I’m not the biggest fan of mushrooms. I can appreciate them in the sense they’re incredibly versatile and offer a multitude of benefits to those of us who consume them, but I just cannot get past their texture. I can do button mushrooms from time to time, but not the bigger, badder guys. Blagh. Despite … More Check out these mushroom types and the benefits they offer
Cave paintings are a tremendous component of our world’s and planet’s history. In discovering them, historians and anthropologists have been able to gain a better understanding of events that occurred in the past, as well as a firmer comprehension of the people responsible for painting these creations on the walls of caves. While I certainly … More Have you heard about the discovery of the world’s oldest cave painting?
With far too many species of animals on our planet facing endangerment and extinction, it is always welcome news to learn of recently discovered creatures that haven’t been found before. I find it amazing that new species are still being found across the globe, and it is exciting to consider how many other critters are … More Check out these new species discovered in 2020
It’s a question as old as time and one that brings forward all sorts of differing opinions; whether or not ghosts are real, and further, whether or not we believe in their existence. I’m not here to tell you that one response is superior to the other, or that there is a definite answer to … More Do you believe in ghosts?
Cycling, for those of who partake in the activity, is serious business. I mean no insult when I say this, but I feel as though cyclists are a whole different breed of people when it comes to exercising; it’s no joke, and since my own mother is an avid cyclist, I feel like I have … More Attach this to your bike to help combat air pollution
Pain management isn’t exactly a straightforward concept. Considering we all have different pain tolerances, it makes sense as to why we manage and experience pain differently, making it difficult to distinguish one objective way to manage pain effectively. All of us arguably have methods we rely on to best control pain when it occurs, but … More Check out this new way to manage pain
I think it is safe to say that honesty is a rather important aspect of any serious relationship. Without honesty, trust cannot build, not really exist whatsoever, and without either of these things, a relationship certainly wouldn’t be a healthy one. In fact, there may not be a relationship at all. In addition to being … More The importance of utmost transparency in serious relationships
I’ve been meaning to get around to purchasing a portable speaker for myself for quite some time now. Unfortunately, procrastination has reared its ugly head as I’ve been relying on borrowing my sisters speaker whenever I’m in need of it, but now that I am in the process of renovating a house, I figured it … More In need of a portable speaker? Look no further
With each passing year, we humans are able to witness new developments in technology and innovation that surpass any previous findings. It is pretty spectacular that our fascination, admiration and appreciation of a new development can be quickly redirected towards the newest and best thing, and it goes to show how far we have come … More Making shoes from … mushrooms?
Within the past couple of months or so, I’ve been hearing a lot about satin pillowcases and the benefits they offer to those who make use of them. Initially, I didn’t pay much attention to what was being said pertaining to these coveted pillowcases, but as I started seeing more about them via internet and … More Should you be using a satin pillowcase?
Blaine and I recently began renovating the house we will (hopefully) be moving into by the end of this year. We haven’t yet lived together, so the prospect of moving in together is an exciting one. We are exceptionally fortunate in the sense that the house we happen to be moving into is owned by … More The reality of renovating a home
Bad habits are easy enough to unconsciously undertake. Small, irregular behaviours, in time, become more prominent and repetitive, unfortunately resulting in, often times, a habit we wish we hadn’t picked up. Poor habits are understandably something all of us have some experience with, and I would wager that more of us dabbled in shitty habits … More Did 2020 prompt you to start a bad habit?
