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What I Made Sunday March 30th (& my last minute decision to compete)

Well I had an exciting weekend! As you guys know I went to Toronto for a photoshoot on Thursday. It went really well and I’m super excited for the results! While I was there I decide to compete in the Cobourg Natural bodybuilding show, in the bikini division. I’ve actually never competed in that category… Continue reading What I Made Sunday March 30th (& my last minute decision to compete)

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Product Review: Gewol Extra Care Footcream

Gewol brand  has been around for ages. Like since 1868! It’s from Germany and was developed by a pharmacist for local farmers and alpine hikers who were suffering from painful cracked feet from cold and hard work. Now you see it most often used by aesthticians in cabin. I think it was the first footcare… Continue reading Product Review: Gewol Extra Care Footcream

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Makeup Lesson

I grew up loving makeup. My mom sold Mary Kay, I took cosmetology in high school and had 3 younger sisters to practice on. I then went on to Aesthetic school and worked at cosmetic counters, spas, salons and free lanced all over the city. What I really love about makeup though is helping others… Continue reading Makeup Lesson

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Backstage Video at the SAF Show just before going on stage! EEEK!

This is a video of me taken in October of last year just about to get back on the SAF stage after an almost 3 year hiatus! So many thoughts going through my mind. Nervous, excited, full of confidence but also full of self doubt….interesting how our minds work. (by the way, regarding my makeup… Continue reading Backstage Video at the SAF Show just before going on stage! EEEK!

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Your Destination Wedding. Are you bringing your own Photographer & Makeup Artist?

Every year my hubby (Juan Manuel Garcia) and I book several destination weddings. Most of you know he’s a photographer; his company is Avenida Garcia Photography (which in Spanish means Garcia Avenue 😉 Juan is originally from Argentina and has worked as a photographer all over the world. He spent almost 3 years in the… Continue reading Your Destination Wedding. Are you bringing your own Photographer & Makeup Artist?

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It’s Official! bluntbeauty.ca is now fitbeauties.ca

Well the time has come. I’ve finally changed the name of Bluntbeauty to Fitbeauties. It just encompasses more of what I’m passionate about and what I’m talking about on my blog, site and workshops. Bluntbeauty was born from my straight up (…and sometimes blunt 😉 ) beauty advice I was know for among my 3… Continue reading It’s Official! bluntbeauty.ca is now fitbeauties.ca

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Rambling Thoughts & Enjoying Balance

The sun is shining and it’s a holiday today. I just had a phenomenal workout. It was one of those ones where everything works. I had the time I needed, my outfit was comfy, and so cute ;), my tunes were great, my energy was there and man did I ever sweat. The gym was… Continue reading Rambling Thoughts & Enjoying Balance

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What I made Sunday March 24th

I am so thankful for a little down time this weekend, very much needed and allowing me to get my meal prep done early today which is kind of nice. Cooking is relaxing for me and so nice with the sunlight streaming in my kitchen so I really enjoyed it. The little things right? Because… Continue reading What I made Sunday March 24th

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What I made Sunday March 17th

Happy St. Patty’s day! Holy cow, busy weekend. I’m ok with that although I feel like I didn’t have enough time for all the things I wanted to do. I did make time for some grocery shopping and meal prep though. Maybe not as creative as some weeks but got it done. I’ve been craving… Continue reading What I made Sunday March 17th

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Nutrition Turns Me On!

I’ve started my official training towards my Nutritional Coach certification and boy oh boy can I tell you I’m excited! I dabbled in a bit of this when I took my personal training course although they don’t cover much. I’ve also taken a few minor courses here and there plus read many, many books and… Continue reading Nutrition Turns Me On!

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My visit with a Naturopath-The journey in optimal health continues!

I’m so excited about seeing a Naturopath.  I can’t believe I hadn’t yet in my life and what the heck have I been waiting for! As you know I really believe in a holistic approach to health and as part of my journey in optimum health I’ve wanted to see a Naturopath for a long… Continue reading My visit with a Naturopath-The journey in optimal health continues!

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What I Made Sunday March 10th

I started out thinking that I really enjoyed my meals last week so figured I’d just repeat this week. They filled me up, kept me satisfied and meet my current nutritional needs. One of the things I’m mindful of is trying to have different protein sources throughout the day. Actually I aim for variety on… Continue reading What I Made Sunday March 10th

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What I Made Sunday March 3rd

Alright! What a weekend. After watching the Arnold’s live replays on Bodybuilding.com and speaking about stage makeup  at the SAf camp today I’m ready to kick it up a notch in my training and nutrition. I’m still recovering from my neck/shoulder injury but I think I can work around it. The real problem for me… Continue reading What I Made Sunday March 3rd

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I’m a Sweat Pink Ambassador!!

Woot Woot I’m a Sweat Pink Ambassador! How exciting to be a part of a network of amazing ladies who work together to motivate each other and others. As a Sweat Pink Ambassadors we sweat hard, play hard, and love to inspire those around us to achieve their best selves. We live life with the… Continue reading I’m a Sweat Pink Ambassador!!

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What I made on Sunday…err Monday Feb 18th

Today is a holiday and so very much appreciated! I treated today like Sunday and did my meal prep for the work week. I’ve been off with a stress related injury and today was my first day back in the gym in about a week. It was leg & booty day and it was awesome.… Continue reading What I made on Sunday…err Monday Feb 18th

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Practicing Patience!

Patience is not my forte. It’s something I’m working on. I’ve been reading about it lately and I found this amazing quote: Those who are certain of the outcome can afford to wait and wait without anxiety Isn’t that so great? If you are like me you find yourself feeling anxious about all the knowledge… Continue reading Practicing Patience!

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The Winter Tan

Ok it’s getting to that point in the winter where there is absolutely no sun kissed skin going on (unless of course you aren’t living in Canada with me or have been able to get away and in that case lucky you). No sun pretty much means no Vitamin D and also no bronzed skin.… Continue reading The Winter Tan

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What I made Sunday Feb 3rd

Today was a rest day for me. No training! I have been really sore this week from some really tough training sessions so this day off was needed. I spent a lot of today working on my website. I am trying to set it up so that the recipes are easy to find and categorized… Continue reading What I made Sunday Feb 3rd