Burps, Sweat Pants, And Things I Learned Living In Beijing

Well I successfully made through my two months in Beijing. Woo hoo! And now, as I sit on a 24-hour train to Hong Kong, I’m given the perfect opportunity to look back at my time spent in the huge, smoggy city of 22 million people. Coming into this internship, I really had no expectations. I […]

Watch Me & My Clique Go All Out – Las Vegas 2013

Las Vegas. Need I say more? Don’t worry I will πŸ˜‰ On May 9, 2013, I embarked on an epic 4-night trip to Las Vegas to celebrate my dear Alex’s birthday. It was the first time in almost a year that we (Alex, Laura, McKensi and I) had all been together; a girl’s weekend was […]

Conversations With Strangers

Strangers. They’re everywhere! As a child we’re told “don’t talk to strangers.” But at a certain age apparently that all changes. People are talking to me all over the place! With only a few sentences exchanged, I can’t help but wonder: maybe our parents were on to something…Β It’s not the unsuspected danger we should be […]

Things I learned from Disney Princesses

Every child grows up with their favourite Disney princess. Mine has always been, and always will be, the lovely but misunderstood, Belle. She was smart, beautiful, and always managed to find the best in people. Growing up, I always admired and adored these young women. But in my adult life I’ve come to wonder: What […]

A Curvy Girl’s Perspective: Spring 2013

This Spring’s fashion trends, although creative, are rather unrealistic for us bodacious babes. Like many women, I was blessed the gift of ‘Double B’: the Bust and Booty. And unless your 6-feet-tall and a size zero, I don’t think you’ll be rushing out to buy these latest trends. 1) Exaggerated Volume: Although for once it’s […]

Girls only want boyfriends who have great skills.

Male Friend: Well, who does all your handy-man jobs? Ashton to Alex(Roommate): One of us should really get a boyfriend so he can do stuff around the house for us. Alex: It’s true, we need a boyfriend who has great skills.   Hm, what an amazing concept: a boyfriend with great skills. Is that really […]

Chocolate and Sparkles and Love: Oh My!

Ever year, the week before my birthday (woo!), I’m reminded about my LACK significant other. Β Thank you Valentine’s Day, thank you very much. Β But instead of being a sad old cat-lady (I don’t even own a cat…) this year, I’m choosing a different perspective. Β To quote one of my favourite movies: “Love actually is all […]