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Travel Guide: Crete, Greece

I used to think you had to spend years in a city before throwing up a travel guide, but when a favourite blogger of mine posted a Puglia travel guide after being there for only 3 days I thought: OK, I can do this. I recently visited the Greek island of Crete for the third time this summer (as well as Puglia – don’t worry, a like-a-local guide for that region of Italy is coming

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I Tried An At-Home Teeth Whitening Kit: Here’s How It Went!

You wouldn’t know this by looking at me, but I have a complicated relationship with my teeth. When I was in middle school, we learned that I had a tooth stuck up in the roof of my mouth, so I had to have a procedure to expose it and pull it slowly down with braces. In addition to this, we discovered that I was missing several adult teeth. Namely, the two on either side of

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Ethically Made Footwear With Poppy Barley

It really doesn’t feel like Spring where I am. We have yet to hit double digits and there’s snow in the forecast for today. But style and fashion must go on; we can still look good even though the weather doesn’t want us to right? Enter ethical footwear maker Poppy Barley’s annual popup in collaboration with Vincent! For those of you in the Ottawa area, Poppy Barley’s regular trek to Ottawa is always highly anticipated

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My Best Investment Purchases and Items for a Curated Closet

I’ve always thought that curated “closet essentials” are wily subjects. For example, a wardrobe essential for an ER nurse who works a lot of overtime and teaches college courses on the side will look entirely different from the closet essential of a diplomat who travels 300 days of the year and attends a plethora of business and formal events. Amiright? Especially if you are trying to build a capsule closet, a seasonless curated closet, or

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Responsible Travel: Is it Possible?

A long time ago, my sister-in-law asked me what my first love was. You know, the thing you first discover as a child and slowly build an obsession around? Sometimes it’s a sport, sometimes it’s an animal (not going to lie, I totally had a Northern Getaway tee with a giant wolf on it during my wolf-phase), sometimes it’s a craft or hobby. In true Gemini fashion I responded with two first loves. Singing and

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Why We Moved From the City to a Small Town

I’ve been meaning to write this post for a while. Although I’ve explained it a thousand times to people, friends, and clients who have asked “whyyyy?” in person, it’s hard to put things in writing. But here goes. Since graduating from university I’ve lived in an urban setting. And while I wouldn’t call central Ottawa the most cosmopolitan of urban centres, it had the feel of a little, big city. You know the ones? With

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Travel Guide: Crete, Greece

I used to think you had to spend years in a city before throwing up a travel guide, but when a favourite blogger of mine posted a Puglia travel guide after being there for only 3 days I thought: OK, I can do this. I recently visited the Greek island of Crete for the third time this summer (as well as Puglia – don’t worry, a like-a-local guide for that region of Italy is coming

Keep Reading
teeth whitening, teeth whitening for sensitive teeth, at home teeth whitening, smile brilliant review, at home teeth whitening giveaway

I Tried An At-Home Teeth Whitening Kit: Here’s How It Went!

You wouldn’t know this by looking at me, but I have a complicated relationship with my teeth. When I was in middle school, we learned that I had a tooth stuck up in the roof of my mouth, so I had to have a procedure to expose it and pull it slowly down with braces. In addition to this, we discovered that I was missing several adult teeth. Namely, the two on either side of

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Ethically Made Footwear With Poppy Barley

It really doesn’t feel like Spring where I am. We have yet to hit double digits and there’s snow in the forecast for today. But style and fashion must go on; we can still look good even though the weather doesn’t want us to right? Enter ethical footwear maker Poppy Barley’s annual popup in collaboration with Vincent! For those of you in the Ottawa area, Poppy Barley’s regular trek to Ottawa is always highly anticipated

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My Best Investment Purchases and Items for a Curated Closet

I’ve always thought that curated “closet essentials” are wily subjects. For example, a wardrobe essential for an ER nurse who works a lot of overtime and teaches college courses on the side will look entirely different from the closet essential of a diplomat who travels 300 days of the year and attends a plethora of business and formal events. Amiright? Especially if you are trying to build a capsule closet, a seasonless curated closet, or

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Responsible Travel: Is it Possible?

A long time ago, my sister-in-law asked me what my first love was. You know, the thing you first discover as a child and slowly build an obsession around? Sometimes it’s a sport, sometimes it’s an animal (not going to lie, I totally had a Northern Getaway tee with a giant wolf on it during my wolf-phase), sometimes it’s a craft or hobby. In true Gemini fashion I responded with two first loves. Singing and

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Why We Moved From the City to a Small Town

I’ve been meaning to write this post for a while. Although I’ve explained it a thousand times to people, friends, and clients who have asked “whyyyy?” in person, it’s hard to put things in writing. But here goes. Since graduating from university I’ve lived in an urban setting. And while I wouldn’t call central Ottawa the most cosmopolitan of urban centres, it had the feel of a little, big city. You know the ones? With

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