Tag Archives life

Five Promises

by Friday, October 7, 2016

Today is my birthday. And, as I think most people do, I spent it reflecting on the past year. Last year was a challenging one, with highs and lows. I lost people I loved very much. I grew my business and was able to achieve a lot of goals I had for myself. I was able to travel a lot more and learned so much.

How To: Keep Your Resolutions

by Tuesday, January 12, 2016

I think resolutions fail because they are inherently too broad. Saying something like “I’m going to save money” or “I’m going to eat healthy” or the ever-so-famous “I’m going to lose weight” are almost guaranteed to fail because we forget to answer the most important question: HOW.

5 Things To Help You Get Through The Holidays

by Thursday, December 24, 2015

Whether you’re staying at home for the holidays, or traveling like I am, it can be a pretty stressful time. Of course it’s wonderful to spend time with friends and family – or enjoy the peace and quiet if you’re solo – it’s still important to make sure you’re taking care of yourself! Here are 5 things I think will help you get through all of the Christmasy activities while keeping your sanity in check.

My Top 5 Winter Teas

by Tuesday, December 15, 2015

Today, December 15, is International Tea Day. Growing up Canadian, tea was a part of my every day life for as long as I can remember. My grandmother and I had afternoon tea every day after school. She'd put the kettle on and get out her dainty tea cups with matching saucers and make sure ...

Caped Crusader

by Monday, September 28, 2015

If you've been a longtime reader of SG, you know how I feel about the transformative power of fashion. A swimsuit that turns you into a gladiator, a skirt that makes you a princess... and now, a blazer that changes you into a superhero. It's no secret that this year has been the hardest one of my ...

I’m Not Going Anywhere

by Monday, February 16, 2015

During some downtime this week with Husband, we watched some re-runs of our favorite show, Modern Family. In the episode, "Queer Eyes, Full Hearts", Haley Dunphy has a job interview. Quickly, she is brushed off and walks out of the office. Later in the episode, we see her back in the office, she brings all ...

I’m going to New York!

by Monday, January 26, 2015

I can hardly believe that just last month designer Jennyvi Dizon of Dizon Couture and I got together to talk about her runway show during New York Fashion Week in February. She would create one plus gown for the show. And I was going to be the one to wear it. I let out a squeal that shattered ...