Author: Alexandra Isobel

WHAT ON EARTH IS HYGGE!?

Pronounced “Hoogah” hygge is the Danish concept of comfort and a comfortable lifestyle. After having to endure a long and miserable winter’s day commute, coming home to a hot shower, a warm blanket, a cozy cup of cocoa, and a soothing fire with soft lights are hygge. Canadians can certainly appreciate the art of hygge. Hygge is enjoying beautiful moments of coziness and companionship, alone, with family, good friends or anyone we’re most relaxed with. Enjoy champagne for one Pets bring a nice sense of companionship to a hygge home life. HYGGE AT HOME Always have something to look forward to … IN THE LIVINGROOM – bring nature and natural elements into your home.  Pine boughs cut logs fresh flowers KITCHEN – fresh ingredient homemade soup or stew.  Roasted roots on rice. BATHROOM – have a collection of your favorite luxury bath things. BEDROOM – keep it quiet and just for sleeping and maybe reading. READING SPACE – warm blankets and soft sheepskin with tea and favorite books. CREATIVE SPACE – grow plants to keep things …

WHO ME? What About Me?

FROM GHOST WRITER TO CENTRE STAGE WHO AM I? Canada girl, born and raised by West Indian parents, Trinidad and Tobago.                 WHAT DO I WRITE?  Alpha hero romance stories and the women who can love them. WHAT ELSE DO I DO?  English professor and early childhood educator. HOW DO I ZEN?  Hot coffee and a long drive so I can listen to a podcast or audiobook. THE BEST HOUSE NOISE?  Hearing one of my sons suddenly start laughing out loud.  You can hear them all over the house and it always makes me smile. MY MESSIEST LIFE MOMENT?  Coming upon my husband of 22 years in the bushes with his affair partner.  Nothing was the same after that! WHAT DID I DO?   I focused on me and did everything that was right for my own life until I pushed through that dark time.  It took a while but I just kept putting one foot in front of the other and wouldn’t let myself stop.  I knew if I did I’d …