A Carry-On Packing Guide

Packing to go on a trip can be incredibly stressful if you aren’t prepared. Some of my long-time friends will tell you that when I was younger, I was the ultimate over-packer. I would bring five different bags with me for a sleepover, dragged three large suitcases with me when I went away for a…

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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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Fierce Female of the Week: Mileva Maric

Who is Mileva Maric? A genius, innovator, and mathematician, who was the second female to ever graduate from the Mathematics and Physics program at Zurich’s Polytechnic school, that’s who! Mileva was born in 1875 of the Austro-Hungarian Empire, now Serbia, and attended prestigious schools throughout her life, thanks to a wealthy upbringing and links to…

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Justine’s Hair Growth Tips

For the past several years, I have primarily had long hair. I did ‘the big chop’ when I returned from Australia in 2016, and grew it right back out again afterwards. I love having long hair, and I don’t think that will ever change. Since being in London however, my hair has been dry, damaged,…

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Fierce Female of the Week: Estée Lalonde

For today’s Fierce Female, we’re going to be celebrating another Canadian blogger that we love. Estée Lalonde is a boss lady who is independent, real and raw, with an amazing ability to captivate her audience. Estée grew up just outside of Toronto in Waterloo Ontario, and moved to London England when she was just 19.…

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Creating a Capsule Closet

There comes a time in life where you’ve reached a shape and size that is likely not to change in the upcoming years without something drastic occurring. There is no real need to buy cheaply made clothes that will fall apart because if you invest your time (and sometimes money if you choose to) in…

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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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Fierce Female of the Week: Raden Adjeng Kartini

Another week, another Fierce Female to feature, and this week it’s someone who is known by many as Indonesia’s First Feminist, and a national heroine. It is none other than Raden Adjeng Kartini. Raden was born in 1879 in Java, now part of Indonesia, which was then part of the Dutch East Indies. Raden went…

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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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