Hi there!

I’m Annum, a twenty-something marketer by day, blogger by night who’s determined to infuse creativity and adventure into life. I love learning about the world by exploring it, immersing myself in different cultures, and chasing its many wonders. When I'm not off globetrotting, I'm happily immersed in an art project

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One of my favorite travel moments, watching the sunrise atop a volcano in Hawaii

So, how do my art and adventures collide?

Let’s start with a little backstory: I grew up in Toronto and dreamed of becoming an artist. My parents would usually find my school-aged self scribbling away on a drawing of Sailor Moon, sculpting a miniature pharaoh for class, or gluing popsicle sticks together to make a dollhouse.

As I grew up, I decided to pursue a more stable-so-I-don’t-end-up-homeless career path. Today, I work in tech and have authored a ton of content for companies like HubSpot, Localytics, Twitter and Google, a sample of which you can find here.

But building a career as a marketer was never the whole masterplan, nor was it a big enough vessel to contain my creative energy and curiosity. Some of it evolved into wanderlust. And the rest I channel into my day-to-day activities like baking, decorating, hosting events, etc. My condo is now my biggest canvas.

This blog is my space to separate the “work me” and the “fun me” - just kidding - it’s my space to document my endless adventurous and artistic pursuits outside of my day job. These pursuits usually involve my husband Saad, so I should probably take a second to introduce him too.

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My husband Saad, behind the camera vs. in front of the camera

This is Saad. He’s my loving and begrudgingly-cooperating-Instagram-husband-in-training. He works in sales, is a huge Boston sports fan, and a Bhangra fanatic. 

After we got married, I moved to America and we now live in Cambridge, Massachusetts with our Maine Coon cat Juno.

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Our wedding day (a.k.a. the luckiest day of Saad's life 😎)

As you follow me around, I hope I can inspire you to travel more fully (beyond just lying on a beach at a resort) and design a home and life that’s an authentic reflection of you. At the very least, I hope I can share something beautiful and useful.

Shall we see how it goes?