Alright so I’m a huge fan of desserts and I do bake a little–as evidenced by my Best Brownies Ever! recipe. But I’ve always shied away from anything too complicated. Cake pops look complicated and therefore must be seriously hard to make right? Nope, easy as 5min mug brownies! Follow along below for a no … More Cake pops for the festivities!
Its December, so it means… Christmas season. WRONG! For university students like Rochelle and I, it means exam season. Although Rochelle and I had our exams early on and are basically all done to enjoy a month of festivities, I thought I’d share with you some tips for conquering exams and minimizing stress. This year … More 10 Tips for Exam Season | Survival Guide
After a long work day and an even longer day loaded with classes, all I really want is to just sit back and enjoy feeling of a blanket over my legs as I sit comfortably on the coach working on an assignment (so nerdy of me), write a new blog post, or catch up on … More Tips for a Cozy Evening | Evening Route
Its officially the holiday season, well technically it already started (you know it when the stores change their theme from Halloween to Christmas literally the next day). Although my Christmas celebrations are not until January 6th and 7th, I do like to decorate the house in time for the December 25th celebrations. Today I want … More Holiday To-Do List
This week I attended a ballet class, an elementary ballet class. As someone who has been doing ballet for 15 years of my years professionally, this was a unique experience. I went with a new friend of mine and it was amazing! Getting back into ballet was all kinds of emotions. From nervousness to pure joy … More Dance to Stay Fit & Healthy
So it’s November 9th, and while the focus has been on the US election, something else has creeped up on us all: the holiday season. Some of you might say that there’s more than a month left but have you seen Walmart? Costco? Visited Pier One Imports? It’s apparently already Christmas! In my ideal world … More 5 ways to Save this Holiday Season
Last year, Rochelle gave me a Q&A journal for my birthday. The purpose of this journal is to answer one question a day for 5 years. I was so excited to start filling out the journal because I am not a fan of simply writing my thoughts on paper but I could definitely manage answering one … More Q&A Journal | 1 Year Later
Fall is my favourite season and not for the reasons like Pumpkin Spice lattes, cozy sweaters, and candles. Personally, I enjoy the transition into the cooler weather while the sun is still out, its almost deceitful actually. Aside from that, the crisp air that wakes you right up is a blessing and a curse in … More Fall Trends to Carry into the Winter
lastWe are into the first week of October and I am already feeling the air get colder and crisper in the morning. As a roundup of the fall season, I finally took my Canon camera out of its dusty shelf and took some photos while the leaves are still turning colours and the son hasn’t entered its … More Chilly Days | Fall Photography Book + Fall Tag
As promised, I’ve decided to trace out my travel plans from this summer. I hope my post inspires some of you to explore and seek out adventures solo or not! I took a flight from Toronto Pearson to Gatwick Airport with one stopover. It was the perfect redeye because I slept through both flights and … More Part II: Travelling Solo in London
Although I am Canadian, I cannot help but be intrigued by the American Presidential debate. As the last round of debates took place, I was able to make some observations that I can’t help but vocalize. When a presidential election takes place in a country as large, developed, and internationally integrated as the United States, … More USA Presidential Debate | Op-Ed
I used to dread making lunch for school or work simply because of time constraints. It was easier to put some leftovers from the night before into a container and voila. However, I have recently started making a fresh meal in the morning before my class on Thursdays. The class isn’t until 1pm so I have … More Work Lunch Ideas: Quesadillas | Veggie Mushrooms
I have recently celebrated by 20th birthday, turning the big 2.0 and I decided to do something fun and spontaneous on the blog with a “20 Facts About Me.” Initially I was going to do a “20 Things I learned in my Teens,” but to be honest my ‘wisdom’ currently doesn’t expend past things like … More 20 Facts about Me
This summer while Rochelle flew to Europe on her own(!), I headed to Spain with a group of 49 people. To say that Rochelle’s and my experiences were different would be an understatement, not only because we visited completely different countries but mainly because solo vs group travel has so many pros and cons attached to … More Group Travel vs Solo Travel
I decided to test out kdramas this summer, just see what all the fuss was about. A friend was watching the show, Descendants of the Sun and was raving about it so I started with that. Unfortunately it hasn’t stopped because the k-world is really a rabbit hole that once you get sucked into you … More Trying out Kdramas!