An Ode to 2020

If 2020 were a poem… it would probably still be better than this. Enjoy some end of year cheesiness and have a wonderful holiday season! The weather outside is getting more frightfulBecause nothing this year has been delightfulSo, all you cool cats and kittensBuckle up and don’t forget your mittens Looking back at Covid and […]

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A Year in the Life: We did it B!tches!

Today’s our first blogaversary! Thank you to everyone who has supported us along the way; it means more than we can express. Here are a few words about our first year and everything we loved about it from each of us! From Maria:A year ago, when Gin and I talked about starting a blog, I […]

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What To Do When There’s Nothing To Do

Before I start, I just want to say this isn’t about the pandemic (I think everyone has had enough of that topic). As a recent college graduate, this has been my first full year of being an “adult,” with a grown up job and responsibilities – you know, the exciting stuff. I’m sure anyone will […]

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Surviving the Distance

My boyfriend, Kris, and I have been together for seven years. Out of those seven years, two have been via a long distance relationship. Those two years apart have taught me something very valuable about having a partner; they can’t read minds. In 2015, my family decided to sell their house in Winnipeg and move […]

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Home

Have you ever spent time just wondering what it would be like to start over? To start a new life somewhere and have no one know your name, who you are, what you’ve been through?  These are the thoughts I used to wonder daily. They would float around, a strange dream of something new and […]

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Uncomfortable Questions: Relationship Edition

It’s Valentine’s Day this week and that means love is in the air. Or maybe that’s the smell of discount chocolate. Either way, we’re happy.  Dating is a roller coaster of elation and general disappointment, and there are plenty of uncomfortable questions on the journey to find the one. Obviously, time and place is everything […]

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Uncomfortable Questions: Holiday Edition

It’s the holiday season, and between all that merry and brightness, you probably have a multitude of family dinners coming up. Whether you see your family all the time, or if this the one time of year they are graced with your presence, uncomfortable questions are plentiful. Relatives always seem to hit on the points […]

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