Asked and Answered

Posted by on Jun 16, 2012

I have figured out the ultimate Father’s Day gift to give my husband, the Carpenter, father of my two amazing children. This is brilliant. I can’t believe I have never thought of it before. I don’t even have to wrap this gift. Perfect.

The Queen & I

Posted by on Jun 9, 2012

Every morning, as I stumble into the kitchen looking like a wretched witch, with my wild hair and fuzzy bathrobe, Queen Elizabeth greets me. This is a true story.

Toads and Princes

Posted by on Jun 5, 2012

I am sure every young girl has heard the expression “you have to kiss a lot of frogs to find your prince.” I am equally as sure that every adult woman has lived this parable. I am no exception, except that most of the frogs in my past were more apt to be toads.

The “M” word

Posted by on Jun 5, 2012

Every day is Mother’s Day. Do you know how I know this? Because every day somebody yells the word “Mom” at me in either a plea for help, a demand for attention, a request for something or a whine, purely for the annoyance factor of all of the above. Mother has power and grace. Unfortunately, […]

Giddy Up

Posted by on Jun 5, 2012

Once a week I go to my “happy place” which, ironically happens to be a horse stable in Guelph-Eramosa. I say ironically because I have a deeply rooted fear of horses that comes from the realization that horses, though beautiful creatures, also come with an unpredictable temperament fuelled by about 600 pounds of strength. I […]