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Herbologie: A review on herbs!

My friend Agnes created her own business called Herbologie, which is exactly what it sounds like: the study of herbs and botanicals. Something I know almost nothing about other than it makes my food taste yummier than without. But I don’t know the benefits behind them, where they come from, how to grow them, nor do I know ALL of herbs. Oregano’s a herb right? Much like the hot sauce commercial, I put that shit on everything.

Enter Herbologie!

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A review of a new bakery: La Boule.

Apparently at the beginning of December, a new bakery called La Boule opened up round the corner from where I live and I didn’t notice until a week ago. Naturally, I needed to go check it out because FOOD. Not just food, but food that was close to me. Food that was close to me and delicious.

To sum up, I like food.

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Shop local at Vacancy Hall: Hideout Distro on 104th.

On November 5th, my friend Rainette and I went to check out a launch party at Vacancy Hall for Hideout Distro. Vacancy Hall is located in the basement of the Mercer Warehouse on 104th downtown. If you haven’t been to Vacancy Hall, it’s a very cool venue that hosts local retail shops, artists and entrepreneurs. If you’re all about the shop local lifestyle, this is a place to check out. They are always taking in new local talents to showcase their goods, so you if you’re looking for a spot for your brand, check out their website for more details.

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Sanctuary, a longtime resident in Old Strathcona.

I recently went to Sanctuary, the long standing known-for-all-things-goth store located on Whyte Ave, to write about what they do, who they are, and how they sell everything from capes to Mala Beads to My Little Pony.

Open your mind to the alternative and check it.

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A review! Xtend Barre in Old Strathcona.

“We’re almost done, I promise!” – empty promises held by fitness instructors.

And yet, I still believe them. Don’t we all? This is my review of the relatively new business here in YEG called Xtend Barre. Come with me now on this magical journey in which I cannot feel my legs today, but damn is it a good pain.

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You spin me right round.

Last Saturday, I had the privilege of attending a spin class at the relatively new spin studio in Edmonton called YEG Cycle. I had been to spin classes before and thoroughly enjoyed them once I mastered the ability to not have a broken you know what the next day. Naturally, I sauntered into the class like I was a pro at this to only find that I know nothing of the world.

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