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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Review of the 2014 Ottawa Vintage Clothing Show

When the true season of fall approaches, fashionistas in the nation’s capital know that the annual Ottawa Vintage Clothing Show is on the horizon as well. I have been a couple of times since moving to Ottawa over the past few years, and this past year was by far the most successful trip that I have had. The Ottawa Vintage Clothing Show was held at the Ottawa Convention Centre. Vendors from a ... >
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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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613 Night Market 2014 Review

This past Saturday night, I went to the first ever 613 Night Market. It was held at the Ottawa Convention Centre that is conveniently attached to the Rideau Centre. The 613 Ottawa Night Market was inspired by the night markets that happen in other cities like Richmond and Vancouver BC. These markets bring local food vendors and artisans all in one easy and central location for shoppers and foodies ... >
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An Autumn Walk with My Horse Tobakiss

Last weekend I was home in the Ancaster area and had the pleasure of taking Tobakiss on an autumn walk (and by walk, I mean I rode him so it was more of a trail ride). Autumn is one of my favourite times of of year for a couple of reasons: fall fashion – arguably the best fashion of the year beautiful autumn leaves and colors perfect temperature to do outdoor activities such as trail rides ... >
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DIY Pumpkin Masterpieces

Who does’t love shiny objects, especially gold dipped DIY pumpkin shiny objects at this time of year?  I recently started following this awesome DIY blog called Homey Oh My.  The big thing I like about her stuff is that her DIY projects are all quite easy, simple and attainable without causing headaches or breaking the bank.  I was inspired by one of her fall projects and decided to integ ... >
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To fauna or Not to fauna? That is the Question…

The absolute definite answer to this is to fauna. For months upon months, a sign read, “coming very slowly”. And every time I passed by it, I always wondered what this spot was going to become. The curiosity behind the brown papered windows was finally revealed. fauna is Ottawa’s newest and trendiest restaurant that recently opened near the corner of Bank and Gladstone. Being fro ... >
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The Weeknd in Toronto for King of the Fall Tour

As I write this post, it is the day after The Weeknd concert in Toronto and I am taking the train en route back to Ottawa. Back in early July, the day tickets went on sale, Harris and I decided with complete certainty that we were going to make this concert happen and attend together. And I am really happy we made the executive decision to do. At the time we were not sure where each of us were goi ... >
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House of PainT is Pretty Hip for Ottawa

Picture this: some great beats being dropped, break dancing and pop and lock dancing happening, people cheering when the dancers execute an awesome trick, underground rappers performing on stage, and everyone having a great time. This doesn’t quite sound like an Ottawa event. Easily identifiable with Toronto, New York City, Chicago, LA, etc. Don’t underestimate the urban and hip hop sc ... >
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