March 31, 2017

Top Picks for Spring Trends

Now that spring has finally arrived, I’m super excited for the weather to warm up so I can sport bare shoulders and open toes on repeat.

2017 spring trends are not only stunning, but also very wearable; including classics such as stripes, mules and shift dresses. With the addition of fashion forward pieces such as bold earrings, statement sleeves and feminine ruffles.

I scoured the internet and linked four of my favorite pieces from each of spring’s hottest trends. A lot of these items will definitely be added to my wish list and hopefully yours too. 🙂 [Read more…]

March 24, 2017

Styling the Bomber Jacket

Spring has arrived and the weather is FINALLY starting to warm up in Calgary! Even though I’m not quite ready to pack away my winter parkas, I’m slowly adding lighter jackets into my wardrobe rotation.

One of my favorite styles of light weight jackets is the bomber. Bomber jackets are on trend for spring 2017, so what better excuse than to shop for a new one! [Read more…]

March 22, 2017

3 Ways to Put Your Goals into Action

Successful goal achievement, health and fitness related or otherwise, is typically a result of mindset.

If you’re serious about reaching your goals, the trick is to break through the mental barriers.

The only person who can really stand in your way is you. So if you want it, go get it! [Read more…]

March 17, 2017

How To Transition Boots Into Spring

The first day of spring is ONLY three days away! Wow, where has the time gone? Actually, it seems as though winter has dragged on for months on end yet 2017 is flying by. How is that even possible? LOL!

With spring only days away, I’m starting to think about transitioning my wardrobe between seasons and mixing winter staples with new spring pieces.

The first month of spring still tends to be quite cool, especially in the morning. Therefore, this is a great opportunity to continue wearing some of your winter classics. [Read more…]

March 14, 2017

My Healthy Pantry

One of the greatest obstacles to preparing healthy meals is the perception that nutritious food is bland. Who wants to eat boring old flavorless meals? Certainly not me, I love food!

At the beginning of my quest for healthy living I struggled to figure out how to make healthy food taste good. Truth be told, I was in WAY over my head! I was attempting to learn how to cook AND create nutritious tasty meals all at the same time.

Well, after much trial and error (lot’s of error…hehe!) mixed with some creativity I figured out how to create perfectly seasoned healthy meals that are hubby approved! [Read more…]

March 10, 2017

Ruffles & Cutouts

Two of the biggest trends for 2017 are Ruffles and Cutouts.

Ruffles can be seen on sleeves or necklines and along the hemlines of pants, skirts or jackets. Blouses, sweaters and dresses are popping up in stores with cutouts along the arms or shoulders and peek-a-boo slits up the sides. Even booties have cute cutouts! [Read more…]

March 1, 2017

Wardrobe Essentials: The Cardigan & T-Shirt

Fashion staples should be the foundation of your wardrobe and act as an anchor for trendy/seasonal pieces. The cardigan sweater and t-shirt are two basics that should be on the top of your must-have list. [Read more…]

February 22, 2017

A Fitness Model’s Meal Guide

This past summer I participated in my very first professional fitness photo shoot. Many of you may wonder what exactly I ate to get my body “shoot ready.”

Did my diet consist of plain chicken breast and broccoli for every meal? Was I starving myself to look this way? [Read more…]

February 16, 2017

Zucchini Banana Breakfast Muffins


Breakfast is my favorite meal of the day. I know that sounds cliche, but I generally wake up with a grumbling tummy and cannot wait to eat! I think my favorite thing about breakfast is that it can be either savory or sweet.

These healthy muffins are my go-to breakfast for time crunched mornings. They are moist, fluffy and packed with the perfect amount of protein, carbohydrates and healthy fats to keep your tummy satisfied throughout the morning. [Read more…]

February 6, 2017

Food Prep 101

One of the key factors to maintaining a healthy lifestyle is food prep. Food prep ensures you have nutritious meals planned out and prepared ahead of time to enable you to make healthy food choices throughout the week.

I realize that the thought of food prep can be very overwhelming. Many people aren’t sure where to start or feel they just don’t have the time. However, I can assure you that these few tips and tricks will save you countless hours of prepping and cooking throughout the week. Also, no more time wasted with meal time indecision. [Read more…]