Life

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Our Games Night with Pop Stream!

When I say condo life is like res life, it’s no joke. We’re lucky enough to have friends in our building and then another few sets of friends across the street – luck of the draw! This means that every night has the potential to be awesome, but we mostly…

The Amex Invites Experience: Ed Sheeran

The summer of concerts has officially come to an end, but it went out with a bang! A few weeks ago, Stella and I got to see Ed Sheeran (!!!) in concert, courtesy of Amex Canada. You may have heard of the American Express’ Front Of The Line program before.…

Tour the World’s Chicest Farmer’s Market at Club …

As usual, I’m going to apologize for making you run to Bloor Street on your lunch break. In the past 5 or so years that I’ve been working in the neighbourhood, I’ve had a lot of great finds in Yorkville/Bloor. Aside from the opening of Kate Spade, none have been…

Pack your bags, campers: Wet Hot American Summer First Day …

Cancel your weekend plans: you’re going to Camp Firewood. All weekend long. Or at least, as long as it takes you to burn through the Wet Hot American Summer reboot on Netflix (4 hours, since there are 8 episodes). I had the chance to preview the first three episodes of…

Housewarming Girls’ Night In with Palm Bay Spritz!

For nearly two years, it seemed like “life after wedding” would never come. As it approached, I kept on making plans with girlfriends – concerts, calligraphy classes, trips – for “after the wedding”, this seemingly mythical place. Now that it’s here, it’s absolutely flown.   It’s been over a month…

Celebrating National Ice Cream Day at PetSmart!

Last weekend, Chloe and I headed to the PetSmart at Heartland Town Centre in Mississauga to participate in their National Ice Cream Day celebrations! As I’ve mentioned, Chloe loves anything that even slightly resembles human food, so this dog-friendly, soy-based, peanut butter-flavoured scoop of Treat Time was right up her…

Queen East Adventuring

When the boys are away, the ladies will play! This past weekend, I had some of my first “alone time” since getting married and promptly filled it all with lady-dates with my friend and pseudo-roomie Lauren. Our man-friends did that thing where one decides to rent a condo in a…