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: Serena Williams

This week, we’re going for something a little different! Jennifer Redenbach is a great friend of Library of my Life, currently studying Sports Broadcasting in Toronto after earning her undergraduate degree in English Literature. She is a passionate feminist and a fierce female herself, and we couldn’t think of a better way to celebrate her…

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Summer 2018 Bucket List

Yesterday was the first official day of summer and I’m excited to get outside and enjoy the amazing weather! I’m someone who’s often at risk for making big plans for myself and then saying “not yet” forever, so I thought I’d create a summer bucket list for 2018 to kick my butt in gear and…

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One Week On The Keto Diet: My Experience

Now that the sun is finally coming out, and shorts, dresses, and rompers are the fashion norms, I’m hyper-aware of the holiday weight I’ve been storing up. Before bathing suit season truly begins, I’ve been trying to get my butt in gear and ready for the summer. Accompanied by exercising more regularly, my husband and…

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Seven Staycation Ideas

This year has been the year of saving for my husband and I. We’re planning to go on a beautiful vacation to the Amalfi coast next year for our second wedding anniversary but that means that this year we’re being extra frugal and not travelling anywhere (aside from the occasional weekend away). But that doesn’t…

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Finding Vegetarian Options At Every Restaurant

Since I’ve been a vegetarian for all of my adult life, you could say I’ve had some creative experience dining with carnivores. Even my husband is a meat-eater so it can be tricky. Most restaurants seem to think that all vegetarians eat is salad and eggplant, so in the past I’ve often left feeling just…

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Five Coffee Shops In Toronto You’ve Gotta Try!

Knowing I’m an absolute caffeine addict, the first thing people tend to ask me when visiting Toronto is ‘Where should I grab a cup of coffee?’ And of course, I’m happy to oblige with a list of shops based on what type of coffee they want, what atmosphere they’re looking for, and whether or not…

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Last Minute Mother’s Day Gift Guide

Mother’s Day is right around the corner and if you’re anything like us, the date crept up on you and now you’re rushing to find the perfect gift for mom. Don’t fret! We’ve done the heavy lifting for you and found some amazing gifts that you can run out and grab with almost no time…

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Expectation VS Reality: Instagram Is Not Real Life

I love Instagram. As a photographer, I am obviously a very visual person. I love art, I love images, I love beautiful things. But I also hate Instagram. I get jealous easily. I scroll through beautiful pictures of beautiful people doing beautiful things and I get frustrated at my own life. Why am I not…

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