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Carlington Coffee House: Delicious Sandwiches, Spacious Patio, and Ice Cream!

We checked out Carlington Coffee House last weekend along with the Pascale All Natural Ice Cream pop-up. I've become quite a fan of local eatery pop-ups! It's just so fun! Location/Ambience Carlington Coffee House is located in an interesting part of Merivale where it is mostly residential buildings. As a matter of fact, the coffee… Continue reading Carlington Coffee House: Delicious Sandwiches, Spacious Patio, and Ice Cream!

Wellness

The Ultimate Video Conferencing/Chat Apps Review

After one full year of endless virtual meetings/hangouts, I’ve used my fair share of video call apps. Here is my in-depth review of all the apps that I have had experience using. Popular Apps Zoom We cannot talk about video chat apps without talking about Zoom. This has become THE video conferencing app of the… Continue reading The Ultimate Video Conferencing/Chat Apps Review

Home cooking

Chocolate Banana Espresso Smoothie Recipe

Since my previous review on the Goodfood Breakfast Smoothies, I've been making my own version of their delicious "Cold Brew Crisp". This has been my go-to breakfast smoothie for a while so I thought that I would share my recipe. It's super simple to make and is the perfect balance of sweetness from the banana… Continue reading Chocolate Banana Espresso Smoothie Recipe

Special occasion

NeXT Global Tables Dining Series @ Home: THAILAND – Valentine’s Day Edition

This year for Valentine’s Day, we decided to visit NeXT again but instead of dining in, given the current pandemic restrictions, they were offering a special dine-at-home experience. I have been very impressed with NeXT’s ability to adapt during this pandemic and have been watching the way they’ve been rolling out their Global Table series… Continue reading NeXT Global Tables Dining Series @ Home: THAILAND – Valentine’s Day Edition

Brunch, Home cooking, Quickie Nom Nom, Wellness

Goodfood Breakfast Smoothies

When putting in our Goodfood meal kit delivery order recently, we decided to try the Goodfood ready-to-make smoothies. We usually have our own breakfast routine already but it doesn’t hurt to try something new. We choose the “Smoothie Variety Box #1”. It included four smoothies: 1 Acai Bellini, 1 Cold Brew Crisp, 1 Tropical Storm,… Continue reading Goodfood Breakfast Smoothies

Tips, Wellness

Online Fitness Programs Review

Since all gyms are currently closed, many of us are looking into online at-home fitness programs to balance out all the bread and delicious home-cooked meals we're making. Here is a review of the workout programs that I've tried over the years. Disclaimer: I'm not a personal trainer or fitness expert. This isn't meant to… Continue reading Online Fitness Programs Review