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Take Care.

How are you doing? Feeling the pressure of the holidays trying to sneak in yet? I’ve been feeling a little bummed since daylight savings last weekend, there has been a definite change in the seasons here. Work has been a little a whole lot of crazy and my general anxiety just feels pretty high. One of… Continue Reading

So long, Summer.

Despite the fact that Fall doesn’t actually start until September 22nd, I’m welcoming it today. Happy September everybody! Here are 7 reasons why Fall is my favourite season of the year. 1| The whole fashion industry is so exciting and inspiring at this time of year. The boots, the oversized coats, the berry lipsticks. Oh, the… Continue Reading

The Liebster Award.

I have been nominated by Deasia Nichelle of Nichellexoxo and Angela Angeline of Chocolate & Lipstick for the Liebster Award. This is an award for bloggers who are still under the radar (less than 200 followers) but deserve to be noticed. It’s a great way to get to know your fellow bloggers and help spread the love. What a nice idea, thank… Continue Reading

My Birthday Weekend.

I had such a lovely birthday weekend. The weather was perfect, nothing was rushed, and I got to spend time with some great people. On Saturday I got a birthday manicure and the family took me out for dinner at Koto Izakaya. We ate some amazing Japanese food and then this mint chocolate + stracciatella gelato situation… Continue Reading

Stressed or desserts?

As some of you may know, I was scheduled to have all four wisdom teeth pulled today. Being the type of person that I am, the last few weeks have been dedicated to preparing for and completely stressing over this day. Like most people, I’m not a big fan of medical procedures. I’ve interviewed every person I… Continue Reading

Around here.

Hello! Happy Sunday. I don’t usually post on Sundays but it’s been a quiet week on The Fig’s Heart so I wanted to catch up with you and let you know what I’ve been up to for the last little while. If you follow me on instagram, some of these photos will be familiar! 1| I’ve… Continue Reading

Culinaire 2014.

Christine and I were lucky enough to celebrate the first official day of Spring at the Culinaire 2014 event in Victoria. This unique food tasting experience is held anuually at the Crystal Gardens and it’s a wonderful way to start off the new season. Restaurants, wineries, breweries, caters, bakeries, and those alike all gather under… Continue Reading