Time for New Glasses!

Time for New Glasses!

I’ve always been pretty conventional when it comes to things like shopping for glasses.  I am glad that over the last few years a revolution has happened as it relates to prescription glasses.  Gone are the days of walking into a conventional optical where you try on...
2017 Finale & What's Coming!

2017 Finale & What's Coming!

This is my final post of 2017!  This year has been amazingly exciting and amazingly difficult for me.  I think that pretty much sums up full time blogging in a nutshell and I mean that in the most positive way possible : ) I’m constantly trying to reinvent myself...
My Food Hero is…My Father Eric

My Food Hero is…My Father Eric

My father, Eric, grew up on his family’s homestead in Calabria, Italy.  His family grew what they ate and appreciated the value of hard work and celebrating by eating as a family.  My Dad tells us the story about how he saved up for a month for a piece of veal (a very...
Toronto Christmas Market

Toronto Christmas Market

I try to limit our Santa visits every year since we are trying to keep Santa’s existence as real for the boys as possible.  When we start visiting all these different Santa characters, Dean starts asking a lot of questions.  To keep the magic and the mystery alive, we...
Montréal, je t'aime (24 Hours in our Favourite City)

Montréal, je t'aime (24 Hours in our Favourite City)

Tourism Montreal reached out to me and asked if they could host me in Montreal during MTL a table Event which is 15 days where a list of 175 restaurants prepares a tasting menu of 3 courses at reduced rates of $21, $31, or $41, or $15 brunch. I’m going to preface this...
A Fall Fashion Fix in Prince Edward County

A Fall Fashion Fix in Prince Edward County

A few months ago my friend Suzanne of Your Shop Girl who is an image consultant in Toronto, told me about a Workshop she would be hosting in Prince Edward County.  I jumped on board right away because not only do I really enjoy Suzanne and benefit from her awesome...
Another 48 Hours in Ottawa (Kid-free!)

Another 48 Hours in Ottawa (Kid-free!)

I’m pretty excited that I had the opportunity to visit Ottawa again.  I love visiting our Nation’s Capital and exploring the wonderful spots that make it one of the best cities in Canada. The last time I was here was in February of this year, you can read about that...
End of Summer Girls Staycation

End of Summer Girls Staycation

When Roxanne West of Bonjour Bliss Blog asked me if I was down for a girls staycation, I didn’t even check my date book (yes, I still have a date book). I said YES immediately! I had big plans this summer, to get in a lot of relaxation time so that I would be...