Since I’ve begun to work off the farm, I’ve had to step my wardrobe game up a little bit in terms of owning some work-appropriate attire. When I’m working at home, jeans, a sports bra, a tank top, work boots and a cap is all I need, but these items aren’t exactly business casual. In … More Struggling to Shop
Before we get started on this riveting topic, I want to emphasize that I am intolerant to gluten, not allergic or celiac. Because I am only intolerant and not full-blown allergic, some of my favorite ‘gluten-free’ cereals are not necessarily celiac certified, because they are made in a location where gluten is present and may … More The Best Gluten-Free Cereals
If you’re an avid reader of my blog, you’ve likely caught onto the fact that I am super intrigued by demonic possessions, exorcisms, and the supernatural realm as a whole. Terrified, but fascinated by it. So, whenever I come across a film that dabbles with these topics, you can bet I’m sitting back in my … More Film Review: The Vatican Tapes
I’m not one to share my political views and opinions via social media, specifically Facebook. Personally, I don’t see the point, because my views are my own and don’t require approval or criticism from others, and further, I’m not one to enjoy arguments with others through social media. It’s easy to spew facts and insults … More Politics and Social Media
It’s taken long enough, but I finally got around to viewing A Quiet Place, a dystopic, science-fiction film starring John Krasinski and Emily Blunt, alongside the two children they have together in the film, Regan and Marcus. The film depicts the everyday life of this family in their struggle to survive in a world plagued … More Film Review: A Quiet Place
An article in The Star by Michael Lewis recently caught my attention as it discusses how young adults are making use of technology to responsibly manage their well-being and further access services like no generations before has, according to a report by the Canadian Medical Association. Lewis references the report in his article, explaining that … More Are Millenials More Health-Savvy Than Older Generations?
Before I get into my own account of what anxiety consists of for me, personally, I want to state that anxiety and all types of mental illness impact people differently. It is impossible to categorize symptoms of mental illness that apply to each and every person who struggles with them to an entirely accurate degree, … More Here’s What Having Anxiety Is Really Like
I have a bag I keep in the bathroom containing a random assortment of beauty products I have accumulated over the years, ones I don’t make use of every day. Occasionally, I go through this bag in hopes of being inspired to create some exotic makeup look (which never happens, let’s be honest), and when … More Product Review: Physicians Formula Murumuru Butter Bronzer
I’m inclined to categorize my sense of humour as slightly demented with a hint of immaturity, so you can imagine my delight when I sat down and watched an episode of Brooklyn Nine-Nine and learned the humour of the show matches my own quite well. I had heard about this show several times before I … More Brooklyn Nine-Nine
“Enjoy the simple things in life.” This is a quote I have always strived to live by, as I strongly believe it is far too simple to become wrapped up in materialistic concerns and desires in today’s society. I thought I would compose a list of my own ‘simple things’ in hopes of encouraging others … More What Are Your ‘Simple Things’?
Going to the doctor’s can be a real pain in the rear. Perhaps you go and wait for three hours only to see your doctors for five minutes, trying to ask questions as they’re halfway out the door. Maybe you’ve had several bad experiences with doctors, for example, incorrect diagnoses, being made to feel as … More “But I Don’t Want to go to the Doctor’s…”
Doug Ford’s ‘Buck A Beer’ legislation is definitely a prominent topic of conversation in Ontario as of late, arguably for obvious reasons. People are pumped, and on a surface level, dollar beers seem like a fantastic idea. Everyone saves money, everyone is happy, right? Not according to some Ontario breweries, an article by CBC reports. … More Are Dollar Beers Really A Good Thing?
The more mature and experienced we become in all aspects of life, the more we encounter people with different personality characteristics. This is both a good thing and a bad thing. It’s good in the sense we’re exposed to a variety of people that come from different walks of life, and hopefully, our minds can … More Dealing With Aggressive Personalities
Looking for some new music the other evening, I pleasantly stumbled across a young woman on Youtube named Jennifer Owens. In my search for a cover of Simon and Garfunkel’s Bridge Over Troubled Water, I discovered Jennifer’s cover of the song and was absolutely astounded by this young woman’s angelic voice. I wouldn’t say I … More Jennifer Owens
An article from Women’s Health recently caught my attention as it discusses some insensitive comments that were made by the Kardashian siblings towards Kim, regarding her recent weight loss. The article reports that siblings Khloe and Kendall claimed Kim looks like a walking Face Tune doll, and according to other sources Kim’s Instagram stories), the siblings … More Here’s How The Kardashians Are Supporting Eating Disorder Culture
I’ve touched on the subject of my acne a few times with all of you, and I apologize, but I’m going to do so yet again. I know, I know. You’re asking yourself, “why does this girl constantly talk about her acne?” To put it simply, if you’ve never dealt with acne, you’re likely not … More Product Review: La Roche Posay Effaclar Deep Cleansing Foaming Cream
I saw a Tweet a couple of days ago that reads: “A lady told me one time, ‘one day you’ll just be living your life and you’ll meet someone who is like the guy version of yourself; that’s how you’ll know.’ & I 10/10 would recommend praying and waiting for that” (@_alirigney). For me, personally, … More How Do I Know If My Partner Is My Soulmate?
