There have been a few instances in my life in which I have been told I have an old soul. The first time I was told this, I was a little taken aback and wasn’t entirely sure how to interpret the comment. Did this mean I acted like an old woman? Do I look that … More Do you feel like you belong in a different time?
On Tuesday, my mom, my dad and I ventured to our local movie theatre to see the newest Top Gun movie; Top Gun: Maverick. We have been trying to get to theatres to see it for a bit now, and while our early attempts were kiboshed by wedding and farm shit, we finally were able … More Have you seen ‘Top Gun: Maverick’?
When I was a teenager, I experienced the phase I believe many teenage girls do which involves becoming somewhat heavily invested in ~inspirational~ quotes. I’m not exactly sure as to what it is that spurs this longing deep within the spirit of most adolescent girls to become fixated with quotes found on platforms like Pinterest … More Need some inspiration? Read this
Relationships as a concept are a highly subjective one. No two relationships look the same considering no two people are exactly the same, so approaching a relationship with an objective mindset isn’t going to work out well. While relationships are subjective in terms of their composition, there are things within relationships that are, in fact, … More The significance of understanding boundaries in relationships
I firmly believe anyone who claims they don’t like ice cream is a damn liar. That may sound harsh, but it’s the truth. Even if you’re lactose intolerant, there’s always a reason to eat ice cream. It’s worth the gas, bloating and diarrhea, if you ask me, so unless you have a deathly allergy, don’t … More Is Tim Horton’s Ice Cream worth buying?
Anyone who considers themselves to be a foodie is arguably familiar with The Mandarin. In case you’re unaware of what The Mandarin is, simply put, it is a majestic, incredibly diverse food buffet that everyone residing on planet Earth should have the privilege of experiencing. At least, I think so. And I’m not even a … More A round of applause for The Mandarin
I think it is fair to say that the majority of long-term romantic couples struggle to keep the concept of dating alive and well. And, really, it’s understandable; I believe it makes sense that in relationships that have been in existence for a few years the idea of dating becomes one of the past. We … More Read this for some date inspiration
I’m willing to bet that the majority of us are familiar with dandelions, mainly as a result of recess during our childhoods. At least, my childhood recesses consisted of attacking one another with the flower and smearing yellow up and down our arms as if an infant took a massive shit upon us. Perhaps I … More Should you be eating dandelions?
Anyone who is relatively familiar with the English language could have probably guessed that a single post wouldn’t suffice to delve into the convoluted aspect of understanding how to properly use quotations in this particular language. I probably could have jammed all of the learnings affiliated with proper quotation use in English into one blog … More Navigating the use of quotation marks, continued
I use WordPress to operate my blog. When I first started doing this about six years ago, I initially went with a different blogging website; Blogger. I used it for a few weeks, though realized that its intricacies and glitches weren’t for me, and after doing a little bit of research to determine the best … More How do we feel about podcasts?
I wouldn’t exactly say I’m shy when it comes to trying new makeup products. When I say new products, I’m referring to buying new versions of the same items I’ve been using for a while now, because while I’m willing to try new things in the makeup realm, I’m not overly adventurous. I’m not sure … More Looking for an eyebrow filler? Read this
I am what I would consider a combination of an introvert and an extrovert. I think I’ve always been a mix of the two, as best as I can recall, and I try to maintain a relatively equal balance between both ends of my social spectrum. As much as I enjoy socializing and spending time … More The beauty of spending time with yourself
As noted in Sunday’s post, this past weekend, my mom and dad celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary. It’s a big deal if you ask me, and so my sister and I wanted to do a little something for them on their special day. My mom has a love for flowers and plants, so getting her … More Have you used Bloomex?
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?
My sister celebrated her 29th birthday earlier this week, and her one request to commemorate her special day was to make a trip down to Bass Pro with myself and my parents. Thanks to COVID we haven’t really been out a whole lot, and while venturing out to Bass Pro may not seem like the … More A moment of appreciation for Bass Pro
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
Emotions are something that all of us have, but they aren’t something all of can say we have tremendous and rigorous control over. Some of us fare better than others in this department, which is understandable considering we as people all have varying levels of sensitivity, but I thought it might be useful to discuss … More Here’s how to better manage emotions
My family and I have some Hungarian roots, courtesy of my dads side of the fam jam. My dads father was a first generation Canadian as his father emigrated to Canada from Hungary a ways back, and we still have a solid amount of family over there, whom we have had the pleasure of visiting … More Have you been to Budapest in Brantford?
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
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
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
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
Anxiety, unfortunately, is something that has relevance to a lot of us. I would wager that more of us in today’s world have anxiety than not, and while this realization is disturbing to some extent, it’s also logical; it makes sense so many of us are dealing with this specific form of mental illness considering … More Navigating how to challenge anxiety
I am, and have been a member of the itty bitty titty committee since I hit puberty. It’s a genetic thing courtesy of my mom and her family, and while for a long time when I was a teenager I was extremely self-conscious of my lacking chest, I have come to the realization that small … More Shein bras: hit or miss?
I feel like a lot of folks are going to read the title of this post and relate to and further agree with it. Which is the exact reason as to why I am writing this post, because it is simultaneously alarming and comforting to acknowledge more and more of us are feeling this way … More Why has Christmas become so stressful?
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
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
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?
It is possible I am being presumptuous, but in accordance with my own observations and experiences, I think it is safe to say a lot of us tend to do more baking in the colder months of the calendar year. It makes sense, really; I certainly don’t find the prospect of baking with a blazing … More Doing some baking? Read these hacks first
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