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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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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Autumn 2018 Bucket List

Tomorrow is the official first day of autumn! It’s my favourite time of year and I can’t wait to get out there and do all the fun, cozy, spooky, and adventurous activities the season has to offer. Autumn is a great time to get out there and try new things as the weather is mild…

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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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Adopting A Greyhound Part 1: The Adoption Process

If you follow me on social media, you’ll know that Jake and I recently brought home a new furry friend. Our retired racing greyhound, Harvey, has now been part of our family for one week and we could not possibly love him more! If you’re interested in adopting a greyhound, I wanted to share a…

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Embracing Weakness

Our culture is obsessed with self-sufficiency. Everywhere we go, we’re taught that we need to be strong and professional. We’re told to show off the good and hide the bad. We’ve developed an entire social media strategy for ourselves to showcase all our accomplishments in a carefully curated profile. I’ve spoken before about how Instagram…

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Changing Your Last Name: Yes or No?

To change my last name or not to change my last name… that is the question that I’ve been asking myself since before I got married in January of this year. Initially, I was quite eager to change my last name to my husbands’ last name, but as time passed and the timing in which…

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A Weekend at The ‘reputation’ Stadium Tour

Ask anyone in my life and it will come as no surprise to them that I love Taylor Swift. She has been my favourite artist since I was 12 years old and I’ve seen her in concert seven times now. Two weeks ago, I was lucky enough to attend two nights of The ‘reputation’ Stadium…

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A Tour of Windsor Castle

If you follow along on my instagram, you’ll know that this past weekend my husband and I went to Windsor Castle! As another building operated by the Royal Collection Trust, it is open to the public on certain dates each year, and since it is a short train ride away from the heart of London,…

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