.

March 3, 2022

Stress Management Tips

stress management
Stress is something no one enjoys, but like it or not, it is a part of everyday life. At its most basic level, stress signals us that there is something going on that demands our attention and our energy. But while this might be a useful cue in dangerous situations, it is quite common in the modern world for stress to end up being a low-level chronic thing that just wears us down, day by day. 

Coming up with effective stress management tips can go a long way in helping us achieve a greater sense of positivity and balance on a day-to-day basis. Here are a few everyday stress management tips that might be helpful.

October 7, 2018

Summer Reads: Paying attention to our lives and more

Get a copy of this book, "Your second life begins when you realize you only have one" by RaphaĆ«lle Giordano and think a little deeper on the little things you can change to live fuller and happier. This is a wonderful book that has strategies we can adapt for the betterment of our lives after all we only have one life to live.

February 14, 2017

Give the Gift of Language

Babbel is a language learning app available on the web, iOS and Android that makes it easy to learn 14 different languages from 7 display languages. This app will help you speak a new language. When learning a language, nothing is more rewarding than a real conversation. 73% of surveyed customers of Babbel feel that they'd be able to hold a conversation within five hours of using the app.

June 22, 2016

Jord Women's Wrist Watch

Cora Koa and Rose Gold Jord wrist watch
A watch is an essential part of my regular outfit, and I always wear one. I have been wearing this beautiful Cora Koa and Rose Gold Jord wrist watch with a variety of different outfits and during different occasions.

December 6, 2015

Prepare Yourself with Winter Boots

Having the proper winter boots is very important! When I buy winter boots for my family and myself I look at three things: how warm the boots will keep our feet, the grip on the boots so we can avoid mishaps, and the style. I love the quality of Columbia brand winter boots because of my prior experiences with them. They not only last long, but also keep me warm, and it is footwear I can rely on. 

November 22, 2015

Everything You Need for the Holidays is at Giant Tiger

Giant Tiger is a Canadian, family owned discount store chain where we can buy everything we need for the holidays for everyone we know. I love that it is a one-stop shop! They carry wonderful deals from clothes to groceries and everything in between.

October 25, 2015

William Ashley Warehouse Sale Celebrates 40 Years

Since I was a teenager I have been going to the annual William Ashley’s Warehouse Sale every year with my mom, and now continue the tradition with my family. The Warehouse Sale located at 111 Creditview Road, Vaughan, ON, L4L 9T1 is more spacious and has an ample amount of free parking. This year William Ashley celebrates its 40th annual Warehouse Sale, where shoppers across the GTA gather to take advantage of the fabulous prices on quality products.

August 18, 2015

New Balance shoes: Perfect for Walking and Training

As I am on my feet a lot, having comfy shoes are important to me. The quality of shoes, and how long they last determines if I will buy the brand again. Due to my previous experience of how long New Balance shoes last with everyday active use, I trust the brand. Recently, I got a pair of WX711 Heathered Cush+ New Balance shoes to use and I have been enjoying wearing them for walking and training. I like this pair because its forefoot flex grooves allow me to move freely. 

August 17, 2015

Yoga for Kids

I love how Gaiam is involving the whole family to start becoming mindful and active. Gaiam, a leading yoga, fitness and wellness company has a new Yoga for Kids product collection with yoga mats and several colourful yoga accessories, including yoga socks, backpacks and water bottles available at select stores, Amazon and Practicing yoga together provides an opportunity for play, exercise and creativity that everyone in the entire family can share and enjoy. Family yoga is known to help build communication skills, confidence, and trust. 

March 24, 2014

Yoga: The Path to Holistic Health

In the beginning of the year, I mentioned that I was reading the B.K.S. Iyengar Yoga: The Path to Holistic Health book. Here is a closer look at this book, which covers the complete teachings of BKS Iyengar for mind, body, and health, and is suitable for every level of yoga ability, age, and physical condition.

February 14, 2014

New Cultural Exploration Reveals Surprising Truths About Modern Day Relationships

A new cultural exploration by global advertising agency Leo Burnett reveals the lyrics to the age-old children’s playground song “first comes love, then comes marriage, then comes baby in the baby carriage” may have reached their expiration date. Today’s romantic relationships don’t come with a guidebook, timeline or predestined result.