Book Review: The Little Things by Victoria D. Nguyen

s y n o p s i s The Little Things is a collection of Nguyen’s affirmations on self-love, life and relationships in the form of poetry and prose. The book is comprised of three chapters: People, Places and Things. Accompanied by the illustrative works of Michelle S. Tam, The Little Things invites readers to…

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Au-Pair Q&A & tips from me to you

How was it to adjust in a completely different / new country? At the beginning it was really difficult, for sure. I felt homesick and even though Canada is pretty similar to Germany it’s still different. It takes a few weeks to settle in, make your room your room, find new friends and get familiar…

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Book Review: Wish You Were Here by Renée Carlino

s y n o p s i s Charlotte has spent her twenties adrift, floating from interest to interest, job to job, and guy to guy, searching for a spark but never quite finding it. All she knows is that she won’t discover it working as a waitress at a pies-and-fries joint in Los Angeles…

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TRAVEL GUIDE: Vancouver, BC

As some of you might know, I spend my Au-pair year living close to Vancouver. I spent the first three days after my arrival there and came back a few times after. When my family came for a visit, a month ago, we spent the first week exploring Vancouver and we had such a good…

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TRAVEL: Maui Impressions

When I look through the pictures I took in Hawaii, I am still in awe how beautiful this world is. The thing about Hawaii is that you know it is beautiful and you know you will like it because it just looks like a freaking paradise on every picture you see and then when you…

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Book Review: Swear On This Life by Renée Carlino

s y n o p s i s When a bestselling debut novel from mysterious author J.Colby becomes the literary event of the year, Emiline reads it reluctantly. As an adjunct writing instructor at UC San Diego with her own stalled literary career and a bumpy long-term relationship, Emiline isn’t thrilled to celebrate the accomplishments…

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