My family and I reside in Brant County, and where we are situated is a couple of kilometres away from Six Nations of the Grand River, a First Nations Reserve. We’re about ten minutes out from the West end of Brantford, which is where my family and I typically venture whenever we need groceries. I … More Have you been to Townline Variety Gas & Groceries – Clover Farm?
I’ve debated whether or not I should share here on my blog that I dabble in cannabis from time to time, my reservations being that I don’t want anyone misconstruing my marijuana use and assuming I’m competing with Snoop in terms of how high I can possibly be. I assure you that as much as … More Why do you smoke?
I told you today’s post would contain even more inventive and aesthetically-pleasing DIY Christmas decorations, and I am not here to disappoint. None of these crafts are overly difficult to create by the looks of it (I say this as though I’m capable of making crafts in any way, shape or form), and while I … More Feeling crafty? Check out these DIY Christmas decorations (part two)
Christmas is coming (said in the voice of John Snow), and with it comes all sorts of shiny lights and adorable decorative pieces a lot of us dig out of our dungeons to spread across our homes around this time of year. Personally, my Christmas decoration collection is looking a little sad as this year … More Feeling crafty? Check out these DIY Christmas decorations
On Sunday evening, my mom, dad and I decided to grab some Chinese food for dinner, and naturally, we went to our favourite local spot – The Oriental in Brantford, Ontario. The Oriental truly serves the best Chinese food in Brant County, hands down, and while just about everything on their menu is phenomenal, one … More Here’s how to make homemade almond soo guy
In the case you read the title of this post and thought to yourself, I actually don’t know what is currently going on in Iran, allow me to inform you that you’re not alone. A vast number of people are entirely unaware of how dire the situation in Iran has become, arguably because media outlets … More Why aren’t we paying attention to what is happening in Iran?
I am not, in any way, shape or form, a dancer. I’m the furthest thing from it, really, with the irony of the situation being that my mom was a ballerina in her younger days and she tried to encourage both my sister and me to delve into it. To put things into perspective, my … More Acknowledging toxic diet culture in the dance world
As of late, I have been debating as to whether or not I should once again dabble in some creative writing. I mean, technically speaking, I suppose my blog is a form of creative writing, and I, therefore, engage in it on a daily basis. But, I personally wouldn’t loop my blog in with creative … More Finding freedom in creative writing
Allow me to begin this post by stating the somewhat obvious – the fact I am writing a post about cat dandruff and how to combat it isn’t necessarily a situation that is overly applicable to everyone, so rather than belittling me because I care about my cats’ health and making me feel like an … More Does your cat have dandruff? Read this
When it comes to cookies, it is safe to say I have my favourites. Cookies as a general concept are one of my preferred desserts, but if I had to pick my go-to flavours, they would be chocolate chip, oatmeal, and sugar cookies. These guys are the cream of the crop, if you ask me, … More Here’s how to make some delicious sugar cookies
Alas, the time of year has come in which quite a few of us find ourselves feeling a wee bit under the weather thanks to the common cold, flu and other delightful viruses. As of late, sickness amongst young children here in Canada has been overwhelming, and it breaks my heart to know of babies … More Here’s how to combat a cold before it festers
I’m not entirely sure how to word this, but when I sat down to write this post and was contemplating what the hell to write about, an idea came to me – this or that. I realize this doesn’t provide you with a whole lot of context, but bear with me. Basically, I thought it … More This versus that
If you, like me, come from a large family, you’re probably familiar with the stress and cost of purchasing Christmas gifts for everyone. I realize Christmas gift giving and receiving is not an essential component of Christmas, and I recognize it is a privilege. I’m not trying to come across as insensitive or out of … More Consider a Secret Santa gift exchange for Christmas this year
Today, November 11, is a day of universal recognition and respect for our veterans. It is a day to honour and acknowledge the men and women who sacrificed their own lives for the future of people they would never know, an act of infinite selflessness. Remembrance Day was originally called Armistice Day and its purpose … More We remember
Anyone who knows me personally knows I rarely leave the house without my obnoxiously large water bottle. I get chirped quite frequently by my family and friends for going out in public with a literal water jug, but I have no shame and couldn’t care less if people think I have gills or some shit … More On the hunt for a reusable water bottle? Look no further
If you consider yourself a country music fan and haven’t yet heard of Mr. Kip Moore, then boy, do I have a discovery for you. If you ask me, this man is an incredibly underrated musician, and if you’ve been sleeping on him and his sound, allow me to be your alarm clock, blaring loud … More Let’s hear it for Kip Moore
Every now and then, I’ll check the Apple News app on my iPhone. I will be fully transparent and admit I don’t often check the news, mainly because for so long the only topic being covered was COVID-19, and also because it’s rather fucking depressing. But, because I feel a moral obligation to stay up-to-date … More Why are we encouraging body image issues via media?
