Category Archives: Nova Scotia

Grocery Grand Tally, Half Year Report!

As promised, I have put together a report on all of my grocery spending and purchases for the first half of the year. Let’s see what conclusions can be drawn! First of all, for 2 adults, we spent $2813.73 on

Grocery Grand Tally, Half Year Report!

As promised, I have put together a report on all of my grocery spending and purchases for the first half of the year. Let’s see what conclusions can be drawn! First of all, for 2 adults, we spent $2813.73 on

Canada’s National Cuisine

Canada Day is nearly upon us (July 1) so my thoughts have turned to all-Canadian food. Visitors from other countries usually ask us which foods we consider uniquely Canadian, or whether there is such a thing as Canadian cuisine. The

Canada’s National Cuisine

Canada Day is nearly upon us (July 1) so my thoughts have turned to all-Canadian food. Visitors from other countries usually ask us which foods we consider uniquely Canadian, or whether there is such a thing as Canadian cuisine. The

Why I’m in the Suburbs

I didn’t always live in the suburbs. I started life on a quiet city street, and my family moved out of town when I was 7. We lived in a community that was comprised of houses lining both sides of

Why I’m in the Suburbs

I didn’t always live in the suburbs. I started life on a quiet city street, and my family moved out of town when I was 7. We lived in a community that was comprised of houses lining both sides of

2012 Goal Update: Month 4

First things first…entertainment! I said I wouldn’t do repeats this year. I wanted to see live shows by bands I hadn’t seen before. I broke this rule already by going to see Sarah Slean for the second time in 4

2012 Goal Update: Month 4

First things first…entertainment! I said I wouldn’t do repeats this year. I wanted to see live shows by bands I hadn’t seen before. I broke this rule already by going to see Sarah Slean for the second time in 4

Food Stories from My Parents’ Generation

Do you feed your kids the way your parents fed you? I interviewed my parents today about the diet they grew up on, and how they fed my brother, sister and me. My parents were both “war babies” born in

Food Stories from My Parents’ Generation

Do you feed your kids the way your parents fed you? I interviewed my parents today about the diet they grew up on, and how they fed my brother, sister and me. My parents were both “war babies” born in

My Mom’s Table vs. My Table

My mom has me beat hands-down when it comes to real food, and she sets a fine table, too! Here are the ways she blows me out of the water: Mom: Puts each food in a serving dish and passes

My Mom’s Table vs. My Table

My mom has me beat hands-down when it comes to real food, and she sets a fine table, too! Here are the ways she blows me out of the water: Mom: Puts each food in a serving dish and passes