Lifestyle Archive: 2013

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Holiday-inspired salted caramel cupcakes

If holiday-themed drinks have got you excited for the season and looking to that post-exam haven then these cupcakes will put you in an even bigger festive mood.

The sweet and...Continue...

Classics and interactive: The Screening Room

Kingston was dearly missing something, before The Screening Room brought classic movies downtown.

“I just thought… if we could watch classic movies in the cinemas in Kingston,”...Continue...

Milking the charm

While the flavour of Limestone Organic Creamery’s milk is fresh, their approach to farming is time-tested and traditional.Continue...

QJSex: Sex after assault

*Trigger warning*

Although there are many resources for victims of sexual assault, it’s hard to find information about sex after assault. Sexuality is an essential part of being...Continue...

Encountering the cold: top 5 winter accessories

Bundling up for winter doesn’t have to compromise your power to accessorize. Think wardrobe warmth that plays up texture and patterns with accent colours and everyday casual in mind....Continue...

Accepting gender diversity on America's Next Top Model

Twenty cycles over seven years – that’s how long it took for male contestants to finally be on America’s Next Top Model (ANTM). Some dubbed last week’s finale as a battle of the sexes...Continue...

A sweet vegan treat: chia pudding

Chia pudding, a great substitution for yogurt, is a sweet treat for anyone to enjoy – whether or not they eat dairy.

It makes a lovely addition to a breakfast or a filling snack...Continue...

Gourmet on wheels: Mission Street North

Kingston is just getting on the food truck bandwagon, following the lead of larger cities such as Toronto, Calgary and Vancouver. Food trucks are making gourmet that much more convenient...Continue...

The social market

To create a relatable rapport with customers, business can take the leap to social media.Continue...

What's in winter beauty

In Kingston, you reach a point where glowing, tanned, bronzed skin just looks blatantly out of place.

That point comes right about now. It’s getting colder and that means it’s...Continue...

"Celebutard" disregard

When product names go beyond cheeky, to insensitive, an apology is in order. Cosmetics retailer Sephora recently pulled Kat Von D’s “Celebutard” lipstick from shelves and online and...Continue...

Sweet potato brownies

Around this time of the year, I’m seeking comfort food.

These brownies are gloriously cakey and rich – but they’re definitely not your ordinary brownies.

It’s no secret I...Continue...

Minotaur: more than a minefield of games

Life can sometimes take us through wonderfully divergent paths before revealing our true passion: the co-owners of the Princess Street game store worked in archeology and catering before...Continue...

QJPolitics: The frivolous flower debate

Students at the University of Ottawa have reinvigorated a debate over the symbolism of red and white poppies — denoting the red poppy as promoting war, and not peace.

The white poppy has...Continue...

Exchange Diaries: Reaching the halfway point

Chloe Grande is in France on exchange for the upcoming year. She will be sharing her experience as a regular contributor for QJBlogs.

The halfway mark hit me hard. On...Continue...

Supporting strength in survivors

While the physical wounds may have disappeared, healing is a life-long process for domestic abuse survivors.Continue...

QJSex: It's all about consent

As our last blog outlined, sex can mean different things to different people. One thing that every definition of sex has in common is that it must be consensual. Without consent, sex doesn’t exist...Continue...

QJScience: Preserving the horseshoe crab

A recent trip to Ripley’s Aquarium in Toronto gave me the opportunity to learn about some amazing marine and freshwater animals. I was able to touch creatures, bringing on some nostalgia from my...Continue...

Beauty edition: what's in my purse

It can range from cellphone to suitcase size, carry anything from a wallet to your chihuahua and garner confusion from those who have never held one – it’s the ever-elusive female purse.

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Blackface disgrace

Provocation and jarring costumes came out of one fashion designer studded event.

The organizers of an ‘African disco’ themed Halloween party, called “Hallowood Disco Africa”, issued an...Continue...

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