Summer In The Diaspora

Tumbling down from the sun. Finally, Strong enough to warm the frozen earth, Frozen water. Blooming humidity. Slowing down time. Island time. The melancholy tones of Winter, Muddy Spring, Giving way to a rhythmic breeze. Kicking off heavy boots, Loosening our feet. Ting, ting-ting-ting Whine Weave Summer -C

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RandoReview: Curlshoppe Butter Oil Blend

Product: Curlshoppe Butter Oil Blend Company: Curlshoppe Vegan: Most are Vegan but check ingredients for beeswax if you don’t use it. Cruelty-Free: Yes Ingredients: Natural (for the most part, but they use ‘fragrance’) Packaging: plastic Purchased/Received: purchased Canadian Company: Yes! RandoReview Pros Smells great! You can smell the peppermint and tea tree oil. A little goes a very long way! Comes in…

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RandoReview: Curlshoppe Butter Milk Leave-In Conditioner

Product: Curlshoppe Butter Milk Leave-In Conditioner Company: Curlshoppe Vegan: Most are Vegan but check ingredients for beeswax if you don’t use it. Cruelty-Free: Yes Ingredients: Natural (for the most part, but they use ‘fragrance’) Packaging: plastic Purchased/Received: purchased Canadian Company: Yes! RandoReview Pros Fairly Moisturizing Pleasant scent Easy to smooth through hair. Cons Not heavy enough for my hair. (Would probably work…

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RandoReview: Curlshoppe Butter Styling Gel

Product: Curlshoppe Butter Styling Gel (max hold) Company: Curlshoppe Vegan: Most are Vegan but check ingredients for beeswax if you don’t use it. Cruelty-Free: Yes Ingredients: Natural (for the most part, but they use ‘fragrance’) Packaging: plastic Purchased/Received: purchased Canadian Company: Yes! RandoReview Pros Good hold that lasts days. Doesn’t feel sticky once it dries. Good slip making it easy to run…

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RandoReview: Curlshoppe Butter Twist Pudding

Product: Curlshoppe Butter Twist Pudding Company: Curlshoppe Vegan: Most are Vegan but check ingredients for beeswax if you don’t use it. Cruelty-Free: Yes Ingredients: Natural (for the most part, but they use ‘fragrance’) Packaging: plastic Purchased/Received: purchased Canadian Company: Yes! RandoReview Pros Good hold. Doesn’t feel sticky once it dries. Thick and easy to manage when twisting. Produced nice smooth twists that…

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Canadian Environment Week HS Resources

In Canada, early June is Environment Week. This includes Canada Clean Air Day on June 3rd and World Environment Day on the 5th. This is a great time to work the health of our planet into your learning plan so I wanted to share some great resources with you so that you can plan ahead.…

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Mother’s Day 2020 Gift Guide

Welp, Mother’s Day is around the corner and it’s going to be a weird one for a lot of families this year. We’ll make it work though because isn’t that precisely what we Mother’s do? As a person that usually keeps it pretty low-key I’m not super bummed but I know a lot of people…

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Top 5: Green Spring Cleaning Products

My friends back home tell me Spring is in the air. I can’t tell because there’s still snow up to my eyeballs here, but I’ll take their word for it. Spring in Canada isn’t like Spring in the movies, where everyone is wearing flowery dresses and strappy sandals. It’s still cold here, and there’s still…

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Top 5: Canadian Lifestyle Bloggers Who Happen to Mom!

All Canadians know that if you want to find Canadian content you have to really look for it. It’s not always as easy as throwing up a basic search. Our media is heavily inundated by American content and the fact is we don’t necessarily share the same experiences, opinions, products, or trends. I love when…

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Summer 2019 Wrap-Up

We’re days away from September. SEPTEMBER! How did we even get here? This Summer was a whirlwind. Some parts seemed to drag on forever but overall it went super quick. This Summer was also A LOT, so I’m actually pretty stoked to get back into our school year schedule. I may not get the “peace”…

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