Motivation Monday #3: What You Say to Yourself in the Mirror Matters

I will start this post by saying that every woman needs to put this sticker on her mirror. Negative self talk is so prevalent among women that I think we could all use a little reminder. I am not sure how common it is among men, but I’d love to hear comments from men and … More Motivation Monday #3: What You Say to Yourself in the Mirror Matters

Summer Pedicures and Manicures Using Non-toxic Nail Polish

Summer is on the way and with it comes warm weather, patios, barbecues, and, at least for some women, painted nails (but I won’t judge any men who also want a pretty mani and pedi). When it comes to your summer look, I am advocating that you follow my lead and think before you paint … More Summer Pedicures and Manicures Using Non-toxic Nail Polish

16 Observations From My Time Working in Retail

If you’ve ever worked in retail, then chances are you’ve lost all faith in humanity. Just kidding. Mostly. When I was working towards my undergraduate and post-graduate degrees, I worked several jobs, including in retail. The experience was definitely not the highlight of my working life to date. However, I work in corporate now and I … More 16 Observations From My Time Working in Retail

Farm to Fork

JP and I have decided that we are no longer going to buy “mystery meat” from the grocery store. I am not going to bring home “Grade AAA meat from US and Canadian sources” because I don’t even know what that means. Where in the US? Where in Canada? How come the packaging can’t tell … More Farm to Fork