Jessica Stewin

Hating on Valentine’s haters

In case you forgot, Feb. 14 is Valentine’s Day. This romantic holiday is filled with roses, poetry, love and flying naked babies. It’s a wondrous…


Take pride, Canada

Canadians claim to be patriotic. We sew our flags on our backpacks when we travel; we chug Tim Hortons coffee like it’s going out of…


The problem with silence

I have a confession to make. It’s nothing scandalous. Nothing I need to go to the confession box about, but it’s a fear I used…



The habit of hoarding

The doors have been opened to the secret lives of hoarders and as we look inside we see the piles of garbage, trails made through…


Creativity, where art thou?

What’s old is new again, and then likely will be old and then new again sometime in the future. Vintage is cool. Sporting vintage apparel…


For the coffee snob

It should come as no surprise that school is back in session. Being back, the temptation to skip class and continue sleeping ‘til noon, as…


Soluble religion

Religious or not, religion plays a huge role in many of our lives. Christian values are often equated with traditional family values and religious symbols…


IKEA obsessed

Gone are the days of catalogue parties. No more will you need to beg your friend from Edmonton to strap a couch to the roof…


Driving Winnipeg

There are a few stereotypes that plague Winnipeg drivers. We don’t know how to merge, we think four-wheel-drive is the solution to all our winter…