Germany Meets China – Beijing Oktoberfest

Who would have thought that I’d celebrate two Oktoberfests in a row?! Last year, my bestie Jon and I went to the real thing in Munich, Germany and had crazy amounts of fun. So you can imagine how excited I was to find out that Beijing was hosting its very own Oktoberfest this year. With […]

New Friends, New Perspectives, New Person.

Before travelling to China, I really had no idea what to expect from Beijing and the Chinese people. I have to be honest, I was really quite uninformed and uneducated about the culture within a communist country. I knew only what I’d seen in the movies (so realistic…) and what I’d heard in the news […]

What To Do With 101 Passions?

As a young professional I’m often told to “find what I’m passionate about and the rest will follow.” Seems easy enough, right? My problem is the more I search for my life’s true passion, the more things I become passionate about! I have 101 passions. It’s a vicious cycle that shows no visible signs of […]

Creative Writing: Tips To Avoid Going Insane

Creative writing is anything where the purpose is to express thoughts, feelings and emotions rather than to simply convey information. Sounds easy enough, right? With my jump into the world of writing, I quickly discovered that it’s actually not so easy at all. I start out super motivated and filled with amazing ideas, but after […]

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 […]

Fun & Fundraising – Cents For Water

As part of my Corporate Communications program, I took an Event Management course. So obviously part of the class was to actually plan an event – more specifically a fundraiser. My team and I chose to support the Canadian charity, Free The Children. We named our event Cents For Water and would raise money to […]

Necklace Help: Which One to Choose?

My lovely mother emailed me with this extremely helpful photo. I wanted to share it with you because IΒ always struggle with which necklace to choose for each outfit. Finally, it’s all laid out… Do you agree with these suggestions?