a weekend of gratitude
life

a weekend of gratitude

As Thanksgiving is essentially here, I feel that it’s important to take a moment and reflect on what you’re thankful for this year/right now/always. According to a recent study discussed by the Huffington Post, gratitude ‘is about ensuring the benefits of what comes next. It’s about making sure that tomorrow, and the day after, you … Continue reading

life

my ideal day

via  2unicorn4u.tumblr.com I’ve read a few articles mentioning that while New Years resolutions are great – it’s best to have them planned out and ready to go before January 1st arrives. My resolution this year: try to have a consistent plan for each day (ie. waking up early, exercising, eating well).  Despite being in stress mode … Continue reading

food / life

delicious date nights

Since I was young, my family would often have spreads on Saturday afternoons. They would consist of crusty French sticks, an assortment of cheeses, sliced Italian deli meats, olives, dips, and vegetables (our specialty is roasted red peppers).  A few years ago I introduced my boyfriend to the concept of this impromptu meal – and … Continue reading

goals / life

bucket list: summer 2012

(Taken at the Ex last summer – where I indulged in a deep-fried mars bar, knowing that future naturopathic tendencies may preclude me from doing so in upcoming years) Every summer I find myself searching for fun things to do (read: keep me sane) until school starts the following September. It’s been a long ride, but my academic career … Continue reading