Is Financial Compatibility The Key To A Successful Relationship?

Just 43% of Americans state that they are extremely or very financially compatible with their partner, according to CNBC. However, 32% don’t believe they are very financially compatible with their spouse. While money might not be much of an issue…

Addicted Inspirations: Aerin Fogel, Founder of Venus Fest

This week we find ourselves inspired by Aerin Fogel and her musical creation Venus Fest.  With the topic of gender parity is still at the forefront of the music industry, Aerin Fogel is doing more than just talking about it; she went and…

Live Music Tuesday – Mr. Jukebox, Joshua Hedley

Words and photos by Stephen McGill   Third Man Records country artist, Joshua Hedley came to The Rivoli in Toronto on September 16 supporting his 2018 record, Mr. Jukebox. An established and respected support musician and notably, a fiddle player,…

Six Skin Saving products for Post TIFF Recovery

We just wrapped on two weeks of film related fun as the Toronto International Film Festival came to a close in our city.  From endless film screenings, networking events and glamorous party after glamorous party, it’s all fun and games…

5 Tips on How to Combat Even the Smallest Drug Addiction

You’re young and your time is more valuable than ever. But, what you don’t realize is that even the smallest drug addictions rob you of your time — not your time now, but your time later in life. Here and…

That time I went back to school to learn to code

When the Addicted website (the thing you’re reading right now) goes down, it’s always been EIC and bestie Mark Munroe to the rescue, agonizing over what’s wrong, up all night struggling with the site.  That often leaves me, as the…

3 Simple Self-Esteem Boosters

For many of us , our self esteem is intertwined with every other aspect of our lives. The more that we take care of ourselves and our day to day affairs, the more that we tend to feel good about ourselves…

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The Art of Mixology

What is mixology anyway? I am sure you have heard the word before, but do you really know what it refers to? Is it just a fancy name for bartending, something we all know and respect, or is it really…

Film Inspired Cocktails

It’s that time of year again, TIFF is here. For those of you that don’t know TIFF, is the Toronto International Film Festival, and every September it takes over the downtown of our fine city as we celebrate everything to…

Up your Grooming Game

I remember as a young boy my monthly visit to the barber. My dad would take my brother and me to get a trim so that we all looked our best. I’d give my dad the credit but really, it…

Tested: Blunt Umbrellas

I’ve been testing umbrellas for years, in hopes, I could share something great, but through testing, we always found issues with everyone we tested, that is until now. After testing the Blunt Metro, we have to say, it’s the best umbrella we…