Spring Time: Balcony Gardening

From snow last week to warmer days and even bright sunshine. For Valentine's Day my boyfriend bought me two little rose bushes. They're both mini roses, one is rich red and the other this beautiful pink. Roses are my all time favorite flower, but I don't have the best luck with them. They're slightly finicky …

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How The One-Armed Sister Sweeps Her House by Cherie Jones

Set in a resort town called Baxter's Beach in Barbados, this book centers largely on a girl called Lala, who is pregnant and in an abusive relationship. When her labour starts, she goes looking for help, and ends up knocking on the door of a wealthy home where her husband, co-incidentally, is robbing the owners. …

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A Fresh Look: Viewmaster 3D and a Sleeping Beauty lipstick.

Recently when I was thrifting, I picked up an old school View-Master for $5cad. I had one when I was a kid, and just thought it would be nice to have it on a shelf. But when I posted about it on Instagram and talked to friends, they all were so unthused and nostalgic, I …

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The Girls Are So Nice Here by Laurie Elizabeth Flynn

When Amb hits college, still stinging from her high school boyfriends betrayal, she longs to fit in and be popular. She feels immediately drawn to another girl, Sully, who she feels has the confidence, power and popularity that she craves. She starts to go along with whatever Sully suggests, hoping to impress and win her …

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