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Gyoza. Always and forever.

By popular demand! The Sasano gyoza recipe! It’s easier than it sounds. The hardest part is creating the little pleats, but as long as you seal the meat into the wrapper in some way, it doesn’t matter how it looks. … Continue reading

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All the worst photos I see on Tinder

Aside from the obvious blurry/bad facial expressions/not the person in the profile, I have seen these: 1. Selfie taken from what appears to be under the dash of your car. Your seatbelt is still done up. 2. Your car/motorcycle/quad, but … Continue reading

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Mile Zero Dance: Without Borders

I was invited to produce a piece of writing for this event! I talked about it here. I think I sound pretty smart; thanks to Fawnda for making it so! This is what I came up with. Let me know … Continue reading

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YOU MUST MAKE THIS SMOOTHIE

1 C frozen dark cherries/strawberries 1 C soy milk or whatever Bloop of yogurt A handful of spinach (for your health) AND … A SPOONFUL OF NUTELLA. Drinkable chocolate-covered cherries/strawberries. YOU’RE WELCOME. Oh yeah. Put it in a blender and … Continue reading

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Texting the wrong number: a morality tale

ACTUAL EVENTS DEPICTED: Me: Hi! It’s Mari! The address is XXXXX XX Street! Shorty after, I get a phone call and I explain to the dude that sorry, I texted the wrong number. A few minutes later, he starts texting … Continue reading

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Conflict resolution breakthrough

TRIGGER WARNING: corny moment of self-reflection So, I’ve been thinking a lot about conflict and how to deal with aggression. Part of it is just reflecting on my behaviour in past relationships and what I’ve learned through that. But I … Continue reading

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I AM THE QUEEN OF WAFFLES

Tonight I was supposed to go to Lily Tsui’s house for breakfast-for-dinner, but she got last-minute Oilers tickets and who am I to prevent a woman from going to see her true love? I have somehow accumulated way too many … Continue reading

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Chocolate cream pie

The other night I was determined to make a beautiful dinner and a mind-blowing dessert to, uh, blow minds. I’d been waiting for an occasion to make a French Silk Pie, so I found a recipe from Martha Stewart that … Continue reading

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I’M BACK: and more OK than ever!

So it’s been a while and this year has been crazy like whoa. Long story short: broke up with BF over the summer (gentlemen: the line forms to the left — get at me before my looks go!) and worked … Continue reading

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Sorry I haven’t blogged! I promise I will soon!

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