Mini Travel Guide: Quebec City

Quebec City’s Old Town was definitely my favourite part of our trip.  It was similar to Old Montreal with cobblestone streets, pretty buildings, French themed restaurants and plenty of tourists.  But it didn’t have a ‘city’ feel to it, the way Montreal did.  The pace… Read More

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Montreal: Mini City Guide

My boyfriend and I applied for vacation just 4 weeks before we left for our holiday.  At that stage, we had no idea where we would go.  We were leaving right after the Olympics finished so South America was out of the question; Africa (which… Read More


My Pretty Sydney turns 4 years old!

Last Friday on the 2nd of September, my blog/creative outlet/ little corner of the interweb turned four years old.  Four years old! As you know from my last birthday blog post, blogging isn’t easy because it’s time and energy consuming with little monetary rewards. But I continue… Read More


5 things that made me happy lately

Gosh it’s been a while since I last wrote one of these posts because… well I haven’t been REALLY happy… Work, bathroom renovations, the flu and winter in general left me feeling a little overwhelmed, stressed and anxious.  But looking back over the last couple… Read More


Weekends at the East Coast Lounge 

If you follow me on Instagram you may have noticed that I’ve been frequenting the East Coast Lounge (ECL) at Chowder Bay quite a bit this winter. Miss M first took me there some time in June, and I’ve been back several times since then with… Read More

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5 of my Favourite Celebrity Chefs

I love watching TV cooking shows because I learn new techniques and find recipe inspiration. I also like watching certain hosts or celebrity chefs over others because of personality, recipes and cooking style.  Here are my 5 favourites (and I think the last one will… Read More