Sometimes Mom and Dad don’t want to watch yet-another animated film (as fabulously fun as many of them are). If you find yourself in the same boat, allow me to take some of the guesswork out of your next family movie-selection experience with 9 family movies that are not cartoons. The trick is how to convince your kids that documentaries can be fun. Am I right? Continue reading
I saw the news in my numerous feeds this morning that British actor, Alan Rickman, has died.
And yet the name of the actor did not immediately click. Shame on me. Yes, I know. Continue reading
And then, y’know, screens and electronics — *cough* Netflix *cough* — and a busier, more active lifestyle took over and my paperbacks turned into dust-collectors. Continue reading
In my experience, resolutions — much like giving up chocolate for Lent at Easter — tend to fall by the wayside whereas goals, and the commitments set in place to achieve them, have staying power. The proof is in the chocolate avocado chia pudding. Continue reading
And should you fancy yourself a little less Tom Cruise circa ‘Cocktail’ and a little more Siskel and Ebert, Netflix Canada has got you covered for the holidays and well into the new year! Continue reading
I basically served up the pancakes and then the eggs as soon as they were ready. In fact, I had visions of flipping them onto their plates from across the counter but thought better of it. Continue reading
Hopefully we’ve all recovered from the emotionally-charged ‘Red Cup’ debate and realized there are other, more important Starbucks-esque things to ponder. Like: How do they get the cranberries into the Cranberry Bliss Bar?
If you’ve never tasted the likes of these Cranberry Bliss Bars then you might be missing out on … Continue reading
Also, she wore a hat! Actually, it was more: she had a hat on top of her head! I believe this is only because toques are “in”; however, they must be worn just so. Continue reading