Halloween has come and gone, however, the majority of us are still clinging onto our pumpkins, refusing to succumb to the looming threat of winter and attempting to draw out the autumn season as long as we possibly can. Or, it could simply be a matter of not yet getting around to tossing our pumpkins … More How much do you know about pumpkins?
While rather sad, and further disturbing, I am willing to bet money that the majority of women on planet Earth have been in a situation in which a man made them feel uncomfortable. And, no, this is not a man-hating post, nor is it intended to convey any sort of message that all men are … More The reality of being a young woman in today’s world
The other night, I found myself in a bit of a pickle in regard to what exactly I was going to make for dinner on this particular evening for Blaine and me. I knew I was making pasta of some sort, but needed to come up with a protein, and I was running short on … More Here’s how to make some wicked chicken breasts in an air fryer
Halloween was yesterday, but if you read my last post you’re aware that today’s will contain even more interesting facts about Halloween. The day itself might be over, but that doesn’t mean one can’t appreciate reading up on its nature for shits and giggles. Again, this information comes from goodhousekeeping.com. “4. Immigrants helped popularize the … More Halloween, extended
In the unlikely case you’re unaware, today happens to be Halloween, my favourite holiday of the year. I’ve enjoyed Halloween and its accompanying spooky season for as long as I can remember, and for good reason; Halloween involves a day of dressing up in costume and eating candy. What’s not to enjoy? I thought I … More Happy Halloween!
Temporary foreign migrant workers are an absolutely essential component of the Canadian economy and our supply and demand chain when it comes to agriculture. Workers from various geographical locations travel to a foreign country annually for a significant duration of time to assist with farm work and the agricultural industry, and truthfully, we would not … More Another year, another goodbye
Chinese food really is a comfort food classic. It checks all of the boxes in terms of what a comfort meal should consist of, as well as what the consumer experiences whilst eating it, and just about all of us can agree that a solid Chinese food dinner hits the hunger spot. There is a … More Have you been to The Oriental in Brantford?
If at any given point in your life you’ve had to make invitations, business cards, or thank you notes, there is a strong probability you’ve heard of both Vistaprint and Shutterfly. Arguably two of the biggest names in the printing game, both of these companies are top-tier in terms of recognition and branding, and the … More Vistaprint versus Shutterfly: Which is better?
After yesterday’s post, I thought it would make sense to provide all of you with a recipe to make with an air fryer. Seeing as I praised and applauded an air fryer as a cooking tool for the duration of yesterday’s post, I realized today that folks might be questioning what exactly to create in … More Here’s how to make pizza in an air fryer
I’ve had my eyes on an air fryer ever since Blaine and I moved into our home about four months ago. I figured I could ask for one for Christmas, or wait until one comes on sale, and to be honest, I forgot about getting one for a little while. That is, until I saw … More Yes, you really do need an air fryer
In case you read the title of this post and thought to yourself, what in the hell is PCOS, please don’t worry. It isn’t exactly the most common term, although, unfortunately, it is gaining popularity in the sense that this condition is affecting more and more women. PCOS is an acronym for Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome. … More The reality of living with PCOS
As promised, today’s post is a continuation of yesterday’s subject matter – quite random facts about life that I hope you find relatively, or at least somewhat, interesting to read. These facts are as random as they are diverse, so here’s hoping we can all learn a thing or two from this information. Again, these … More … and some more random facts about life
As we are all aware by now, I do love me some solid random facts. And, as we are all aware by now, I don’t know why I enjoy reading random-ass facts so much, but I do, so leave me alone. It’s an odd interest, I know. I’m not even entirely sure you can call … More Check out these random facts about life