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How I Groom My Goldendoodle

How I Groom My Goldendoodle

This disclaimer goes without saying, but I am NOT a professional groomer. I have ZERO training. The hair cut looks good 80% of the time and patch the other 20% of the time. But my dog is 1000% happier having her hair cut in a […]

Insights into Learning Language from a Mediocre Polyglot

Insights into Learning Language from a Mediocre Polyglot

My language learning history: TLDR: Age 0 Cantonese + English, Age 2 French, Age 12 Mandarin, Age 21 Spanish, Age 22 Italian My first language is Cantonese. This is the language I was most comfortable with up until the time I was about 6 or […]

How to wash a goldendoodle (named bloo)

How to wash a goldendoodle (named bloo)

How I manage my high-maintenance dog. The first thing that people say when they pet bloo for the first time is, “she’s so soft!” And truly, she is. I don’t think I’ve ever touched a creature with more silky soft hair. (Not fur). Her hair […]

Summer Sailing on the Charles River

Summer Sailing on the Charles River

Okay. Story time. So back in the day Laura and I could not sail together. As in, I’d do something to provoke her… She’d throw me out of the boat. I’d be left floating in the middle of the lake. We were the literal worst.  […]

2018: My Year in Review

2018: My Year in Review

//TLDR// This year I decided. Things.   So 2018 started with the second half of my gap year – the half where I started the job search (I had 6 blissful months where I didn’t touch a single job board for the sake of my […]

My Experience with Microneedling: AKA Deadpool Facial

My Experience with Microneedling: AKA Deadpool Facial

First year university sucked. For so many reasons and among them, some pretty bad acne. It wasn’t so horrible, except they left some scars I don’t love. My skin has been really good for the past year, finally finding its groove after returning home from […]

Milk VS. Glossier: Mascaras and Brow Gels

Milk VS. Glossier: Mascaras and Brow Gels

Welcome to the battle of the millennial brands. Milk Makeup versus Glossier. They both have two HYPED lines of mascaras and brow gels. Today I’m going to be comparing these products in all the ways that matter: price, ingredients, and aesthetics!   BOW down to […]

BlooTooth Technology: Pet Tech for Only $25

BlooTooth Technology: Pet Tech for Only $25

This post is not sponsored. Opinions are my own. Some links may be affiliate links which do not affect you in any way, but may track your purchases so that I get a small commission. Full policy here. Woot. Woot.   Everything is Smart these […]

This week: Hives, Ye’s Ghost Town, and still no rainbow sprinkles

This week: Hives, Ye’s Ghost Town, and still no rainbow sprinkles

Bzzzzz that’s me. Got more hives than a queen bee. My thoughts on why I have full body hives (everywhere but my face, thank god). I’m probably having an extreme reaction to the foaming agent in my new body wash. Harsh foamy soaps have been […]

I had a one of those cliche “stoner sidekick in movie has a grand revelation” moments…

I had a one of those cliche “stoner sidekick in movie has a grand revelation” moments…

Back story: I was showing my family around Amsterdam, a city I had seen before, and while we were shopping, we popped into this classy looking coffee shop. And bought a “special” cupcake for everyone to share. Ate some. Felt nothing an hour later, so […]