Taste of Iceland: Icelandic Food in Iceland and now, Toronto

Taste of Iceland is being hosted in Toronto November 12-15 to celebrate various aspects of Icelandic culture for the fifth time. Attendees will have the chance to experience authentic Icelandic cuisine at Luma (which we’re doing), enjoy the free Reykjavik Calling concert at Adelaide Hall and more during this four-day festival. Icelandic Menu at Luma in Toronto […]

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A Refreshing Taste of Toronto

On the perfect sunny Friday afternoon, we took a quick break to visit Taste of Toronto (Toronto’s Summer Culinary Festival), which runs until July 5 at Fort York. The visit began with a man with a machete serving us a fresh coconut. Couldn’t be off to a better start. You know everything's going to be […]

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Living the Book of Holiday Awesome

After buying The Book of (Holiday) Awesome by Neil Pasricha, I skimmed through the pages of awesome holiday things during Christmas Eve. Realizing how many of the awesome things were familiar, I decided to record which ones were happening right before my eyes on December 24. As the book description says, there’s nothing like holidays. Pasricha […]

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Photographs take you right back there

Now that we’re moving more and more to digital, we’re taking more and more photos. With 500 or 1000 photos on a 2-week trip, instead of 4-5 “rolls” of film, it’s reasonable to wonder if these photos are less significant for the most part. But there will always be those key moments, of key places, that […]

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Meeting Buddy the Cake Boss

Since it first aired, I’ve been watching Cake Boss (a reality show on TLC), and in the past year just about anybody from co-workers to classmates to random people have been saying that I look like Buddy the Cake Boss! Almost a year ago, I looked at some photos of both Cake Boss and myself to […]

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