Homemade Promotion Video.

Matryoshka Dolls. ©LaurenBurkitt

This is a little video I put together for The Figs Heart official website launch. I took 438 pictures of myself writing and drawing very slowly and put these images together at 10 frames per second. It took a lot of patience but I had so much fun making this! The song is called ‘Little… Continue Reading

For the love of LAVENDER.

Lavender is a flowering plant from the Mint family (no wonder I love it so much). It is most commonly known for it’s aromatic qualities that help with relaxation and soothing the skin. Lavender has recently been incorporated into the culinary scene as people discovered this sweet floral flavour makes a great pair with chocolate…. Continue Reading

A Monthly Pledge 2013.

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A monthly pledge is a mini-series I’m starting for 2013. It will include 12 different pledges, one for each month of the year. I will pick an activity I want to include in my daily routine and pledge to do it everyday. There are no limits, and more importantly there are no expectations other than to… Continue Reading

Holiday Mixed Tape 2012.

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 My favourite part of the holidays is easily the music. Grab a glass of eggnog (or noel-nog for the dairy sensitive), and cuddle up in your wool socks while listening to my holiday mixed tape. There’s a song for everyone in the family, so come together and enjoy! Play live by clicking here (over 10,000 listens… Continue Reading

But Once A Year.

Merry Christmas and happy holidays to all of you! I hope everyone was able to share some laughs with those they love and find peace in this busy time of year. Whether it’s baking gingerbread, knitting scarves, or stuffing a turkey, find something you enjoy about the holidays and let it become meditative so your… Continue Reading

Welcome to The Fig’s Heart!

Matryoshka Dolls. ©LaurenBurkitt

I’m so thrilled to be writing my first post on my shiny new blog. I’m Lauren and The Fig’s Heart is a project I started to organize my ideas. It’s been a long time in the making and I’m very excited that everything has come together and I finally have a place to call home. The Fig’s… Continue Reading