Weight Watchers – Three Months Later

On October 22, 2017 I joined Weight Watchers online, and the first three weeks were HELL. I ain’t gonna lie! My body went through some mega sugar withdrawals, and if you are already a member, you will know what I mean, and if you are becoming a member, you will know what I mean soon […]

Farewell 2016! Welcome 2017! 

2016 was a bust for me and from what I understand it hasn’t been kind to many. I started last New Year’s Eve off in a foot/leg cast and was in bed before midnight.   I quickly gained weight from being in a sloth like state for over two months, and then graduated from a cast […]

Traveling when the Canadian Dollar is Down

A lesson both Brian and I learnt on our trip to Florence, Italy, was to budget better. As we were only staying for a week, I thought that $1000 Canadian would be enough spending money for myself, and I think Brian had budgeted for $1500 Canadian. The problem is when you are staying at a […]

The Search for the Best Tiramisu in Florence, Italy

I have this delicious honey crisp apple picked off a tree in the beautiful Annapolis Valley just waiting for me to take a bite.   Yet, all I can think about is how I wish I was back in Italy, throwing caution to the wind over any poor eating habits as after all when in Italy, […]

Shopping for Leather in Florence, Italy

When one visits Florence, Italy, a treasure you may want to bring back for yourself or a loved one is a gift made out of their famous Florentine leather. The problem is many merchants in Florence want to get in on the leather action, and some leathers are better than others, sadly some leathers are […]