Anna Wallner


Your Garden Awaits

If there is one thing I do not have it’s a green thumb. And that’s a shame because I do love a beautiful garden. Avid gardener or not, one of the fastest and most affordable ways to add visual appeal to your yard, doorway or deck is with planted flower pots. Here are 5 tips you need for designing your own:

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Spring Smoothies!

The onset of spring seems to have everyone thinking about getting beach ready. That means more exercise and less sugar! In truth I’m not sure why we go through this every year. It’s not as though we all walk around in bikinis all summer long. But I guess it’s a good excuse to make some healthy changes. And lately I’ve been obsessed with my morning smoothies.

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Lola on guard

When a Yawn is Not a Yawn

The other day I was standing on a busy downtown street with my 3 year old pooch Lola while talking to some friends. I love the opportunity to show her off to other dog lovers – to me she is the super model of dogs. But as I went on about her greatness I looked down and what was she doing? Giving us a great big yawn. And then another. Was my teenaged dog behaving like her human counterpart?

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In Search of ZZZs

No one ever told me that one of the joys of aging includes the end of regular long deep sleeps. I remember a time not so long ago when I’d be sawing logs before I was horizontal and I’d stay that way all through the night. Is this God’s way of telling me that I’m getting closer to the really big sleep so it makes sense to deprive me of it now?

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The Man Repellant List

My fashion loving friends and I spend no small amount of time talking about the intricacies of the latest fashions.

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Time to Kill…in Sedona

Looking for a place to recharge your batteries? A place to cleanse your body and soul? Or the perfect spot for your next girls’ getaway? Look no further then Sedona, Arizona. I had no idea what I’ve been missing.

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The Travelers’ Code

Air travel for the masses has become nothing other than undignified. Given the close proximity we’re thrust into with the security line ups, pat downs and on the plane itself, it is an oddly intimate experience that too few people realize is happening with a bunch of complete strangers. It’s like everyone has forgotten we’re in a public place. Hellooo…..we all see, hear and smell everything you’re doing!

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Bullies Be Gone

Today I’m attending a fundraiser in Vancouver in support of Pink Shirt Day (coming up on February 26th) to raise funds and awareness for anti-bullying campaigns across the country. I am more than happy to lend a hand because bullying can happen to anyone, at any age, including myself.

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Last Minute Valentine’s Day Wisdom

You’ve bought the card, that’s a good first step. But now you’re staring at it’s blank inside, unsure of what to write. Depending on where you’re at in your romance, maybe you don’t want to say too much. Or if you’re well down the road to forever, perhaps you’re afraid of saying too little.

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Time to Kill….in LA (ish)

When someone says “LA”, it can mean a lot of things. It could mean you’re in Malibu or Santa Monica or Hollywood or the Pacific Palisades or many points in between. The place is sprawling and the traffic is HIDEOUS. When I go I do my best to restrict my movements to one or two neighbouring areas. Anticipating road congestion is part of the planning. (Note to self: Do not fly into LAX at 5pm on a Friday.)

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