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December 3, 2018

🎶Christmas Christmas time is near🎶... and Purolator opened a Mobile Quick Stop in the Glebe! It's a new service that saves time since you won't have to travel to a distant shipping centre. Ottawa is one of only four cities to get this!

October 10, 2017

My blog just turned two and I was too busy to notice. For real. So I'm making more time for me and I wanna help you do the same: I've got a $1000 self-care prize featuring five of my Glebe favourites!

February 17, 2017

Heads up pals: there's a new way to sweat in the Glebe! The Dailey Method Ottawa, a local barre fitness studio, just kicked off their second anniversary by opening a brand new cycling studio.

I'm a big fan of The Dailey Method because they're obs...

October 28, 2016

I have too many freckles. I'm too pale. My fine lines make me crazy. Why do I still get zits?! Why are my eyelids so damn purply? Why are my cheeks so red? OH MY GOD MORE FRECKLES. Thoughts like these zip through my head on the regular. How about you...

September 15, 2016

This year's edition of CityFolk kicks off this Thursday at Lansdowne! The organizers have put together four days of the best of folk and indie, with acts like The Dropkick Murphys, Guided By Voices, Dan Mangan, The New Pornographers, Fred Penner (yep...

September 2, 2016

September. When the heck did that happen? It's back to school, back to campus, back to work, back to routine. Don’t you find September is like a mini New Year’s? Personally, this time of year gets me focused, motivated. Gets me thinking about the fut...

July 11, 2016

I spent the month of June workin' on my fitness at The Dailey Method, a beautiful barre fitness studio located in the heart of the Glebe. Their lovely team (hi Sarah and Jamie!) invited me to join their 30-day challenge, and since I was ready for a b...

April 20, 2016

Anyone else feel like your face needs a clean-out come springtime? After months of stale indoor heating and frigid outdoor temps, I was due. I hadn't had a facial in ages -- I know, I know, the struggle, right? Some of you lovely readers had been ask...

April 6, 2016

Back in January I introduced you folks to The Dailey Method Ottawa, a barre fitness studio located in the Glebe. It's run by Sarah and Jamie, a pair who are charming and enthusiastic partners in crime and in life.

Sarah reached out and asked if I...

January 20, 2016

Ever heard of barre fitness? It's based on cross-training done by ballerinas, targeting the core, overall strength, and flexibility. Barre has become hugely popular in the last few years, yet somehow yours truly still hasn't made it to a class. That'...

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