Top 10 Page Turners You Should Be Reading This Fall

With warm weather fading into the distance behind us as we all retreat indoors for the season, there’s no better time to crack open a great book. So pour something pumpkin flavored, light a candle, curl up in a blanket, and grab the 10 books you should be reading this fall! 1. Things I Wish I Knew…

5 Small Space Storage Hacks That Will De-clutter Your Life

Moving from a two bedroom house to a one bedroom apartment with my wife and our fur baby was challenging, to say the least. When it comes to cramming our lives, complete with a comic book collection, and my freelance business, into 400 square feet-organization is key. We quickly realized if you bring your big…

Overcoming FOMO With Octer

I get a serious case of FOMO when it comes to shopping. Does that ever happen to you? I totally obsess about checking every item, and each price at all of my favorite stores to make sure I’m getting the highest quality at the lowest price. So I was thrilled when I was invited to check…

How To Make A Bold Fall Fashion Statement

Dialing it down simply isn’t an option this fall—at least not on my watch. Before you reach for yet another basic fall layering piece (been there, done that), why not usher in some drama with a bold statement necklace, a corduroy skater skirt, a classic color block satchel or a pair of the season’s highly coveted embroidered…

The Funniest Women In Comedy

I love comedy. I’ll take it any way I can get it: funny movies, TV shows, stand-ups, you name it and I’ll take it. I watch because I love to laugh (duh) but also because it’s a great distraction from the currently not so funny reality. So I’m taking a break from depressing Twitter feeds, and infuriating…

Taco Tuesday: Cooking With Dietitian Debbie

I don’t know what your Tuesdays are like, but around here Tuesdays are for tacos! (Insert happy dance here.) That’s why I teamed up with Dietitian Debbie to bring you a tasty Chipotle Tempeh Taco recipe with Black Bean Salsa and Avocado Crema.  All you’ll need is 20 minutes to prep and 20 minutes to cook….

Suzy Shier Weekend Wear Haul

Guess who added a curvy collection to their brand? Suzy Shier! Just in case you two haven’t been acquainted, let me tell you a little about Suzy. It’s one of Canada’s leading women’s fashion retailers. Suzy Shier has been around for 50 years offering the latest fashion trends at affordable prices in stores across Canada, online, and they even provide U.S. shipping. So I am…

2016 Queer Fashion Week

Recently, I was invited to attend DapperQ’s iD NYFW show at the Brooklyn Museum. I was super excited to get the invite, but bummed because I couldn’t make it. Lucky for you, and for me the shows producers Anita Dolce Vita, Deeba Zivari and Colette Lee Morales had the event beautifully photographed by Hannah Cohen. The…

3 Ways To Wear Vintage Jewelry With Modern Clothes

Whether it’s big or small, real or faux, understated or over-the-top, jewelry lifts the spirit, and it also lifts a look!  So why limit yourself to over-produced fast fashion jewelry, when you can wear one-of-a-kind vintage pieces? I know there’s a lot of misconception out there on vintage style. Many people think they can’t pull it…

How To Register To Vote + Key Election Dates

We are thirty-eight days away from what may be the most historic presidential election of all time. Have you registered to vote? If you haven’t, you still have time, but the deadlines are nearing if you want to have a say. So, if you only do one thing today, mark your calendar for these key…

The Perfect Mary Jane

Thanks to Jambu, I am now a proud owner of the vegan Maple Mary Jane by JSPORT. I was super excited  when the shoes arrived, so I immediately took them out of the box and wore them for not only the rest of the day, but the next three days. Does this tell you a little something about how much I…

5 Ways To Wear Sneakers

Newsflash: your sneakers are meant for more than just the gym! These days, rubber-soled kicks aren’t just for marathoners—they’re a fierce fashion statement…something to show off. The best way to do that is to make sure the entire shoe can be seen and your socks aren’t visible. Make sure your pants fall above your ankle…