I Am Miss M and Mr. Z’s Mom

  If you had asked me 10 years ago who I was, I would have had an answer for you. I was the girl who jumped out of airplanes, camped across Southern Africa, partied all night, danced until the sun came up and went to work mere hours later only to do it all over…

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Toque Season Is Over… For Now…

It’s fair to say that most Canadians have a favourite winter accessory. For some, it’s a snowboard or skis or jacket. Maybe snowshoes, goggles or boots? For me? It’s my collection of toques. And now that it’s FINALLY spring, I can pack them away. I couldn’t be sadder… or happier! Okay, for those of you…

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What Not To Say To A Woman Who Is Pregnant and Overdue

I found this draft on my computer from a few years back! Both of my babies were overdue and clearly I was getting very crabby about the situation, especially during the last pregnancy. My daughter went 12 days past her due date before I was taken in to be induced (before I finally gave in)…

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Reprieve From The Chaos

My moment, a chance to escape. I lock the door. My reprieve from the chaos. I make noises like the toilet seat lifting, hitting the tank. I drop my belt on the floor for a dramatic sound effect. I pause in front of the mirror. I thought this expensive lighting was supposed to make me…

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Bow Down To Our Sweet, Golden Sappiness

What’s more Canadian than our friend, Joe? You know Joe Canadian? That guy from the Molson commercial? He’s not a lumberjack or a fur trader and doesn’t speak American… It could be the humble knowledge that we look damn good on skates and know how to handle a stick that’s so damn Canadian? Maybe it’s…

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National Popcorn Day!

Did you know… It’s National Popcorn Day in Canada! To celebrate, Cineplex Movie Theatres is treating the over 8 million SCENE cardholders across Canada to a free bag of fluffy, buttery goodness (that’s popcorn). TODAY ONLY! The offer is available at all of Cineplex’s 163 theatres across Canada for every movie and every showtime on Friday, January 19,…

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