An article by The Globe and Mail discussing how social media has potentially devastated the Bogle sunflower farm in Ontario has myself and many other individuals reeling. The Bogles’ family farm consists of breath-taking fields of colourful and vibrant sunflowers which, prior to now, was open to tourists to enter and take photos in. The Bogles’ … More Here’s How Social Media Destroyed this Local Farm
You can imagine my surprise when I came across an article titled “Stop Washing and Reusing Condoms: Health Officials” by Global News. I was simultaneously appalled and intrigued by the potential contents of this article, and after I swallowed the vomit that had accumulated in my mouth, I gave it a read (I encourage you to … More Yes, People Are Reusing Condoms
Before anyone accuses me of seriously lacking in my horror movie viewing, rest assured, I have seen the Conjuring more than once, and yes, I saw it when it was released a while back. The reason I am discussing it here present day is that I got together with some of my friends the other … More The Conjuring
Chances are if you’re between the ages of 12 and 70, you likely have at least one account with a social media platform, if not more. For most of us, Twitter, Facebook and Instagram are the three major social media platforms we check in with daily, but there are many others that people frequently make … More Is Social Media Making You Depressed?
I know, I know. Another mascara review. Hear me out, though. If there’s anything you can take away from these product reviews, it’s that I’m trying my best to share my experiences with certain items in hopes of better informing someone about a product before they go out and purchase it. Who wouldn’t want to … More Product Review: L’Oreal Telescopic Mascara
If you’ve ever been in the midst of a heated argument with someone, you’re likely aware of how tempting it can be to let your emotions get the best of you and unleash your inner beast upon them. Personal attacks, swearing and screaming may seem like an effective way to get your point across, but … More How to Handle An Argument Maturely
Energy drinks and what they can do to the body have always been a bit of a controversial topic. They’re loaded with caffeine and other chemicals that are not good for the heart, yet I still see a lot of people drinking them on a daily basis. I myself have one from time to time, … More How Bad Are Energy Drinks?
It’s summertime here in Ontario, and summer in the farming community signifies far more than an increase in temperatures. With warmer weather comes an abundance of locally available produce, items that farmers and growers tirelessly produce for public consumption. From my own understanding, a lot of people do, in fact, eat, buy, and support locally. … More Eat, Buy, and Support Local
Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’ve likely noticed that lavender seems to be the latest craze. It seems to be just about everywhere, and because of its popularity, I wanted to provide some information about this herby powerhouse to pay homage to just how great it really is. An herb native to Northen … More A Love for Lavender
I recently viewed a trailer for a Netflix original film titled Insatiable, a film depicting the life of a teenage girl named Patty who is overweight. The trailer begins by showing Patty’s daily life and the incredulous amount of bullying and discrimination she encounters because of her weight. Apparently, she gets punched in the face, … More Here’s Why Fat Shaming In Popular Culture Needs to End
My sister is the owner and operator of Earthly Delights, a business she describes to be “… a passion project that I began 5 years ago. While in university, I began my small-scale vegetable stand as a secondary means of income. I began to fall in love with growing my own produce, harvesting it and … More The Challenges of Running A Small Business
Have you ever found yourself feeling as though you’re simply not valued? Maybe it’s at work, and it seems as though no matter what you do or how hard you try, you can’t win. Maybe it’s in your relationship, and you’re sick of feeling like you’re not good enough. Maybe it’s in a friendship, and … More Recognizing Your Worth
Have you ever found yourself requesting the help of a friend or a family member, only to get the vibe that they’re expecting something in return? Or perhaps you yourself have had these same thoughts, only agreeing to assist someone because you’re confident you will get something out of the situation. If you have never … More “What’s In It For Me?”