Nap Time!

My Mom recently shared an article with me about the benefits of napping. I’m not a napper but there are days when I wish I was able to curl up on the couch for a nap. I know others who can take in a 20 minute power nap during the course of their day and […]

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HERBS of choice!

I love cooking. I don’t follow any cookbooks or recipes per se. I just like to create with what I have on hand in my pantry, fridge, freezer and herb garden. Of course, right now my herb garden is out of season. Lately, it is covered in a blanket of snow. But once the spring […]

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Cold Snap Soup to the Rescue

Wow…..we are in a long and chilly cold snap in most of Canada. Some parts of our beautiful country are in the deep freeze. I spoke to a friend yesterday who’s daughter lives up north of Edmonton and she is in -50’s. Her car won’t start and there is nothing you can do outside without […]

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The Blame Game!

We are in the midst of a pandemic. People are dying of Covid 19 all over the world. Businesses are shuttering up. Unemployment is rising. Homelessness is rising. Hospitals are at capacity. It’s a very sad and very challenging time for all of us. If there is one common thread in all of the media […]

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Soup Time

It’s definitely soup time. And with the recipe below soup can be the main event. A big bowl of steaming hot soup is so nourishing. To me, soup prep time is a good time to clean out the fridge of all the bits and pieces of vegetables and certain leftovers that could go into a […]

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A Collective Sigh…..

I won’t post about politics again, especially about another country….I promise…..but I have to follow up my previous posts about the USA and the political chaos that we all witnessed over the past few years. On Wednesday January 21, 2021 I watched the Inauguration of Joe Biden to President of the USA and Kamala Harris […]

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Swiss Chard

You’ve heard the recommendation to get something leafy green in your diet every day. I try to have a big green salad everyday to ensure I get that “green” food into my system. Green is good. Dark leafy greens are among the most nutrient dense foods you can eat. Lately I have been in a […]

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Oh My Goodness….I cannot believe what we witnessed.

We were out golfing yesterday morning when my phone starting buzzing with texts from my sister. She was sitting with my Mom watching a news channel covering the breach of the most iconic property in this world, The White House. My website has primarily been about “health and wellness” so going off the path to […]

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A new year…renewed hope!

I think the resolution for all of us this New Year 2021 is to be OPTIMISTIC! This past year has been one of many global changes, many inconveniences, many disappointments, many challenges, many businesses lost, many people lost, many months without seeing friends and family, no travel, stress on the health care system and the […]

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A Christmas Story!

My Mom shared this lovely and heartwarming story with me. I read it and it felt like a good story to share on my website so here it is for you to enjoy. “ I remember my first Christmas adventure with Grandma.  I was just a kid.  I remember tearing across town on my bike […]

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