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Folklorama Hacks

August 8, 2019
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After 30 plus years of attending Foklorama, your girl has a few hacks to get the best out of Folklorama50. We are 4 days into week 1, which means there are only 10 days of shows left. If you have never been to Foklorama before, shame on you, I mean what are you waiting for? Folklorama is the longest-running multicultural festival in the world. There are 45 pavilions; each pavilion represents a different culture, where you can experience authentic foods,…

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How to pick your neighbourhood – Winnipeg Edition

August 6, 2019

For the past year, my hubby and I have been looking for a place to call home. Winnipeg is such as diverse city, with a unique communities to fit everyones lifestyle. When Sandi reached out to me, I knew her wealth as a mortgage broker could definitely help us narrow down the perfect community for us. Here are Sandi’s favourite neighbourhoods in the city: My name is Sandi Huynen, and I’m a mortgage broker in Winnipeg, Manitoba. I’ve been in…

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Aladdin, birthdays and dreams do come true.

June 11, 2019

Oh Aladdin, you were ever girls dream boyfriend with your dreamy oversized eyes and your kind heart. Your compassion towards women and children in your community gave us, the viewers, a Peter Pan of Agrabah feel. Although Aladdin captured our hearts, every brown girl who watched really feel in love with Jasmines strong, independent personality. Her passion to advocate for her peoples rights and her fearless approach to adversity. A little over two weeks ago, I rubbed my genie lamp…

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A night of Caribbean cuisine

May 18, 2019

A few months ago, I had the opportunity to attend Good Buds Bakery Caribbean cuisine pop up. I must say it was nice to be able to get all dolled up, and join my two favourite guys for dinner. It was a gloomy cold night, as we jumped out of the car in mid-February, I can only remember the profanities coming out of my husband’s mouth cursing the day we moved back to Winnipeg. We did the half run/half walk/half…

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Mothers day gift guide for: the Jet-setting Mom

May 7, 2019

We are 5 days out from Mothers day. If you haven’t already purchased a gift for the women, who birthed you, cleaned up after you your whole life and picked you up off the ground every time you were down, SHAME ON YOU. Just kidding, you have plenty of time to organize a gift for your loving mama. This gift guide is for the adventourous, travelling mama who loves a getaway PORTABLE CHARGER There is nothing worse than a dead…

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Fashion Revolution Winnipeg

May 4, 2019
FASHION REVOLUTION WINNIPEG

There is a lot you can say about Winnipeggers, but when it comes to shopping, there is nothing  a pegger likes more than a good deal. Growing up, I remember deals like Claire’s 10 pieces for $10, or stores like Stitches/sirens that sold fashionable pieces for a fraction of the price. I could literally purchase my summer wardrobe for under $200. Those were the days. I never thought much about the construction of the garmet; where it came from or the…

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5 zero waste Travel habits

April 22, 2019

In order to make my kid think I am a better person than I am, I have made a lot of earth friendly changes since he was born. Ok Ok I know I am suppose to say I am trying to save the Earth and create a better environment for future generations, but we are all motivated by different things right?Β  After mainstream media constantly rambling on about plastic waste, I started to believe them. Images that really hit home…

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