Time for Cake

Time for Cake

With my birthday fast approaching I had to find a way to beat my family to the cake punch, so to speak. I knew they would get me a high calorie, tower of deliciousness that I would have loved. But, I am trying to make better choices. I am doing well with my 28 Day...
Dressing Up for Less

Dressing Up for Less

Dressing Up for Less When I was a city girl and lived one fleeting moment to the next, I hardly EVER stepped inside a grocery store. My townhouse was one block from Kensington Market while my office was two blocks from St. Lawrence Market. City life allowed me to eat...
Making Ends Meet with Meal Planning

Making Ends Meet with Meal Planning

Making Ends Meet with Meal Planning When you hear the words ‘meal planning’ does it make you anxious? It did for me, for a long time. I have read 101 blogs about meal planning. After each post, I thought to myself, “I don’t really have time for...
Eating Clean with Green (Day 4)

Eating Clean with Green (Day 4)

St. Patrick Inspires Two things are happening in my world this week. I am getting my meal planning back on track with the Epicure 28-day challenge. And Friday is St. Patrick’s Day! When I was a wee lass in my twenties I celebrated this day like most, with green beer...
Eating Clean with Green (Day 3)

Eating Clean with Green (Day 3)

St. Patrick Inspires Two things are happening in my world this week. I am getting my meal planning back on track with the Epicure 28-day challenge. And Friday is St. Patrick’s Day! When I was a wee lass in my twenties I celebrated this day like most, with green beer...
Eating Clean with Green (Day 2)

Eating Clean with Green (Day 2)

St. Patrick Inspires Two things are happening in my world this week. I am getting my meal planning back on track with the Epicure 28-day challenge. And Friday is St. Patrick’s Day! When I was a wee lass in my twenties I celebrated this day like most, with green beer...
Eating Clean with Green (Day 1)

Eating Clean with Green (Day 1)

St. Patrick Inspires Two things are happening in my world this week. I am getting back on track with meal planning by taking part in the Epicure 28-day challenge. And Friday is St. Patrick’s Day! When I was a wee lass in my twenties I celebrated this day like...
The Colony of Unrequited Dreams

The Colony of Unrequited Dreams

A Neptune Theatre Review Until March 12th, The Colony of Unrequited Dreams will be on stage at Neptune Theatre.  J. Kelly Nestruck from the Globe and Mail wrote that this play was “a great small work of art.” For me, this play was far more personal than...
Treat Yourself like a Queen

Treat Yourself like a Queen

February is finally behind me Happy to see it go. I am sick and tired of being sick and tired. The last two weeks included the flu then colds, fleas, sleepless nights, and general irritability all around. I needed Mary Poppins to visit to help end the suffer-RAGE!!! I...
Red Velvet Powered UP Waffles

Red Velvet Powered UP Waffles

Red Velvet Powered UP Waffles It may be pancake day but I believe waffles are okay too! Especially when they are my Red Velvet Powered Up Waffles. The recipe below is my own interpretation of Epicure’s Classic Waffles which can be found here.  I have changed it...