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I Said YES!

Some of you may have guessed by now, but yes, we’re engaged! It happened last Saturday. I shared some photos and videos on Instagram stories throughout the day and some of you did question me about it. Now I’m finally sharing the news. Yes, Shaun proposed! We’ve been together for four years. Although it feels like we’ve been together forever, it also feels like I met him just yesterday. Time goes by so fast and I can’t believe we’re here already. Planning our wedding! I’m stepping out of my comfort zone a bit, but here’s the story of how he proposed. It was a bit of a surprise, but it was something I had on my mind for a few weeks. He gave me…

September Favorites (2017)

Welcome to a new blog series: My monthly favorites.  Here, I plan on sharing not only my favorite seasonal recipes, but also my current favorite books, products, home decor, styles, etc. Whatever I’m loving that month! I also want to share life and blog updates. I had so much fun putting this list together and I hope you’ll love it too! Let me know what you think about these types of posts in the comments. If you have any suggestions or requests, I would love to hear them! Without further ado, here are my favorite things this September… New Position I’m happy to say that I’ve been offered a new position at the hospital! As some of you may know, I finished my dietetic internship in June and since then…

Our Road Trip to Gaspésie in Pictures

We came back from our road trip to Gaspésie one week ago, yet it feels like it was yesterday. It also feels like it was forever ago. How are we September 13 already?!  Today is actually Shaun and I’s 4 year anniversary. I guess it would be a good occasion to share some pictures from our last road trip!  Some of you may have seen some snaps from our trip to Gaspésie on Instagram. I shared a few on Instagram stories. I had so much fun taking pictures of the gorgeous places we visited, so I thought I’d share some with you. I won’t go on and on about the details of our trip, but I hope you enjoy this little summary filled with pictures of the beautiful Gaspésie…

18 Simple Tips to Eat Healthy on a (Student) Budget

As a dietetic student, it’s important for me to eat healthy, but with a tight budget, it isn’t always easy. It’s my last year of university and after 5 years of studying, you better believe I’ve developed a few habits to save money. Hopefully some of my tips can help you as well! Before Shopping: Plan ahead Every week, I take one day (usually Saturday mornings) to plan my meals for the next week. I don’t like planning what I’ll eat each day of the week, I find that a little too limiting for me. What I do instead, is I plan a few recipes for the week and eat them whenever I feel like it. Every week, I plan to try at least one new recipe, either…

12 Healthy Goals for the New Year

I don’t believe that we need a New Year to make changes in our lives and become healthier, but I always love setting goals. If you know me, you know that I love making lists and I often make little monthly goals to stay on track. So despite the fact that I don’t believe in the “all or nothing” mindset that often comes with New Year’s resolutions, I love taking the opportunity to reflect on where I’m at and where I want to be in life. It’s a chance to look back on the past year, learn from your mistakes and move forward. This year, as usual, I have many ambitions. I wanted to share them with you in…