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Dear Kelowna

Well hello Kelowna! I have waited almost a month to write this blog. I wanted to really settle in and try to find the right words. This move to Kelowna is a first for me. I can hear what some of you are thinking… Ummmm.. Susan, what do you mean.. you lived in Kelowna for almost 7 years.. you were […]


Dear Calgary

Dear Calgary, I loved you before I knew you. Something captured my imagination when I was a kid growing up in Ontario; when I moved to B.C. and drove through Calgary I knew one day I would be back, and just when I thought it wasn’t ever going to happen it did. My Calgary dream came true. But.. it’s time […]


Alphabet Backwards

What happens when; you are home.. you are unemployed.. and you are bored? I discovered that the World Record holder can recite the alphabet backwards in just over 2 seconds, so I figured, why not try it myself! I cheated, I have it written in front of me.. and I still can’t do it that fast!! Take a look:   […]


She’s Back!

So moving to a new city and just trying to continue with life as if nothing major has happened, doesn’t really work. Who knew? Something had to give and it turned out it was my blog. The good news is that my break from blogging allowed me to get some “life” things done and reflect on what I wanted to […]


An Epic Christmas Adventure!

Originally this Christmas Steve and I were going to be in Kelowna for a friends wedding, the wedding date was changed and we both had time off so another plan was hatched, this plan involved a road trip, to Ontario! We only had so many days and we wanted to be at my sisters for Christmas Eve and stay to […]


Savoury Adzuki Bean and Mushroom Shepherd’s Pie (52NEW #6)

I promised to share a few of the recipes I am trying this week… The first one is; Savoury Adzuki Bean and Mushroom Shepherd’s Pie! You can find it in the Whole Life Nutrtion Cookbook. I strongly recommend this cookbook to anyone that is moving their diet towards “whole foods” and “clean eating.” Here is what it looked like: One small problem.. […]


How to get seeds out of the pomegranate! (52NEW 4&5)

I have smoothies daily and now that I am really focused on “whole foods” they are made from scratch. One of these smoothies has pomegranate seeds in it.. and traditionally I make one big mess. So I went in search of ways to do it better. I found two that seemed worth a shot. The first try involves a bowl […]