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  • UrbanDepartures_Adulting

    5 Things Worth the Money When Adulting

    I knocked on the door of my sister’s apartment, trying hard not to drop a bag filled with Muji ceramics and a sansevieria trifasciata. She had recently begun adulting-  graduating from university, moving our…

    May 26, 2017
  • UrbanDepartures_Kijiji

    Not buying second hand? You should be.

    Who still buys second hand? When my family first moved to Canada, my parents couldn’t afford many new purchases. I remember visiting New to You, a program for gently used second hand clothing, at…

    February 23, 2017
  • UrbanDepartures_GiverKeepsOnGiving

    How to handle well-meaning gifts

    Just like that…Christmas is upon us once again. It really snuck up on us this year. I’ve been wrestling with two competing desires; I go back and forth between an elaborate first Christmas for Baby Sister…

    December 23, 2015