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

Favourite Gifts

Ah, Christmas. The best part about Christmas is buying gifts for people, unless you’re Rob Ford, then its giving cash. I savour the challenge. The second best part of Christmas is opening gifts. I love seeing what other people have picked out for me. You can really tell how well someone knows you or what … Continue reading

’Twas the night before Christmas, Hipster Version.

’Twas the night before Christmas, and all through the region, The hipsters were downing their beers at the Legion. “I feel kind of lonely,” said Tyler to Steve. “Is this even ironic – alone Christmas Eve?” “Listen to you, man, you sound like a child. Let’s step out and spark up one more Belmont Mild.” … Continue reading

Tiny Cartoon Tree!

Because some things are just better tiny. Every year, I have my own little tiny Christmas tree to decorate. I’ve been doing this as long as I can remember. Every Christmas, I would get more mini ornaments or a set of mini ornaments to add to me tree. I noticed a few years ago, however, … Continue reading

Delicious Cookie Yums

I love Martha Stewart. There, I’ve said it. During summer vacation as a small child, my Grandpa and I would site in the living room every weekday morning at 11am and watch her whip up some magical goodies, make something amazingly crafty with just scissors and paper (and glitter!) and envy her New England estate. … Continue reading

OMG: Christmas Sperrys

I cannot profess enough my love for Sperrys. You know, Sperry Top-Siders? Those adorable deck shoes so favoured by boat goers and preppies for generations? I love them. They might have even surpassed Keds on the shoe-love scale. Today, I present to you my latest find from shopping in the US: CHRISTMAS SPERRYS Notice the … Continue reading

O Christmas Tree: Ten trees to celebrate – The Globe and Mail

A bit late for my fellow UofT-goers, but if you happen to be in Toronto in the near future, this could add a little merry and bright to your trip to Hogtown. O Christmas Tree: Ten trees to celebrate – The Globe and Mail. Also, check out MY christmas tree, in Picture of the Day. … Continue reading

Ultimate Christmas Survival Guide

As everyone is well aware, the holidays are supposed to be a time of family and cheer. However, most people suffer from an affliction of more family, less cheer: myself included. Thus, I’ve created this handy guide full of ten things you’ll need in order to get through Christmas (or whatever holiday really!) with as … Continue reading