Lifestyle

Lifestyle of the broke and the nameless! Read about some of my DIYS, hustle to get healthy, personal opinions and random lifestyle meanderings.

VLOGMAS: Week 1

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I didn’t even realize VLOGMAS existed until last year (I know, what kind of millennial am I?) While researching some of the top international Youtubers I found some information on Zella. If you’ve never heard of this young lady, which is pretty unlikely, she is one of the top vloggers in the world. In my mind, I closely associate the term VLOGMAS with Zoella – since she manages to produce both a 24 days of Zoella series and VLOGMAS series, every single day leading up to Christmas.

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2015 Reading Challenge

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We’ve entered into the halfway mark of 2015 so I’ve been reassessing a few of my goals. One of the personal goals I created for the year was to read a new book a month.
When I was in school, I really didn’t have any time to read for pleasure. It was all about buying the expensive books for class (pro tip: save yourself the money, run to the library after you receive the class syllabus and borrow it for free. I saved a lot of money in my last year of school), and even then I barely read those.

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Bad Feminist

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Right now I’m on the tram, on my way to work, having just finished Roxane Gay’s Bad Feminist.
I knew that I needed to add this book to my collection the moment that I read an excerpt on Pinterest

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Pinterest Made Me Do It: Clay Jewelry Dish DIY

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It has been a while since my last Pinterest Made Me Do It! I have to admit that I with all the hours that I spend on Pinterest I typically plan my DIYs for the plan ahead of time, but this particular one happened out of necessity.

I’m recently married (2 months and 3 days baby! Woo!) and still very much getting used to not only having a rock on my hand, but remembering to put it back on. I can’t tell you how many time people have come up to me asking to see the ring, only to realize that I left it on the shelf in the bathroom, or beside the kitchen sink. (more…)

VIDEO: How I Have a Productive Morning

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I have never been a morning person.

In my daily struggle to get myself out of bed every morning, I’ve come up with a pretty good system for a productive morning ritual. The mindset that you begin your day with is very important is shaping the rest of your day, so I’ve learned how to stop groaning while I get out of bed. (more…)

2014 Reverse Bucket List

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2014 HAS BEEN SUCH AN INCREDIBLE YEAR FOR ME.

After having graduated in 2013 and realizing just how far away from the life I had imagined I’d have after graduating – I promised myself to never feel comfortable. What a weird ass thing to promise, I know.
Let me give you some background. At the end of 2013 I met up with my mentor Sid Naidu. I told him that I’d be moving across the country to live with Kolter in BC and he could tell that I was less than enthused about the idea, cause I really had no clue what this move would mean for my career. He told me that the move was going to be what I made of it, and that my life would begin at the end of my comfort zone.

Hence, my promise to leave my comfort zone, and never feel comfortable (maybe not never. But, at least for my 20s!) (more…)