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Hot Chocolate Festival in Vancouver & All Year Treat Enjoyment

By | February 21st, 2018|Events, Food, Lifestyle, Travel|

I don’t drink coffee or tea so my warm drink of choice, is the comforting hot chocolate. Actually, I feel I am a bit of a hot chocolate connoisseur really. I love both a hot, rich, chocolatey drink that isn’t too sweet and I also love a hot, creamy, sweet chocolate drink. I also enjoy [...]

Eagle Creek Doubleback Carry-On Wheeled Backpack – Review

By | November 7th, 2017|Lifestyle, Travel|

When I went to Europe last year, for what became The 2016 European Museum Tour with my cousin, I needed a new bag. Never one to just make a purchase randomly, I researched. I needed something that would be sturdy to survive cobblestone streets but could also be used as a backpack if I needed [...]

Symptoms of Menopause – What, Why and How to Manage Them

By | August 18th, 2017|A Different Point of View, Lifestyle|

If you’re not in menopause (or peri-menopause) yet and you’re wondering - WHAT’S COMING?  Should I be worried?  How bad is it going to be?  When will it start?? How long will it last? Or you’re starting to have some new symptoms and you’re wondering - what the heck is this?  Is this hormonal? is [...]

Why some should quit coffee

By | August 7th, 2017|Food, Lifestyle|

Eliminating—or, significantly reducing—caffeinated coffee from your diet can dramatically improve symptoms such as dehydration, IBS, leaky gut, acne, hormonal imbalance, depression, anxiety, foggy brain, joint pain, poor circulation, energy levels, adrenal fatigue, to name a few. Why on earth should we give up coffee? With the rise in many chronic and debilitating illnesses, even autoimmune [...]

A Black Rose – A Guest Blog Post with a Different View

By | June 20th, 2017|A Different Point of View, Lifestyle|

When I was younger, my prize possession was a single snow globe. It was small enough to fit inside my palm, but encased in the glass was my greatest treasure; a magical city. The globe lived beside my bed, and each night I would pray to the god above that when I pried my eyes [...]

Swami’s Yoga Retreat – A Review of My Stay

By | June 12th, 2017|Activities, Lifestyle, Travel|

I climbed out of the car, stepped on the soft grass, felt the heat of the day in the air as it touched my skin, and suddenly the most incredible feeling of calm and peace settled over me. This was my immediate impression upon arrival of Swami’s Yoga Retreat (website). It didn’t leave me for [...]

Papier Mail – A New Subscription Box – CANCELLED

By | June 8th, 2017|Lifestyle, Subscription Box|

Unfortunatly Papier Mail Subscription Box cancelled their planned launch due to not enough pre-launch signups to make it work. I have this sort of weird love for paper products. I've had it since I was a small child. I can’t explain it and I have no idea when it began, but it’s still with me. [...]

My Favourite Romance Authors With Humour & Strong Females

By | May 16th, 2017|Lifestyle|

Being single means you have to either be a strategist and/or read minds. I play the ‘Easy as Pie’ level of Sudoku on my iPhone. So you know, I haven’t found someone permanent yet. I love men. I love the way they sometimes look. The way some of them walk. The way some of them [...]

VIM & VIGR Compression Socks – Most Unique Pattern & Review

By | April 21st, 2017|Fashion, Lifestyle, Travel|

When I flew to Europe last year I noticed my black compression socks were stretched and no longer in their original shape. They didn’t have all of the elasticity left in them. I knew I needed to get myself a new pair for flying to Australia and New Zealand. Obviously I needed a pair in their [...]

SodaStream and How Drinking Fizzy Water Has Helped Me Curb Sugar Cravings

By | April 8th, 2017|Food, Lifestyle|

Trying out the SodaStream machine not only allowed me the convenience of fizzy water whenever I wanted it in the comfort of my own home, it also helped curb my sugar cravings when I gave up sugar & sweeteners. When I was told by my Naturopath that, for my health, I had to cut sugar [...]

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