Blog: Diabetes Awareness Month with Abbott Canada

Each November, the diabetes community comes together to recognize Diabetes Awareness Month and World Diabetes Day which is on November 14th. To mark this important month, people, caregivers and healthcare professionals across the globe are sharing their experiences with diabetes. Diabetes Awareness Month I’m happy to be partnering with Abbott Canada and FreeStyle Libre this Diabetes Awareness Month, to educate Canadians, to support the newly diagnosed, and to give hope to those who have been managing diabetes for decades. Being a…

Hoopla Digital Review – Get eBooks & Audiobooks For Free

hoopla digital is a great online service that partners with public libraries across the U.S. and Canada. This platform provides online and mobile access to hundreds of thousands of movies, television, music, eBooks, audiobooks and comics. Currently listening to The Bear by Andrew Kirvak This service was super easy and accessible to use! With the hoopla digital app, I can borrow, instantly stream, and download dynamic content with my library card. All of the content available is accessible via hoopla…

Better Sleep This Decade With Endy

Last October we moved into our new home and I finally got myself a new mattress from Endy, it was hands down the best decision EVER!! Since then, it’s been 100-nights of sleep in my new bed and I don’t want to sound dramatic, but guys…. this mattress is life-changing. Curl up with a book & a cuppa tea! New Decade = New Sleep Goals For myself, getting a solid sleep each night is essential for improving my focus, boosting…

Margaret Atwood: Live in Cinemas presented by Cineplex Events

“In the end, we’ll all become stories.” – Margaret Atwood Screening across Canada on Tuesday, September 10th My first encounter with Margaret Atwood’s work was reading The Handmaid’s Tale for one of my English classes in high-school. The novel itself had such a great impacted in my life and it was a real eye-opener. At that time, I hadn’t read anything like it before. The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood Therefore, I can’t wait to see Margaret Atwood: Live in…

Misha’s Place: Lisbon Apartment Review

Enjoying the views from our Lisbon apartment! I fell in love with Lisbon and it was an amazing city to experience for my first time in Portugal. One of the best parts of this trip was the amazing hosts and accommodations we received from Misha’s Place. Castle top views in Lisbon. Lisbon is a beautiful city with tons of character. The hilltops, the cute cafes, the best views and Portuguese tarts in the world are found here. We stayed in…

How to Read More with Audiobooks

This post is sponsored by Audible. All opinions are 100% my own. I hadn’t always been an audiobook listener, but when I was in university, I didn’t have much time to read physical books and I started listening to audiobooks via Audible instead. I would listen to audiobooks on my commutes to school or while I was doing chores around the house. I soon realized that if I got in the practice of listening to more audiobooks in my day-to-day…

Dealing Through my Social Anxiety with BEACON

This digital life we now live in has changed so much in the last few years and I believe it truly does affect our mental health – many times not it a positive way. I started my Instagram account as a hobby which slowly turned into a part-time job, but with being a ‘content creator’ came many responsibilities. These responsibilities impacted my mental health drastically to the point where I would push away my loved ones or have imposter syndrome…

5 Countries, 17 Days: First-Timer’s Travel Guide to Vienna

Part 5: Vienna, Austria Another 3 to 4-hour train ride and we arrived to a city filled with art and music – Vienna. In every corner you could feel the rich history this city had to offer and the luxuries of life awaited in most corners of the inner city. We visited trendy cafes mixed with small boutiques, the night life was amazing and for a large city the clean streets were signs that this city knew how to clean…

5 Countries, 17 Days: First-Timer’s Travel Guide to Prague

Part 4: Prague, Czech Republic Steeped in rich history and overflowing with charm, we took a 6-hour train ride from Hamburg to this stunning eastern European city in the Czech Republic and it stole my heart right away. Prague or Praha, is a city full of culture, beautiful architecture and houses covered in deep orange brick roof tops, and plenty of cobblestone streets (pack some runners because you really don’t want to be like me and have sore feet after…

5 Countries, 17 Days: First-Timer’s Travel Guide to Hamburg

Part 3: Hamburg, Germany We took a 5-hour train ride from Amsterdam to one of the biggest and unique cities in Germany, Hamburg. With a long maritime history, this North Sea port city has a distinct feel from anywhere else in the country and tons of cool things to see and do.  We also have family in Hamburg so one of our goals for the trip was to visit them. Things to Note While in Hamburg: Try to learn some basic German…

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