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Kat Walcott

Kat Walcott is a freelance writer who has been creating online content since she was a teenager. Her ability to write both formal, informative pieces as well as casual, editorial  pieces has led to her work being featured in a variety of different online and offline publications. Topics she enjoys writing about the most include lifestyle, entertainment, culture and women’s issues. Kat is also a major foodie, music lover and has a great interest in other cultures. When she’s not busy writing, she’s likely browsing YouTube for new music, pop culture content and recipes. Kat holds a bachelor’s degree with honours in communication studies with a minor in sexuality studies from Carleton University.  Keep up with Kat over on Twitter (@katwalcott) and through her blog at KatWalcott.com.

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Flushing Out the Toilet

Flushing Out the Toilet

World Toilet Day, observed annually on November 19th, was established by the World Toilet Organization in 2001. Twelve years later, in 2013, it was declared an official United Nations international day. This day is meant to encourage people to think about the importance of toilet technology, and sanitation [...]

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4 Ways to Spread the Good Around on World Kindness Day

4 Ways to Spread the Good Around on World Kindness Day

Since 1998, November 13th has been recognized as World Kindness Day–a day where people all over the globe are encouraged to choose kindness and reflect on ways they can spread kindness and give back to the community around them. Kindness does not always have to be huge gestures–even little [...]

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Celebrate National Peanut Butter Lovers Month with these Mouth-Watering Dishes!

Celebrate National Peanut Butter Lovers Month with these Mouth-Watering Dishes!

If you love peanut butter, November is the month for you! This rich and yummy spread is such a beloved food, with over 65 million jars of it being consumed a year in North America alone, that this month is designated as “National Peanut Butter Lovers Month.” There are so many different delicious [...]

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All You Need to Know About the Beaver Moon

All You Need to Know About the Beaver Moon

If you’re an astronomy enthusiast, or just a night owl looking for something interesting to do late at night, take the chance to take in November’s full moon, known as the Beaver Moon! The full moon will crest at approximately 1:23 AM EST tomorrow morning, November 4th. This means this will [...]

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Style Yourself 4 Ways for Sweater Weather!

Style Yourself 4 Ways for Sweater Weather!

November is here and, for those of us in the National Capital Region, it finally truly feels like sweater weather after a relatively mild and sunny October. We all have a favourite chunky sweater or two in our wardrobe and they’re truly a fall and winter staple because they are so cozy and versatile. [...]

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Top 10 Crazy Facts About Ottawa

Top 10 Crazy Facts About Ottawa

Are you new to Canada's National Capital or a long-time Ottawan that wants to more about this beautiful city? Look no further, we've got you covered. Here are 10 funny and weird facts that prove just how unique and interesting Ottawa is! Though Ottawa has that small city charm, [...]

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Turn Your Summer Fashion Staples Into Your Fall Go-Tos!

Turn Your Summer Fashion Staples Into Your Fall Go-Tos!

We've had quite an interesting fall season here in the National Capital Region! After a very rainy summer, we had a surprise heat wave that lasted throughout most of September. Therefore, most of us got more wear out of our summer wardrobe over the last month than we did during July and August. [...]

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Bring Fall Into Your Home With Easy DIY Projects

Bring Fall Into Your Home With Easy DIY Projects

One of the most exciting things about the fall season is flipping your home decor to reflect the season. If you’re on a tight budget or looking for a fun weekend project, here are a few easy and affordable ways to spruce up your home for fall, making it look inviting and feel comfy and cozy. These [...]

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5 Out of this World Pizza Toppings for National Pizza Month

5 Out of this World Pizza Toppings for National Pizza Month

October is National Pizza Month, so we thought there was no better time than now to share some unconventional, mouth-watering pizza topping ideas! The great thing about pizza is that the possibilities are pretty much endless, so why just stick with the same old pepperoni and cheese over and over again? [...]

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The Sensational Sights of the National Capital Region

The Sensational Sights of the National Capital Region

The National Capital Region is beautiful all year round, but fall is an especially special time of year as the sunlight bouncing off the multi-coloured leaves of the region’s many forested areas make the landscape look like a gorgeous painting. Whether you’re visiting from out of town, new [...]

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