The Perfect Maxi in Unionville

Guys – I don’t know if you loved Gilmore Girls as much as I did (who’s been re-watching it on Netflix?!) but I recently visited the historic little town of Unionville in Markham, where they actually shot the pilot for it. The show itself was later filmed in a studio…

Off the Shoulder in Hamilton

A few weeks ago a friend and I started the ritual of making the most of our Sundays off and heading out on mini day trips outside of the city. Although we haven’t been very far yet, it’s been a great opportunity to escape the hustle and bustle of Toronto…

Toronto Island Getaway

When I first moved to Toronto I had never been to the island. I had seen numerous pictures and heard all about how great it was from friends, but because I had always visited in winter I hadn’t yet had the opportunity to see and experience it myself. When I…

In the Kitchen : Spicy Eggs in Purgatory

I have a thing for spicy food. I also have a thing for Italian food. And I love combining the two even more.  A while back I took a workshop on Italian breakfasts and learned all about how the Italians like to do my favourite meal of the day. Apparently,…

Afternoon Escape: Casa Loma

As I mentioned in my last post, my brother and my sister-in-law (still getting used to saying this!!) came to visit me in Toronto last week. I had such an amazing time with them, showing them around the city and checking out all the touristy Toronto spots (many of which…