Category Archives: Health

Spring Hike | Inglis Falls

Inglis Falls Conservation Area, Owen Sound

Last weekend, my family and I took a day trip to Inglis Falls, Owen Sound. Although it’s a bit of a drive from Toronto, it was definitely worth it.

I was truly in awe of the natural beauty that the conservation area offered. There are a few hiking trails leading from the top of the cascade all the way down to the full-forced stream running through the gorge at the base of the falls. If you feel so inclined you can hike for 7.42 km – and the trails themselves vary in degree of difficulty.

We did about 2km and along the way we encountered Ontario Trilliums, boardwalks, bridges, over 20 species of ferns, an abundance of trees, and overall a feeling of extreme peace.

Needless to say, Summer was truly exhausted by the end of the 2km expedition.

This was one family adventure I will not forget about!

Hydrangeas & The Hammer

There’s nowhere you can be that isn’t where you’re meant to be.

Summer’s wearing: Primark dress and espadrilles
Karen’s wearing: Arizia Wilfred Free Dress | Kate Spade Earrings | Espadrilles | Ray Ban’s

Throwback Thursday | Belfountain

La familia lo es todo.

After a cold brisk walk to and from work today, I couldn’t help but reminisce about warmer and sunnier memories like our family outing last summer to Belfountain. It was an epic day filled with walking, exploring, and eating cookie dough ice cream. I couldn’t have asked for a better day. I’m definitely counting down the days to this summer – for more family-filled adventures!

Stay tuned. I’ll be posting more family fun updates because I can’t help it, these two make my heart explode!

Wearing: Unconditional love.

Botanicals, love, & fashion

This past weekend my family and I took a trip to one of Toronto’s oldest parks: Allan Gardens. This beautiful spot is over 100 years old and features a 16,000 square foot conservatory containing 6 different interconnected greenhouses. If I had to pick my favourite houses in this luscious paradise, I’d have to say the Cactus House and the Palm House have my heart. And since I’ve been trying my green thumb in growing succulents and cacti within our home it was pretty inspiring to me. If you haven’t had the chance to check out this TO landmark, I’d highly recommend it. Not only was it educational, but it was also quite rejuvenating!

PS. If you’re looking for a great summer piece to do city exploration type staycation things in, I love my Wilfred Free Yasmin Dress. It’s the most carefree summer staple. Artizia’s sale is decent, but this sale item was really too good to pass up, marked down from $60 to $35.

Wearing: Wilfred Free Yasmin Dress (Heather White) | D&G sunglass | Kate Spade purse
Summer’s wearing: Carter’s top & bottoms
Shauns’ wearing: H&M tee | Ray Ban sunnies

SAJE | Aromaom White Ultrasonic Diffuser

Lately, work, family, and home renos have been occupying my time (as I’m sure most of you can relate), and I’ve neglected to post on here. But, I wanted to fill you in on my review for the Saje Aromaom White Ultrasonic Diffuser.

I’ve had my diffuser for a few months. It’s an amazing heat-free way to elevate your mind, body and spirit – with the help of essential oils, of course. This particular diffuser has two settings: 1. Mist continuously for 3 hours and 2. Mist on and off for 6 hours intermittent – 30 seconds on and 30 seconds off.

I’ve had Liquid Sunshine pumping through it for a few weeks; which, has helped me get through the winter. The Liquid Sunshine blend has notes of citrus, grapefruit, lime, and bergamot to bring a nice cheerful citrus scent to our home.

I love the fact that my diffuser can be used as a humidifier. Adding moisture to your indoor air in winter is crucial because ain’t nobody got time for dry skin. It also helps to eliminate bacteria. And another thing, it has helped me to not kill all of our household plants this year. Usually, I kill them all by mid-winter. This year, they are thriving!

I would highly recommend investing in a diffuser. I’ve loved Saje since my Van days circa 2009, so I would say check them out.