East Coast Road Tripping

Who doesn’t love a summer roadtrip? We do a big 2 week trip every couple of years to break up our work life and to spend lots of uninterrupted time together as a family. Crazy? Maybe, but we love it! We’ve been lucky enough to do an East Coast trip not once, but twice! Our…

Smile :) Pics with your Besties!

Before our blog launched we got pretty serious about it, as we wanted ourselves, and the site to look professional.  We thought it would be good to get professional photos done. Well it’s not that easy, am I right? You need to coordinate outfits, get yer hair and makeup did, and find the perfect spot. …

Things To Do: Summer Edition

Summer is finally here and if you are like me you are stressing about things to do with your family. Between work and children’s activities it can be hard to figure out what the heck you can do with the kids while they are off from school. So to help, I have compiled a short…

Self Esteem and Self Love

In this post I am going to get a bit serious and share with you my biggest road block in life. For me, it’s my issues with self esteem. I am not alone in this struggle though. I think it’s safe to say that the majority of women suffer from insecurities. Whether it’s about your…

Representation

Canada is such a diverse country. There’s nothing like landing at Pearson Airport and just letting out a deep breath and feeling like I’m home. This wasn’t the case in the 80’s. In elementary school, I was the token Asian kid. I suffered bullying and racist remarks. I didn’t realize I was different, until it…

6 Must Read Beach Bag Mysteries

The summer is my favourite time to read. There’s nothing better than stretching out in the sun and getting lost in a good mystery. The day can stretch into the night very easily. These page-turners will have you pulling an all-nighter…something you probably haven’t done since college. Head over to our Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/MessyHairSelfCare )…

Summer Rolls

It is that time of year! It’s officially summer in Canada and that means we won’t be deficient on Vitamin D for a few months! That also means we will be eating al fresco, sitting on our deck with a cold drink and enjoying all the delicious fresh produce of the season. I wanted to…

Winery Weekend

Do you ever just think, Man, I could really use a glass of wine. I think that often, so when I had a chance to ditch domesticity for a quick getaway to wine country, I jumped at the chance. The amazing women who scheduled our visits chose 3 wineries in Niagara-on-the-Lake. First up was Inniskillin…

Finding Time

The day I decided to make myself a priority was the same day I realized how much time I waste daily. We all run around saying how busy we are and I honestly think we believe it. We rush from here to there, picking up, dropping off, watching this, listening to that and go to…