A dinner runs through it

My husband and I have a problem. Nothing serious, but something that drains our wallet every day of every week. We eat out. All the time. We’ve had this problem ever since we got together and lived right in downtown Toronto where there was a restaurant — or one that delivered — for any craving… Continue Reading

On depression and Robin Williams

There has been a lot written about Robin Williams in the past couple of days since he died. A lot of memories, a lot of movie moments and a lot about depression. Many posts are personal stories about people’s own experience with the disease, while others are pleas to stop the stigma that is associated… Continue Reading

Death in the digital era

A friend of mine passed away yesterday. It was sudden and unexpected. It was sad. It was hard to wrap my head and my heart around. Along with all the normal grief processes though, I began to think about our digital footprint, and what is left behind when we die. As I cried for my… Continue Reading

A July photo challenge that’s simply Blissful

My bags are packed, I’m ready to go… OK, maybe my bags aren’t actually packed yet, but this week I finally got my ticket for Blissdom 2014 in Mississauga from Oct. 2-4. And I. Can’t. Wait. This isn’t my first Blissdom. I went to the conference in 2012, though with my community manager hat on, on… Continue Reading

How to make the best iced tea this summer

I thought I had iced tea down. I could make a glass on demand, or even a 2L pitcher full of my favourite brew. But I found it hard to drink 2L worth of my favourite iced tea. My taste buds need to be excited with new flavours. That’s when it hit me.