Taste Local with LCBO this fall

1-August 20142It’s officially fall. Pumpkin Spice Lattes have come out of the woodwork, and there’s a definite chill in the air. With fall comes good things, like the harvest, wine and pie!

LCBO’s Taste Local program is now in full swing. This is an annual celebration of Ontario’s wines, available in stores from September 14 to October 11. LCBO kicked off the season in style with a Pie & Local Wine event.

The event featured wines from 4 of Ontario’s popular wine growing regions. I’m going to tell you my favourite wine of the night and the featured pie from that region. (more…)

[Review] No Safe House by Linwood Barclay

nosafehouse The first two sentences in the Goodreads summary pretty much sums the plot of No Safe House up nicely. “Seven years ago, Terry Archer and his family experienced a horrific ordeal that nearly cost them their lives. Today, the echoes of that fateful night are still audible.” Although it was the second book with these characters, you really didn’t need to read the first to appreciate the second. The author references what happens in the first book so much so that I kind of feel like I read it. (more…)

Riot Fest is like going back to highschool- but without all the drama

RiotFestI like to think that I was pretty punk rock in high school….but I think that if a poll was done, I would definitely fall more on the emo scale.

My tastes have turned more towards indie music, but you can be sure to still find Brand New, Taking Back Sunday, and near and dear to my heart, Death Cab for Cutie on my playlists.

I was thrilled to see that Riot Fest will be making it’s way to Toronto this weekend! I’m looking forward to seeing the above mentioned bands, as well as New Found Glory, Stars, The National, Metric and City and Colour. See the full line up here.

What do you think? Would you see any of these bands? Riot Fest will be in Toronto at Downsview Park on September 5th & 6th.

Fall Lifestyle Collection at Indigo

1-April 20145Today is the first day of school and the official day of fall in my mind! Fall is absolutely one of my favourite months. The cooling weather, the crisp leaves, the dark, muted colours….ahh.

Indigo always perfectly embodies my vision of fall. Here’s some of their new collection for the season. (more…)

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