Beauty + function

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My friend Sandy gave me this beautiful candle holder for Christmas. More accurately, it's a wine plank, created from recycled oak barrels, originally used in the making of wines in Canada. Isn't it gorgeous? Hubby and I dined by candle light a couple of nights ago.

Restaurant review: Tokyo Sushi

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Hubby and I received a flyer recently from a new sushi restaurant on the Queensway. It's not exactly a convenient location for most, but we are always on the look out for sushi restaurants with good quality fish at affordable prices. Some of the places we have found that fit the description include Sapporo Sushi ...

I did it and we’re still alive

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Merry Christmas! Completely non-traditional, but hubby took me to see Breaking Dawn 2. I'm not ashamed to admit that I am a Twilight fan. We went to the late show. This is the final instalment of the Twilight series, and it's the most that I've seen Bella smile. There was also a lot more humour in this ...

Huh? Things people say

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The latest news about Darwin, the Ikea monkey wearing the shearling coat and diaper, has me scratching my head. As cute as he is, he's a wild animal and should be viewed as such. Owner Yasmin Nakhuda alleges the Japanese macaque, named Darwin, was illegally taken from her by animal control officials and moved to a ...

Restaurant review: Globe Bistro

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We have now dined at Earth twice. Both times, the food was very good. The first time, the service was horrendously slow. We went back a second time only because it was a special event that I was interested in - a winemaker's dinner with Hidden Bench. No complaints about service that evening. Globe Bistro ...