2021 New Year Quote. A lot can happen in a year.

Hello, 2021!

Hello, 2021 – Happy New Year! If there is one word to sum up 2020, I think it’s safe to say it would be: bizarre. How was everyone’s 2020 bingo cards? Still figuring out which 3 things you’d choose? Remember that time we all stocked up on toilet paper. Empty streets, clean air, and nature…

Best of 2020. Recap Top 5 blog post of the year on Christina Truong Blog

Best of 2020

As 2020 comes to a close, here is a roundup of the Top 5 2020 blog posts that were viewed from the year. Going through the top posts overall, there seemed to be a clear theme in terms of what posts were more popular this year – skincare. Skincare has been dominating the charts everywhere…

December 2020 Empties Hair Skin Care Products

December 2020 Empties

Welcome to my December 2020 Empties! Alrighty! It’s the end of the year and I have successfully accomplished my 12 month goal, re: to clear out my ever growing stash of products and write-up an empties post every month for a year. I can’t believe it, it’s December and there are 12 empties post this…

Helena Lane Organic Skincare Essential Holiday Gifts Ideas Limited Edition Body Butter

Essential Gifts: from Helena Lane Organic Skincare

This holiday season, it is more important than ever to support and shop local! Helena Lane Organic Skincare is a cruelty-free, face and body brand, handmade by the lovely Helena in Squamish, British Columbia with certified organic and plant- or mineral-based ingredients.

November 2020 Empties Makeup Hair and Skin Care Products

November 2020 Empties

Welcome to my November 2020 Empties! We are in the home stretch, entering the final month of 2020! November was a bit of an interesting month, with lots of ups and downs, to say the least. Not to say that it wasn’t a great month but I always look forward to December every year for…

October 2020 Empties Body, Skin, Hair Care Products

October 2020 Empties

Welcome to my October 2020 Empties! How was everyone’s October? I went on a baking spree, as one does once the smell of crisp autumn air arrives and the weather gets cooler. Canadian Thanksgiving was a bit different this year without any huge gatherings but still made the best of it thanks to video calls.…

Easy Simple Delicious Mini Apple Pie Recipe

Mini Apple Pies

I posted a photo on Instagram recently where it featured mini apple pies. As mentioned in the caption, it’s tradition for me to bake an apple pie or two (a recipe from Laura in the Kitchen) during Thanksgiving weekend, along with other autumn-related desserts, of course. But since this year is a little different, and…