How to keep kids busy at home

As I raised my kids without a TV at home and attempted to keep their childhood as “electrical device free” as possible, I became an expert at keeping the young ones entertained. Vancouver is a rainy city and there are weeks upon weeks where we didn’t feel encouraged to leave […]

Why a book is the best gift to give

Instead of spending your money on the predictable stuff, you can give a great creative unique gift that won’t break the bank. Let us examine all the reasons why a book is the best gift to give in the world.

why is a book the best gift

Halloween 2020

For Halloween 2020 I decided to dress as a peacock. I was inspired by the story of the woman with a feather dress from The Arabian Nights.

Dance With Balloons Challenge 2

A comprehensive step by step guide to dance with balloons. I defy you to try with without a mountain load of joy descending on your head.

What was I thinking?

Going over old videos leads me to groan “What was I thinking?” while I make a loud face plant.

What was I thinking

25 reasons I love my body 6

After writing down a list titled “25 reasons I love my body” I began to notice radical changes in my perspective. I share this simple yet powerful tool with you hoping it has similar results in your life.

I Love My Body

What Your Shoes Say About You 1

Watch me as I examine all the shoes in my closet searching for inspiration for my next novel. What your shoes say about you depends on your perspective.

All The Shoes In My Closet

Why I don't wear a poppy for remembrance day

I Don’t Wear A Poppy On Remembrance day, here Is Why

Recently a Canadian Hockey legend chided immigrants for not wearing a poppy on Remembrance day on T.V. which he interprets as a sign of disrespect for his way of life. I am one of those people ( an immigrant to Canada) who doesn’t wear a poppy and here are my reasons.

Carmen From Opera Carmen

Halloween 2019

For Halloween 2019, I decided to dress as Carmen from Opera Carmen. A few years ago I got to attend the opera at a roman amphitheater in Verona Italy and I still feel inspired by it.

Recipes For A Crowd Of 50 1

How to host dinner for 50 at home and learn to enjoy the experience. Practical tips and recipes included. Are you looking for recipes for a crowd of 50? If yes then I got you covered.