Snowshoeing Funday

Are you looking for ways to enjoy this winter season? Well, then I highly recommend that you bundle up in some warm gear and try snowshoeing.

20140119-230701.jpgToday my loved one and I ventured out to the Scenic Caves at Blue Mountain to try snowshoeing for the first time – now I understand why so many people enjoy it. Snowshoeing is super easy, fun and most importantly a great cardio workout. Not going to lie I felt the burn at times.

There are a few trails to try out from easy to “ironman” difficulty. We did the majority of the
trails which were all easy to accomplish. There is even a trail that goes over the Suspension Bridge!

I will go back again soon, and perhaps try out the cross-country skiing next time around. Might as well try to make the most of this winter season.

Wednesday Wish List (Stay Warm Edition)

I know I have said this in previous posts before “that it’s cold outside“, but this time I mean it when I say it’s bloody cold as hell out there!!! -40 with the wind chill! Come on mother nature!!! Now that’s extreme!
Stay warm this winter with the following essentials!!!!!!

These leg warmers from Roots are adorable!

Chill out at home with these Granny Slipper Socks and keep your feet warm and toasty.


Run home from work and cuddle up with your loved one under this wool throw. When it’s this cold out its expected to sit back and relax on the couch!

And while you’re sitting there under that blanket you best be enjoying something warm. Kusmi Tea is a great treat, try the detox one – we all know we could all go for a little detox after the holiday indulgence.


Oh and what comes with cold weather? Yup, SNOW. Oh the joys of shoveling snow….NOT! Yes, shoveling snow is a great workout, but it also leaves you with sore muscles thereafter. Especially, when you got to go outside a few times a day. Apply this heat rub to the affected areas and your pain will be sure to go away.



Apply Keihl’s lip balm throughout the day. Our puckers get super dry and chapped with the winds and cold weather.

20140108-225525.jpg Our poor skin needs to be protected and hydrated at all times in the winter months. This body oil is a bit $$$, but it’s worth every penny.

20140108-225820.jpg Since we are on the topic of splurging – ya Canada Goose costs a lot, but your hands will be thanking you for the protection and warmth. These down-filled mitts are going to keep your hands dry all winter season!

Stay warm!

Wish List Wednesday

What better way to start off a wish list than with a gold wishbone bottle opener.

I heart these french hook earrings from J. Crew

Or better yet these Burgundy earrings by Eric Beamon.

The days are getting colder-therefore sweaters are a must to keep you warm throughout the season. I’m really enjoying this vintage inspired print.

Noble Maple Syrup mmm gourmet lovers check out this handcrafted maple syrup packaged in a bourbon bottle.

Do you want to enhance the flavour to your favorite cocktail? Then add some Basement Frost Bitters. Literally packaged in a basement on a farm in New York.

Wish List Wednesday

Brrrrrrr….we got some snow on the ground last night and today, and the temperature has dropped dramatically!
All you want to do now is have a hot beverage on hand, at all times, and you want to dress in the most comfy layered outfits.
Which brings me to my Wish List Wednesday items!

I have wanted these Santa mugs for a while!

Nom..Nom..Nom..cookies!!! Earl Gray tea cookies may I add! I’m going to add these to my recipe list.

I love everything about this outfit! All from Roots.

Another great outfit from Roots.

Serve this gourmet hot chocolate from Godiva in the Santa mugs above!

I hope the above items keep you warm throughout this frigid weather.


Wednesday Wish List

Like it or not the holiday madness has begun. The shops have decorated their windows with festive decorations and the Christmas carols are being played. So I think my Wednesday Wish Lists may contain some helpful gift ideas now till December 25th. Which may make it easier for all the Secret Santa’s out there.
And I know I am not alone when I say this, but there is nothing more I enjoy than comfy p-jays and warm tea after a long day, and most importantly a good night’s sleep. The following wish list items will be sure to make you feel rested and energized in the morning.

These cute long Jane p-jays can be picked up at Victoria’s Secret

I’m loving this luxury loose leaf tea from Sloane Tea Company


Do you have a busy mind and tension in your neck and shoulder? Then you need to pick up Mind Mist from Clementine Fields

I love everything in this shop, especially anything Lavender L’Occitane

20131106-214828.jpg Add a few drops to your wrists and temples for a good night’s sleep. Aromatic Bed Time

20131106-215219.jpg Mount this poster in a frame. Etsy

My final wish list item is something I will be dreaming about for a while. I found a luxury resort in Bali called Escape Haven. This women’s retreat focuses on clean eating, yoga, fitness and surfing all while being in paradise.