As of late, there has been a heck of a lot of conversation pertaining to a newly released show on Netflix titled ‘Squid Game.’ I read that this show is on track to becoming Netflix’s most successful show ever, and from what I have heard about it, I’m not exactly surprised; ‘Squid Game’ bring a … More Yes, you need to watch Netflix’s ‘Midnight Mass’
Mushrooms aren’t something I would consider to be one of my preferred foods. I have to be in the mood to eat mushrooms, and when I am in said mood, the way in which the mushrooms are prepared makes a difference. I’ll eat mushrooms if they’re in a pasta dish or on top of pizza, … More Feeling down? Mushrooms could help
Anyone who has heard of Lululemon Athletica before likely knows the price tag attached to any of their products. I can recall being in elementary school and longing for the classic Lululemon sweater all the gals wore, only to discover the cost of them and quickly coming to the realization I potentially wouldn’t ever own … More Is Lululemon worth the money?
Within the past year or so, deep fried pickles have quickly become one of my favourite appetizers to order and enjoy when I’m out for dinner. I’m not entirely sure why it took me so damn long to acknowledge how incredible these bad boys are, but regardless of the timeline, I am happy that deep … More Here’s how to make homemade deep fried pickles
Lymes disease, for anyone who knows anything about it, isn’t a condition I would wish on anyone. In simple terms, it absolutely fucking sucks, speaking from experience. And, allow me to add that I believe I have a milder version of the disease than some, and it still positively kicked the living shit out of … More Making progress in treating Lymes disease
Britney Spears, in my mind, will go down as the one and only queen of pop. This woman exploded onto the scene at the mere age of 16 and had the entire world watching, thanks to her incredible dance, music and performance abilities. She made herself known with influence and grace and quickly dominated the … More Have you seen ‘Britney Vs. Spears’?
Life hacks are one of those things that I tend to gravitate towards in the context of reading whenever I see an article about them. I’ve collected a handful of life hacks over the years that have truly made a tremendous difference in the realm of whatever the hack is for, and I’m not exactly … More Read these life hacks to free up a lot of extra time for yourself
Mozzarella sticks are just one of those things that seemingly make life itself better. There’s nothing like biting into a freshly deep-fried, crispy, warm coating and watching the cheese stretch endlessly as you pull such a masterpiece away from your lips. Get your minds out of the gutter you sick people. Mozzarella sticks are pretty … More Here’s how to make homemade mozzarella sticks
As we’re all aware, Thanksgiving is fast approaching, and it’s that time of year in which we express our thanks and gratitude towards things in our life that we are appreciative of. That’s likely the most generic explanation of Thanksgiving I’ve ever given, but I think I’ve encapsulated the essence of the celebratory day in … More What are you thankful for?
Yes, folks. Here we are, yet again, reviewing a horror movie. I would say I’m sorry, but I would be outright lying to you if I did. I love me a solid horror movie, and when I see one worth watching, imma let you know. Blaine and I watched ‘The Guilty’ a few nights ago … More If you haven’t seen ‘The Guilty,’ here’s why you should
We will all, at some point or another, likely experience a ‘falling out’ in a relationship we have with someone who is of importance to us. The relationship may be a friendship, a romantic one, or a familial one; regardless of the origin of the relationship, life isn’t perfect, and shit can occur to cause … More Making amends to find happiness
As we are all well aware by now, presuming you are following my blog in a somewhat consistent manner, I am an avid watcher of horror movies. Blaine, my fiancé, is as well, although I’ve kind of forcefully converted him to enjoying them because I’ve made him watch so many with me. He’s a great … More Have you seen ‘Midsommar’?
Based on recent conversations and interactions I have had with a variety of people recently, I think it is safe to say that I am not the only one who is noticing how angry a lot of us are as of late. I’ve discussed it with friends and family, and those who I have chatted … More Why is everyone so angry?
