Christmas Songs for the rest of us

I don’t know about you guys, but after the third time of my mother insisting on having the soundtrack compilation of every claymation Christmas movie ever on in the background, I’m pretty ready for the new year to come and just skip over everything else. A few years ago, I took matters into my own … Continue reading

Summer Skincare on the Cheap

Not to brag, but I have pretty great skin. Genetics have been good to me that way: good skin, crazy family, so I guess it balances out. Because of my perfect pores, I often have friends, and sometimes complete strangers, asking me what my secret is. Truthfully, there is no real “secret” to good skin. … Continue reading

What Not To Say On A Date

Honesty should always be saved for the 3rd date.   “I’m just recovering from a chest infection, I shouldn’t be contagious though!” “I sleep in old man pajamas, like loud, obnoxious ones. I’m sorry, what were you asking me?” “On this one episode of Phineas and Ferb, they delved into Candace’s mind and encountered her … Continue reading

How to be Sick, in style

It’s hard being stylish on an everyday basis. You have to pick out pieces, stay fit and organized, be unique, and not look like a total idiot. You know what’s even harder? Being stylish when you’re sick. You know what that takes? Planning. With these simple tips, you’ll be well on your way to Instagramming … Continue reading

5 songs lyrics that could really be about my chest infection

I’m going on week 3 of the never ending cold. Shoot me now. It has progressed into a RESPIRATORY INFECTION, oh glory be. I have been sick since January, and I’m having a hard time coping, and spending a lot of time in bed. My homemade remedies and green shakes have failed me, and I’ve … Continue reading

Why I Should Be on Murdoch Mysteries

Why I should be on Murdoch Mysteries **Sidenote: If you don’t already watch Murdoch Mysteries, GO. GO WATCH IT NOW. Set in 1890s Toronto, it’s a crime drama, very Sherlock-esque for all you fangirls suffering withdrawals who haven’t been able to get into Elementary (it’s okay; I couldn’t either). So much fun. Canadians are quite … Continue reading

How to Grieve, katherinepedia-style

There are lots of things to grieve over in this world: famine, war, economic decline, poor fashion choices. More personally, I’m grieving over my GPA (RIP 3.5), my previous mile time, my overall health, my missing wallet, and the death of my grandpa. I thought other people might be grieving about things right now as … Continue reading

Sick at School

Sick at School Salutations, all. I am writing this from my bed currently because, you guessed it, I’m sick.  I am a walking biological weapon and as such, my doctor has ordered me to stay in bed, “resting”.  Ha. I see he does not know me very well. Being sick sucks generally, but being sick … Continue reading

5 Things to do With Matcha

Ode to Matcha You make my heart sing out, tinting my world bright green. You are so quick and simple to make (no steeping required !), and with 137 times the amount of ECGC of normal green tea, and your antioxidant dense complex that makes spinach pale in comparison, not to mention your stress relieving … Continue reading

Things I Cannot Deal With Today

My computer deciding to randomly freeze, restart, fall aslee-   Sorry about that, but see my point?   My French Press rusting. We’ve been through so much together, not to mention two and a half years of university, including many late nights and many far too early mornings, many upset stomachs and cold days. My … Continue reading