We woke up to 8 degrees celsius (46 F) this morning – it was a definite “fall is here” moment. I brewed a pot of coffee while we woke up slowly, staying in our pyjamas much longer than usual. My son had a birthday party to go to at eleven, so just before then we took showers and actually started our… View Post
Before you know it, we’ll be raking big piles of fallen leaves for our kiddos to jump in! Fall is here and with it comes visits to the pumpkin patch, full days at school, and riding the hay wagon at the apple orchard. It’s a busy time for little ones and they need a wardrobe that will go the distance (and… View Post
On a rainy Saturday afternoon, I sat down at the table with my daughter next to me and peeled a few apples. Some were for eating in the moment, and the others were to be diced and used for baking. The weather was slightly cooler that day, with stormy clouds filling the sky and the sound of rain drops falling on… View Post
There’s no doubt disruption is tough, like being pushed through a keyhole. That’s how I describe what it felt like when I left my job as a television producer and host after 24 years. I had what I considered to be the best tv job in Canada: co-hosting and co-producing CTV Ottawa’s Regional Contact with the amazing Joel Haslam…. View Post
I remember my first softball practice; I must have been around 8 years old. On the team were three girls, including me – the rest were boys. We were all wearing bright green little league t-shirts and I paired mine with my favourite pink striped shorts. “Girls can’t play ball” said one of the boys. “Everyone can play ball” I replied.
The perfect cup of coffee is everything. It’s a small morning ritual that starts the day off on a nice note. When I tried my first cup of coffee made with the Nespresso Evoluo Coffee Machine, I was so impressed with its body, flavour, and delicious froth (crema). I honestly didn’t expect to be so wowed by a coffee machine! I’ve always been… View Post