2016 – A Year of Dedication

The end of a year is always a bittersweet time. One chapter ends while another begins. This year, especially, it seems so many are desperate for a fresh start, for the slate to be wiped clean, for the turning of a new page. Despite the things we hope will become a faint and distant memory, […]

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Naughty & Nice at the Toronto Christmas Market

Going to the Toronto Christmas Market is an annual tradition for Amanda and I. Now in its seventh year, what I love most about the market is its uncanny ability to get me into the Christmas spirit, even though it’s still November. The light canopies, the music lightly drifting through the air, the vendor stalls […]

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Nostalgic Beasts & Where to Find Them

Fantastic Beasts & Where to Find Them {film & screenplay} ★★★★☆ Release Date: November 18, 2016 It’s been nearly two decades since I first became a Harry Potter fan – almost twenty years of sleepless nights spent reading and rereading, theories, fanfiction, midnight book releases, midnight movie releases, Ron/Hermione vs. Harry/Hermione, themed parties, memorabilia, message boards, Pottermore, […]

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EAF’s Christmas Dinner with Chef Scott Roberts

Christmas is just over a month away, and while I’m quietly stressing that the year has blown by in a blur, it means the flux of holiday parties and dinners is upon us. To kick off the season of eating (because isn’t it, though?), my friends at Everyday Allergen-Free invited me over for dinner. Mind […]

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Upper East Side in the Summer

Here in Toronto, we’ve had the privilege of an unseasonably warm fall season, but the cold of winter is finally starting to move in and I can’t help but think back to hotter days under the sun. I love New York City in the summer. Before this year’s August long weekend in the Big Apple, my […]

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