Australian Day

8 Snacks for Homesick Australians

It’s been many years since my S.O. Douglas has lived in Australia. There are times where he reminisces about his younger years living and working down under. One of the many things he misses about being in in the “land of Oz”, is the wide variety of snacks to choose from. It’s Australia Day annually on January 26th.  Inspired by their national holiday and Douglas’ … Continue reading 8 Snacks for Homesick Australians

Gift Ideas found at VEG Expo 2017

While I lived near Commercial Drive, I shared the top floor of an old house with a couple of roommates. Ken was a chef in a high-end downtown restaurant and Edie was a top-notch lifesaver with first aid at concerts and working on finishing her nursing studies. One of my favourite things about living with roommates is sharing various foods and drinks. Thinking back, there … Continue reading Gift Ideas found at VEG Expo 2017

My first “Welcome to the Neighbourhood Gift”

Being the first new blog post of my new blog, I’d thought I’d start with something close to home. A gift-giving idea based on my neighbours. I’ve been a condo owner for almost 5 years now (pat on the back). There are many pros and cons of choosing a strata that doesn’t allow rentals and pets. Biggest pro was of course the peace and quiet … Continue reading My first “Welcome to the Neighbourhood Gift”