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Anna’s Summer Reading List

If you plan to be lazing about on a beach, a dock, campsite, boat or sofa this summer, you'll need a good book.  Here's my list of 5 to take you through to Labour Day. — Read More —
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Bone Broth-ing My Way Toward Beautiful Skin (I hope)

Stopping in at a friend's place for my morning coffee this week I was shocked (and slightly disgusted) when the mug placed in front of me looked nothing like the latte I was expecting but was instead a steaming cup of chicken broth. What gives? — Read More —
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Favourite Online Videos of All Time

These days, my morning routine consists of coffee, Instagram, Twitter news and then Facebook, inevitably slipping down the black hole of newly posted videos for my morning chuckle. — Read More —
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Your Spring and Summer Cocktail

As warmer weather is arriving in many parts of the country my thoughts are turning to summer parties, what to serve the next time I'm entertaining friends al fresco and what to order when hitting restaurant patios this weekend. — Read More —
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My Idol – The Latest App Craze

What can I say - I see and I MUST HAVE! I'm talking about My Idol, the app phenom that's circulating the web. — Read More —
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Designer Shoes For Less

If you love shoes like I love shoes and you are anywhere in Western Canada on May 6th, you will not want to miss my all time favourite annual shoe sale event at Army & Navy discount department stores. — Read More —
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Remembering a Beloved Pet

I have a confession to make. A slightly macabre one. My beloved cat Whidbey died quite a few years ago. When the vet asked if I wanted to keep her ashes, I said yes. Well, they’re still in a little box in my garage. — Read More —
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Red Velvet Cake

Looking for a dessert to wow your guests this weekend? Look no further than this recipe for red velvet cake. It's a treat I used to consider as appropriate for nothing other than kids birthday parties, but after remembering a little baking secret shared with me by a world famous chef, red velvet has become my new cake obsession.  — Read More —
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No Makeup Makeup – For Real This Time

What do you think of my makeup above? Not bad, right? Maybe a little less liner and some powder, but I think it looks pretty good, especially considering that IT'S VIRTUAL!! — Read More —
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Hey Ladies … #Choose Beautiful!

I came across the new ChooseBeauty advertising campaign from the award winning marketing minds behind the makers of Dove personal care products. I must admit, it stopped me in my tracks.  And it made me wonder... — Read More —
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I Don’t Get It?!

I've been on the planet for a while now, but to paraphrase Socrates, the older I get, the less I understand. Here are a few head scratchers I've been puzzling over. — Read More —