The beginning of December signals the start of two months of chaos. The holidays, and I mean the Holidays. My husband and my boys are Jewish, I still love my Christmas tree so we get […]

Apply self-care to avoid holiday burnout


I’ve lived in Canada almost a decade. That’s a long time. I’ve settled right into life here. I enjoy the slower, friendlier pace of life. There is one thing, and dare I say, a pretty […]

How to Beat the Winter Blues


  How many times have your personal expectations ruined good experiences, good relationships or good food? I had a profound conversation with a friend of mine a few weeks ago that led me down the […]

Expectations VS Reality in Organizing



One way to keep yourself organized is to set up a monthly pickup from a local donation pickup partners. Some of these in the Toronto Area include: Diabetes Canada Ontario Federation of Cerebral Palsy Once […]

Quick Tip: Set up a Monthly Pickup


  Not even I am immune to the recipe clippings piling up. I love flipping through the LCBO recipes or the latest issue of gourmet, but what I don’t love is the little pile of […]

Quick Tip – Tackling Recipe Clippings


The past few weeks have been hectic. I feel like I’ve been pulled in more directions than I thought possible and as a result I’ve been shaken from some routines – like my weekly organizing […]

Remembering the Basics