Monthly Archives: November 2015

In Honour of a dear “old soul” – Phoebe Rose

As we head into this season of giving, sharing, and spending time with our loved ones, I would like to make a post in honour of a feisty, amazing little girl, and her strong, brave family. I will never do … Continue reading

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Countdown to Christmas – a Celebration of Happiness blog series

I just finished watching The Polar Express, my first Christmas movie of this holiday season. And I’m already feeling teary and blue. I know I’m not alone in struggling with Christmas. This used to be my favourite time of year, … Continue reading

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The seemingly never ending job search

Oh the joys of looking for a job. I’m sure I’m not the only person who feels this way, but it is my least favourite thing to do EVER. I would rather clean toilets than search for jobs. However, it … Continue reading

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Recipe: Chicken and Mushrooms in a White Wine Thyme Sauce

A great tasting chicken recipe that features mushrooms with the great flavours of thyme and white wine. Continue reading

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Recipe: Pork and Sweet Potato Stew

Memo to me: Remember to take pictures of dishes you make. People like to see pictures of food. Now that I’ve gotten that out of the way, it’s on to the recipe. This one came about because I found some … Continue reading

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Recipe: Spaghetti Sauce inspired by Heston Blumenthal’s recipe

A few years ago, I watched a television show hosted by Chef Heston Blumenthal called In Search of Perfection. I ended up buying both of the cookbooks and being awed by the recipes in these books. They are so detailed … Continue reading

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Dealing with “supposed to”

While I was away, I had the opportunity to meet a lady in Bridgetown with a very interesting life story. All her life she had been fighting the idea of “supposed to.” You know, the way we’re “supposed to” live … Continue reading

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