My Age Does Not Define Me

“You’re only 21? Wow, you don’t act your age!”

“Millennials are so entitled and lazy.”

“She is really showing her age by how she confrontational she is being with the situation.”

These are just a few things I have heard friends, family or the general public say about “my generation” or people my age. These are also just a few sentences that aggravate me to no end.

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Here Comes the… Wedding Planning!

I’ve had the time of my life…

…planning our wedding! If you know me, you know I am organized beyond belief in almost every aspect of my life. Well, wedding planning has been no exception. According to my wedding planning book (aka wedding bible), I am just starting my 4-5 months out checklist. We are almost 8 months out from the actual day.

I am only able to be this ahead, though, with the help of some amazing tools.

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The Real Heroes

In my life, I have only volunteered a handful of times. I volunteered walking dogs and selling pop at local BBQs for my high school hours and on my own with Big Brothers Big Sisters because I loved the cause and wanted the free t-shirt.

Every time I volunteered, I was getting something in return.

Working at the Huntington Society of Canada (HSC), I’ve met so many selfless volunteers who dedicate large chunks of their time to plan, execute and debrief some amazing fundraisers.

Volunteers are the real heroes in my eyes. And here’s why.

Find Out Why Volunteers Are so Important

It’s Better When We’re Together

Well, it has been almost 6 months now since Jake and I have started living together. Sure, we lived together during the summer at my parents house, but we both worked so much and such different hours during the summer we barely saw each other.

Now, we see each other every night, every weekend and some mornings (at 4am when he is getting ready for work and I am yelling “turn off the lights”). So inevitably, our relationship has changed and of course, I have some tactics for staying sane when living with your significant other.

Find out how to not Kill your Hubby


Time may change me
But I can’t trace time

I feel like Jake would be so proud of me for starting a post with David Bowie lyrics. But what he doesn’t know, is that I only know this song because of Lindsay Lohan’s movie Confessions of a Teenage Drama Queen.

But no matter how I know the song, man, is it ever applicable to me right now. Let’s look at the changes in the past year of my life shall we?

Take a Journey Back in Time With Me

Gift Giving Made Easy

All I want for Christmas is you… Catchy song, nice concept, but unrealistic. Sure, everyone loves each others company over the holidays, but they also love the gifts. So when the gift of your presence just isn’t enough, how do you know what to get someone? It is the cause of stress for several people in the month of December. But this year, why not choose to enjoy the holidays and not stress about gifts? Sound impossible? Follow these simple tips for Christmas shopping and you’ll be laughing all the way in no time.

Catch the Spirit of Giving With Me