Fall 2017 To-Do List

Fall 2017 To-Do List

Happy Fall everyone! To celebrate the change of seasons, I have curated a list of activities that I’m looking forward to enjoying in the coming months. They aren't particularly based in one specific location or province, so if you're inspired, hopefully you can find similar events in your neck of the woods. I'm planning on... [...]

Godzilla in the Park

Godzilla in the Park

Godzilla is supposed to lay waste to Tokyo, Japan, not to Lethbridge, Alberta. So, when the beast himself stomped across the prairie landscape, I knew we were in for a night to remember. I snuggled into my lawn chair, slurped my honeydew bubble tea, and eagerly awaited the chaos. I have been to Lethbridge on [...]

Road Trip: Kawartha Lakes Cottage

Road Trip: Kawartha Lakes Cottage

Every summer I try to fit in at least one good road trip (check out my 2015 expedition here, as published in the Toronto Star). This year turned out to be a particularly busy one, and my opportunities for lengthy road trips were running out. So, when my friends proposed a mini vacation to a [...]

Happy Canada Day!

Happy Canada Day!

Happy Canada Day!   In preparation for my annual celebrations, I made a practice batch (read: more for me) of Strawberry Fritters. Since my Strawberry Picking Extravaganza I’ve been on berry overload, so I wanted to try something a little bit different with the local fruit. This recipe from Her Cup of Joy provided the [...]

The First of the Summer Strawberries

The First of the Summer Strawberries

  For me, strawberry picking rivals Christmas tree hunting. Perhaps this is a bold statement to make for my first blog post, but hand-on-heart, it’s true. Not only does berry picking herald the arrival of summer, but there is a certain Zen about a field of strawberries. Starting in mid-June, I keep a close eye [...]