#Views From Motherhood

Years of celebrating incredible women such as my mom, my grandma, my sister and most recently my mother in law, I have finally joined the troop of mothers as I celebrate my first Mother’s Day today. Today marks me being a mother for 5 months and 2 days (I know, I’m such a veteran). Now, I […]

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Saris, Lenghas & Baby Bumps – The Hindu Goddess Edition

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I still remember being at the grocery store with my mom and seeing Demi Moore gracing the cover of Vanity Fair in 1991 in the magazine stands at the checkout counter. Despite being a tender age of 7 years old, I remember thinking how beautiful she looked. While it received some backlash from critics, it started […]

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Beauty, Brains & Baby

That’s right, Akhil and I are happy to share that we are expecting our first child this December! I remember the day we found out like it was yesterday. Days leading up to it, I knew something was off. My body is generally clockwork and to spare you the details, it wasn’t ticking like the […]

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Three Ways I’m Making The World A Better Place

I’m by no means a model citizen. I’ll leave the water running while I brush my teeth (due to my sensitive teeth the temperature needs to be just right), I get lazy and don’t always recycle and too often fall into the material web of lusting over all things couture.

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The Best Gift I’ve Ever Given My Nieces

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I have three beautiful nieces. The eldest Amiya is 9, then there’s Ayanna, age 5 and the youngest Aileen, whose 16 months. My sisters and I had very humble beginnings and I strongly believe that our drive, ambition and appreciation of our blessings is attributed to that. My nieces are the first children from both […]

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Infuse Med Spa Giveaway

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Infuse Med Spa has graciously donated a $100 gift certificate for the third BeautyGiveBack giveaway! Nestled in Toronto’s prestigious Yorkville, Infuse Med Spa brings you the latest innovations in beauty solutions. Their medical spa menu services include pain free laser hair removal, skin tightening treatments, anti aging photo facials, medical grade facials, hydrafacials, acne light […]

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Sweet Leilani Cosmetics Giveaway

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For the second installment of the BeautyGiveBack campaign this year, I’m giving away a goodie bag from Sweet Leilani Cosmetics valued at $145 CAD! Sweet Leilani Cosmetics is a cosmetics brand based out of Vancouver, Canada. All their products are Canadian made, made of all natural ingredients and crueltry free. The line contains natural ingredients with […]

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Vega Giveaway!!!

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To kick off the second annual BeautyGiveBack campaign, Vega has graciously donated a bunch of Vega goodies. In fact, they were so generous, that I decided to split it into two giveaways – one on Instagram and one on Twitter!!!

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BeautyGiveBack

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I’m happy to bring you the second annual BeautyGiveBack campaign! Once again, I’ve teamed up with some of my favourite brands and vendors to bring you a series of giveaways during the month of December. During this campaign, I want my readers to take a moment and think about how they can give back this holiday […]

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Why a 50/50 Male:Female Cabinet Doesn’t Mean Equality

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On November 4th, 2015, Justin Trudeau was officially sworn in as Prime Minster of Canada and announced his cabinet. The cabinet is diverse as the nation, including aboriginals, minorities and gender neutral – comprised of 15 males and 15 females. This 50/50 ratio signifies to many, gender equality, and when asked about his gender neutral […]

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