Life

Tips for a Healthy Long-term Relationship

Recently Ahmed and I celebrated our five year anniversary, which made me think about our relationship over the years. We've faced a several obstacles, but overcoming them has strengthened us a couple. If someone had told me even six years ago that I would be writing a blog giving relationship advice, I would have told… Continue reading Tips for a Healthy Long-term Relationship

Food

Easy Vegetarian Recipes

A few weeks ago I challenged myself to only eat vegetarian meals, and it went really well! I didn't find myself missing meat at all, or being too hungry. I ate way too much spinach and it made my stomach upset, but other than that it went really well. Below are the recipes I tried… Continue reading Easy Vegetarian Recipes

Beauty

My top 5 favourite skincare products for dry skin!

Living in a dry climate my entire life, I've always struggled with dry and flaky skin. It's especially hard when you want to wear makeup and the foundations sticks to all of the dry patches on your face! I've tried countless moisturizers that cost anywhere between $10 and $100, but the products in this post… Continue reading My top 5 favourite skincare products for dry skin!

Food

What Grandma eats in a day

Being a health-conscious grandma is a lot of hard work. The grandkids keep coming over and expect me to bake them cookies, but instead I give them gluten-free, sugar-free, dairy-free, vegan, all-natural bran muffins. I have not seen them in several months. If you're reading this and you're confused because I am 23, it's okay.… Continue reading What Grandma eats in a day

Health and fitness

Grandma joins a gym! How I stay healthy and fit

For the first 20 years of my life, I never worried about what I ate or how often I exercised. I was able to eat whatever I wanted, without any consequences; life was great! I did competitive rock climbing throughout high school where I trained several hours each week and burned a lot of calories… Continue reading Grandma joins a gym! How I stay healthy and fit

Food

Grandma’s recommendations for brunch in Calgary

Brunch has always been my favourite meal of the day. Honestly, what’s better than waking up on a Sunday morning and having a nice warm brunch at a cozy diner? Calgary has some great brunch places and whenever I visit I always try to go to my favourite ones. The city has really upped its… Continue reading Grandma’s recommendations for brunch in Calgary

Life

Eight things Grandma learned in 2018

2018 was a crazy year, probably the wildest one I’ve had in my almost 23 years of life. Despite being a grandma, I learnt to become less-grandma-like and took some risks! I didn’t do anything crazy like sky-diving, so don’t get too excited. I learnt how to cook Honestly, before I moved out, I really… Continue reading Eight things Grandma learned in 2018