They’re Gone!

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It’s official, it said so in the paper on the weekend…the last of the tiles that covered the exterior of the downtown Vancouver Sear’s store are gone! In my humble opinion, this calls for a celebration…bring on the bubbly! I will always remember the building as the Eaton’s store before they went bust. Too bad, I was …

This Weeks’ Recipes

Summer's Bounty

Thought you might be searching for something new to try before summer has left us!   Tagliatelle with Tomato Basil Sauce Tapenade Zucchini Fritters Marinated Feta Cheese Grilled & Marinated Artichokes   Hope you can  make some or all of them, all were a hit with our “testers” and I hope they will be keepers in your house! …

Butcher Love

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A good friend recently pointed out to me that I always seem to make friends with butchers when we travel! Well…I hadn’t really thought about it but then again, I guess it’s true and considering we cook while on vacation, it’s a good thing. First it was “the butcher of Panzano” in Chianti, then the …

Time To Re-decorate? Part 2

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For a printer friendly version of this blog, click here. Choosing Furniture can be a little daunting but having made your choices from Part 1, you will find things a lot easier. A lot of stuff can be eliminated right off the top because it doesn’t fit, is the wrong colour and style, is not in …

Granville Island Market??

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Am I crazy? Once upon a time Granville Island used to be a terrific food market and, in my opinion, especially after seeing Borough Market in London (now we’re talking), a re-think is long overdue.  Where’s the vibe, where’s the buzz? These days, with the buzz about buying locally grown, of which I am a …

Time To Re-decorate? Part 1

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For a printer friendly version of this post, click here. Or…are you moving and downsizing to a smaller dwelling? OMG, here comes the fear! Here’s a few basics that might, I hope, help you to make the necessary decisions when you’re ready to made a change. Whether it’s just one room at a time, or a …