Tag Archives: Shopping

Walmart vs Safeway ~ Food Thrifting

I quickly popped into Williams Sonoma on a Saturday evening around 5:30 pm to pick up a bag of my favorite gluten free

Pas de Deux Blush Pink Ruffled Ombre Layer Cake

Sometimes an off-hand remark feels portentous and resonates, like this one… “Can you see how the gentle

Maria’s Pesto and Goatherd’s Cheese Tartlet

I had to pull over to the side of the road… thank goodness for my  iPhone! I quickly entered Crown Food

A Bottle of Rain for Christmas

Who else is gonna bring you a broken arrow? Who else is gonna bring you a bottle of rain? I had my annual Christmas

“I’ll have a Grande, Non~Fat, Extra Hot, Sugar-free Peppermint Mocha Latte, please!”

We have a saying in Calgary… “If you don’t like the weather, wait 15 minutes.” We went from

Perfect Pantry

Nate’s Perfect Pantry Procrastination

“You should see Nate’s pantry,” I said over coffee and cereal one morning. “Who’s Nate?” my daughter asked. “Oh, Nate

Dim …. and then Sum!!! at the Silver Dragon

Dim Sum has always been that “mysterious” culinary genius that has somehow managed to elude me… until this past

Secret Stop #2 ~ peaseblossoms

Chocolates in hand (or mouth) saunter next door to visit Marika’s flower shop peaseblossoms.  Purchase a

Shhh, It’s a Secret… Epiphanie Chocolates!

On beautiful, sunny Saturday afternoons I sometimes tell everyone at home that I have to run errands… and then I