homemade vegan sushi

it is reading week which means I am home for a few days to relax, catch up on assignments, and of course: read. as someone who doesn’t make the trip home very often, i make spending time with friends from high school a priority. on snapchat a friend of mine posted a photo of some…

craving spring

I am craving spring. The holidays were over a month ago, the snow keeps on falling, I want to go for a run without a bitter cold breeze. Freezing rain. Shovelling and walking to the bus stop are the only activities I do outdoors. I get like this every February. I want to spend more…

new housemates

I have moved! Into a house! With my bestfriends and their dog!

used vs new sweaters

I used being cold as an excuse to buy myself a new sweater and decided to see what I could have got for the same price while shopping second-hand.

18 goals for 2018

With 2017 coming to a finish, it’s time to think ahead. What do you want to accomplish in the new year?

the book every canadian should read

Wenjack, by Joseph Boyden (2016) Wenjack is a powerful story that sheds light on the mistreatment of First Nations children taken to residential schools. I acquired this book through a book swap with my good friend Lauren. For the month of December we traded books by our favourite authors. I lent her The Heart Goes…

mood tracking

This is my mood tracker for the 2017 year. I started tracking my mood to visualize my emotions and mood throughout the year. I believe that recognizing and acknowledging how I feel is the first step to improving my mood. Now, after almost twelve full months, I can look back, see how I felt and…

december hikes

Thus far, I have been on more than 15 hikes this month, all ranging from one to three and a half hours in duration on various trails in Southern Ontario. My goal is to spend more time outdoors in Winter compared to previous Winters and to enjoy myself while appreciating my surroundings. Here are some…

what I’m reading: the bear

The Bear, by Claire Cameron (2014) I recently picked up this book from a thrift store in preparation for a series of long drives. I am not sure what about this book caught my attention, however, I am glad it did as it was a great read for a not-so-busy weekend. The Bear is a…