The Importance of Speaking Up in Pregnancy

You may want to sit down for this read, it’s a long one…but I promise you a happy ending!! If you’ve been following along with my pregnancy updates on social media, you’ll know that we’ve been monitoring baby girl’s growth very closely. If this is the first you’re hearing about it, let me get you…

Gifts that Give Back

If you’re looking for sustainable, ethical gifts to thrill your loved ones while also empowering others, then this is the gift guide for you! These gifts are beautiful and smart, caring for the people who made them as much as you care for the ones who will be opening them on Christmas morning. Each company…

Winter Beauty Tutorial

Let me start by saying, I did not wake up like this. If you look at the beginning of the makeup tutorial linked below, you will see my fresh faced, no makeup and just washed hair that I rock most mornings. It’s me in my most natural state. I’ve always believed true beauty definitely comes…

Winter Maternity Style

Dressing a baby bump has always been a lot of fun for me, but since I’ve always had my third trimester during the winter, it was also always been a challenge. Here’s some of my best tips for keeping your bump stylish and cozy throughout the winter! Invest in the Basics For me, its all…

A Giving Advent

Today is December 1 and although Advent has already officially started, the waiting and anticipation of Christmas is certainly building. In the last few years I have been paying more presence to Advent, digging into the mystery and the majesty, the longing and the lament, the waiting and the wonder of this blessed season of…

Why I’m Shopping Small This Christmas

It’s not quite December yet but the holiday season is already upon us! We took Chayton to the Enchant Christmas Light Maze and Market the other day and he was absolutely mesmerized by the twinkling beauty (and warm cup of hot chocolate that he got at the end!). We all know that the holiday season…

3 Reasons Why Motherhood Awakens the Dreamer Within

Guest Post by Genicca Whitney I have been so blessed to have met a handful of women who share the same passion for motherhood, but have not forgotten who they are as an individual, in the process. I admire these kind of women. These are the women who have not succumb to the status-quo of…

Babymoon in Whistler

It’s been two full years since Chris and I have gone away alone, without the baby! But with only ten weeks (or so) left to go until Baby# 2 makes her appearance, we packed our bags and took the Jeep on a little road trip to one of our favourite local getaways, Whistler. If you…

Beautiful Girl, YOU can change the world

Looking for an inspiring Christmas gift for the world changing woman or girl in your life?   I love giving gifts with purpose. This year there are a few lucky ladies on my list who will be receiving The Pink Box, because I want to continuously equip them with the positive messaging that reminds them…

Dear Divided America

This isn’t a post about politics. This isn’t a post about who won the recent 2016 United States Election. This isn’t even a commentary about how I view the results. This is about the responses I’ve seen as everyone is processing the wave of social change that comes with a new President and the next…

Treat ‘yo self: Su Casa Spa Giveaway

Wow. It has been an intense few weeks. After six months preparation for TEDx, I was in need of some serious self-care. Enter, Su Casa Spa in Fort Langley, the newest spa in town and a total oasis of rejuvenation from the daily stress of life. Good friends help you take care of yourself and Su…

Stuffed Pumpkins: Guest Post by Kelsey Fast

Stuffed Pumpkin A perfect recipe for Autumn. Kelsey Fast is the author of the blog A Forager’s Home (http://www.aforagershome.blogspot.ca) where she writes about her passions of foraging, gardening, motherhood, and DIY. All photos taken by Cara Eliason. (Cara’s Instagram: @caraeliason) I often like to joke about my ‘Basic White Girl Status’. By the time summer’s…