What Do You Do?

What Do You Do?

There have been several instances recently where I've needed to explain, "I'm in transition", then apologizing for the in-between stage of my life. We've all been asked the question, "what do you do?" which has been synonymous with "who are you?" immediately slotting you into a category or stereotype. Unfortunately, society wants to know "what you [...]

BANANA BREAD

BANANA BREAD

My son was home for the weekend, bananas in tow... "mom, I didn't want to leave them at my place, they'll get too ripe, maybe you can use?" What's a mom to do? Make banana bread, of course! This is a tried and true recipe passed on to me, definitely a family favourite... Banana Bread Recipe [...]

The Table

The Table

It's one of the few things I've missed the most from our family home.  Downsizing from a  house to a townhome, my 8' long dining table which acted as a centrepiece for family gatherings, dinner parties, celebrations, homework and yes, even beer pong, no longer fit. This being one of the few pieces of furniture that [...]

Friendship

Friendship

If you're a fan of Sex and the City, then you'll remember Carrie's reaction to Berger when he broke up with her on a post-it note. The flower vase full of carnations went flying, and she lost her shit! Yes, he broke up with her, but it was how he did it, seriously, wtf?! I [...]

Travelling​ Duo

Travelling​ Duo

Who would have guessed, a year after writing "Flying Solo" I would be flying duo? If you had told me, this time last year, I would be boarding a plane to Paris with a special someone, I probably would have called you crazy, or at the least, given you an eye roll.  Our trip was [...]

San Francisco

San Francisco

Tony Bennet sang, "I left my heart in San Francisco",  it's easy to understand why.  For starters, San Francisco, with its iconic Golden Gate bridge, cute cable cars, ocean breeze and sunny climate, how can you not fall in love? There are many layers to this vibrant city, the show-stopping architecture alone could keep you [...]