So You Want to Be a #GIRLBOSS?

#Girlboss | The Fig's Heart.

I finished reading the bestselling book #GIRLBOSS by Sophia Amoruso last month and I can’t stop thinking about it! Amoruso describes a #Girlboss as “someone who is in charge of her own life. She gets what she wants because she works hard for it.” If you’re currently reading this book or it’s sitting on your night… Continue Reading

Kopa Kauai Sea Salt Soaps.

Kopa Kauai Sea Salt Soaps.

Kopa Kauai Sea Salt Soaps are handmade with love and aloha on the Hawaiian Island of Kauai. I visited Kauai last September and actually got to meet the makers of this brand and take home one of their soaps. What an absolute treasure! These soaps are very moisturizing and they create a beautiful lotion-like lather. “The minerals… Continue Reading

Weekend Reading.

Weekend Reading | The Fig's Heart.

What are you up to this weekend? Any plans? It’s a long weekend for us in B.C. so I’m looking forward to three days off. New York Fashion Week is starting on Thursday! Even though I don’t follow fashion, I love following the buzz and the street style photos on Instagram. Have a lovely weekend! Here… Continue Reading

Ingredient Spotlight: Kale.

Ingredient Spotlight: Kale.

It’s no surprise I had to write about kale. This green beauty is probably one of the most popular health-foods out there. Kale is a dark leafy green from the Brassica family and a close relative to both broccoli and brussels sprouts.  It has been a part of European diets since 600 B.C. and American diets since the 1800s…. Continue Reading

Dairyface Skincare.

Dairyface Skincare | The Fig's Heart.

I’ve been using plain yogurt straight from the fridge as a weekly face mask for a long time. I love the way it feels on my skin and it always leaves my face looking calm and clear. I recently received a package from a local company that makes fresh skincare products with all-natural probiotic yogurt! Their luxurious dairy-based face masks… Continue Reading

Weekend Reading.

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What are you up to this weekend? Any plans? I’m heading to Vancouver for a quick visit with this lovely girl. I’m so excited to catch up, eat some good food, and walk around the city. Can you believe the first month of 2015 has come to an end? Wow. February is always such a… Continue Reading