Glass Half Full

Like an annoying adolescent boy, winter is still here poking spring desperately trying to flirt with it. We woke up to another 15 cm of wet heavy snow piled in the yard.  Heavy snowfall warning is predicted for the rest of the day. Road conditions are dismal so the thought of a long drive to…

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Hello Mr. Draper

This weekend we attended a 5oth birthday bash. The venue was the Ranchman’s Club which is a historic and sophisticated spot in Calgary. I decided to go 60’s glam with a fitted Calvin Klein animal print dress, a vintage eel skin clutch, gold snakeskin watch, red heels and gold equestrian bracelet. Complete with red nails…

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Pineapple Express

Since I am on a cooking strike this week, I figured a drink recipe would be a nice change. I am counting down the days until Hawaii and a friend who is currently there keeps taunting me with photos and regaling the daily weather forecast. She told me about a pineapple martini she found that…

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Spots or Dots?

What a hectic week this has been! Working long days is really throwing a wrench into my blogging plans. With my birthday this week, I decided to take a sabbatical from cooking so there are no recipes to share…what’s left is me playing dress up and finding delight in all my spring and summer wardrobe…

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Country Strong

What a great weekend so far… My family was in town to jointly celebrate my dad and my birthday’s (they are a day apart).  Which meant I got some time to do some birthday shopping and have some downtime with everyone. I’m not a city girl- I mean I think I’ve adjusted well but my…

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Farm Fresh Decor

Spring is in the air but I’ve been bringing it in to the house for a while now. I love the charm that chicken wire, reclaimed wood, homemade paper and rough burlap can do to accessorize a home. I’m not referring to old school country kitsch but the modern “farminista” version with modern elements of…

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