Roughly eleven years ago, I went to a hair salon to have my hair trimmed and was left with nothing but regret and anger after the experience. I went to a high-end hair salon, asked for a trim, and left with my hair above my shoulders (my hair was halfway down my back before the … More KML Studio Family Hair Care
On Sunday morning my family and I went to The Lighthouse Fish and Chips in Brantford for breakfast. Located on Colborne St., this cute little place is tucked in a plaza and is therefore easy to miss, so if you’re at that end of town, keep an eye out for it. My dad had been … More Restaurant review: The Lighthouse Fish and Chips
I absolutely love sleep, and to be fair, who the heck doesn’t? It’s like a temporary escape from reality in which all worries and stressors are forgotten. That being said, too much sleep can, unfortunately, be rather bad. A Eurekalert article describes how results from the world’s greatest sleep study suggest that folks who sleep between … More Is too much sleep bad?
An article from The Star snagged my attention the other day when it appeared on my phone. Written by Carola Vyhnak, the article tells the story of Oakville’s Chelster Hall estate with an asking price of $59 million dollars. Previous owner of the estate is Hugo Powell, retired president of Labatt Brewing Co. Ltd. in … More A look inside Canada’s most expensive listed home
I was fortunate enough to attend this year’s Canadian Outdoor Farm Show (COFS) for my job. I had never been to the show prior to this year as it occurs during the busy season on our own farm, but after hearing about it for years, I was looking forward to seeing what it’s all about … More The Canadian Outdoor Farm Show
I came across a video on my Facebook newsfeed, and its content was so awesome, I wanted to talk about it with you. Give it a watch; it’s definitely worth a few minutes of your time, and it’s hard not to be in a good mood after watching it. McMaster University has developed a program … More McMaster University is doing it right
I got my first tattoo when I was in my second year of University. I had a semicolon tattooed on my left wrist, the semi-colon representing its affiliation with mental health awareness and the semicolon movement as a whole. I have been wanting to get another tattoo for a couple of years now, but I … More DistINKtive Arts Studio
I feel like Port Dover is a little gem in Ontario that often fails to get credit for how darn cute and nautical it is. My family and I have been visiting Port Dover yearly since I was a toddler, and over the years I have come to appreciate this little town and all it … More Port Dover
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?
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
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
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
So often I encounter individuals who are extremely uninformed about agricultural practices in Canada, specifically Ontario. I do not mean this as an insult; rather, as an observation. I have been passionate about agriculture and farming for as long as I can remember. Being born and raised, and further working on my family farm has taught … More Misperceptions About Canadian Agriculture
Perhaps it is somewhat hypocritical of me to write this post considering I have only been to one location on this list, but Ontario has more to offer in terms of breathtaking views than a majority of us may realize. These hidden treasures within our province were named as the most beautiful spots to see … More Explore Ontario
On Saturday evening, my boyfriend and I, along with two others friends, ventured to London Music Hall to see Kip Moore perform live in concert. This was the first time both myself and my boyfriend had ever seen him live, and further was the first concert we have attended together in four years of dating, … More Kip Moore At London Music Hall
As I was listening to Shawn Mendes’ Mercy the other day, I realized that my knowledge regarding who the fine lad is as a person is lacking. I decided to do some research on Mr. Mendes, and I hope you enjoy reading about him. Shawn was born in Toronto, Ontario, to Karen and Manuel Mendes. His mother is … More Profile: Shawn Mendes