Nana + Livy’s new vegan, small-batch skincare + A giveaway! πŸ‡¨πŸ‡¦

Nana + Livy sent me some of their newest products to try in exchange for an honest review.

If skincare’s on their wishlist and shopping small’s on yours, may I suggest Nana + Livy? Burnaby, BC maker Amelia So recently expanded her vegan, all-natural bath treats biz to include some small-batch skincare and I’m loving the products I’ve tried. Today I’ve got a closer look and a little something for you too. Continue reading Nana + Livy’s new vegan, small-batch skincare + A giveaway! πŸ‡¨πŸ‡¦

Nana + Livy handmade vegan bath treats + A giveaway!

I received the products in this post for review purposes. All opinions are my own.

Amelia So’s house must smell amazing. When she’s not taking care of her two young daughters, the Burnaby, BC entrepreneur makes vegan, food-based bath treats in her home studio. Real orange peels go into the orange soap blocks; rosemary and tea tree oil scent shampoo bars; and rose petals and rosebuds mingle with Himalayan pink salts and mild Kaolin clay in the rose bath tea. It’s all about feeding the skin with nutritious ingredients — a hobby Amelia started on her maternity leave in 2017 and turned into a business a year later. She called it Nana + Livy after her two young daughters, Natalia and Olivianne, and somehow found the time recently to answer a few questions about the biz.Β  Continue reading Nana + Livy handmade vegan bath treats + A giveaway!

Currently coveting

It’s late afternoon on a holiday Monday and no one is particularly hungry after snacking all day, the kids are watching a god-awful movie (Charlie and the Chocolate Factory with Johnny Depp) and I’m tempted to lie down for a nap even if it means I’ll have a hard time sleeping later. (Not like that would be anything new; I’ve always been a pretty crappy sleeper.) Fall is my favourite time of the year so it makes sense that this would be one of my favourite lists to make too. Here’s what I’m coveting this month. (Some things on-point for the season, others just super fun.) Continue reading Currently coveting