Food you HATE to LOVE

Food you HATE to LOVE

"As time goes on, the populace has further begun to recognize that dairy in various forms is not great for your internal health; and these side effects include but are not limited to shitting in your pants. Worth it? Probably."

Everyday Household Skin Care

Everyday Household Skin Care

Below is an examination of Skincare remedies that include everyday household items. This encompasses reviews of the products, how they were applied and if they cleansed or attacked my skin. At the end of this post, I wrote a small feature on a SECRET EVERYDAY HOUSEHOLD ITEM THAT WORKS WONDERS ON YOUR SKIN. No matter [...]

A How to Guide for Travelling Alone

A How to Guide for Travelling Alone

As my upcoming trip to Iceland and London approaches, I thought it would only be appropriate to write about my experiences travelling by myself. First, let me say this; there is no shame in you travelling, and going on an adventure, by yourself. You are strong and independent, and experiencing things by yourself helps you [...]

A Wine Journal: Weekly Updates

Something Borrowed; Something New Altesino Montosoli DOCG Brunello Montalcino Tuscany, Italy The wine I had the opportunity of tasting – thanks to one of my regulars – was an Italian wine classified as Denominazione di Origine Controllata e Garantita (DOCG). According to Wine-SearcherAltesino Montosoli’s 2006 batch has an average critic score of 93/100 with an average [...]

Falafel: a Gateway to the Politicized Middle East

Falafel: a Gateway to the Politicized Middle East

Food is often described as a facet which works to bind us together, but it can often be the thing that tears people, and nations, apart. Falafel has a deep, convoluted history which includes where it originated, what ingredients are includes and how it is prepared. Due to its Middle Eastern derivation, I would argue [...]

Siberian Huskies

Siberian Huskies

Bauer is a 10 year old Siberian Husky. He was brought to us from Hungary, and lived in the United Arab Emirates with my family and I up until last year when he arrived in Toronto. He is a loving fluff-ball who is (to say the least) the light of my life. Huskies are the [...]

Staying Motivated

Staying Motivated

I am currently a student at one of the most challenging universities in North America and, I'm not going to lie, sometimes it kicks my ass. I also love writing on AspiringMarilyn but it takes work and motivation to create a post I love enough to share with you. If any readers are like me, [...]

Welcome 2017

Welcome 2017

  So... 2017... here you are... FINALLY! My god, did you take long enough? 2016 was a hard year. But it stressed the importance in finding positivity within a not-so-positive present. While being sad, exhausted and mentally drained by difficult surroundings and/or daily hardship - experienced by you or others - there is true emotional [...]