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Sympathy for the Rebel

I have a love hate relationship with second hand shops. I always see friends wearing amazing pre-loved items from thrift stores. And yet every time I go to one, I get lost amongst the racks of clothing, never finding that piece that embodies that vintage charm with that unique edge. Ryan Kennedy, owner of Sympathy for the Rebel, has solved this problem. I…

Chasing the Cheese

Knock Knock Who’s There? Cheese! Cheese Who? Cheese a jolly good fellow   You can imagine how many knock knock jokes I’ve heard growing up (because my name sounds like knock)… but this one may actually be the worst. I can’t believe it’s taken me this long to finally visit Chasing the Cheese, a little cheese boutique just a block away…

Naked Chocolate

Is there really anything better than chocolate? My co-worker and I were on the hunt for items to include in our gift basket for my supervisor when she suggested we fill up the mug with some chocolates from Naked Chocolate on George st in Peterborough. I’ve heard mumblings of this magical place but haven’t had a chance to visit until today.…