My Big Day Downtown

It is not very often that I get offered money to use for fun and frivolity. I was recently asked to spend $100 in downtown Halifax by the Downtown Halifax Business Commission; a task I thought would be a cake walk, but after agonizing over how and on what I would spend my big bucks, [...]

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It was a meal fit for our new king!

By now most of you know that every Saturday morning, Doug & I round up Zoe, and now Philippe, before heading out to the Farmers’ Market to grab our supplies for the week. On this particular Saturday, seeing as it was Philly Boy’s first ever trip, we decided that we would splurge and grab more [...]

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These Flowers Were Not Delivered By FTD

Many people who know me, laugh at the fact that I consider myself “semi-Italian”. Neither of my parents are Italian, nor any member of my family for that fact, but my time in Italy has led me to believe that I could be Italian. So, here I was on a Sunday afternoon, after purchasing some [...]

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How Do You Do, Callaloo?

I spent some time working in the British Virgin Islands, and had the pleasure of working with a man we called “Pont”. Pont was in charge of making soups and such on Peter Island, and one of his many specialities was Callaloo soup. Once a month he would whip up a batch, and I would [...]

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