K is for Knowing When to Quit

K is for Knowing When to Quit

Hi everyone, I have some disappointing news. Even though it is really difficult for me to drop out of something once I’ve committed, I’m afraid I’m going to have to withdraw from this year’s A to Z Challenge. This was my third year of the A to...

Welcome!

This is a very big day for me! Welcome to my new website. I am so happy with it, and I have to give my dear friend Kyla Roma tons of props for doing such an amazing job. I was really concerned about communicating my vision to a designer, especially since I...
Holiday Treats: The Virtual Cookie Exchange Blog Hop

Holiday Treats: The Virtual Cookie Exchange Blog Hop

I’ve always wanted to participate in one of those cookie exchanges. What a fantastic idea! You bake lots of your favourite cookie, attend a party with other cookie bakers, and leave with a fabulous array of holiday treats that make it seem like you’ve...
Why Women Don’t Go To The Police

Why Women Don’t Go To The Police

One question keeps getting asked about the Jian Ghomeshi situation…. “Why didn’t the victims go to the police?” I understand why people are asking this. In fact, I asked it myself at first. And then I read the stories of young women who had...
Seven Things I WILL Miss About Living Here

Seven Things I WILL Miss About Living Here

The Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra: one of my favourite things aboutliving here. Ever feel like the universe is trying to tell you something? Last winter was the worst my city had experienced in almost 100 years, and this summer is probably going to set a record for...
Five Things I Won’t Miss About Living Here

Five Things I Won’t Miss About Living Here

Hello Dear Readers, Sorry for the late post. I had some unexpected drama last night when I discovered my basement was taking on water. Needless to say, it wasn’t the good kind of excitement. I’ve got a pretty good house, but it’s old, so it’s...