120/365: Royal Wedding

Did anyone get up extremely early to watch the royal wedding live? I definitely didn’t! (Not any earlier than I’d have to get up for work – which was 6:15am) I actually haven’t even been really into the whole lead-up to the wedding day.. not until the last couple days when I realized a colleague […]

119/365: 5-Question Friday

Wow, just about the end of April already. This month has just flown by… though with all the rain we’ve been getting, we better have some gorgeous May flowers! On with the 5-Question Friday hosted by Friday5.org! 1. If you were suddenly unable to make any excuses, what could you realistically do today to address […]

118/365: The mantra for my 30s

The day before my birthday, a friend of mine sent me a link to the blog inoveryourhead.net – the specific post being entitled The Complete Guide to Not Giving a F*ck. Brilliantly written, I thought that it would be a good mantra to live by going into my 30’s.

Review: There’s Lead in Your Lipstick by Gillian Deacon (+ giveaway!)

there's lead in your lipstick

As part of the Gillian Deacon/Penguin Canada blog tour for Deacon’s book There’s Lead in Your Lipstick, I had the privilege of reviewing the book as well as offer up a contest for my blog for the first time! (Even more excited that my assigned date – today – falls on my birthday! :cool:) It’s truly amazing […]

116/365: Top 10 Tuesday

Ooh, this week’s Top 10 Tuesday from The Broke and the Bookish is Top Ten Mean Girls In Books (all those snotty, annoying girls that you just want to punch ) LOL!! Love it. Dolores Umbridge - Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix by J.K. Rowling <– Not a girl but I have never wanted to […]

115/365: A search for THE bag

The bag I’m referring to is the Roots one in this style. It’s actually quite similar to that colour as well, but years ago there was one that came out that was a bright, vibrant cherry red. I loved it but couldn’t justify spending the money on it. I mentioned it in brief passing a […]

114/365: Exciting week ahead!

Happy Easter everyone! This will be a quick post today… We’re getting the home ready for the bf’s family’s first visit to our new place I spent a lot of yesterday finishing up the cross-stitching project that I’ve been working for a while. The one on the left (Venice) is the one I finished years […]

113/365: Weekly Photo Challenge – One

This week’s Daily Post Photo Challenge theme is One. I was so excited because I had the exact picture in mind that I wanted to use, and it’s actually one of my favourite shots that I’ve taken and had been waiting for an appropriate theme to use it on! This was taken at my old […]

112/365: 5-Question Friday

Happy long weekend to all/most! Today’s 5-Question Friday comes from Friday 5.org with a TV theme! 1. What are your thoughts on late-night television talk shows? I love watching it if I could stay up that late! Sometimes I’ll be up, and if I am then I’ll always watch.. I like Conan and Late Late Show […]

Review: Pretty Little Liars #1 & 2 by Sara Shepard

I finished the first two books in this series by Sara Shepard and am intrigued enough to keep reading a few more. You know the saying “don’t judge a book by its cover”? I don’t judge a book by its cover but it definitely is what pulls me in initially. Little did I know what […]

110/365: Creative vs Artistic

I’ve been thinking a lot lately about doing something that I can just be artsy and creative and make things for a living. Discovering online shops such as LadyUmbrella and Wee Little Stitches has completely inspired me. With the use of the internet, it definitely helps small businesses get the global awareness to succeed. My […]

109/365: Top 10 Tuesday

This week’s Top 10 Topic from The Broke and the Bookish is a rewind… to do one of the past topics that you didn’t do yet! I decided to pick Top 10 Books to Read in 2011. Especially with my 50 Book Challenge on GoodReads, this will help me sort out the ones I definitely […]

108/365: It’s weird, but I hate it.

I was thinking about what to blog about today while picking away at my lunch when it occurred to me that THAT’S what I’ll write about! My weird aversion to bean sprouts. I love Singapore noodles from Lemongrass To Go (in the food court) but I absolutely don’t like bean sprouts, and these are always […]

107/365: Apathetic attitudes fuel racism

Toronto is quite an ethnically diverse city, where everywhere you see is people of all different cultures, hanging out together, without giving it a second thought. All my life I’ve had quite a diverse group of people that I associate with. It’s not even anything to note that we’re an interracial couple, myself being Chinese […]