In order to connect more with my followers and be more a more authentic blogger, I really want you all to get to know me as Blair and not as someone who just posts pretty photos on IG. To get the ball rolling, every month I’ll be posting 5 songs that I’m obsessed with and share why I resonate with it and the lyrics. These selections are, like my taste in music, all over the place as I’ve never stuck to just one genre of music. 

I find when I’m at the cottage I do a lot of cooking with fresh ingredients from local farm stands and farmers markets. The cottage is where I become creative with vegetables and I love the freedom that comes with cooking without a recipe! This weekend, I came up with Bacon Breakfast Tacos, which can really be made at anytime, not just for breakfast and you can make them with whatever ingredients you like or have on hand! 

I’ll just come right out and say it, I have this thing for French food. Maybe it’s the perfect ambience in nearly all French restaurants and bistros, maybe it’s because French technique is simple and they let the ingredients shine, or maybe it has something to do with butter and their frequent use of it. Honestly, it’s probably all of the above. A few weeks ago, I visited Lavelle for the first time and here is my review

One of my goals for 2017 was to eat healthier! I’m slowly getting into the groove of eating whole grains, less dairy and fewer sweets but it’s so hard when donuts and brioche are all I want! Just the other day I came across this Healthy Banana Bread recipe from Cookie & Kate and after testing it out myself and making some slight tweaks, I had to share because the result is guilt-free and utterly delicious! 

Today I am 24 years old  🎉

I was born on Monday, March 15th 1993 at 11:48 am in Toronto. Even though I’m not even halfway through my twenties, I feel I have a good handle on the world so far and even though the future as a young adult can seem intimidating, I can’t wait to see where my life takes me and how it all unfolds. Here is a list of 24 things I’ve learned throughout my life thus far and over the course of the past year!