• Food

    Peppermint Brownies

    Christmas is fast approaching so I’ve started to work on my holiday baking. These peppermint brownies are so good and are super festive. They look great set out at parties and the chocolate-mint combination is heavenly. They’re easy to make too, which is always a bonus! Here is what you’ll need to make them: 1 1/3 cups all-purpose flour 1 tsp. baking powder 1/2 tsp. salt 1 cup cocoa 2 cups granulated sugar 4 eggs 2 tsp. peppermint extract chocolate frosting 2/3 cup crushed candy cane Here’s how to make them: preheat oven to 350 sift together the flour, baking powder, salt, and cocoa in another bowl, cream together the…

  • Food

    A Cool Way to Discover Craft Beer

    I remember when I first started drinking, beer was one of my least favourite things to drink. My taste has certainly changed over the years though and I’ve really come to enjoy beer. Trying out new ones can be a lot of fun and The Brew Box Company offers a cool way to discover craft beer from your own home! The Brew Box Company offers an incredible selection of craft beers and even cater events! You can choose to buy bottles individually, or you can opt for their best-selling Brewscovery Membership which gives you 8+ different craft beers delivered to your door each month. Each monthly box features craft beers…

  • Food,  Halloween

    2 Easy Halloween Inspired Cookie Recipes

    Happy Halloween! Halloween isn’t one of my favourite holidays in truth. I liked it fine enough as a kid, but as I’ve gotten older it has become less exciting. I still like to celebrate, but it’s very low key! I’m just staying in tonight which is why I have made 2 easy Halloween inspired cookies to make the night feel a bit more festive. These cookies are delicious and look festive. They’re quick to whip up too, so you still have time to make them too! If you’re looking for something to make last minute, these cookies are the perfect option. Here are the recipes: Print Peanut Butter Cookies with…

  • Fitness,  Food,  Lifestyle

    My Experience with Total Cleanse

    Last week I set out to do a juice cleanse with Total Cleanse. I had opted for their Refresh Cleanse* and was really excited to give this whole juice cleanse thing a try! The night before I got a stomach bug which carried over into the next day when I was supposed to start my cleanse. I still wanted to give it a go though and managed to complete most of day one before caving in and having some homemade vegetable soup for dinner. I then decided to use the juice as a supplement for the remainder of the time since I was sick but I would say I still…

  • Fitness,  Food,  Lifestyle

    Hum Nutrition

    Over the past year or so I’ve become more interested in vitamins and supplements. Most recently I have been trying some new ones from Hum Nutrition! They have a quick 3 minute quiz that helps determine which supplements you need based on your answers, which I think is really great especially for beginners who want to get into taking supplements. My experience with them has been positive so far and I wanted to chat about the three I’ve been using: Skinny Bird* This is an all natural weight loss supplement. The vegan formula works to reduce stress eating, boost your metabolism, curb your appetite, and support healthy blood sugar levels.…