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While it may look like sushi, don’t be fooled! Kimbap is a traditional Korean dish that literally translates to seaweed (kim) rice (bap). It contains no uncooked ingredients, a key differentiating character from its Japanese counterpart. Upon tasting a piece, you’ll also notice that the rice is flavoured differently than in sushi, as it uses […]

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A week or two ago I saw this awesome post by my friend Vicki over at Florals & Teacups about her summer bucket list. While I may not be able to be as ambitious as her due to work constraints (I have to work the odd weekend, the joys of the travel/tourism/hospitality/entertainment industry – yes […]

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This weekend I set out to get some quality nature time, and what better place to head than to the city of waterfalls! The plan was to seek out Mineral Springs Falls, however the closest parking lot is at the Hamilton Conservation Authority… which much to my dismay was closed for a private event. This, along […]

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About six months ago, a new spin on a traditional cafĂ© came to Uptown Waterloo. If you’re looking for a change in scenery in the Kitchener-Waterloo area, you don’t have to go far. At Settlement Co., you step out of small-ish town Canada and into an urban paradise you’d find in San Francisco. Here they’re focused […]

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Remember that post I did back in December about the goals I set for myself for my 26th year of living? If you’re anything like me, I have a tendency to make goals and then forget about them a few weeks later – only to remember them when the time comes to make new ones […]

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We’re right in the middle of Ontario’s Craft Cider ‘Week’, an 8 day affair that celebrates Ontario’s ever growing cider industry which is organized by the Ontario Craft Cider Association (aka OCCA). Their mission is to support and promote local craft cider producers in Ontario while educating the public on the industry itself as well […]