What is a CSA box?

I grew up in the city of Toronto. My groceries came in fancy packages from large grocery stores chains. I spent little time thinking about where my “perfect looking” fruits and vegetables came from. Growing up I enjoyed delicious/healthy meals that my...

Mornings

Mornings are my favourite part of the day. The light, the peace, the first sip of coffee, a sharpened pencil for sudoku or a to-do list. That combination makes for the best start to any day. I’ve recently modified my morning routine to include both a quiet meditation...

Toad

 I am an animal lover. I would have an animal sanctuary in my backyard if I could afford it. The thought of any creature suffering is more than I can handle so I constantly go out of my way to save things. I have a yoghurt container in the mudroom for releasing...

The things I love about summer!

After a long cold winter, I very much look forward to the warmer seasons. Spring is my favourite of the seasons, I appreciate and need the time to transition from being mostly indoors to the long lazy days of summer. I often think how as Canadians we are subjected to...

Transitions

So my youngest child turned 18 on the weekend. I knew it was coming and I’d been thinking a lot about transitions leading up to this momentous date. She was moving from a child to an adult; I was moving from a mother to….what, exactly? Since motherhood has...
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