Devon Scoble

Devon Scoble

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Devon Scoble is a Toronto writer specializing in shareable lifestyle content: food, parenting, wellness, entertainment and more! Contact her at devonscoble at gmail dot com.

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The Science of Regret

Most of us, at some time, will wonder what our lives would be like had we made different decisions...

For S/Style Magazine

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When it comes to potlucks, let people bring what they want — who cares if it's all desserts?

A potluck isn’t forever; it’s one special event defined by a sharing spirit...

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The History of Poutine: One Hot Mess

The very history of this palate-pleasing, artery-clogging French Canadian masterpiece is a hot mess, peppered with colourful characters and laced with a distracting array of secret sauces and gooey melted cheese curds...

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How Justin Trudeau's liberal arts education is part of his political appeal

Stephen Harper warned that Justin Trudeau — an English literature grad and former teacher — wasn’t ready to be Prime Minister, but a Statistics Canada study released in April showed nearly a third of young humanities graduates are actually overqualified for their jobs...

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Election night: Party and cheese pairings

The longest federal election campaign in Canadian history is finally nearing its close. Celebrate the winners, the losers, the haircuts - and the most importantly, the end - with an election results party...

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The History of Nanaimo Bars: A Beloved Treat

Located on the eastern shore of Vancouver Island, Nanaimo, B.C. is a verdant, broody kind of place; a typical Pacific coast town, washed out in foggy greys and steel ocean blues. But this misty city is also the namesake for what might just be the sunniest dessert square the world has ever produced: the Nanaimo bar...

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The Las Vegas cure

When sin is your specialty, you naturally learn a thing or two about redemption...

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23 Things Everyone Who's Trying To Get Pregnant Can Relate To

If only it were as easy as birds and bees...

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EXCLUSIVE: Molly Sims tells Yahoo Canada about going to law school and admits to once being jealous of Heidi Klum

When Molly Sims gets excited, she moves her arms rapidly. One gamine limb is flung sideways to highlight her passion for list-making and organizing, while two manicured hands, fingers outstretched, flit around her face as she enthuses about her favourite crime shows...

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How to talk dirty without sounding like a dork : The Loop

It’s actually not as hard as you think...

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Exclusive: Celebrity photographer Myriam Santos offers tips for taking photos with celebrities

It will likely take some courage to ask for the picture, but then what? How can you differentiate your on-the-spot-selfie from the thousands already floating around on Instagram?

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The History of Hawaiian Pizza

Despite its tropical name, Hawaiian pizza is actually a Canadian creation...

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Documentary Daniel's World frames insights into pedophilia | Metro ...

The phrase ‘virtuous pedophile’ may seem like an oxymoron, but it’s the self-identifying term chosen by a group of men who have committed to never — ever — act on their sexual attraction to children...

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The History of Canadian PeamealBacon

Canadians know peameal bacon as an iconic national breakfast food, but the back bacon’s backstory is even richer than its flavour...

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How to teach your toddler about consent

Consent is a buzzword these days – for good reason – and teaching our kids to respect and protect their bodies (and others’) is important. But how early should we start?