I can be candid and I like to eat.

  • Surviving a Truly Crap Market

    Hey there, If you have a small craft-based business, you have three main options for sales: online, wholesale, and retail– either through your own storefront or markets. You…

  • You Might Want to Pull up Your Pants

    Hey there, Quick question: if your last pair of clean underwear was a control top thong would you wear it? I believe the purpose of the control thong is to keep you looking…

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    Mama’s Little Helper

    Hey there, Feeling a little sheepish about how neglected this blog is. No matter. I’ll curry favour by posting a fantastic drawing by my daughter, Madelaine. This past…

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    Screw Pretense

    Hey there, Friday night snack plate this week. No bowls. I don’t want to wash them and I really don’t need them. I might get a glass for the wine. I’m not gonna…

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    Birthday Cake Blues

    Hey there, I can cook. Not everything for sure, but lots of stuff. Birthday cakes, however,  are another matter. The cake is either too fluffy or dry. Chocolate is never…

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    I Believe They’ve Met

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    What’s Up China Lily?

    Hey there, On the north-east corner of Leslie and Queen, you’ll find the China Lily factory. I’m not sure if it’s even still operational, but it is damn…

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    I’m Going Camping. I Deserve This.

    Hey there, I’m taking the kids camping tomorrow. For the whole weekend. Consider this my pre-payback snack plate. We have: Ruffles plain, Zesty Cheese, Hickory Sticks, Reese…

    For the Kids

    Hey  there, Yah, I did. Okay, so I went to Catholic High School in Belleville, Ontario. Some of the details are sketchy, but I think we…

    Vinyl Comedy

    Hey there, Over the holidays Jay and I had a date at Southern Accent in Toronto (F.U.N). Before I dug into hush puppies and blackened chicken…

    I’m at Distill Now!

      Hey there, Let’s get straight to the shameless promotion then. I’m selling my stuff: napkins, tea towels, aprons (bib and gathered girly) and men’s t-shirts…