Crazy for Canada

Having lived in America most of my life, I’ve been lucky enough to travel  north to Canada on a few occasions. The first was to Montreal in 1987 to film a Suzuki Samurai commercial. I loved what I saw of the city but didn’t get to tour around too much because of work. The second time I visited Canada was to take my son to an ice hockey camp in Logan Lakes. I remember it was gorgeous and woodsy. And my third visit was with Hubby to Vancouver, a very hip and diverse culture with stunning natural beauty. So I was delighted to have the opportunity to return to Canada and soak up as much as I could in one week. Continue reading

Baker’s Dozen: Thirteen Utensils I Can’t Live Without In My Kitchen

Have you ever heard of the term Baker’s Dozen?  We know that a dozen equals twelve of something and we see it in our daily life, such as shopping for a dozen eggs or a dozen roses .  There are also reminders we see in the our world around us such as the 12 months on the calendar .  But a baker’s dozen is thirteen of a something, usually baked goods. Why? Continue reading

Cuppa Critics

It’s not everyday I can get my Hubby to appear on Snapchat.  But last night he joined me for “Cuppa Critics” where we shared our take on eleven fabulous films.  I was given the “screeners”, as the are called, by Screen Actors Guild to watch before I vote in the upcoming SAG awards. Though I haven’t acted since switching careers to the food industry full time when we moved to Dublin in 2008, I am still a proud card carrying member.  I started acting as a child and in fact have my pension with Screen Actors Guild.  So I take my privilige of voting in this prestigious awards seriously.

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