Mr. GM

My Love

I often hint or talk about him in a funny way, yet I rarely gush about him. Today is Valentine’s day and not only did I not get him a gift yet, I also am away from him traveling… I just want to say how amazing Mr. GM is. Little did I know when I met him 4 years ago that I’d be following […]

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How to survive Christmas – my guide to keep your cool this holidays

Surviving Christmas

Ideally, Christmas should be a celebration of, love and wonders, with gifts, annual bonus, and good wine. All of that, celebrated in good company. In reality, Christmas is quite a mess with endless family dinner where one member, at least, will get drunk and obnoxious; last minute gift shopping in an overcrowded mall, kids going hyper and uncontrollable, excess of food and beverage. It […]

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The first wrinkle

the first wrinkle - skincare

I turned 30-years-old two months ago. And happens what is supposed to happen, I’m getting old. Not that I’m feeling old, I don’t feel old at all. There are days where I would throw a tantrum like a 3-year-old, there are days where I can be as careless as a 13-years-old. And there are days where I feel passionate like a 23-years-old. But even […]

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Raising a child in the 21st century

raising a child

I often read articles on child development to see how -with the limited time I have with my child – I can shape my little monkey into a proper adult being. I love reading these articles, they are filled up with good ideas and intentions that are most definitely undoable in real life, like the time I read an article praising that we should […]

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A month of clean eating – perks & pitfalls

Eating healthy - perks and pitfalls - clean eating - clean living

Et voila! Just like that, we are celebrating a month of healthy and clean eating (YAY !!), always in the same attempt at getting our bad cholesterol to an acceptable level (Booooo). Taking our good cholesterol up, is also a necessity, but we haven’t taken this seriously enough yet, I’m the only one who has been going to the gym, and I’m far from […]

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30 Things I learned before 30

About Alex from the Wife-Life Balance

In a month from now, I’m turning 30. I’m super excited, I love birthdays. While I’m getting ready for a new decade of greatness, I am also looking back at what I have learned so far. Some points are wiser than others, but I believe there are all worth a pretty penny. Smoking is not cool – do not start. Once you start, you […]

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These 2 exercises will keep you fit for life! Or not…

back to sport

I got all excited this morning! I don’t know if you’ve seen it, but this morning there was an article from Travel+Leisure (originally appeared on Business Insider)  saying there is only two exercise we need to do to stay fit for life. (Ahhhhhh, girly scream) While two, is still a lot more than what I currently do (none 😊). They caught my attention. Only […]

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