TMG Unfiltered

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By Two Market Girls
Kat and Dev from the vegan blog/YouTube channel 'Two Market Girls' take to the airwaves to discuss life beyond the blog, including social media, tech, photography, vegan lifestyle, and more.
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Holiday Baking and Christmas Themed Would You Rather?
After debating which holiday cookies are the best, we turn to some Christmas themed Would You Rather? questions to further fuel our discussion on this wonderful time of year.
40:05
December 10, 2018
Christmas Traditions - The Good, the Bad, and the Debatable
Love em or hate em, everyone seems to have their own set of traditions this time of year. Kat and Dev discuss their favourite traditions and new ones they want to start.
43:27
December 4, 2018
How to Choose Gifts for Vegans
As if holiday shopping isn't already stressful enough, shopping for a vegan when you're not a vegan can quickly become overwhelming. On the other hand, as a vegan shopping for non-vegans, it can be difficult when the gifts people want go against your beliefs.
45:52
November 27, 2018
Are We Addicted to Our Phones?
Have you ever stopped to consider how much time you spend on your phone? We discuss our phone habits, how much phone time is too much, and what phone activity is really justified as opposed to just wasted time. Stay tuned for the follow-up episode!
1:01:58
November 20, 2018
Foods We Used to Hate
Everyone remembers the one olive that made them love olives right? At some point in our lives we go from hating a food to loving or loving a food to hating it and that's what this episode is all about. Thank you to Jessica for the topic suggestion!
48:37
November 16, 2018
What is a Snack?
Another TMG debate! At what point does a snack become a meal? What's considered a snack and what isn't? We have some trouble agreeing on this debate, but we learn a lot about our eating habits.
51:58
November 4, 2018
All Things Halloween
In honour of Halloween this week, we're talking about our favourite halloween memories, movies, and costumes.
51:37
October 30, 2018
For the Love of Podcasts-Why We Started a Podcast
A podcast about podcasts- how meta. We're sharing why we started our podcast, what we love about podcasts, and our favourite podcasts that we listen to.
51:46
October 23, 2018
Confessions of a Food Waste Problem
We have a confession... we have committed food waste crimes. As much as we love food, we're still learning how to buy, cook, and store food in ways that ensure it gets used up before it goes bad. These are our confessions and hopefully a step towards reducing this problem.
39:36
October 16, 2018
TMG Debates: Which season is the best?
Kat is a fall/winter person, Dev is a spring/summer person. It's an ongoing debate between them over which season is better. On this episode, they're hashing it out and debating their opposing opinions.
49:56
October 8, 2018
Extremely Unfiltered Q&A with The Viet Vegan and Meat Free Athlete
While enjoying a cottage weekend away with our vegan squad we took some time to do a Q&A discussion featuring Lisa from The Viet Vegan and Anne-Marie from Meat Free Athlete. It doesn't get more unfiltered than this.
57:55
October 2, 2018
Food Blog Photo and Video Editing for Beginners
Continuing our conversation on creating content for food blogs. This time we're diving into the editing side of food photography and videography. What editing softwares we use, our typical work flow, and tips for beginners.
45:29
September 24, 2018
How to Get Started with Videography and Photography for Food Blogging
We love making videos and shooting photos just as much as we love eating delicious food, but how did we get started doing what we do? We're sharing our tips for beginners, what we've learned, and our biggest struggles.
56:57
September 18, 2018
Craziest Hypothetical Questions Vegans Get Asked
It seems like everyone's favourite game to play with vegans is the hypothetical questions game. What you eat meat if... We share some of the strangest questions we've been asked, as well as some tips for answering them.
40:05
September 10, 2018
How to Host a Party with Non-Vegans
So you wanna have a dinner party but not all your friends are vegan? It can be tricky figuring out how to please everyone, but we shared some tips for making it work.
36:29
September 3, 2018
Special Edition: Would You Rather? Episode
Would you rather give up vegan cheese for the rest of your life or give up... Well you'll just have to listen to find out as we play a game of Would You Rather?
1:01:58
August 29, 2018
How We Grew Our Channel to 5k Subs in 1 Year
What does it take to grow a YouTube channel? It's simple; hard work and determination. But sometimes there can be downsides to a channel growing too large. We share why we love being a small channel and what our goals are for the future of Two Market Girls.
45:40
August 20, 2018
How to Cottage with Non-Vegans
Going to a cottage or lake house can be one of the most relaxing vacations to take, but navigating the menu when it's a mix of vegans and non-vegans can sometimes be troublesome. The good news is we've done it before and we're sharing some tips to help ensure things go smoothly.
35:26
August 13, 2018
In the News: Parkdale vs Vegandale, and Kalel vs Vegans
We share our thoughts on some current vegan headlines. A neighbourhood in Toronto known as Parkdale has been rallying against a vegan chain of businesses that call themselves Vegandale, who also have some strongly worded branding that is rubbing some vegans the wrong way. Then, YouTuber and well-known vegan Kalel advocated against perfectionism in veganism by admitting her weaknesses and struggle to feel a part of the community. Her message was met with some support and a lot of criticism
47:19
August 7, 2018
Plastic Free Problems
On this episode, we share how we've been making changes to reduce our plastic waste and what struggles we've encountered as we incorporate more reusable items into our every day routines.
38:59
July 30, 2018
The Beyond Meat Burger and Being the “Perfect” Vegan
Kat and Dev from Two Market Girls discuss the mixed opinions regarding A&W’s nation-wide release of the Beyond Burger in Canada and why the pressure of being the perfect vegan is dangerous to the progress of the vegan movement.
