My Baby Shower

On the lovely and sunny fall afternoon of Sunday, November 6th, my mother and mother in law hosted my baby shower at the beautiful Paletta Mansion in Burlington. A special thanks to my sister, Needhi Soordhar for dealing with my pregnant hormones throughout the process and bringing my vision together and my cousin Kanika Kapahi and niece Jahnavi Kardam for a helping hand.

The Venue

I wanted a quaint venue that would give an intimate feel to such an intimate time in my life and Paletta Mansion had the perfect rustic charm, nestled in a picturesque area of Burlington, sitting on a 14 acre lakefront property.

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Photo Credit: www.edgehospitality.ca

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Exercising While Pregnant: 7 Mistakes To Avoid

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Research and studies have shown that if done properly, exercise during pregnancy is not harmful. It did however take a few years to come to this conclusion. Guidelines released by the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) have changed significantly from the 1950’s to now. Read More

My Babymoon Shoot

My husband and I spent a lovely week in Turks & Caicos, home to Grace Bay Beach, the most beautiful beach in the world. I’ve never seen such soft white sand and beautiful crystal clear waters, where there’s no seaweed or rocks in sight. It was a lovely experience, and we had the pleasure of doing a photo shoot while we were out there. I wanted some classic, evergreen photos to remember this special time in our lives by, with a mix of non traditional maternity pics in a bikini, as there’s a whole different kind of beauty you experience when growing life inside you. I share highlights of my babymoon shoot below, captured by Attimi Photography.

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MAKE UP GIVEAWAY in collaboration with EyeKandyFerzi!!!

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Glam by Eye Kandy by Ferzi

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Ferzana Elahi-Yousef’s journey in the beauty industry was born out of her childhood interests in painting, sketching and drawing. It is this very deep rooted passion in the creative arts that has helped mould her into the professional she is today – a freelance make up artist with a passion to customize and optomize one’s outer appearance. Despite enjoying loud and bold colours in her wardrobe choice, her vision of beauty is soft, subtle and natural. Read More