I would wager that just about all of us are guilty of neglecting our bodily needs from time to time. I don’t necessarily mean we have, at one point or another, completely ignored something our body is trying to tell us (or perhaps we have), but chances are we have all turned a blind eye … More Here’s why it is so important to listen to your body
I am positively delighted that Autumn-like temperatures have finally made an appearance here in Ontario. That being said, I’m fully aware that this ‘Fall’ we are currently in the midst of won’t last overly long; it will probably warm up again, cool off a bit, then BAM. Snow. I’m not certain that this will happen, … More Here’s how to make some wicked tomato soup this Autumn
Batteries, as most of us are aware, aren’t necessarily the best thing for our planet. They’re incredibly useful, and, often times, a must, but with the demand for these puppies comes scrutiny for properly disposing them, among other environmental concerns. As it turns out, though, there has been tremendous advancements in the context of developing … More Fuelling batteries with … sugar?
About a year ago, a couple of my good friends and I lost touch. There were multiple working components to the situation which complicated things when we initially lost contact, and over time, things became more obscure as a result of miscommunication and false narratives. Recently, I was able to reconnect with both of them, … More Finding freedom in confrontation
I’m willing to bet that just about all of us know someone in our lives who is a complete and total unjustified asshole and lives their life abiding by the “I’ve been this way for this long so I’m not gonna change now” mantra. Often times, this narrative applies to older folks, but not necessarily … More Here’s why we need to stop changing ourselves to appease others
Fear is arguably something most of us don’t necessarily enjoy experiencing. Typically, we associate fear with negativity, because the feeling of fear isn’t exactly to be desired in a general sense. We stigmatize fear because it does, so often, present itself in dire, unsettling circumstances, so it makes sense that fear isn’t something we would … More Finding opportunity in fear
Some good friends of mine recently welcomed a beautiful boy to the world. This is their first child, and these two people happen to be the first friends of mine to have a child, so it’s been a rather exciting process overall. Their son is just over one month old, and I was able to … More Recognizing the superpowers of new moms
As many of us are aware, relationships tend to change a wee bit from when they first transpire compared to when they reach the status of being long-term. In the beginning, or ‘honeymoon’ phase of a relationship, if you will, sunshine, rainbows and puppies seem to blossom out of bodily ports and everything is covered … More The danger of getting too comfortable in long-term relationships
I was rather entertained while writing yesterday’s blog post regarding some rather quirky and interesting facts pertaining to the musical genre commonly known as rock and roll. I learned some thing I certainly was not aware of, and because the facts from the source I’m using are so intriguing, I had to do a continuation … More How well do you know your rock and roll part two
Classic rock is my preferred music genre of choice and has been for quite some time now. In my own humble opinion, classic rock embodies everything great music should encompass, hence why a lot of the classics from this era will prevail within music for, I hope, many generations to come. We cannot let this … More How well do you know your rock and roll?
In case you’re unfamiliar with the premise of this post, Gabby Petito was a 22-year-old American caucasian woman who went missing back in August while travelling with her fiancé. Her remains were recently found and further confirmed, and her death has been ruled a homicide with her fiancé being a prime suspect. When news first … More Here’s why the Gabby Petito case is bigger than it seems
Brownies are one of those things that appeal to just about everyone. I have yet to meet someone who dislikes brownies, and, honestly, I think if I ever do, I’ll be a little concerned for their sanity. You simply cannot go wrong with brownies. They’re lightly crunchy and toasted on the exterior, yet warm and … More Here’s how to make some of the best brownies you’ve ever tasted
We’re all relatively aware of the benefits of standing versus sitting in regards to our overall physical health and wellbeing. There have been plenty of studies conducted over the years that suggest jobs in which sitting occupies a vast majority of your day aren’t exactly the best for our bodies, hence why things like standing … More Dealing with a chronic disease? Standing could help
A few nights ago, my family and I were discussing post-secondary education, specifically university institutions, and how, really, they aren’t so great in terms of the educational curriculum they offer. This may be a bold statement, and I realize this stance varies significantly depending on the subject matter or specific area of study one may … More Acknowledging flaws in post-secondary education
The question of how much water we should consume in a given day seems to be one that has alluded many of us for quite some time. You hear one thing only to have another source contradict it, making it rather difficult to designate what the proper amount of water is to be thrown down … More How much water should you drink in a day?
Not too long ago, an individual my family has known for many, many years passed away. This certain person wasn’t technically our own family, but may as well have, and we were and remain to be rather saddened to learn of their passing. After I heard the news, I started thinking about death. I realize … More Recognizing the intricacies of grief