My Go-To Meals

*Note: I know this is late. I promise I had the legitimate excuse of college sucking out my brain cells.

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So, you’re making your shopping list for the week and you don’t know what you’re going to eat. Seven days of frozen pizza is nice, but would your doctor approve that? This is why you need go-to, nutritional meals that you won’t get tired of and will always taste good!

This week I thought I would share with you some of my go-to meals for the week that I swear by. They’re also easier on your budget and keep yourself away from the cereal-sandwich-meatloaf routine that no one likes.

Mix Up Your Meal Routine: A Go-To Meal Guide That Won’t Bore You

BREAKFAST

1. Poached eggs and toast

This one has been a favourite since high school. Simply boil some water, drop in some eggs and plop it on some buttered toast with salt and pepper. For real instructions try here, but this is super yummy, healthy and great for quick mornings. Continue reading

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Here’s to Making Better Decisions

“It’s not about how we live our lives to make bad things not happen. It’s about, as we get older, taking the bad events and making better decisions on how we handle them.”

See that quote? That quote is by far one of my favourite things I have ever been told. And today we’re going to talk about it.

Last week I went out with my boyfriend for his birthday with his mother and some of her coworkers. The table conversation had turned onto breakups and I told a person at the table about an issue I’d had in my love life over the summer. And he responded with that quote. And, by George, I was floored by how insightful he was. Continue reading

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That Marriage Thing

I remember the day my mom told me, “Soon your friends will all be getting married.”

And, wow, she was right.

Yesterday one of my best friends got married. We’re only 20, but when you love someone it doesn’t matter how old you are, I guess. And here she is, married to the love of her life. Whoo! Continue reading

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Goodbye Cove

It’s a tough week here at The Enthusiast.

Covington “Cove”, our favourite, beloved guinea pig, has been relocated to another loving family.

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Mid-December I started to notice that I got a rash whenever I held Cove. After a few weeks I thought it would go away, but no. I was definitely allergic. And for months and months I just held my little guinea hoping all would be okay. Continue reading

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10 Ways to Cheer You Up

So, it’s Dead Week and I’m stress sick and I’m 90% sure I’m getting my period and the Apocalypse will probably happen because it’s one of those weeks.

Therefore I need some cheering up and I’m sure you do too!

10 Ways to Cheer Up When Life Seems Pretty Bleak

1. Throw yourself a dance party

Sometimes you just need to crank up the tunes and dance out that bleary mood! Turn up some funky music¬†and get out your best moves while you let out any negative energy. And if you’ve got some friends also pretty down (it’s Dead Week, invite everyone you know) then you guys can all crank it out together! Continue reading

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