New Years resolutions are a concept we are all familiar with. With the beginning of a New Year, many of us designate some goals we would like to achieve in the turning of the calendar year, some common examples being to eat healthier, exercise more, giving up something unhealthy or trying to kick a bad … More This is why you shouldn’t make New Years resolutions
I wouldn’t exactly say that the benefits of drinking green tea are obscure. In fact, I would say it’s quite the opposite; most of us are aware of the health benefits that come from green tea, but despite being conscious of this beverage’s advantageous properties, I question how many of us are aware of what … More Yes, you should be drinking more green tea
If you’re a resident of Ontario, then you, like me, are facing lockdown round two. After the first lockdown we experienced and all of the negative effects it had on numerous small businesses, I was sincerely hoping we wouldn’t enter another; alas, here we are. I would just like to say that while it is … More Order takeout – it’s more important than ever
Caesar salad is quite arguably a staple dish in the North American diet. You really can’t go wrong with a classic caesar salad; I would wager even the pickiest vegetable eaters make an exception for caesar salad. The thing about caesar salad that truly makes it so delicious is the dressing. And, there is a … More Here’s how to make the best homemade caesar salad dressing
If you’re a fan of comedy in any way, shape or form, I think it is safe to say that you’re familiar with Chevy Chase, one of the true kings of funniness. After watching Christmas Vacation with my family for the holidays, I wanted to do a little bit of research to learn more about … More Profile: Chevy Chase
I think it may be safe to say that this year is one in which more of us than usual are trying to determine how to stay healthy. I would wager that a lot of us are abiding by practices and routines that we haven’t before in an attempt to stay healthy and dodge COVID, … More Here’s how to stay healthy throughout the holiday season
Today is the day. December 25, Christmas Day, Santa’s Day … it has a few different names, but regardless, its purpose remains constant; it is a day of celebration on a global spectrum. Without beating a dead horse, I suppose I should make mention of the fact that Christmas 2020 is a hell of a … More Merry Christmas
It seems to me as though people in general are excessively miserable as of late. As human beings we are all a little bit miserable from time to time, but recently, it is almost as though all of us had someone shit in our morning coffee. Considering the current circumstances we are finding ourselves in, … More Mind your tongue
Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) is something that unfortunately has relevance to a lot of us, especially those of us who live in four-season climates. Here in Canada, SAD is nothing new, and I know quite a few people personally who are seriously burdened by this condition. In case you’re unaware of what SAD is, it … More Struggling with Seasonal Affective Disorder? Read this
Holiday-oriented drinks are, for a lot of us, an integral component of the holidays. Sipping on a Christmas inspired beverage is a sure way to get into the holiday spirit, so it makes sense why there have been so many festive drinks created to commemorate this celebration. I’m not too savvy with Christmas drinks, so … More Here are some festive drinks to try out this Christmas
If you have Netflix, or pay any sort of attention to the successes of the television series and movie platform, you’ve likely heard, in some way, of a new series titled The Queen’s Gambit. Since it premiered via Netflix, the world has gone a little bit batshit because of it; chess sales, apparently, are up … More Have you seen ‘The Queen’s Gambit’?
I think it is safe to say that there isn’t much regarding COVID-19 itself that is worthy of appreciation. This virus has beat the hell out of 2020, and it’s still lingering. While this year hasn’t exactly been our best, I have made note a couple of different times in various posts of the positives … More Gaining appreciation via COVID-19
Energy is a rather essential component of daily life for most of us. Pretty well everything we do in a given day requires energy; talking, moving, and even thinking. Considering how heavily we depend on energy to be able to function, when we’re finding ourselves to be feeling a little sluggish or lethargic, it can … More Feeling sluggish? Try these foods for energy
I think it may be safe to say that this year is one in which we could all use a little extra Christmas cheer. It isn’t difficult to figure out why some of us are perhaps feeling rather out of touch with the holiday spirit, but that isn’t to say we shouldn’t try to help … More Here’s how to spread some Christmas cheer this year
I’m going to be a bit of a humbug and admit that I seriously dislike gingerbread in any form. I’ve never liked it and doubt I ever will, and I struggle to comprehend how so many of us can truly enjoy this holiday-oriented treat. Despite my lack of appreciation for gingerbread, I recognize that a … More Here’s how to make the best gingerbread this Christmas
I realize that a lot of us are likely going to read the title of this post and think to ourselves, ‘seriously?’ considering how much of a shit show 2020 has been. It is hard to believe that at the beginning of this year we were mourning the loss of Kobe Bryant and fearing murder … More What are your 2020 highlights?
Working out is a beneficial practice for our minds and bodies. This isn’t new knowledge; we are all aware of the advantages that accompany exercise, but for a lot of us, taking time out of our day to go to a gym is an unfeasible thought. I used to attend a gym back when I … More Here is your 2021 workout routine
Puppies are, put simply, a shit load of work. They’re essentially like a baby in regards to their need to receive attention and love, and they’re also similar to babies in the sense that they require constant supervision and designated feeding times. My family and I got a puppy just over a week ago. He … More The reality of raising a puppy