• Why I’m still exercising after Falling Off

    December 28, 2018 Mikaela Ian

    Well, Christmas is over. Are you thrilled? Sad? Still eating and drinking?? I’m done with Christmas food. I love it but there’s a reason we only eat it once a year – it’s decadent AF. I allowed myself to have two plates of Christmas food and copious amounts of wine because I could. But now,…

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  • How to have the BEST Christmas

    December 19, 2018 Mikaela Ian

    Christmas is next week! I’m super excited and have been since Thanksgiving. It’s truly my favourite holiday by far. Even though Christmas is obviously the best, I’ve learned a few ways to make it even better and I’d like to pass them on to you. Here are my five tips to making sure you have…

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  • Food you NEED to make this Fall/Winter

    December 12, 2018 Mikaela Ian

    With Fall/Winter in full swing, my foodie brain immediately goes to all the delicious comfort foods I should be eating this time of year. Out go the fresh, light salads and in comes the hearty deliciousness. Give me all the curries, the soups, the veggie chilis, the pumpkin goodness and everything that sums up Fall.…

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  • Get Fit with UP Fitness Before Christmas

    December 10, 2018 Mikaela Ian

    Hi guys! Today I’m kicking off my new wellness series which chronicles my health and fitness journey with Up Fitness Live. I started training with them remotely on November 19 on a 12-week programme. Every other Monday, I’ll have an update for you. Here’s the first post. After travelling back to back in October and…

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  • What you NEED to know to Indulge AND Stay Fit over the Holidays

    December 7, 2018 Mikaela Ian

      The holiday season is here! For many of us, that means time spent with families, opening presents and eating tons of food. But not regular food, once a year decadent delicious dishes. If you’re like me, you look forward to this season all year. But, at the same time, you don’t want to gain…

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  • Three Red Wines You’re Gonna Wanna Drink in December

    December 5, 2018 Mikaela Ian

      If you follow me on Instagram or have read anything on this blog, you know I’m a massive fan of rosé! I’m pretty obsessed with it and spent the entire summer searching for the perfect bottle. You can read more about that here. Now that the weather has cooled down, I’ve packed away the…

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  • 5 Clean Natural Hair Brands You Can Actually Afford

    December 3, 2018 Mikaela Ian

    For black women, hair is not just an afterthought. It’s been at the forefronts of our minds since we were little girls getting our tresses cornrowed on a Sunday evening before the start of the school week or getting it hot pressed before a holiday. Our hair is our crowning jewel. It’s not a topic…

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  • An Ode To St. George’s

    October 9, 2018 Mikaela Ian

    St. George’s, Bermuda. The land of blue and blue. A place so old, so quaint, so charming. A place where my nana was born and where my kids go to school. A town that birthed Bermuda as we know it today. This summer, I did a photo shoot around St. George’s with the lovely Sanae…

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  • Five Amazing Bottles of Rose’ (that you can actually afford)

    August 17, 2018 Mikaela Ian

    Let me start this off by saying we all know I am not a wine expert, but I love me some wine. During the cooler months, I enjoy red wine exclusively but once the warm weather hits, it’s rosé all day baby! There’s just something so fabulous about a bottle of light pink wine. I…

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  • Video: Rose’ Tasting Part Two

    August 10, 2018 Mikaela Ian

    Today, I’m back with the remaining bottles of rosé from my haul last month at Burrows Lightbourne in Bermuda. I tasted the first three bottles in this video and today, we’re trying out the other three. In this video, I sampled The Palm, Mirabeau and Rosa de Massi. Out of these three, I the only…

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