Hi everyone! Long time no see! Yesterday my family and I explored The Word On The Street Festival which is a free Canadian book and magazine event that takes place in Toronto every September. I wanted to share with you some of the things we loved most about the festival this year. The Location The Word On The Street Festival takes place at Harbourfront Centre which is located at 235 Queens Quay West. We love coming down here because of the scenic waterfront views and . . .
Hi everyone! I hope you all had an amazing long weekend and enjoyed the last remaining days of summer. I always love this time time of year because for me it symbolizes a fresh start. Maybe it's the years of working in schools or maybe it's the celebration of Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish new year, but I always look to September as a new beginning. Speaking of new beginnings, there are a lot of exciting things happening in Yenta-land. In addition to launching my YouTube channel later . . .
Happy Monday everyone! I hope you all had a great long weekend. I ran into some interesting challenges with our computer crashing over the long weekend. While things are not exactly back to normal, I'm happy to have my list of June favourites for you, even though they are a little late. Vichy Aqualia Thermal Rich Cream Facial Moisturizer This jar of wonder was a complimentary but completely unexpected surprise from Influenster. When it comes to skincare, not only am I hyper . . .
Happy Thursday everyone. What a week it has been! On Tuesday evening I was at District 28 Bistro for the launch of Lori Harder’s book, A Tribe Called Bliss. In case you are unaware, Lori Harder is an entrepreneur, fitness model, competitor and personal trainer. She is the founder of The Bliss Project, an annual retreat for women and hosts the Earn Your Happy Podcast, which I featured back in April in my list of favourite podcasts. Her weekly discussions keep me grounded and . . .
"You are a WOMAN and you should decorate yourself however it pleases you" - Julia, Dietland I'm just going to come out and say it. I was skeptical when I heard that AMC was adapting Dietland, Sarai Walker's 2015 novel, in to a television series. Did I really want to watch another story about an unhappy overweight woman? I had to find out. Set against the backdrop of the beauty industry, Plum Kettle, the heroine of the story, is a ghostwriter advice columnist for a teen magazine . . .