Lilac Girls by Martha Hall Kelly. A beautifully written story of three women during WWII. A glimpse into the life of women during this era in a women's camp and the significance of personal morals.
I did it... I joined the quarter-century club (cue tears). I decided to get a small group of friends together and celebrate by pampering ourselves with a half-spa day at the Elmood in Toronto. Here is how I distracted myself from being "ahead by a (quarter) century" (RIP Gord Downie). In the heart of downtown [...]
Welcome back to the lazy days and lattes section! I type this as I'm finishing up my late-morning latte, how fitting! This week, I've decided to feature the first book entry for my fellow readers. Feature: "You" by Caroline Kepnes Rating: 3.5/5 Whether you read the book or watched the Netflix show, I'm sure most [...]
Edinburgh stole my heart the moment I heard the bagpipes play...which was right away thanks to the street performers. I found Edinburgh to be quite inexpensive for travelers looking to experience Scotland's capital city. Here is a list of inexpensive/ free things I did while in Edinburgh. Arthur's Seat You will definitely need to break [...]
Feature: Sisterhood of the Travelling Pants (1 & 2) There is nothing I love more than getting cozy at home by curling up with a blanket(s), hot drink(s), and watching a movie(s). In my world, all three items are often the plural versions. Let's break this blog section down... Each post will highlight a movie/ [...]
The endless amounts of tea I drink made this city an obvious choice for me. London was the perfect first-stop destination on my United Kingdom tour. And if you were wondering...the tea, chocolate and "royal" history did not disappoint. Piccadilly Circus Easily one of the most touristy spots we visited, but a check off the [...]