Lifestyle

The Sun is shining extra bright in Toronto this morning – I’m today’s Sunshine Girl

Lifestyle, Portfolio By August 9, 2017 Tags: , , , , , , , 4 Comments

Hey, so once again I’m the sunshine brightening up Toronto’s newspapers pages. I’ve had several shoots with the Toronto Sun but this last one was a cut above the rest! They actually posted over 30 photos which I think is unheard of. Jack wrote up a funny little blurb about me, he is actually the one who nicknamed me ‘sexy…

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Vegan Vanilla Coconut Flag Cake

Lifestyle, Recipes By July 3, 2017 Tags: , , , , , , , , No Comments

I spent this last weekend helping out at the first ever Toronto Zouk Marathon and I was asked to help guide yoga sessions and provide some vegan nomz for the festivities. Naturally, I agreed and I made several different recipes to rise to the occasion. As it so happens, it was Canada Day weekend so I wanted to create something…

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Treat Yourself to a Sweet Escape to Crystal Beach

Lifestyle, Yoga By June 21, 2017 Tags: , , , , , , , , , No Comments

  So here it is, my first ever retreat! I’m so excited, while I was travelling over the winter, I did a lot of reflecting on my goals and dreams and retreats were definitely one of the things I put on my list. I actually helped host the yoga portion of another spiritual retreat last weekend in Verona, but this…

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The 12 Laws of Karma

Lifestyle, Yoga By June 19, 2017 Tags: , , , , , , , No Comments

The Laws of Karma should govern us, not these man made constructs that seem to cause social breakdown and make us self-destruct. Kindred Spirits is soon coming to the surface, but to be brief, it is a points rewards system that promotes consciousness, optimal living and sustainability and is based primarily on the principles of Buddhism, without being religious, it…

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Chocolate Tahini Spread

Lifestyle, Recipes By June 17, 2017 Tags: , , , , , No Comments

I’m heading to Verona to guide the yoga on a weekend retreat and decided I would prepare and pack something made with love to share with the guests. We actually have to adhere to a special diet, no salt, no sugar, no wheat based products, etc.. (I tend to do this anyway) so I made this yummy spread. I actually…

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5 surprising reasons Hula Hooping will Upgrade your Life

Adventures, Lifestyle By June 16, 2017 Tags: , , , , , , , 2 Comments

Never underestimate the power of doing what you love or the importance of having fun. You never know where these things will lead or what they may inspire, and most importantly, how they will affect you on a vibrational level. I am a bit of a hula hoop addict, it has helped transform my life for the better, it became  was…

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Vegan PrOATein balls

Lifestyle, Recipes By May 29, 2017 Tags: , , , , , , , No Comments

There is a new protein bar on the market, called PrOATein and it’s a pretty healthy bar in comparison to most but it is made using whey protein, so I was inspired to recreate the bar into little balls since I had some rolled oats/oatmeal at home, I wanted to use them to share with members of my 3 local…

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Kundalini Yoga – the yoga practice for awakening & awareness

Lifestyle, Yoga By May 19, 2017 Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , No Comments

After my latest trip to South East Asia, I was inspired to try something new for my personal yoga practice. Now that I’m back in Toronto, I joined a new yoga studio in my neighbourhood on Roncesvalles Ave. called Yoga Star. They offer a variety of health and wellness services in addition to yoga such as essential oil workshops, guided…

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An ‘UBER’ quick way to find & hire credible photographers

Brand Rants, Lifestyle By April 17, 2017 Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , 10 Comments

On countless occasions I’ve had people ask me to refer a photographer. I wish it were that easy, because I know a lot of photographers, and on top of that, I belong to several photography networks. Believe-it-or-not, that actually makes the whole selection process that much more difficult. Just because someone is (or claims to be) a professional photographer, doesn’t mean they are the right fit for…

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Signs that you’re connected

Lifestyle By March 27, 2017 Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , No Comments

As many of you know, I’ve been focusing more on my spirituality and attending various ceremonies, rituals and retreats and now it’s part of my routine to start my day off with a meditation and mindful practice. The more I meditate, the more grounded, focused and connected I become. I know some people don’t necessarily understand what I mean (when…

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