30 Day Challenge, Love

Day 23: Your Definition of Love

Love, to me at least, is a concept that doesn’t have one particular definition, since there are many types of love and many qualities of (good) love. However, if I had to, I would define love as an emotional and/or physical bond between individuals. This includes bonds between family, friends, and significant others. I believe […]

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Adulting, Love, Writing

Tips For Online Dating

Since it’s that time of year when finding a Valentine seems to be on many people’s minds, I figured I’d share some of my online dating tips. I can’t guarantee that they’ll land you a date right away, but they might give you a chance to go on a date with a new special someone! So, […]

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Life of Mel, Love, Writing

Goodbye to the Sunshine Dog

Jypsie, Jyps, Tipsy, Sexy, Houdini, Dummkopf, you were known by many names. You always knew where the best sun patch was inside and outside. You’d always lie on the picnic table, napping for hours under the sun and keeping an eye on the kitchen. I’m sure at some point you must have been raised by a […]

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Love, Writing

10 Things You Learn When You’re Single

You can order whatever food you want, whenever, and nobody will judge you. You can go on a lot of first dates. You have the freedom to do whatever you want, including travelling the world over. You are never alone, there’s always someone who has your back. You may not be a perfect person, but […]

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30 Day Challenge, Life of Mel, Love

Day 11-A Letter To Someone

Dear Future Me, How are you doing? I’m sure you have everything under control, as always, your goals pointing you toward the stars and beyond. I’m certain that every step you’re taking in one step in the right direction, for better or for worse, and you will be astonished one day at how far you’ve […]

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30 Day Challenge, Life of Mel, Love

Day 9-The Person You Like

Well, another 30 Day Challenge, and the same answer for the same question! I still like the same person as in March, and I still haven’t told them about it. I won’t reveal their name or dead giveaway details since they do know I have a blog now… The guy I like is hard to […]

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30 Day Challenge, Love

Day 23-A letter to someone, anyone

Dear not-so-little sister, How are you today? I know we don’t talk as much since I moved away to university, and I miss having you by my side getting into trouble. I just wanted to say I’m proud of you, especially these last few years. Unlike the times that I swore you were going to […]

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30 Day Challenge, Love

Day 21-Turn on and offs

I’ve gathered my top three turn ons and offs dating wise mostly, but they’re applicable to friendships as well! Turn-ons: Sense of humour: If you can make me laugh, you’re doing well. Also, if you understand my sarcastic sense of humour, you are automatically my best friend. Intelligence: By intelligence, I don’t mean you have to […]

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