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Paleo: first impressions + some recipes

Today marks the start of my first full week of paleo! I’ve been eating in a paleo-ish manner since Jan 2., but have given myself a little bit of leeway during the transition phase…namely dinner at Libretto on Friday night. My switch over to a paleo diet is something I’ve…

Win tickets to The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn: Part 2 Toronto …

Hi, I’m Steph and I’m a bit of a Twi-hard. It started innocently enough in the winter of third year. My housemate had just finished reading these books about vampires and thought they were pretty good. She asked me to see the movie with her, since it had just come…

Booty Camp Fitness Diaries: 4-week review

For those of you who follow me on Twitter, Facebook and/or Instagram, you may have noticed that I’ve been participating in Booty Camp Fitness for the past month. My friend Kelsey and I decided to sign up a few days before the August session began and committed to a full…

Oktoberfest is coming to Toronto! (+ $5 off tickets)

Yes, the rumours are true. Oktoberfest is coming to Toronto! Brought to you by the hosts of the Distillery District Christmas Market, Oktoberfest will take place at the St. Lawrence Market North Building on October 4th & 5th. It’s the perfect way to kick off the Thanksgiving weekend AND I’m…

Euro 2012 & Carlsberg Fan Park

I’m one of those “every two years” kinds of soccer fans. Around Euro Cup & World Cup, the flags come out and I split my time between Woodbridge, College St. & St. Clair. Now, I’m not a fair-weather Italian (I’ve got citizenship!) but I do ration my soccer intake. Last…

NXNE, Ben & Jerry’s and a chocolate moustache

I can guarantee my Saturday was cooler than yours. Although I’ve lived in Toronto my entire life, I’ve never been to a concert at Yonge Dundas Square. Honestly. On Saturday, I was invited by Ben & Jerry’s Canada to join the #ScoopMoovement by climbing onboard the Ben & Jerry’s ice…

Nothing but good (times, friends, food) at #ChobaniTO

Last night was awesome. I’m actually still basking in the afterglow of my awesome evening and it’s noon! One of my favourite brands on social media (and in my fridge!), Chobani, invited me to attend a blogger dinner at The Terrace @ The Fifth Grill and I immediately responded with…