I’m Not Cute! I’m A Canadian!

Sissy LaruePerspectives15 Comments

So, I live in Canada, which to most readers means I’m your neighbor (or, as I would spell it, “neighbour”) to the North. As most of you are surely aware, the Royal Couple, Will and Kate (a.k.a. the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge), were up in these parts last week for a royal tour of the country. While here, the … Read More

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Urban Snobbery: Stop Hating on the Suburbs

Sissy LaruePerspectives11 Comments

Like many people, I was saddened and a little angered by the unrest that broke out in Vancouver after last week’s Stanley Cup final. The destruction was ugly, violent, and ultimately just really really stupid and pointless. As people across Canada (and I’m guessing the States as well) shook their heads and started passing judgment on Canucks fans and the … Read More

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Why Dr. Oz Is Not a Healthy Alternative to Oprah

Sissy LaruePop Culture10 Comments

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Now that the Oprah Winfrey Show is good and over (and after that weirdly preachy final interview with herself, I’m thinking not a moment too soon), many of us who find ourselves at home in the afternoon are asking, “What the heck am I going to watch at 4 p.m.” (or whenever Oprah plays in your local market)?

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I See London, I See France, I See Lady Gaga’s Underpants

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A friend of mine made a comment on Facebook the other day that got me thinking. He said (in the most respectful way possible) that even though Lady Gaga is on a non-stop media blitz right now and even though she’s usually in various states of undress, she doesn’t manage to get a (ahem) rise out of him. I don’t … Read More

Sissy LarueI See London, I See France, I See Lady Gaga’s Underpants

Teen Age Riot: Is ’90s Retro the new Classic Rock?

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Like many people who are past the 30 mark, I’ve found that I’ve been immersing myself in nostalgia lately. It’s hard not to, really – so many “˜90s bands now find themselves with the ability to fill huge venues they never could have booked in their heydays are doing anniversary tours.

Sissy LarueTeen Age Riot: Is ’90s Retro the new Classic Rock?

Crying Baby = Awesome Lady

Sissy LarueParenting6 Comments

New mothers aren’t usually looking for a lot of unsolicited advice. Yes, those months after you first bring home a new baby are confusing and frightening, but as long as you’ve got a mother/doctor/friend with a kid/ a decent Internet connection, chances are you’re already tapped into the most vital info.

Sissy LarueCrying Baby = Awesome Lady