Fierce Female of the Week: Anne Hathaway

Nothing but respect for MY Princess of Genovia. Happy Fierce Female of the Week Wednesday! Today’s we’ll be talking all about Princess Mia herself – actress and activist Anne Hathaway. Anne has always been a favourite of mine but, in recent years, she has started standing up to the B.S. and being an amazing ally…

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Canadian Thanksgiving Abroad

Canadian Thanksgiving is something that I love to celebrate each year. Though both Canadian and American Thanksgiving have morphed into seemingly identical holidays celebrated during different months of the year, the root of the holiday differs a bit more than would be generally assumed. Originally, Canadian “Thanksgiving” was more of a frequent celebration associated with…

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Adopting A Greyhound Part 2: The Challenges

The time has come for part 2 of my 3 part series all about adopting a retired racing greyhound! Last time, we talked about the adoption process and busted some myths about the breed. This time, I’ll share a bit about our first month as greyhound owners and some of the challenges we’ve faced so…

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Fierce Female of the Week: Wilma Mankiller

For our Fierce Female this week, we’re highlighting activist and powerhouse Wilma Pearl Mankiller; known in Cherokee as A-ji-luhsgi Asgaya-dihi. Wilma was the first ever Cherokee woman who became the Principal Chief of the Cherokee Tribe, a position she was elected into (a feat in itself!), and became a symbol for Cherokee women thanks to…

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Preparing Your Closet for Fall and Winter

As summer takes its last breath of the year and the leaves begin to change colours, it signifies that it’s time to prepare my closet for fall and winter. During the transition of summer to autumn, I always do a massive cleanout of my closet, and admittedly do a bit of pre-season shopping to be…

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Fierce Female of the Week: Keira Knightley

Infamous for her portrayal of historical women in period pieces, Keira Knightley has won the hearts of many for playing characters who are breaking free from the chains of propriety, societal femininity and timidness, and standing up to the patriarchal society in their own unique ways. That’s why she’s who we’re highlighting for this week’s…

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Compromising With Opposite Personalities

As someone who is incredibly sensitive but also very stubborn, it can be difficult for me to compromise with people who have opposite personalities to my own. Recently I spent some time in France with my mom, who is very different from myself. I love her very much, however we have always butted heads a…

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Fierce Female of the Week: Joan of Arc

In lieu of my recent trip to France, I want to feature a French Fierce Female that many of you have probably heard of! This week our Fierce Female is none other than Joan of Arc, also known as Jeanne d’Arc, and Saint Joan of Arc. Joan grew up in a relatively normal household during…

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A Week in France

As you may have seen, if you follow along with my Instagram, I’ve spent the last week in France with my mom and husband. It was a fantastic trip, I loved every minute of it, but it definitely took a lot of planning to be sure it all went smoothly! For any of you who…

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Fierce Female of the Week: Chrissy Teigan

I’m going to go ahead and assume you know who Chrissy Teigan is. Model, author, wife to John Legend, Twitter-user-extraordinaire. Chrissy is one of my favourite people to follow on social media, and I always know that when her name comes up in media, it’s for good reason. She is hilarious and real and someone…

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