Let’s Go Back to School – Review

I would go back to School in a heart beat.  The kind I am referring to is not the educational institution setting, but the hip, fun and trendy brunch spot in Liberty Village in Toronto.  What better way to end a year and begin a new one than with great company and delicious food? Back on December 31st, after a flight from Ottawa to Toronto, I had a scrumptious lunch at School with some friends. ... >
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Ottawa Says Goodbye to Holt Renfrew

It is always sad to see an iconic business, event, institution, or legacy leave, and the Ottawa Holt Renfrew is no different. For the past 78 years, the Ottawa Holt Renfew has taken residency on along the historic Sparks Street.  It will close it’s doors for good on Sunday, January 25th, 2015. Outside the Holt Renfew in Ottawa with its liquidation signs. Holt Renfrew Ottawa. From a branding ... >
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It’s Time to Get Dirty with Frank

Follow my blog with Bloglovin Frank is not who or what you might think it is. It has a catchy tag line of “get naked. get dirty. get rough. get clean.” By the description, one would think that is extremely inappropriate and sexual, and from their marketing camapaign, it certainly alludes to that. But in reality, Frank is a line of body cleaning and betterment products primarily using c ... >
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Ringing in 2015 at Shangri-La

So I am a little late in posting this, but I hope everyone had a happy and healthy New Year, because I know I sure did ringing in 2015 at Shangri La. After a crazy and hectic pre and post Boxing Day week working retail and my office job, it was time to jet set to my favourite city: Toronto. Have you ever heard of the Shangri-La chain? To be honest I never had until earlier in the year when I had i ... >
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Review of 416 Snack Bar in Toronto

So you should probably clear some space on your calendar and make a pit stop at the 416 Snack Bar located in Toronto. It will be well worth the time and your stomach will be very happy. JD and I were in Toronto not too long ago and decided we needed to give this place a shot. If the name wasn’t catchy enough, then I think it was our love and affinity for the 416 area code. I mean, if Drake b ... >
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Toronto Christmas Market in The Distillery District

Have you been to the Toronto Christmas Market in The Distillery District? If  you haven’t you really should before it closes up shop for the season. This annual market runs from Friday,November 28th to Sunday, December 21, 2014 and will be sure to get you in the holiday spirit. I was fortunate enough to be in Toronto and have a little bit of free time to check it out.  This annual holiday ... >
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Holigiving at Lee’s Kitchen

A few of us were fortunate to be invited back to Lee’s Kitchen for Holigiving. What is Holigiving one might ask? It is a gathering held on the American Thanksgiving weekend bringing together friends, food and good cheer in celebration of the Christmas holiday season.  All of us work such crazy schedules and long hours, especially those in retail leading up to Christmas. This was the perfect ... >
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The Raptors vs The 76ers and Drake is in the Building

If you have never been to a Raptors game, then you are surely missing out. I had the entertaining pleasure of going to the Raptors vs. the 76ers game on Sunday, November 9th with a few friends. It had been a few years since I saw my last NBA game, so it was time to relive the excitement and energy. What is awesome about watching this sport, is that the game is fast paced, high scoring, and there i ... >
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Halloween Costumes 2014

I may be a bit late in the Halloween costume posting game, but better late than never, right?  Hope everyone had a great Halloween weekend! I went through a phase in my life, between the ages of 21-26 whereby I didn’t get excited about Halloween any more. It seemed like so much effort and a waste of time to piece together a costume, and if I was going to do make a Halloween costume, then I ... >
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A Kanye Jack-o-Lantern Kind of Night

When a pumpkin + a love for hip hop + fall + good knife and some patience are all added together, it produces a Kanye West Jack-O-Lantern. As a bonus, a healthy snack can result from the byproduct of the labour (more details on that later in the post). For the longest time, I had been saying that I wanted to carve and create a really cool jack-o-lantern. And while my idea is not the most original ... >
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