Technology break

My kids balked at the thought. They were filled with panic….and then questions. How does one go without technology¬†for a whole long weekend? And, why? I think my kids are like most of… Continue reading

This Week in My Kitchen

Blog Hop hosted by “Beauty That Moves”    


Next week, I’ll take possession of my sixth car. It is interesting that I have had so few cars. I proclaim not to care very much one way or the other. But, as… Continue reading

This Week In My Kitchen

Blog Hop hosted by “Beauty That Moves”

This Week in my Kitchen

Thursday April 3, 2014 Bloghop

Smooth finish

New smoothie recipe breakthrough. After many days of rich food and drink, a little cleanse to get my body topped up with fresh produce. 2 cups almond milk 2 large leaves kale, remove… Continue reading

Gratitude Retreat

Enjoyed a weekend retreat in a small town in Alberta. Memories of my childhood. The quiet and peaceful nature of a small community where the neighbours know each other. Snowed in, (not really,… Continue reading

Deluxe for dinner

My son claims to be a foodie. It is true that he loves to eat, at least whatever I make at home. But twelve years old is probably a little young to be… Continue reading

Best ever brownie

I think, even looking for, let alone finding the “best-ever” recipe is like the search for the holy grail. You may seek for a lifetime and not find it. Or a trusted friend… Continue reading

Finding a mantra

For my last assignment in part one of Brene Brown’s ecourse, it was back to page one of they art journal to write a mantra. Fill that first page with some words that… Continue reading


It took 2 hours today. First try was meticulously completed online and submitted, only to hang up at the screen which warns against using the back button. To the old fashioned telephone and… Continue reading


A recently heard a story about a frog. As one would imagine, if you put a frog in a pot of boiling water, it will jump out. If you can heat the water,… Continue reading

Life in a travel bottle

I was sitting in the Air Canada lounge in Calgary, (AC lounge at YYC for short), and was using a little bottle of hand cream, tucked inside an airport security approved clear plastic… Continue reading


“Creativity, as has been said, consists largely of rearranging what we know in order to find out what we do not know.¬† Hence, to think creatively, we must be able to look afresh… Continue reading

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