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    A Weekend in Halifax

    A few weeks ago, my sister Melissa and I flew out to Halifax to scope out the scene of her future home. She’ll be officially moving there in September and will spend…

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    Our Engagement Party

    We hosted an engagement party for our family and friends a few weeks ago. It was a great time and with 65 people in attendance, it helped us get a sense of…

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    East Coast Lovin’

    I’m in Halifax this week with my sister, Melissa! She was accepted to Dalhousie for their Masters of Architecture program and will be starting this September. We’ve never been to Halifax (or…

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    How to Dress like a Dane

    Traveling to Denmark was something of a novelty for me. My first encounter with the Danes was at Amsterdam Schiphol Airport when we were waiting to board a plane to Copenhagen. At…

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    Respecting Local Culture When Traveling

    Egypt was my first time traveling to a predominately Muslim country. I knew things would be different there – especially as a woman – but when I showed up in a sleeveless yoga…

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    A Beginner’s Guide to Buying a Bike

    Spring is here! You know what that means…bike season! Cycling is my favourite mode of transportation. It’s the most efficient way to get around the city and can save you hundreds of…

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    What Does Your Sign Say About Your Money Habits?

    I’m a ‘by the book’ Sagittarius so I was especially intrigued when I came across this page that described my sign’s attitude and behaviours towards money. Let’s see how accurate they are:   “One…

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    Dating Someone Who’s Bad with Money

    Along with bad teeth and separation anxiety, bad money management ranks at the top of my deal breakers list. There are some things I might be able to overlook but someone with…