Why I shouldn’t be a Food Blogger and Why I am One

Why I shouldn’t be a Food Blogger and Why I am One

I really, really shouldn’t be a food blogger, and here’s why: I have absolutely no authority on what is good food and what isn’t. Whenever I walk into a restaurant and start talking about the quality of the food, I feel like I have the same level of expertise as my dog who will eat a week-old charred chickpea off the kitchen floor. Continue reading “Why I shouldn’t be a Food Blogger and Why I am One”

#YYCTacoFiesta Anejo Restaurant

#YYCTacoFiesta Anejo Restaurant

Calgary’s 2017 Taco Fiesta invites restaurants from across the city to come up with some delicious taco concoctions. For each item bought in connection to the YYC Taco Fiesta, some proceeds go towards two charities: The Calgary Homeless Foundation and Kids Up Front. I don’t think I need to go into the details as to why this is a great initiative, but I believe every little bit counts towards serving those who are a part of our community. Continue reading “#YYCTacoFiesta Anejo Restaurant”

April Faves

April Faves

It feels like a week ago that I wrote my March Faves blog post – can it really already be time for April Favourites?! That’s insane that we’re already a THIRD of the way into 2017, which means I only have about two thirds of a year left to accomplish everything I want to. AKA I need to learn everything I possibly can about blogging, and read and write about 10x more than I’m currently doing. Continue reading “April Faves”

Blogging Photography Tips & Tricks

Blogging Photography Tips & Tricks

Although I’m new to blogging and photography, I’ve picked up a few tips and tricks. I still have a long ways to go with my blog photography, and I’m envious of anyone who can pull together a gorgeous flatlay or snap a good food photo in one go. But photography is a slow and steady learning process, and I’ve finally gotten to the point where I have a few tips of my own to share. Continue reading “Blogging Photography Tips & Tricks”

An Update on Joanne

An Update on Joanne

This blog post is a quick one because I need this weekend to completely relax. With late nights at school/work, one all-nighter, and tears nearly every day, this blog post is a reflection of my current mental state: utter relief. For the first time in months, I’ve been able to truly, fully relax. Yesterday, I read a book just for my personal enjoyment. Continue reading “An Update on Joanne”

Unicorn Frappucino Is Here!

Unicorn Frappucino Is Here!

You’ve heard it right – the unicorn frappucino is a real creature that is only available when you believe.

I was lucky enough to receive a unicorn frappucino early on in the craze, and managed to snag some photos before all the whip cream melted. It’s definitely pretty and bold, and caters to the summer buzz right now. Who isn’t ready to relax with a neon pink and blue frappucino? Continue reading “Unicorn Frappucino Is Here!”

Hunting for the Best Thai in YYC

Hunting for the Best Thai in YYC

Because I am committed and determined to create interesting blog posts, I decided to go to two YYC Thai restaurants in the span of two days to test out their food. You may think that it’s just because I had Thai cravings and really, really love coconut rice and cashew chicken, but no – it’s because I was committed to writing a Thai food blog post. Not at all because I’m gluttonous and wanted a ton of Thai food.  Continue reading “Hunting for the Best Thai in YYC”

Mental Health and Self Care

Mental Health and Self Care

I wanted to write a blog post about photography tips from an amateur, but that will have to wait. Over the past couple weeks, I’ve been stressed, anxious, and nervous about the personal, professional, and academic portions of my life. It’s that time of the year when assignments are due, finals are coming up, and for me, my work term with the best workplace I’ve ever been in is ending. Continue reading “Mental Health and Self Care”

TELUS Spark: Sustainable Food and Star Trek

TELUS Spark: Sustainable Food and Star Trek

Calgary’s TELUS Spark’s new restaurant, Social Eatery, is “home cooking with a global twist”. Chris and I were fortunate enough to try it out thanks to a generous friend of his, and we were especially excited once hearing that celebrity chef, Roger Mooking, was the master behind the tantalizing online images. It was a pretty great night of science and food, not to mention the Star Trek exhibit we went through!  Continue reading “TELUS Spark: Sustainable Food and Star Trek”