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Relationships

The Importance of Saying No

It’s been a minute since I’ve written a personal post and I felt compelled to put pen to paper about the importance of saying No for some reason. It’s been a big lesson I’ve learned in the last 1.5 years as I’ve recently made an exciting turn in my professional career. And instead of trying to do it all, I made a personal decision to cut back on obligations that while enjoyable and exciting, also made it difficult for me to…

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SEE IT ALL ™ Moments with Alcon DAILIES TOTAL1®

It’s been a busy few months as I’ve been in an extreme period of transition with a new apartment, new job and lots of socializing in between. While I’m trying to keep my head above water in my day-to-day, I’m also trying to be present for the big things in life – events, celebrations and once in a lifetime experiences (hello Raptors champs). Because of that the last thing on my mind when I’ve had to pack a suitcase or…

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Wellness

Fast Five: How to Jump Back into Your Routine

Summer has been a whirlwind, I honestly cannot believe that it’s come and gone already. With that being said, I always look forward to the fall because it’s a new year’s celebration of sorts: school’s starting again, summer hours are over and it’s a great time to check in with your goals.  I feel like the end of August has people going crazy, trying to soak in the last few days of summer and with that I have heard from…

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Fashion

Ya, We Want It // Fall 2019

sneakers | mom jeans | anine bing sweater | jenny bird choker | tan booties | camel trousers | white tank | tie-dye crop Just a few fashion things I’m craving for fall. I’m really feeling tan and camel for the season and obviously need a few basics from tanks to denim to sneakers. I also am excited to invest in a new piece of gold jewelry (from a Canadian designer I love to support) while saving on trendier items…

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Podcast

Do it for the platform

Ok you guys, this week’s podcast is all about happiness, reconciliation and to be continued’s. While The Bachelorette didn’t deserve a recap on the pod this week, that’s because they already did it for us, FOR THE WHOLE SEASON, on this week’s episode. Essentially word on the street is that programming got pushed back a week for The Bachelorette and Bachelor in Paradise so they needed to record some filler – cue the FRIENDS style flashback episode for half on…

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Travel

Seamless Travel: Allways

Well Raptor-palooza is finally winding down and I’m prepping to escape the city of Toronto for a sister’s weekend in NYC. I am really looking forward to a quick and relaxing trip where we can take in great meals, some shopping and a couple shows. But before we can reach out destination we have to get through the airport – which can often be frustrating and a massive time suck. I am already a shaky flyer so the airport anxiety…

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Podcast

LUKE P. FOR POOF

This week we recap The Bachelorette first since I clearly cannot stop discussing the Luke’s, specifically Luke P. for Psychopath and go on a tangent over my love for Mike (#MikeForBachelor). Then we run down the week’s celebrity news topics and you’ll get my thoughts on the over/under of Bradley and Gaga and Katherine Schwarzenegger and Chris Pratt’s lifestyle brand opportunity. We end of a lighter note with Kardashian speculation and proof (poof), a possible Taylor Swift and Katy Perry…

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Podcast

The Tale of Two Tylers

Download this week’s podcast via iTunes here and be sure to rate and review FIVE STARS! We’ve got a quick rundown for you this week starting with Arie and Lauren Luyendyk going in to labor with their bb girl who has more Instagram followers than all of us combined! Wishing them all the best and can’t wait to hear the name slash see the Insta profile update. Then we discuss Kit Harrington and his recent stint in a wellness center…

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Podcast

Psalm Westeros

We start this week talking about a little sports gossip with Drake on the sidelines at the Toronto Raptors game and the Milwaukee Bucks head coach not being happy about it. Then we jump to Psalm West and his upcoming dynasty, before getting you up to date on ScarJo and Colin Jost’s engagement details. I try my best to wrap my mind around James Charles, Tati Westbrook and Jeffree Starr’s latest drama (spoiler alert: it does not go well) and…

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Podcast

We Were On A Break!

In this week’s episode of the Ya, We’re Basic. podcast we are recapping a few fan my favorites from the new season of The Bachelorette – What Up Hannah! – and make early predictions for who will go far. Then we shift to breakdown WTF happened between Tati Westbrook and James Charles and touch on all the alleged receipts from straight men in James’ DMs. Finally we discuss the Plays of the Week, running down everything from Kim and Kanye’s…

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