Category Archives: Culture

Sing-a-long-a Grease?! // Here come the Varone Ladies

Oftentimes when my cousins post stuff on our Facebook walls they rarely come to fruition in real life. Somehow, though, we pulled off attending Sing-a-long-a Grease at the Tiff Bell Lightbox. And I’m so glad we did. This cugini crew (cousins … Continue reading

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Moms deserve presents too // Last minute gift ideas

Let’s be real. Moms always deserve presents and not just on Mother’s Day. Though this is the perfect time to shower her with gifts, anytime you feel like doing something nice for someone, it should be your mom. If you … Continue reading

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Can I move to Italy? // Lets migrate back Varone clan

  As we waited for our free nachos at Brazen Head Irish Pub after a rough ultimate frisbee game, we started to discuss travelling. Whether someone was describing a work trip or a vacay for pleasure, it all lead to one … Continue reading

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Witness to a crime scene // TTC woes

As I sat reading Oliver Twist – trying to catch up to Meagan because I’m behind for our book club for two – I hear the bus driver call a young woman back to the front. Immediately after paying, she … Continue reading

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Spring is the Easter bunny // Long-weekend vibes

Easter long-weekend couldn’t have come at a better time. Is it just me, or are short (4-day) work weeks always the busiest? It’s as if the Friday off – and those 8-9 hours – get crammed into the other weekdays. I … Continue reading

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Wednesday // the worst

Wednesday is simply the worst day of the week. Warning – working full time is a slight contributor to this theory, but nonetheless it’s awful. With two weekdays down (Monday and of course Tuesday), next in line is hump day … Continue reading

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Holidays // Italian Christmas Eve

My holiday traditions have changed over time. As our family gets bigger – with new marriages and weddings on the horizon – it’s inevitable that our old Italian-Canadian traditions are transforming and becoming new ones. At first these changes were … Continue reading

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