‘Midnight in the Switchgrass’: is it worth the watch?

A few nights ago, Blaine and I were finishing up an episode of ‘Queer Eye’ at his place. The episodes are roughly 40 minutes or so, meaning when it finished we had to find something else to watch. We wanted to switch it up a bit, so after browsing through Netflix, we settled on a … More ‘Midnight in the Switchgrass’: is it worth the watch?

… and here are some more random facts

As stated in yesterday’s post, the following is a continuation of providing all of you with some quirky and intriguing facts to browse through. Brought to you by womansday.com again, these facts are equally entertaining and as random as they were yesterday. “The oldest living animal is reportedly a Seychelles giant tortoise named Jonathan. Only 5% of … More … and here are some more random facts

The significance of taking the time to explore what we love

The other day, I had a bit of a twilight zone moment, if you will. I was exercising in my basement, and for some unknown reason, my mind was suddenly inundated with memories from when I was playing the sport of rugby, which I loved. It was a passion of mine, when I was playing, … More The significance of taking the time to explore what we love

The significance of identifying what truly matters at Christmas

This years Christmas was a unique one. Come to think of it, so was last years. And the year before that. It’s safe to say that COVID has made its presence known in the context of Christmas and celebratory gatherings in general, and I would wager most of us have experienced disruptions in plans as … More The significance of identifying what truly matters at Christmas

Here’s why you should spend more time with your siblings

I should arguably preface this post by stating that I completely and entirely recognize that not everyone has siblings, and further, there are some of us who have tarnished relationships with our siblings. I do not mean to generalize, but rather, I wish to orchestrate this post in a manner that is relevant to those … More Here’s why you should spend more time with your siblings

Read this for some small acts of kindness inspiration

Small acts of kindness are suitable at any given point in time, but perhaps their effect is more pronounced when delivered in the midst of the holiday season. Christmas signifies a multitude of joyous emotions, thus it makes sense that small acts of kindness tend to occur more predominately during this time of year. Small … More Read this for some small acts of kindness inspiration

Planning a wedding? Check out Moore’s in Brantford for your wedding party

This past weekend, Blaine and I ventured out to Moore’s in Brantford to pick out what he and his groomsmen will be sporting for our wedding. I told Blaine I was more than willing to provide input and my opinion in terms of what he and his guys are wearing for our wedding, but I … More Planning a wedding? Check out Moore’s in Brantford for your wedding party

Get to know your Norse Gods and Goddesses

If you read yesterday’s post, I’m hoping you gained a little bit of knowledge pertaining to Norse mythology and its origin story. As promised, today’s post will delve a little deeper to share some information regarding the Norse Gods and Goddesses, figures whom I find to be fascinating in terms of what they each represent. … More Get to know your Norse Gods and Goddesses

Why aren’t we talking about residential school victims anymore?

If I’m being blatantly honest, I’m getting rather irritated with the lack of discussion and media coverage pertaining to the victims of residential schools here in Canada. When news first broke about the discovery of children’s bodies buried in the ground beneath a former residential school in British Columbia, the country of Canada, collectively, along … More Why aren’t we talking about residential school victims anymore?

Here are some spooky movie recommendations for this Halloween

With Halloween upon us, one thing is for certain; spooky season is here, in full swing, and I am living for it. Halloween is, undoubtedly, my favourite time of year. I love everything about it, for several reasons, but one reason that stands out in particular is that it is a time of year in … More Here are some spooky movie recommendations for this Halloween

The danger of getting too comfortable in long-term relationships

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

Have we gone too far with inclusivity?

Within the past few years, things like acceptance, diversity and representation have, in a way, dominated social constructions. There has been a tremendous push to acknowledge and advocate for those among us who have had their voices silenced and have been rejected for a significant length of time, and for good reasons. While the pressure … More Have we gone too far with inclusivity?

This is why you should respect service industry workers

I find it a little disappointing I’m even writing a post on this topic, because, really, to answer the title of this post, you should respect service industry workers because it’s human decency. That’s really all there is to it, but, unfortunately, I’m finding we are collectively needing this reminder because I work in the … More This is why you should respect service industry workers