12 creative and unusual sushi combos at Goro + Gun

Goro + Gun is the perfect place to go if you are a sushi lover like me. When that craving hits, I need a few different kinds of sushi rolls and nigiri. I always want to fill up on a spicy tuna roll, some octopus takoyaki, throw in some salmon sashimi and maybe a specialty dish or two like some unagi or a sushi cone. But never have I ever been so sushi spoiled than at Goro + Gun’s Omakase sushi experience.

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Cubicle decor: chic tips for decorating your desk
Cheap and professional ways to decorate your cubicle at work

Working in a cubicle can still be chic and professional.

How to decorate your office or cubicle at work

Cubicle decor is dull no more! For a lot of us, living the cubicle life is just a part of our everyday experience. It’s a part of mine and I often find myself feeling a bit like a Dilbert comic strip in my confined square office space. Being in such a grey, drab environment is not how I prefer to spend 8 hours of my day so I have taken it about myself to turn my work space into my home View this Post

A look inside Liz & Lottie
The East Village retailer is helping to build the vibrant new Calgary community

Welcome to Liz & Lottie.

Say hello to Liz & Lottie

There is LOTS to love about Liz & Lottie. The East Village shop has only been around since July 2016 but is quickly building a reputation as the go-to place for high style goods at unexpectedly reasonable prices. The store features a beautiful and cheeky collection of housewares, home décor, paper goods, jewelry and so much more. Everything from “gangsta napper” baby onesies to “good in bed” pillows can be found at the store. If it’s sassy and classy, you bet you can find it at Liz & View this Post

14 Weird Stampede Midway Foods to try in 2019
Frogs, edible flowers and dill pickles are just some of the Calgary Stampede foods that will surprise and delight.

Beetles, mealworms and other bugs on a bowl of ice cream at the Stampede midway

Eat your way through the Calgary Stampede midway foods

Ready, set, eat! Get your appetites in gear for this year’s list of wild and weird Stampede midway foods! The 2019 selection of Stampede midway foods is bigger, better and more outrageous than ever. For those of you looking beyond mini donuts and onion blossoms, you’ll want to look at these quirky and different Stampede food options coming your way this year.

UPDATE: The Calgary Stampede food committee had me back to try even more wild and delicious foods on the grounds. Here’s the updated list of 14 weird stampede midway View this Post

Love for the black-haired girls

Black-haired girl in top-knot

Black hair, don’t care.

Show some love for the black-haired girls in your life

You got your brunettes. You got your redheads. Blondes apparently have the most fun. But what about all us black haired beauties out there?

I’ve always wondered why black-haired girls don’t get their own name grouping. It’s the kind of odd question you come up with as a child but there never seemed to be a good answer. This seemingly random question came to mind for me when I came across Vancouver clothier BRUNETTE the Label. Their cheeky clothes pay homage to the hair labels View this Post

HBC Collection X Herschel Supply = <3

Herschel Supply HBC

Herschel Supply and HBC Collection join forces on bag collaboration

Swoon! Herschel Supply and Hudson’s Bay Company HBC Collection have come together on a limited edition collection of travel essentials. These are two of my favourite Canadian companies – their partnership for the Spring 2016 season has created an amazing line of casual packs and bags.  Herschel style mixed with The Bay’s signature colored stripes, these bags bring Canadiana cool to the next level. I’m so in love.

The 5-piece collection includes:

  • Herschel Heritage backpack
  • Little America backpack
  • Chapter travel kit
  • Novel weekend duffle
  • A scaled-down rendition of the Heritage
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