• Purposeful Living: An Interview with Vanessa Falsetti

    Are you familiar with the Danish word hygge? It somewhat translates to coziness, but it means so much more than that. In essence, hygge means creating a warm atmosphere and enjoying the good things in life with friends and family. When I first came across Vanessa’s instagram feed, the term hygge came to mind. It seemed the most fitting description for her collection of photographs… Read More

    Purposeful Living: An Interview with Vanessa Falsetti
  • St. Patrick’s Day Gluten-Free Rainbow Cupcakes

    Kicking of St. Patrick’s Day with a little bit of sweet fun! Now these cupcakes are fun, aren’t they? When I was looking up recipe ideas for St. Patrick’s day, I came across several versions of these festive cupcakes and I couldn’t resist trying them out myself, especially since both of my children love all things rainbow!  They were actually… Read More

    St. Patrick’s Day Gluten-Free Rainbow Cupcakes
  • Purposeful Living: An Interview with Alyssa Beltempo

    I’ve had the pleasure of connecting with Alyssa Beltempo several times over the past few years through Ottawa and Toronto fashion events. She’s a warm, kind, and unassuming individual. One might think of stylists, especially in reference to fashion magazines and celebrities, as being unrelatable – but that couldn’t be further from the truth when it comes to Alyssa. She’s… Read More

    Purposeful Living: An Interview with Alyssa Beltempo
  • Homemade Ice Cream Chocolate Chip Cookie Sandwiches

    Did you know ice cream sandwiches are enjoyed throughout the world? They most certainly are, from Australia (enjoyed between wafers, like a lot of countries) to Singapore (which adds many, unique flavours like yam and sweet corn). In her book Of Sugar and Snow: A History of Ice Cream Making, Geraldine M. Quinzio says that the credit for the invention… Read More

    Homemade Ice Cream Chocolate Chip Cookie Sandwiches
  • Moving Mountains: An Inspiring Jewellery Collection

    I have had the good fortune to know amazing women in my life. My mother, my sisters, my friends, teachers, and bosses. There are so many who have poured into me and inspired me. Some of these women are no longer in my life, but the mark they have made will always be within me. My mom is the most… Read More

    Moving Mountains: An Inspiring Jewellery Collection