This has to be one of my favourite blog posts of all time. After growing up watching the Disney Princess movies, I feel that they had a large part in shaping the woman I am today. I have learned that a Princess must be generous, friendly, and kind to everyone she meets. I have learned … Continue reading Have Courage and Be Kind – What Disney Princesses have Taught Us
Ahh Valentine's Day, probably one of the most dreaded holidays to ever exist. Well, that is no reason to be a Scrooge about love. Even if bae says she "doesn't really care" about Valentine's Day, or "it's just another day", SHE IS LYING, and it's your job to not drop the ball here! So I … Continue reading Attention Boys: How to Slay Valentine’s Day
Ello Mate! So since today was mainly a travel day (from Shanghai to Xiamen) my Beijing roommate, Laura Smolej from Australia, decided to help me with my blog! So today we are going to go through some fun facts you might not have known about down under (I know after meeting Laura that Mary-Kate and … Continue reading 7 Fun Facts About Australia!
So it's the morning of our opening ceremony (WMU Day 3). Jet lag is kind of getting the best of me and I'm up a bit early, so I figured I would share my top 3 tips on getting ready for a big show like the one coming up tonight! 1) Pack Everything the Night … Continue reading How I get ready for Show Day
Alright everyone, so as I mentioned yesterday, I am currently travelling to China to compete in World Miss University on behalf of Canada. Part of the pageant is a national costume! So I figured, why not study all the past Miss Canada costumes for some inspiration. Below are pictures of Miss Canada from various international … Continue reading Best National Costumes for Canada
Seeing as the casting call for Miss Universe Canada Western Ontario is today at 1pm at Mezzo restaurant, Windsor (shameless advertising for the event that started my journey!), I figured I would share some of the things I've learned on how to succeed in any interview. Getting grilled with questions can be very nerve racking … Continue reading 3 Tips to Help You Slay Any Interview
So pretty much every girl hates Christmas shopping for guys. It's that constant stress of what does he want/what does he need/what will he like? And let's be real, we just don't have time for this internal debate, especially since we don't even know what WE want! (shout out if you do know what you … Continue reading All He Wants for Christmas is YOU (Okay, but what else?)
Isn't it strange how music can make you feel so many feels? A few simple notes can have you saying "this is my jam!" and have you dancing like nobody's business. On the other hand, it's funny how a song that once made you so happy, can now make you feel sad at the thought … Continue reading The Science Behind Music
Congrats to all of you that got my Mean Girls quote. And to be clear: butter is a fat, but that's not what this blog is about... There is unlimited hype about this diet and that diet, juice cleanses and skinny teas. One of those hypes is that carbohydrates (sugars) are bad for you and will … Continue reading Is Butter a Carb? No, but what is, and which ones are good for me?
I'm the type of person who centres her life around her coffee breaks. In fact, coffee is probably my motivation to get through class, to reward myself with whatever latte I'm feeling like afterwards! Now, a lot of people have tried to tell me that coffee was bad for me, and that I need to cut … Continue reading Reasons Why it’s Totally Okay to Live off Coffee