Style

2021 Fashion Trends this Spring

Spring is upon us, and how lovely it is. I mean who doesn’t love warmer weather, and clear blue skies? We are caught in the middle of change, and wonderful it is. We change from our heavy warm winter clothes into lighter brighter outfits in the manners of weeks. Maybe even within a few days.🤞🏼 What I do know is that the latest trends have originated from some of the popular tv shows, and motion pictures that have released this past winter. Like all good shows they leave a lasting impression whether it’s the storyline or maybe something we personally connect with, however, I want to talk about the clothes. 😍

Lifestyle

My 2021 Goals-Keeping It Simple

2021 is a brand new year to create new memories, set new goals, and continue to enjoy life! 2020 has been one heck of a year! It was the year of change and never-ending challenges. Am I right? When I think of the previous year, I think of all the struggles we must have endured and how we had to learn to navigate through our newfound pandemic life.

Health

Understanding Diabetes

Over the past few years I’ve been working on managing my blood sugar levels due to the possibility of developing diabetes. I am here to break it down for myself, and those who want to know more about diabetes. Sometimes starting from the beginning or just going through the basics can help put things into perspective. Today, we will look at what diabetes is, and the different types there are.

Health

Let’s talk about Collagen

Collagen is known to improve your hair, skin, nails, bones, ligaments and more. It makes your skin glow, enhances skin elasticity and supports healthy hair and nails. Why should we care about this protein substance that acts like superglue within our own bodies? Collagen upholds the structure within our connective tissues so when our skin starts to hangs it’s all due to our poor collagen production. Collagen production starts to slow down as we age but there are things we can do to help it from depleting completely...

Lifestyle

Figuring Out Your Parenting Style

As a new mama I’m figuring out what my parenting style is, or if I even have one. My toddler has grown up so much in such a short time. Each day I think about how I am contributing to his overall development; his physical, emotional, mental, spiritual, and intellectual needs and wonder am I contributing enough? We experience pressure from other people’s expectations of what kind of parent we should be. I get it. When we become parents, our world turns into a world of expectations but here’s the thing. We are all figuring it out, and that’s okay...

Lifestyle

Life Lessons I Learned in my 20’s

Reflecting back to my 20’s I learned a few lessons that made me grow as a individual. Now, I’m not saying that I am all-wise or all-knowing! No, I am far from that but I have learn a thing or two that has shaped me into the person that I am today. I could say that I wish I knew these things when I was younger but that would only take all the "FUN" out of these lessons. All I can do now is pass on what I have learned, and share my experiences with you. Here are things I learned in my 20’s....

Culture

The Significance of First Nations Beading

When you look at a pair of beaded earrings or a beaded necklace what is the first thing you think of? At first, I only saw the beauty that the colorful beads had to offer but I never focused on the meaning behind them. Now, when I look at a piece I see commitment, precision, heritage, care, and vision. These beautiful native beadworks contain so much time, effort, history, and meaning. Some beadworks hold stories behind them. Some are heirlooms passed down from generation to generation. Some are a way to connect to our past and bond to our present...

Lifestyle

My Summer Must-Haves

As summer approaches I instantly stock up on my summer must-haves so I am ready to hit the beach or just, you know, look and feel summer ready. There are so many wonderful things that I can add to my must-haves list but these are my top 4 that cannot be overlooked....

Health · Lifestyle

Moving Forward with the Pandemic

A lot of things have changed over the last few months due to the pandemic, and we are experiencing a new kind of normal. When we go through a new change it can be exhausting. In a previous post Dear Diary – Day 6 Our Struggle. I talked about the struggles I endured during the pandemic. After 14 days of self-isolation my husband was able to be in the same space with his family. I am grateful that he is back with us and no longer a basement hermit. This unfortunate event may have insanely increased my cleaning procedures but it also had me examine the different aspects of my life...

Health · Lifestyle

My Bedtime Routine for a Better Night Sleep

Anyone else have a bedtime routine? I follow my bedtime routine when I know I have been lacking a good night’s rest. Bedtime routines make you feel energized and refreshed the next day, but did you know there are other benefits when you catch more Zzz’s? According to Healthline, sleep is an important factor to obtaining a healthy body. Sleep is just as important as exercise and a healthy diet. Weight loss, productivity increase, a stronger immune system, and a better mood are the few profits you gain when you have a good night slumber...