The Pan-Am games started on July 10th, with Toronto as the host city and I couldn’t be more excited. The city is busier and more vibrant than usual this summer with tourists from all over the world visiting by the day to be apart of this huge sporting event. On Saturday, I headed on down … More Pan- Am-azing!
Opa! Take a listen to this. Sorry you can’t smell the delicious aroma of the baklava, spanakopita, souvlaki or lamb. (you don’t eat no meat? Okay, I cook you lamb.) Just a little My Big Fat Greek Wedding humor, folks. I was not on the island of Santorini. I was on The Danforth with my … More It’s All Greek to me
I anticipated it was going to be a rough one this weekend in the way of clean eating. The long civic holiday weekend. Carnival, Island Soul, gatherings and waaaay too much food, drink and general merry-making antics. Glad to report, I was wrong. I did not stray too far from my healthy lifestyle goals and … More My Accountibility Report Card for this Weekend
With my summer vacation winding down, I wanted to end my summer on a high note by doing something unique. I consulted my bucket list, but I quickly realized there are still only three items at the moment: 1. Wine tour in Tuscany 2. Wine tour in the Napa Valley (do I detect a pattern … More Bucket List Item Done…kind of
I found myself back at the little park across the street for my workout again. My park workouts are strictly for leg days, because I tend to use little or no weights waist down with high reps as I want to retain a lean, toned look for my legs. On upper body days, I have … More How Much do I Love Thee Park Workouts? Let Me Count the Ways
If you happened to hear the melodious sounds of the steel pan this weekend, it was probably coming from Toronto. Every year thousands of people gather in Toronto’s Lakeshore West neighbourhood for the biggest street party of the summer, The Scotia Bank Caribbean Carnival. Folks come from all over the world to take part in … More Dancing in the Streets
The Rotary Pickering Ribfest comes but once a year. I kind of look forward to this event like a kid does to Christmas morning. Every first weekend of June, from Friday to Sunday, droves of people near and far, line up for a taste of smoky, succulent goodness that literally falls off the bone. The … More Rib Fest 2013