A trip to a maple sugar bush is a springtime necessity, and really the only way I ever get the opportunity to indulge my sweet tooth with some maple taffy. I love sitting down to a gluten-free pancake meal topped … Continue reading Maple what? Two maple products that may surprise you
I have to admit that Kanata’s Aperitivo has become my guilty pleasure, and where I stop for a quick bite or plan an evening outing to every chance I get. I happened upon this intimate and unassuming restaurant tucked away in … Continue reading Aperitivo: Ottawa’s best-kept gluten-free secret
Shopping really works up an appetite – slake your holiday-fed hunger in downtown Almonte! Set amongst the scenic streets lined with charming retail stores filled with gift items you won’t find anywhere else, downtown Almonte is the place to go … Continue reading Holiday fare – complete your downtown Almonte shopping experience with these delectable culinary options!
The Christmas season often brings with it the hustle and bustle of office parties, family get-togethers and hours spent at the mall frantically trying to find the right gift for someone special on your list. While it can be easy … Continue reading Make it a family Christmas in Smiths Falls! Five low cost activities for the holiday season that bring a high reward
After nearly 20 years living with Celiac disease I’d pretty much given up on ever finding gluten-free Asian food. This was particularly disappointing for me because I’d always loved Chinese food, but there seemed to me to be too much … Continue reading Gluten-free Asian fusion (yes, it’s possible)
I wasn’t sure what to expect when we traveled to New York City this summer…the typical question anyone with Celiac disease has when traveling somewhere new is always will I eat during this trip or will I be very, very … Continue reading Gluten-free in the Big Apple: a Celiac experience
When I first heard about it, I found the concept of the Festival of Small Halls intriguing – renowned musical artists appearing at small, intimate venues in rural communities across Ontario. The festival offers the opportunity to travel to small communities … Continue reading A Festival of Small Halls experience: a musical and community adventure
You could walk right past FIELDHOUSE in Perth and might not even see it – other than a wooden patio out front, it has an unassuming appearance, but is a popular favourite with locals and visitors to Perth. FIELDHOUSE specializes in … Continue reading Another Lanark County hidden gem: FIELDHOUSE Restaurant
It’s 11 o’clock at night and you’ve been driving for eight hours, most of which was spent trying to get to your next destination, but for the last hour and a half you’ve been trying to find a place to … Continue reading Walmart camping: why I love Walmart even though I don’t shop there
What better way to combine two of my passions – art and storytelling – than with a new Fieldwork installation in partnership with 2 women productions and the Ottawa International Writers Festival? Located in Brooke Valley, just outside of Perth, Fieldwork’s … Continue reading Art and storytelling intersect in Perth this weekend!