Behind the Blog: Getting to know each other

“Vulnerability sounds like truth and feels like courage. Truth and courage aren’t always comfortable, but they’re never weakness.”  – Bréné Brown

I recently read a post by one of my fave recipe bloggers, Erin over at Well Plated, about self-doubt and negative self-talk, particularly after social situations. She admitted that she was nervous publishing the post, given that it was about something other than food. But by bravely sharing her story, she was able to relate to a lot of people at a personal level and her readers (myself included) appreciated her opening up. Continue reading “Behind the Blog: Getting to know each other”

Telling stories through food: #FBC2016 recap

Oftentimes, the best way to deal with overwhelm is to put things on paper.

Coming off a whirlwind weekend at my first Food Bloggers of Canada Conference in Toronto, I had so many thoughts and to-do items from the many sessions and discussions. It was three days packed choc-full of meeting talented people, hearing inspiring stories, gaining valuable knowledge and, of course, eating delicious food. At the end of events like these, you’re left with a buzz and excitement that’s coupled with a bit of a sense of overwhelm at where to start with all the ideas. Continue reading “Telling stories through food: #FBC2016 recap”

Why I Love September Pt. 1: A fresh start

In this first post of a four-part series on why I love September, I’m going to look at why this month is special because it’s a natural time for a fresh start.

This concept is that with peoples’ schedules often changing each September post-work and back to school (at least in the U.S. and Canada), it’s a fitting and logical time for us to make other changes we want in our lives, too. Continue reading “Why I Love September Pt. 1: A fresh start”