Top off your day with a cherry

Top off your day with a cherry

Happy Birthday Canada! To celebrate this year, I’m going to go to a cherry stand in my rural neighbourhood and buy a basket full of fresh local cherries. They’re totally in season right now and they match our beloved maple leaf Canadian flag. And everybody knows that it’s not a sundae until there’s a cherry …

Looking at Life Through Rose-Coloured Tresses

Looking at Life Through Rose-Coloured Tresses

****What Not to Wear spoil alert**** In an effort to cling to the vestiges of my youth as they slip through my fingers like sand, I went to my hair appointment with a colourful idea. I wanted to add some pink. I personally think that getting your hair done is one of the best ways …

Mud Messy? … Who Knew?

Mud Messy? … Who Knew?

I took Homespunspa (read yours truly) on a road trip to Whistler, British Columbia last weekend. Whistler will be the home of the 2010 Winter Olympic Games and is a wonderful outdoor playground and a perfect location for a summer spa weekend retreat. I could not have picked a better weekend weather-wise. We were experiencing …

Quinoa … Keen Whaaaat?

Quinoa … Keen Whaaaat?

For the last couple of years I have been on a mission to lose weight and get fit. In April of 2007, I hit my all time high in weight and did not want to see the next higher number. You can guess what the magic number was. I’ll never say.  I have been going …

International Women’s Day

International Women’s Day

Today is the day I’m going to publish my first blog post. And it also happens to be International Women’s Day. I didn’t know there was such a date as International Women’s Day until a few weeks ago when I was invited to a brunch to celebrate the occasion by one of my Jazzercise instructors …