Words of Wisdom

Tag: Holidays

Resolving to let go this New Year
By Maddie Rodriguez

Resolving to Let Go this New Year.

For many of us, after the clock has struck twelve on the new year and toasts have been drunk and best wishes shared, our minds habitually turn to thoughts of resolutions. When we think about how we want our fresh year to start and the …

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Giving the gift of an experience this holiday season.
By Maddie Rodriguez

Giving the gift of an experience this holiday season.

Picking the perfect gift is truly an art. There are many important factors to weight and consider –needs, wants, size and style. But often, the real genius of gift giving is in finding something the recipient didn’t think to ask for: the thing they never …

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Finding the Silver Lining in a Snowstorm.
By Maddie Rodriguez

Finding the silver lining in a snowstorm.

Let’s face it: an Ottawa winter isn’t easy at the best of times. Even if you love the snow, most people have to brace themselves a little for the cold and the traffic and the sheer length of it. And it can feel like adding …

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DIY: A Succulent Gift
By Lizl Fleury

DIY: A Succulent Gift

If you didn’t know already, we love love love plants! Because let’s be real, life without plants succs. And if you’re still looking for something meaningful to give a loved one this holiday season, why not give them a gift that will last them through …

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Yogi in Upward Dog
By Maddie Rodriguez

Keep Glowing through the Holiday Season.

Let’s face it—the holiday season is exciting, but it can also take a toll on us, physically, mentally and emotionally. Our bodies are taxed with swings from frigid outdoor temperatures to stuffy shopping malls or sweltering parties. Our minds are preoccupied with planning, itineraries and …

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Naughty + Nice Holiday Balls
By Lizl Fleury

Recipe: Naughty + Nice
Holiday Balls

Whether you’re on Santa’s naughty or nice list, these Holiday Balls will leave you feeling amazeballs either way. Aaand, if you’re down for no-bake recipes, you’re just in luck! Pull up your sleeves and get rockin’ and rollin’ with these naughty and nice holiday balls for your …

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Holiday Crostini with pomegranate and cranberry topping
By Lizl Fleury

Recipe: Holiday Crostini
(Cranberry + Pomegranate + Fig)

‘Tis the season for holiday gatherings and food is the main attraction. With that in mind, here’s a delicious (and super easy) crostini recipe to whip up for your next holiday party. You’re welcome. Pomegranate + Cranberry Topping: 3 cups cranberries 1 cup pomegranate seeds 1/2 cup maple syrup (or to …

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