Posts by Courtney Hecktus

Health is the New Focus as England Begins Cutting Calories

Cutting calories might sound like a scary thought to some people, but we’re going to hit this sucker head-on anyways. In what I can only call the most obvious and glorious realization of all time, health officials in England have stated that people are eating too many calories, and it needs to stop. Wow, guys. Wow wait, let me sit down for a second and let that sink in. Eating

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Watch the Latest Movie Releases Just Weeks After Their Debuts

When new movie releases are on their way, I get pretty hyped up. It’s almost unavoidable these days, with all of the awesome quality films coming out and the ease with which we can access previews ahead of time. There have even been releases of the next three years of Disney movie titles and they already have me itching to line up in front of the theatre for perfect back row

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Hippies Everywhere Rejoice at the Improved Volkswagen Bus

The reinvention of the Vokswagen bus has been in talks for years, and now it looks like the chatter is finally showing some actual hard evidence. In the not so far past, the lovers of the 70’s were enjoying the comfortable transportation of a far-out set of wheels known as the Volkswagen Campervan. Even now one of my neighbors still puts their Volkswagen bus on display in their driveway, with a

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Charcoal Food is the New and Improved Black

The latest and greatest in food trends has a few of us scratching our heads in confusion. It’s much like the reaction I had to my discussion about the burnt pizza trend. (Which has a similar approach to food, but still seems even more confusing than this new one. I still need someone to explain to me why burnt pizza was ever a thing?) Anyways, you might have heard about

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How to Improve Your Restaurant Success

As someone who used to be a server in the big, bustling city of Toronto, I became very aware of the drive for restaurant success early on. Not only was I serving, bussing and entertaining from the early afternoon to the early morning hours, but you also learned pretty quickly just how big a part food plays in the culture of Toronto. Every corner has something different, whether you want sushi,

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