Category Archives: Personal

IT’S OFFICIAL: URBAN GARLIC HAS MOVED!

Urban Garlic now has its own home on the web! Please go to and follow urban-garlic.com for even more great vegan recipes and food tips. The site is still run on WordPress and can be followed through all the same … Continue reading

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Things I’m loving lately: February edition

I was going to remark about how February just flew by and then I realized, duh, of course it did! It’s the shortest month! Apparently February 2015 was the coldest single month in Toronto’s history. Who’da guessed? Probably everyone. And … Continue reading

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Let’s talk about ED-NOS

I often feel like I have to tell people that I’ve had a past pattern of “disordered eating” rather than stating what is the full truth, that I am in recovery for an eating disorder that first materialized at about … Continue reading

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Thoughts on happiness + peanut butter breakfast quinoa parfait

I have a fairly small but noteworthy collection of regular readers. And I think it doesn’t take a detective or even someone who knows me very well to tell that I was having a rough Christmas. It’s funny (but not … Continue reading

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A day in Kitchener with Jane, coffee, bars, coffee, bars and a new tattoo.

I love tattoos. I just wrapped up number four and am currently working on designing my half-sleeve. But I’m terrible at sitting through them. For as much as I love the aesthetic of body mods (too much to ever back … Continue reading

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My absolute favourite things in Toronto

Sometimes I still feel like such a tourist to Toronto. I walk down the streets with my head high, looking up at the buildings that seem to stretch on into infinity. I grew up inĀ  Northeastern Ontario where, as the … Continue reading

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“Why doesn’t my life look like that?” Five things “Lifestyle Bloggers” won’t tell you.

I’m not in the business of hating on other blogs. I’ve been working in creative and performing arts industries for a very long time, and I think that the only way for us to truly thrive is to support one … Continue reading

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