Whole Wheat Oats n’ Honey Bread

Is there anything better than carbs fresh bread? Since quarantine started, I’ve been channeling my inner Barefoot Contessa and putting my KitchenAid stand mixer to good use. Since flour and yeast were flying off the shelves like the new hot toy on Christmas Eve, I decided to jump on the quarantine bread-making bandwagon. Never having…

Surviving Quarantine – My List of Must-Haves

I don’t know about you, but on day one of quarantine when everyone else was panic buying toilet paper, I was adding everything but the kitchen sink to my Amazon cart. Having been physically distancing and working from home since mid-March, I’ve saved so much money on gas and Starbucks, that I figured, why NOT…

My New Quaran(rou)tine

Pre Quarantine RoutineBefore having been able to work from home, my alarm would go off as early as 5:45 a.m. Mostly so I can listen to my boyfriend’s radio show in between hitting the snooze button 27 times. In a nutshell, my morning routine consists of waking getting up late, throwing on an outfit that…

Kicking it OLD School

Going back to school in your mid 30’s certainly comes with its challenges. Picture this: A 35-year-old woman sitting in the last available chair at her local Starbucks with a MacBook on her lap (because you can’t swing a dead cat in there without hitting someone working on the 3rd draft of their thesis), reading…

Always a Bride, Never a Bridesmaid.

Being a woman in my mid 30’s with a pretty extensive social circle, you’d think that I would have been in multiple weddings by now. But the truth is, I’ve managed to get by unscathed in the dreaded act of being a bridesmaid. Funny enough, the only wedding I have ever been in is my…

Used to Count Sheep, Now I Count Aches and Pains.

Adulting (v): to carry out one or more of the duties and responsibilities expected of fully developed individuals (paying off that credit card debt, settling beef without blasting social media, etc). Exclusively used by those who adult less than 50% of the time. -Curtesy of Urban Dictionary If you’re a millennial, or even remotely of that era, I can guarantee you’ve…

But, Where Do I Check my Emotional Baggage?

You just booked your next trip, googled all the best restaurants within walking distance to your hotel, and scouted out all the drool-worthy locations to be photographed in that will look best with a Valencia filter for your Instagram feed. You’re on cloud 9, bragging about all the fancy alcoholic beverages you’re going to consume…

Life Gave Me Lemons, so I Took Half the Furniture

Everybody has their own version of a horrible break up story. Unfortunately, many of us have experienced being lied too, cheated on, taken advantage of, and even emotional or physical abuse in a relationship. We’ve all been exposed to the countless horror stories that cut like a knife from either our own experiences or those…

My First (Gay) Boyfriend – A Lesson in Chivalry

It was 2nd semester, my grade 10 year, I was just getting into the groove of real high school and learning how to style my frizzy blunt bangs, when I met my first official boyfriend who taught me the greatest lesson in chivalry. Having been sheltered for a majority of my primary years attending a…