Author Archives: cassandra mcd.

About cassandra mcd.

World's coolest aunt, a student of lifestyle, travel, fitness, self-care and all things weekend brunch! Walking into midlife confidently and hopefully without the crisis.

Travel: How to Switch Off When You Are in Vacation Mode

3 Ways to Help You Turn Off from Work and Turn On Vacation Mode Continue reading

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Solo Traveller: Portugal (Selfcare Made Me Do It)

Travelling solo in my 40s. I did a one week solo travel trip to Portugal for travel therapy and selfcare Continue reading

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How Dry Eye Syndrome affects my life and what I’m doing about it

Exploring Ways to keep dry eye syndrome from ruining my life Continue reading

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Gratitude Attitude: Getting Uncomfortable to Find Happiness

VARIETY IS THE SPICE OF LIFE and intentionally getting uncomfortable is the secret to really kicking that spice up a notch! This approach to life is what’s kept me, in many ways, out of the clutches of prolonged periods of depression. It’s been … Continue reading

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Brunch Spotlight: Wish Restaurant, Toronto

Photos by Cassandra McD. It’s the weekend! And that means its time for one of my favourite activities. Brunching! Ahh, if brunch was a sport, it would practice it professionally! One of the restaurants in Toronto that I’ve been to … Continue reading

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Food Photography 101: 5 Beginner tips for shooting in Natural Light

photos by cassandra mcd. I decided to try to learn food photography by watching YouTube vid and using only natural light. It was my solution to being able to practice photography during the long, cold winter months when I’m hunkered down … Continue reading

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Shopping habits: Reflections of a somewhat reformed shopaholic

Photo: Cassandra McD. Let me set the scene and you can tell me if this sounds all too familiar to you. You get a text message from your BFF. 2 images: (1) A new backpack and (2) two new pairs … Continue reading

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