35:19
July 23, 2018
Confessions of Two Junk Food Vegans
Veganism is not always about eating healthy. There's plenty of vegan junk food out there and we love to indulge. Sometimes there's guilt associated with eating unhealthy food, but we still do and we're sharing how we maintain balance instead of ignoring our cravings.
28:43
July 16, 2018
Grocery Shopping Horrors and Hacks
When it comes to grocery shopping, we have a love/hate relationship with it. Sometimes it's a lot of fun, other times it just brings out the worst in everyone. We share some of our tips and how to limit the bad trips.
37:25
July 9, 2018
How We Really Feel About Being Canadian
From common Canadian stereotypes to the things we'd change about our country, we talk all things Canada in honour of Canada Day.
32:12
July 3, 2018
Travel Tips for Vegans
Travelling as a vegan can be lots of fun because you get to explore all the local vegan options available in different places. But it can also be overwhelming at times! We put together some vegan travel tips to help with everything from navigating airport food, to discovering local vegan products.
39:23
June 25, 2018
How to Survive Vegan Food Festivals
We don't mess around at food festivals, it's serious business. We try to experience as much new food as possible while still watching our budget and conquering the crowds. These are our pro tips!
34:38
June 21, 2018
Vegan Kitchen Essentials
Cooking and creating delicious vegan dishes becomes so much easier when you have the right tools to do it. We discuss the items every vegan kitchen needs, as well as the things that are just nice to have.
38:17
June 11, 2018
Is pie better than cake? TMG Unfiltered Q&A Edition
Are aliens vegan? Have we ever dined and dashed? What's our favourite food to cook? Get to know us a bit better as we answer a bunch of randomly generated questions.
58:28
June 4, 2018
Food Blog Side Hustles ft. Plant Based Kristy & Love Wild Live Free
Vegan food bloggers Kristy LaPointe from Plant Based Kristy and Avra Epstein from Love Wild Live Free join us for an open discussion about managing a blog as a side hustle, imposter syndrome, navigating the vegan community, and the future of social media.
58:48
May 28, 2018
Fitness for Dummies
Some real talk about incorporating fitness into your life when you're not a workout guru. We know it's important to be active, but we also know it's hard as hell to turn it into a habit, so we share our honest and simple tips for getting your butt to the gym and learning to enjoy it.
36:34
May 21, 2018
The Struggle to Unplug and Unwind
Busy is a blessing, but burnout is real. Taking breaks is essential when you've got a lot on the go or find yourself getting too addicted to your phone and social media. We discuss how technology, culture, and personality all play a role in getting burnt out and how to recover from it.
35:11
May 14, 2018
Myths & Misconceptions: Veganism Edition
Whether you are a vegan, know a vegan, or have heard of veganism, you've probably developed some perception of what vegans are like based on things you've heard. Exaggerations and stereotypes are common, but how do we address those and inspire a more positive perception? Hint, we think food is the answer.
23:53
May 7, 2018
On the Road to Sustainability ft. Sustainabus
We discuss what it means to live sustainably and how to do so with Erik and Michael from Sustainabus. Together they are converting an old school bus into a completely sustainable tiny home to drive from Alaska to Argentina.
25:11
April 30, 2018
The Truth About A Vegan Social Life
Does going vegan make it harder to have a social life? Can you still have a social life at all if you go vegan? We discuss how our social lives are impacted by being vegan and how to navigate certain social situations so that you don't have to give up your social life.
27:43
April 23, 2018
Hacks for Developing Your Photography Style
In an Instagram world, how can you make your photos stand out? It's simple; style. But easier said than done. We share some of our tips and what we've learned about photography over the years.
32:02
April 17, 2018
The Millennial Job Market
Is the gig economy a good thing? Will we ever get benefits? What skills does it really take to thrive these days? An honest and optimistic conversation on the current state of the job market and the changing employment circumstances that millennials are facing.
37:11
April 10, 2018
How to Not Suck at Cooking
We compare our very different perspectives and skill levels when it comes to cooking. For anyone who struggles with cooking, we share how to get past failures in the kitchen and learn to love making food.
37:09
April 3, 2018
The Chronicles of Women on YouTube
What's it like to be a woman on YouTube? Is the future of YouTube female? As two women who run a YouTube channel and spend a fair amount of time watching YouTube, we couldn't ignore the conversation surrounding the difference between how women are represented compared to men.
27:32
March 27, 2018
A Love/Hate Relationship with Social Media
On this episode of TMG Unfiltered, Kat and Dev explore the world of social media. It is an incredibly powerful and beneficial form of communication, but can also be quite dangerous. The discussion explores the positives, the negatives, the question of authenticity, and what the future might hold.
48:40
March 19, 2018
The Wonderful World of Vlogging
On this episode of TMG Unfiltered, Kat and Dev discuss their thoughts on a popular form of content on YouTube known as "Vlogs". They share why they think it's so popular, what makes a good vlog, and the dangers of vlogging.
45:16
March 13, 2018
Vegan FAQs
In this episode of TMG Unfiltered we discuss all the frequently asked questions vegans get when people find out they're vegan.
25:16
March 13, 2018
How to Date a Non-Vegan
Dating can be complicated, but what about when one of you is vegan and the other isn't? Is it a deal breaker? Can it work out? We share our experiences and tips for making it work.
24:09
February 13, 2018
Welcome to TMG Unfiltered
Allow us to introduce ourselves! We're Kat and Dev from the vegan blog/YouTube channel 'Two Market Girls' and this is our podcast! We'll be discussing life beyond the blog including social media, photography, vegan lifestyle, and much more.
16:25
January 22, 2018
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