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Brown Girl Dreaming: Book Review

I had to gasp several times reading this cover. I mean? Is it appropriate? Is it allowed? Is it too much? 😦 The answer to those questions are yes, yes and never enough. Through a series of Prose poetry, the author shares her personal biography on what it was like to grow up as an… Continue reading Brown Girl Dreaming: Book Review

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The Paper Palace

Where do I start with this book? Perhaps that I didn’t like it? It gave me bad dreams😫, I cried 4 times😭 and then at the end I actually kinda liked it?🤔 Are you confused too? 🤯 The Paper Palace is a heartfelt, gut wrenching novel that goes back and forth between the protagonists life… Continue reading The Paper Palace

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La Maison Rose Patisserie & Cafe

Located in Grimsby, ON Canada, La Maison Rose Cafe is a quaint little dessert shop! 🏠🌹 The cafe was featured on Narcity Canada (that’s a big deal! If you’re Canadian I can hear you gasping from here!) as part of the pop up decor for the 70th anniversary of Disney’s Alice in Wonderland! 💙☕️🫖 OFF… Continue reading La Maison Rose Patisserie & Cafe

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Meet Me In Monaco: Book Review

Grace Kelly will forever be an icon of mine from beauty to grace to being married into the royal Grimaldi family, she embodies everything I have always dreamed of. 🤩 Also if you’re a Gossip Girl Fan you’ll know Blair is engaged to a ‘Grimaldi’ for season 5 👑 The novel Meet Me In Monaco… Continue reading Meet Me In Monaco: Book Review

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Neob Niagara Lavender Farm

Due to Ontario finally being in stage 3 of reopening, I decided to support the local community of Niagara-on-the-Lake, Lincoln ON! 🇨🇦 The Neob Lavender field/farm is out in the country side of the Niagara community, making it the perfect location for a gorgeous purple field! 💜 So being in Canada, it was pouring rain… Continue reading Neob Niagara Lavender Farm

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Terre Bleu Lavender Farm

Located in Milton, ON Canada, the Terre Bleu (which means blue earth in French) Lavender farm is one of the most instagrammy places this summer! 💜📲 I know exactly what you’re thinking. “Weren’t you just at a lavender farm? Like last week?” The answer is yes but let me live my life you can never… Continue reading Terre Bleu Lavender Farm

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Caviar Dreams, Tuna Fish Budget: Book Review

One of my biggest guilty pleasures is reality tv. Yes. All of it. The Bachelor/Bachelorette🌹, Hell’s Kitchen🔪, Survivor⚔️, Shahs of Sunset🌅, Family Karma 🇮🇳and let’s not forget The Real Housewives. Yes Bravo TV is the most viewed channel in my household. The Real Housewives of New Jersey (RHONJ) is a personal favourite of mine. So… Continue reading Caviar Dreams, Tuna Fish Budget: Book Review

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Book Review: Where the Crawdads Sing

Being a complete hypocrite myself I walked past this book at Indigo more times than I care to admit and never looked back. ⁉️ Sure it has the Reese’s Book Club sticker and the NY Times Bestselling author but?? I don’t know. Something about it told me it was going to be painful so I… Continue reading Book Review: Where the Crawdads Sing

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The Blonde Leading the Blind: Short Story

The Blonde Leading the Blind One thousand one hundred fifty-two steps with three right turns and seven left. That is how Chloe could make it to the emergency fire escape door from her room. Seven hundred sixty-nine steps with only one right turn, and six left was escape door number two. Up the stairs to… Continue reading The Blonde Leading the Blind: Short Story

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Confessions of a Shopaholic: Book Review

Yes, I am late to getting this review since the book was published in the early 2000's and a movie was already made BUT, still a book you can relate to in 2021. 😁🛍 Sophie Kinsella is a former financial journalist and uses this knowledge as she makes her protagonist Rebecca Bloomwood, one as well.… Continue reading Confessions of a Shopaholic: Book Review