Did you think I was going to skip gift guides this year? I thought so too, but then I was able to curate them on my phone while I cradled Emily – because there is only so much Netflix one can watch in one sitting. […]
One of my favorite past time is making Chinese soup. I love the nourishing and medicinal aspect of healing the body from within. Postpartum Me includes a lot of back pain, weak knees and tender tendons. This Chinese soup recipe is perfect for those suffering […]
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Christmas is less then two months away. It’s time to talk Christmas. One way to set the mood for Christmas are specialty advent calendars. Here is a list of our favourite non-traditional advent calendars filled with delicious treats, beauty and home products, and even BC […]
After our last visit for Notch 8’s extravagant Canada 150 Afternoon Tea, it’s time to play a game. Notch 8 turns to the imaginative world of classic board games t deliver a playful game board of sweets and savories like scones with clotted cream, delectable savory […]
I am a firm believer that having healthy glowing skin is always better than makeup. After all, having a fresh supple palette goes a long. After my Advanced HydraFacial Treatment at SKN Holistic Rejuvenation Clinic, I was smitten my their Forget Beauty skincare line. Their natural cosmeceutical skincare products are derived with a mission to transform your skin health and awaken self love.
Their serums, toners, facial oils and moisturizers are designed to be fast absorbing, antioxidant and nutrient rich to help restore the skin barrier. They are made with radical free ingredients – natural fragrances, paraben-free, sulphate-free, etc.
The skincare line smells delightful and refreshing as it does on the skin. In addition to the Three Layers of Hydration System, I also use their Adored Rose Toner (hydrating and balancing) and Uplifted Exfloliating Gel (trio of acids that work together to effectively exfoliate, uplift and smooth the skin). After a few weeks using their products exclusively, my skin feels supple and nourished.
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Step 1: Awakened Hydrating Serum
- Targets the Dermis (deepest layer in your skin where all your collagen, elastin and water resides and where dehydration occurs)
- Water based serum rich in hyaluronic acid and a host of carefully selected antioxidants and nutrients.
- For all skin types
- Use after cleansing and toning
Step 2: Nurtured Replenishing Oil
- Targets the mid-layer (between the dermal and epidermal layer)
- Formulated to mimic the skin barrier and replenish the lipids.
- Resolve dryness it is also a powerful healing oil for various skin issues.
- Use it daily or weekly depending on your skin needs. I like to use it at night before bedtime.
Step 3: Immersed Nourishing Moisturizer
- Targets the epidermis (outer most layer of your skin)
- Formulated to deeply hydrate the skin without feeling heavy (contains two water binders and also works to regulate the skin’s PH regulating good bacteria.)
- Protects your skin from the environmental elements.
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SKN Holistic Rejuvenation Clinic is an award winning skin rejuvenating clinic that combines the powers of Eastern medicine, medical aesthetics and skin nutrition. It is located conveniently near the SkyTrain station in Yaletown at 1152 Mainland Street (beside SoulCycle and Barre Fitness). Founder, […]
The Vancouver Fall Home Show will take place this weekend October 26-29. It is one of the largest home shows in Vancouver. For your house and home this show will feature interior design, landscaping companies, remodelling contractors, celebrity speakers Kortney and Dave Wilson (hosts of […]
Lobster Avocado Toast 18: sourdough, avocado, lobster mango salsa, topped with arugula and balsamic reduction drizzle. The combination of mango salsa and balsamic reduction does not go well with the avocado toast. I also wish they had fanned out their avocado instead of it mashed. If I were to be picky I also wished they had not diced up the lobster.
Nicoise Salad 13: added seared ahi tuna +8. mixed greens, tomatoes, olives, peppers, artichoke hearts, corn, hard boiled egg, feta, white balsamic dressing. The ingredients are were fresh and I would definitely order this again.
Spiced Onion Rings 5: we ordered a side of my favourite onion rings. I liked the extra crispy skin. It is not greasy and has a slight spiciness. It comes with a side of aioli sauce.
Unfortunately with so many food options nearby, we most likely would not return. Service is spotty and the waitresses are too cool to serve you. Ours at least did not bother asking us how the food was or to refill our water.
Luckily, The Juice Truck is across the street.
Mon 11:00 am – 12:00 am
Tue 11:00 am – 12:00 am
Wed 11:00 am – 12:30 am
Thu 11:00 am – 1:00 am
Fri 11:00 am – 1:00 am
Sat 11:00 am – 1:00 am
Sun 11:00 am – 12:00 am
1039 Mainland St, Vancouver, BC V6B 5P9
I Love Chickpea Restaurant opened on Main Street and 27th street. Their menu focus is vegan dishing out mainly items made with – you guessed it – chickpeas. This is their second venture from their food truck. The restaurant is cutely themed with children’s books […]
Last time I was at Ancora was during last year’s Dine Out Vancouver. I was still pregnant and now baby is almost 3 months old. To celebrate Motherhood and my friend’s pregnancy we decided to head over to Ancora for brunch! I love the bright […]
I can’t believe Christmas is 2 months away! I already saw both Halloween and Christmas decorations at Costco. With our new addition to our little family, I’m thinking about our first family holiday greeting card to send to our friends and family. I came across Basic Invite while researching for the best online holiday cards and invitations. Basic Invite offers almost unlimited colours, custom samples, address capturing services, foil, etc.
Creating your personalized holiday photo cards is simple. Customize and preview your invitation instantly in over 160 colour options.
How to Create Your Personalized Greeting Cards:
- Just pick a colour and script font (with all the swirls and swashes you love)
- Pocket Invitations (up to five stacked cards for each design)
- Matching Suite Items (Save the Dates, Programs, Thank You Cards)
- Foil (add gold, silver or rose gold flat or raised foil for a luxe effect)
- Wood Invitations (option to get it printed on real wood with white ink for a rustic vibe)
- Peel and Seal Envelopes (no licking required = no paper cuts! ewww)
- Envelope Colours (add an extra pop of colour to your greeting cards)
In addition to their instant preview, I love that you can order a Truly Custom sample to touch and feel how the cards look in real life! I’m a visual person so I love it when I can see my cards with our names, photos and colours!
One neat feature that Basic Invite offers compared to other online greeting card companies is that they offer Address Capturing Service. No more typing everyone’s address one at a time – OMG can you imagine?
Basic Invite offers an address capturing service that allows customers to simply share a link on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, or any other form of social media to request their friends and family’s addresses which will be stored in the customer’s account and can then be selected during the design process. Basic Invite offers recipient address printing at no cost on all Christmas card orders. This is such a great feature for wedding and holiday company party invitations isn’t it?
There is over 250 Christmas card and holiday card designs. Cards start as low as $0.82 each. You can choose to print just one card, ten cards, 500 cards or your own quantity!
Right now Basic Invite is offering 30% off with coupon code: holi30
Now the only question is which family photo to use!
For more information visit ww.basicinvite.com
Disclaimer: this post is sponsored by Basic Invite.
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Having hard wood floors means there’s a lot of dust that is visible. Now that our baby girl is doing more tummy time it is so important to keep things super clean! Miele recently just released the Blizzard CX1 – it is their first bagless vacuum […]