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Making Classic Montreal Bagels

Making Classic Montreal Bagels

Right before the world locked down with COVID-19, I took a trip to Montreal with my dear friend and old college roommate. It had been a 5-year dream of mine to skip off work and hop on a train to New York or Montreal instead […]

May 30×30: At-Home Edition

May 30×30: At-Home Edition

May was approaching and I didn’t even know it. I had no clue that I’d been in quarantine for a month. It felt like two weeks. The beginning of another month wasn’t slated to be anything special—but instead, a continuation of my quiet sanctuary-building in […]

Quarantine Thoughts // no.2

Quarantine Thoughts // no.2

I can’t tell the difference between the birds and dry leaves that flit across the grass. It’s green now. The sad grey-brown has dissolved with winter and the robins dig their bright needle beaks into the soil, hopping across lawns that have come up for […]

Traditional Calabrese Cuzzupe: Italian Easter Bread

Traditional Calabrese Cuzzupe: Italian Easter Bread

Growing up every Easter, my mom and Nonna would make cuzzupe (pronounced catsupo in our dialect)—Italian easter bread braided with hard-boiled eggs nested inside. It was sweet and tinged with anise flavour, and the dough would pull apart dreamily. My mom would make individual breads […]

A loungewear capsule, styled with Kotn

A loungewear capsule, styled with Kotn

Kotn’s ethically-made essentials have been a staple in my wardrobe for years now. And while they’ve always served as comfortable elements to my work-appropriate ensembles, the COVID-19 quarantine has given me a golden opportunity to explore the power of Kotn in a cozy environment. My […]

Ethical Interviews // Jessica Matthew of Power of My People

Ethical Interviews // Jessica Matthew of Power of My People

Power of My People is a British Columbia, Canada-based brand specializing in the ethical design and production of quality button-ups. I’m so proud to have been working with Jessica for the past year in sharing her brand and beautiful garments with you. Q: Talk to […]

Quarantine Thoughts // no.1

Quarantine Thoughts // no.1

Deep breath. I pause and let my eyes soften as I follow the sway of the tree branches outside my second-floor window. The buds are only beginning to burst in shocks of neon green in the sky. The sweep of cars and bicycles colour the […]

Comparing Cardigans: L’Envers & Tradlands

Comparing Cardigans: L’Envers & Tradlands

I have quite a few cardigans. Is it that they’re the classier version of a hoodie? That their Mr. Rogers silhouette reminds me of my grandparents? That they can be worn frontwards, backwards, and even tucked in? No matter which way I look at a […]

How to make your bathroom zero waste

How to make your bathroom zero waste

The bathroom is simultaneously the easiest and hardest room in your house to get zero waste. While some things like switching out a bamboo toothbrush is a cinch, finding a shampoo that works for you (and getting through the awkward transition period) can be something […]

Main bathroom reno reveal

Main bathroom reno reveal

When I moved into my house 2 years ago, I knew I’d be ripping apart the main bathroom. It was functional, but dated and had no storage. Without a linen closet in my house, I knew I would need to find a way to increase […]