Category Archives: This & That

To Spa or Not to Spa? When is that ever a question?

It was a busy week for me last week in the big smoke shopping for the fall line of clothes for both Stuff & Nonsense and our new store, Twang & Pearl. Though I enjoy the smorgasbord of restaurants, the … Continue reading

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There’s lots of sleepless people in the tropic of crazy

Oh how I wish that quote was mine. However I have to give credit where credit is due. And credit is due to Day 6 CBC Radio host Brent Bambury, uttered as I listened on my morning ‘commute’ to Stuff … Continue reading

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Bringing Our A Game

Joe and I just passed the five year post of our marriage this weekend (thank you, thank you, curtsey, curtsey). To celebrate we brought our A – for Anniversary – game up to Squampton in the mountains to pop a … Continue reading

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Christmas is a Coming …

And the turkey’s getting fat. Or so the song goes. It’s a song that my Mom has sung every December as long as I can remember. It goes on to encourage folks to give what they can to those who … Continue reading

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Ode to Ocimum Tenuiflorum

Basil is by far and away my favourite herb. I could roll in it. The smell is divine and its taste nirvana. I mean I really get off on basil. It was no big surprise to me, then, that on … Continue reading

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Giving Thanks.

Today Facebook was a flutter with friends making pies, friends making yams, friends saying “Thanks, you are awesome,” and some friends just happy with the giant shiny orb that situated itself in the sky despite the weather man’s dour forcast … Continue reading

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