Archives

Anna Wallner

Cinnamon Sugar Timbits

Timbits For All!

I can’t think of many people who eat doughnuts on a regular basis. But they must be out there, because over the last five years the doughnut has been reinvented and re-popularized, with trendy shops…

— Read More —
photo

Finger Licking Disgusting

Every once in awhile we all seem to need a refresher course in social graces. I blame the ever increasingly casual world we live in. I remember when people used to dress up before getting…

— Read More —
8fb75becfb6e6217943c59531a4f0c7e

Two Words That Can Change Your Life

I’m sorry. It’s a powerful phrase. Perhaps even more meaningful than those other 3 little words.      As Canadians we’re known for being quick with an apology. And in everyday life it’s a description that…

— Read More —
Screen shot 2014-08-07 at 9.10.17 PM

Eat

Dinner Partying and Your Weekend Menu

Lately I’ve been breaking the cardinal rule for dinner party hosting. That is, any domestic goddess will tell you it is never wise to try a recipe for the first time when you’re having guests…

— Read More —
photo

Do You Know Why You Paid to See This? A Pop Quiz

While in Paris recently I stopped in for a quick visit at the Louvre. I always enjoy visiting my old favourites, like Venus de Milo and the pyramid. And then of course there’s the most…

— Read More —
photo

Would You Park Your Dog in Here?

Every year or so it seems there is something new on the Socially Unacceptable List. Soon after that it might become law. Take drinking and driving. I don’t remember getting to and from a dinner…

— Read More —
51pd3za7VaL

Eat

Anna’s Cookbook Club

That darn Gwyneth. She’s always stealing my ideas before I think of them. Last year I was considering what to do with all those clothes I don’t wear anymore and there she was selling off…

— Read More —
Screen shot 2014-07-03 at 5.48.55 PM

I Dream of Genie

Eugenie Bouchard is making history. As you surely know by now, never before has a Canadian woman made it to the Wimbledon semi-finals. (Same goes for Milos Raonic as the first Canadian male.) And tomorrow,…

— Read More —
Screen shot 2014-06-26 at 4.51.45 PM

Your Guide to the Concierge Desk

I’ve been staying in a lot of hotels lately. Sometimes it’s for business and sometimes it’s for pleasure, but it tends to be in places where I don’t have many local connections. And that means…

— Read More —
photo(112)

Accessorize This!

I love accessories. A hat, scarf, sunglasses, bangles, an ear cuff and I’m a sucker for a good belt – not all at the same time of course. When done well, accessories can cement your getup as solidly fashionable. The right bauble takes you from a plain Betty to a pulled together, sophisticated and maybe even a little glamorous Veronica. So I am currently loving the accessory for the ages: The iPhone case.

— Read More —