Perth: The Perfect Mini-Getaway from City Life

Perth is often acknowledged as the prettiest town in Ontario, and agree completely. Located approximately four hours from Toronto and just over one hour from Ottawa, this pleasant little town is full of charm. Town of Perth Sign The Town of Perth Is in the heart of stunning Lanark County breathes vibrant culture and an age-old heritage that exists through the brick walls of its historic buildings. It’s a town of green parks, rested on the Tay River, surrounded by…

Why Scrivener Software is Perfect for Creatives!

Since working on my novel, I’ve started using Scrivener and I absolutely love it! Even though my novel is still in the beginning phase, this writing software was a great change. Before using Scrivener, which is a writing app designed with the complexities of developing, drafting, and revising major projects in mind, I was using traditional word processors like Microsoft Word and Google Docs. I still think that those are excellent entry-level writing tools, but their limited features can prove…

NEW YEAR, NEW LESSONS ON DIABETES TECHNOLOGY

Disclosure: This post is sponsored by Abbott Canada, but all thoughts and opinions are my own. Using technology to stay connected to family! Throughout January I’ve been reflecting on my relationships with my friends and family and thinking about how I can support them a little more. I’m sure I’m not the only one who has been doing this! The person who pops into my mind every time is my grandma. I’m blown away daily by her optimism and drive…

MANAGING THE HOLIDAY SEASON WITH ABBOTT CANADA

Disclaimer: This post is sponsored by Abbott Canada. All expressed opinions and experiences are my own words. ‘Tis the season to be jolly! It’s no doubt that the holidays are a busy time for all. Browsing outdoor bookshops. Some of my favourite traditions include sitting by the fireplace surrounded by my family, drinking hot cocoa and sharing stories. Another tradition is shopping around local stores with my grandma, looking for the perfect gifts to give & all the holiday movies…

Diabetes Awareness Month with Abbott Canada

Each November, the diabetes community comes together to recognize Diabetes Awareness Month and World Diabetes Day which is on November 14th. To mark this important month, people, caregivers and healthcare professionals across the globe are sharing their experiences with diabetes. Diabetes Awareness Month I’m happy to be partnering with Abbott Canada and FreeStyle Libre this Diabetes Awareness Month, to educate Canadians, to support the newly diagnosed, and to give hope to those who have been managing diabetes for decades. Being a…

Hoopla Digital Review – Get eBooks & Audiobooks For Free

hoopla digital is a great online service that partners with public libraries across the U.S. and Canada. This platform provides online and mobile access to hundreds of thousands of movies, television, music, eBooks, audiobooks and comics. Currently listening to The Bear by Andrew Kirvak This service was super easy and accessible to use! With the hoopla digital app, I can borrow, instantly stream, and download dynamic content with my library card. All of the content available is accessible via hoopla…

Better Sleep This Decade With Endy

Last October we moved into our new home and I finally got myself a new mattress from Endy, it was hands down the best decision EVER!! Since then, it’s been 100-nights of sleep in my new bed and I don’t want to sound dramatic, but guys…. this mattress is life-changing. Curl up with a book & a cuppa tea! New Decade = New Sleep Goals For myself, getting a solid sleep each night is essential for improving my focus, boosting…

Margaret Atwood: Live in Cinemas presented by Cineplex Events

“In the end, we’ll all become stories.” – Margaret Atwood Screening across Canada on Tuesday, September 10th My first encounter with Margaret Atwood’s work was reading The Handmaid’s Tale for one of my English classes in high-school. The novel itself had such a great impacted in my life and it was a real eye-opener. At that time, I hadn’t read anything like it before. The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood Therefore, I can’t wait to see Margaret Atwood: Live in…

Misha’s Place: Lisbon Apartment Review

Enjoying the views from our Lisbon apartment! I fell in love with Lisbon and it was an amazing city to experience for my first time in Portugal. One of the best parts of this trip was the amazing hosts and accommodations we received from Misha’s Place. Castle top views in Lisbon. Lisbon is a beautiful city with tons of character. The hilltops, the cute cafes, the best views and Portuguese tarts in the world are found here. We stayed in…

How to Read More with Audiobooks

This post is sponsored by Audible. All opinions are 100% my own. I hadn’t always been an audiobook listener, but when I was in university, I didn’t have much time to read physical books and I started listening to audiobooks via Audible instead. I would listen to audiobooks on my commutes to school or while I was doing chores around the house. I soon realized that if I got in the practice of listening to more audiobooks in my day-to-day…

Top Tips for Nutrition Month

Disclosure: This post is sponsored by Abbott Canada, but all thoughts and opinions are my own. Did you know March is Nutrition Month? As a registered holistic nutritionist, I have many clients who live with or care for those who live with diabetes. With proper education and support, our loved ones living with diabetes can manage their health and prevent long-term complications like heart disease and strokes. My grandma lives with diabetes, and as her primary caretaker, I am always making…

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