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!”
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”
There’s always going to be those books you wish went on for ages. Those 300 pages just aren’t enough – you want the book to continue for another 300 more, and 300 more after that. These books are absolute treasures, and I covet every word. Continue reading “4 Books I Never Wanted to End”
Can you believe it’s April already?! It seems like every time I blink I’m in the next month.
March, and 2017 in general, has been treating me well. It was the month I completed two presentations, handed in my final submission for my in the works novella, and was able to spend more time with my friends and Chris. Continue reading “March Faves”
When I was at Heritage Park for the annual sugar festival, Chris and I happened across a table with little paper bags. I didn’t expect much from the table, and really wasn’t planning on spending any more money that day, but as I walked by, the woman behind the table started talking about her tea. Continue reading “Social Activism and Tea: Solidaritea”
With Banff only an hour away from Calgary, it’s pretty easy to say that Banff is my favourite getaway, whether that’s a day trip or a longer stay. For an early birthday gift, Chris and I went for a weekend trip and came up with about a million things I wanted to do. Continue reading “A Weekend in Banff”
The first time I had rolled ice cream I was in foodie heaven. It was in Vancouver’s famous night market and it was everything I had hoped rolled ice cream would be. I had creeped Instagram and online videos with rolled ice cream before, but eating it for the first time, it was so good my boyfriend and I decided to buy another rolled ice cream before we left the night market. Continue reading “Calgary’s Rolled Ice Cream Scene”
Today is a short blog post because who doesn’t love a quick and easy post for a quick and easy recipe? These chickpeas are sure to curb your appetite, while being easy enough to make that you can watch an X-Files episode on the side.
These chickpeas have all the crunch and satisfaction, but with less of the guilt that comes with downing a whole bag of Kettle chips – even if the packaging says it contains 25% less in sodium. Continue reading “Replacing Chips with Chickpeas”
Though my father was born and raised in Vietnam, I never knew much about Vietnamese culture. I understood the basics of pho, and knew it was the land of women in ao dais and water buffalos – all images I had been exposed to while eating in Calgary’s Vietnamese restaurants. Picturesque and romantic, artwork related to Vietnam has generally evoked the same feelings of nostalgia and simple, country life. It was what I looked at every time I sat down with a bowl of pho, sipping sweet broth and listening to the restaurant’s intense volume of voices. Continue reading “The Beauty of Humanity Movement -Review”
Blogging was always an unattainable dream for me. Not because it isn’t easy to create a blog – literally anyone can sit down and start writing posts. But for me, blogging has and always will be an act motivated by a desire to write content that compels, inspires, and catches the delicate webbing of one’s soul. My writing has always been grounded in a desire for perfectionism, for my words to interlock in sounds and imagery. Continue reading “Six Promises I Made to My Blog”