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Soaking up Winnipeg: Ghost tours

October 18, 2019

Happy October Loves. Since I was a little girl, I have been fascinated by the extraterrestrial and supernatural. Naturally, that means October is one of my favourite months of the year. I start by celebrating with a movie marathon of Halloween favourites: Hocus Pocus, X-Files, Ghostbusters (new and old), The Craft, Halloween Town, Twitches, etc.  This year, I teamed up with Travel Manitoba to add a new adventure to this eerie and hair raising month.  I set out to find…

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Whimsical Sunflower summer nights

September 10, 2019

As we pulled up to Amaze in Corn, I took a deep breath in and felt an instant sigh of relief to have a moment to myself after a long week of being attached to a 2-year-old. I straightened out my sundress, adjusted my floppy hat and wondered if this experience was going to be worth the drive or another bandwagon, over-promoted event that didn’t live up to the hype.  Sitting on the back of the wagon, memories from my…

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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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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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Prairie Eye Care – Leo’s first eye check up

May 16, 2019

A few weeks back, Dr Renee Phipps and I grabbed some lunch, and l had no choice but to spill my guts. I embarrassingly told her I had not purchased a decent pair of glasses in 9 years. I spent almost the last decade sporting a pair of dog eaten, bent Versace glasses. To be honest, I had purchased two pairs of glasses via an online boutique that were a horrible fit and didn’t suit my needs, but like the…

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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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3 month review of OTF

April 17, 2019

As I walked in to the studio and saw splats of orange covering the walls, I couldn’t help but wonder if the apple pie and ice cream I had for lunch was going to slow me down. It was three days after Christmas and I found myself staring at a mirror in my bathroom, and like most people I promised myself 2019 would be my bitch. As a platinum level donor to the local Goodlife gym, I decided after two…

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