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Reviewing Oyeyemi’s “Boy, Snow, Bird”

Reviewing Oyeyemi’s “Boy, Snow, Bird”

“Boy, Snow, Bird” by Helen Oyeyemi follows a newly-graduated young woman named Boy as she flees a bad situation and establishes a new life in a rural American town – a place she ends up by bent of being the last stop on the bus she hops to get out of New York. It follows…

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By Cynthia, July 17, 2018
Easy Vegan Bulletproof-ish Coffee

Easy Vegan Bulletproof-ish Coffee

So maybe you’ve heard of Bulletproof coffee – I mean, all of the celebrities are drinking it. Or were? Who knows, frankly. I may be a bit behind the trends, or I may be right on target. Who’s to say, you guys!? Here’s the basics behind bulletproof coffee Bulletproof coffee is meant to eventually replace…

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By Cynthia, June 29, 2018
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Microdermabrasion Versus Chemical Peels

Microdermabrasion Versus Chemical Peels

The question of which is better, microdermabrasion versus chemical peels, is one I have been researching and asking intermittently for years. To no avail. No one could succinctly tell me what the difference was and which was best for alleviating acne scarring (first and foremost). Enter Elena, Goddess of Skin, generally awesome woman, friend to…

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By Cynthia, June 26, 2018
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Thoughts on “Between the World and Me”

Thoughts on “Between the World and Me”

I am not calling this a book review of Between the World and Me, per say, because I feel it’s important to acknowledge that I am a white Canadian female and this book was written by a black American male, to his black American son. I will be unable to understand the breadth of the…

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By Cynthia, May 28, 2018
Sparkling Rose is a THING and It’s Delicious

Sparkling Rose is a THING and It’s Delicious

I just found out that sparkling rose is a thing that exists and it is beyond yummy. Plus, bubbly and pink, so you can imagine my delight!

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By Cynthia, May 25, 2018
High Tea in Kensington

High Tea in Kensington

This weekend I was lucky enough to enjoy my first ever High Tea, something which may not have been on my bucket list exactly, except inadvertently, owing to the fact that nearly everything is on my bucket list. However if you’ve met me, you would know that while I am HERE for a new experience, posh…

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By Cynthia, May 14, 2018
The Rundown – February 2018

The Rundown – February 2018

February was to me what January was to most people. In a word: long. Winter is a cruel mistress.

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By Cynthia, March 10, 2018
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Adventure seeking, travel obsessed, style loving, feminist, pug mother. Lover of language and the tales we weave. Badass in my own mind. Over-user of puns. Will sing for coffee.
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