Monday, December 17, 2018

‘Use the damn towels’ and other metaphors for life

Last year, my husband and I received these beautiful soft blue towels as a bridal shower gift. As someone who only uses new things when...

Fried green tomatoes

We recently were able to sneak away for a couple of days of rest and relaxation. I almost didn’t know what to do with myself...
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There are no atheists in fox holes

“There are no atheists in fox holes.” That was a saying during the Second World War. “There are no atheists in fox holes.” How can this be...
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Ditch the ‘beige’ diet – eat the rainbow

“Eating the rainbow” is a great fundamental tip for eating healthy (but that doesn’t include eating artificially-coloured things like Skittles or M&Ms!). So what does “eating...
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Eat healthy during BBQ season with these easy tips

The summer can be a challenging time to eat healthy (heck, who are we kidding – every time of the year can be challenging!),...

Cheerful summer treat – strawberry lemonade squares

As I am writing this, it’s a cold torrential downpour. The summer solstice has come and gone, the weather forecasters are promising better days ahead...

Dorothy

It was a lovely spring day in 1913 when my beautiful sister Dorothy was born. Her parents, Herbert and Ida Peppard, looked on their newborn...

Yay for rhubarb!

It’s rhubarb season. Yay! The markets and grocery stores are abundant with it right now. Stock up to make your favourite dishes and freeze it...

It’s our third anniversary at Body Solace Studio

As I was going through my calendar a few weeks ago, I turned to June and realized… this month marks our three-year anniversary at...

The agony and the ecstasy

“It was the best of times, it was the worst of times.” This quote by Charles Dickens sums up my two trips to Italy exactly. My...
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