Rock the Shores 2016

Last weekend in Victoria was one we won’t soon forget. ¬†We can’t believe we’re saying this, but we’re pretty glad Squamish didn’t happen this year, because we attended Rock the Shores instead. (Somewhere Jesse Boland is reading this saying “I told you so”, haha. More on Jesse Boland in a bit.) Compared to Squamish (or Osheaga) with its 5 or 6 stages, Rock the Shores … Continue reading Rock the Shores 2016


Eating Well in LA.

This is where a sarcasm font would really come in handy. “Eating Well” in this case means eating delicious things that are definitely not good for us. But boy are they worth it! Our very first stop in LA, besides dropping our things off at the hostel in Hollywood, was In-N-Out Burger. You really can’t go wrong with an old-fashioned burger/fries/pink lemonade. Also, we were … Continue reading Eating Well in LA.


The Steps by the War Memorial

On very rare occasions, the stars line up and place a bunch of your favourite spots in the same immediate area. Such is the case with “the steps by the War Memorial” in downtown St. John’s. Now, don’t get us wrong, downtown is FULL of lovely places. If we both made a list of “Five Favourite Places I’ve Ever Been”, downtown St. John’s would make … Continue reading The Steps by the War Memorial

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Sequins: They’re Not Just for Prom Anymore.

This post isn’t just for prom, either. It’s also for that dress you bought for a work holiday party–or formal night on that family cruise back in 2010–and just haven’t worn it since. Let’s be honest, here. Sequins are pretty. Maybe that’s why we find them so irresistible? (“Oooooooooooooooo sequins!!”) And maybe that’s why we think it’s such a shame to wear something so pretty … Continue reading Sequins: They’re Not Just for Prom Anymore.


Local Love for Henna Body Art

For the past four years, we’ve spent many a day decorating cakes, cupcakes, and cookies. We’ve designed and decorated some pretty intricate-looking treats. Despite this, we were nowhere near prepared for how beautiful traditional henna is. Last month, we had the chance to meet the lovely Parinita and try henna for the first time. Rather than attempt an explanation to those of you unfamiliar with … Continue reading Local Love for Henna Body Art