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A holiday gift for every one of you

 No matter what holiday you celebrate at this time of year, this is a gift that has all sorts of great tips to get you through the season doing happy dances. You might even discover a new idea or a solution to some niggling dilemma! Hurry … take a look and then hit download …Continue reading “A holiday gift for every one of you”

Christmas Giveaway … join in!

‘Tis the season! I’m happy to participate in some community support for a great area of southern Ontario and  make a donation to the Omemee Pigeon EFlyer 12 Days of Christmas Giveaway! OMEMEE PIGEON EFLYER PROUDLY PRESENTS 12 DAYS OF HOLIDAY GIVEAWAYS! Prize pledges are rolling in for the 12 Days of  Holiday Giveaways! TheContinue reading “Christmas Giveaway … join in!”

Choopy’s Cupcakes and Coffee Shop

If it’s Friday, it must be France … I love success stories, don’t you? The reason I’m a little late posting this is because I took a few hours this evening to watch the movie The Help with my DH. As well as being an important and well-told story,  author Kathryn Stockett’s backstory about writingContinue reading “Choopy’s Cupcakes and Coffee Shop”

Toronto’s Famous People Players Inspire And Delight!

FPP’s Mission Statement: “OUR MISSION is to inspire people to achieve more. To instill in the hearts and minds of everyone that dreams can come true when you believe in yourself.”   On Saturday three generations of our family laughed and applauded our way through the afternoon performance of the Famous People Players holiday presentation.Continue reading “Toronto’s Famous People Players Inspire And Delight!”

NaNoWriMo needs our support …

National Novel Writing Month – 30 Day and Nights of Literary Abandon! (I feel so strongly about this, I’m running this post for a week. Back to France next Friday.) A lot of bleary-eyed writers will be setting their keyboards aside for a brief respite after a final dash to the finish line of theirContinue reading “NaNoWriMo needs our support …”

Friendship, L’amitié – priceless wherever you are

If it’s Friday, it must be France … Ask me to list all the great memories of our 4-1/2 months in Antibes this past summer and I could go on and on. This is one of my favourites. One thing most women need, no matter where in the world they are, is a good hairdresser.Continue reading “Friendship, L’amitié – priceless wherever you are”

I just heard the s*** word!

Whistler ski season begins Friday, November 18th! Rock those boards! The word is out. S N O W. Khione, the goddess of snow and her pop, Boreas, the windy god of winter, have been working their magic so the Whistler, British Columbia, ski season will officially begin early this year. Friday, November 18th, is theContinue reading “I just heard the s*** word!”

Mon Dieu … I did it!

If it’s Friday, it must be France … Two-year-old Kate’s favourite saying is “I did it!” Today I echo that. I finally figured out how to make a slideshow work here. Transferring it from my iPhoto to YouTube was the secret. You probably already know how to do that but it was a big dealContinue reading “Mon Dieu … I did it!”

When the tech stuff tanks, take a stroll …

If it’s Friday, It must be France … For whatever reason, I simply cannot download my slideshow of Arles onto this page. I’ll keep working on it. In the meantime, join me on one of my early morning strolls through our home base of Antibes. Our front yard. Pass through the one original remaining gateContinue reading “When the tech stuff tanks, take a stroll …”