"As time goes on, the populace has further begun to recognize that dairy in various forms is not great for your internal health; and these side effects include but are not limited to shitting in your pants. Worth it? Probably."
"... the last thing you want is to be smelling week old beef stew that has been microwaved for 5 minutes *puke face*."
"Swimming around with a drink in my hand (that was also free with entry), really taking in a wonder of the world, is an experience I couldn't ever imagine I would have and no matter the cost, was priceless."
Here are some of my favourite tips for working from home & being as productive as possible. Be sure to leave a comment if you work from home, & what some of your top tips are.
My voice cracks, my legs twitch and I pretty much black out right before I'm on stage. No matter how prepared I am or how many people are in front of me, I could potentially tank this entire performance, and that is terrifying.
I have never been a heavy packer. Because I was fortunate enough to travel a lot when I was young, I learned the bulk of travel do's and don'ts as well as tips and tricks for maximizing your travel time and the space in your bag. From March 27th to April 3rd I will be … Continue reading I Packed Like a Minimalist (ish)
Below is an examination of Skincare remedies that include everyday household items. This encompasses reviews of the products, how they were applied and if they cleansed or attacked my skin. At the end of this post, I wrote a small feature on a SECRET EVERYDAY HOUSEHOLD ITEM THAT WORKS WONDERS ON YOUR SKIN. No matter … Continue reading Everyday Household Skin Care
As my upcoming trip to Iceland and London approaches, I thought it would only be appropriate to write about my experiences travelling by myself. First, let me say this; there is no shame in you travelling, and going on an adventure, by yourself. You are strong and independent, and experiencing things by yourself helps you … Continue reading A How to Guide for Travelling Alone
Something Borrowed; Something New Altesino Montosoli DOCG Brunello Montalcino Tuscany, Italy The wine I had the opportunity of tasting – thanks to one of my regulars – was an Italian wine classified as Denominazione di Origine Controllata e Garantita (DOCG). According to Wine-SearcherAltesino Montosoli’s 2006 batch has an average critic score of 93/100 with an average … Continue reading A Wine Journal: Weekly Updates
Food is often described as a facet which works to bind us together, but it can often be the thing that tears people, and nations, apart. Falafel has a deep, convoluted history which includes where it originated, what ingredients are includes and how it is prepared. Due to its Middle Eastern derivation, I would argue … Continue reading Falafel: a Gateway to the Politicized Middle East
Refugees in Western Media 2011 saw the dawn of a new age of war. The people of the Syrian Arab Republic fell victim to a government retaliation against not only those who opposed the rules of the dictatorship, but the general population of the country. Specifically, east Aleppo has been under fire of barrel bombs … Continue reading Syrian Refugees: A Journey
I use numerous different brands and try to constantly and consistently alternate between products. These are most of the basic products I use on a regular basis; what I like and what I might want to improve. Ted Baker Makeup Bag: I have SO MANY pouches and make-up bags but I have a few requirements … Continue reading Makeup Favorites: Drugstore & Designer
Bauer is a 10 year old Siberian Husky. He was brought to us from Hungary, and lived in the United Arab Emirates with my family and I up until last year when he arrived in Toronto. He is a loving fluff-ball who is (to say the least) the light of my life. Huskies are the … Continue reading Siberian Huskies
I am currently a student at one of the most challenging universities in North America and, I'm not going to lie, sometimes it kicks my ass. I also love writing on AspiringMarilyn but it takes work and motivation to create a post I love enough to share with you. If any readers are like me, … Continue reading Staying Motivated
Here are some lifestyle tips for those, both in and out of university, who are trying to find their footing without family or familiar surroundings. I have lived by myself, with my brother, since June of 2015 and i have learned a lot. Some of those lessons others can alter and apply to hopefully make … Continue reading How to Survive: Living Alone
I still have a lot of the world to see and quite frankly, i haven't seen enough of the world to be any sort of an expert in travel. However, these are a few of the tips, tricks and general ideas which i have found to be habitual and quite useful. So here goes: Plan … Continue reading Travel Tips & Tricks
So... 2017... here you are... FINALLY! My god, did you take long enough? 2016 was a hard year. But it stressed the importance in finding positivity within a not-so-positive present. While being sad, exhausted and mentally drained by difficult surroundings and/or daily hardship - experienced by you or others - there is true emotional … Continue reading Welcome 2017