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A Shy Girl Steps Up to a Microphone

Once upon a time… I grew up introverted and very shy. I barely spoke. When I was 9 my mother wrote me a lovely speech to give at my sister’s bat mitzvah. My sister did her part, we moved onto the reception, food, DJ, speeches. I got to the podium and froze, gripped by stage fright so crippling […]

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When Ignorance Is Bliss

Navjit Kandola on choosing ignorance is bliss over information, on not knowing everything being okay.

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Lit Up

2014 Reflections, 2015 Projections

Looking back on 2014 and forward to 2015 with five goals and three core desired feelings.

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Most Popular Posts, 2014

Looking back on my blog posts from 2014.

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Borealia: Bringing historical foods into the new world

Boralia on Ossington Ave. brings native food into the modern age. The food is fantastic, the atmosphere warm, the restaurant worth a visit.

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Holiday Gift Guide

My 2014 holiday gift guide. Holiday gift idea for the coffee snob, the cook, the reader, the dog owner.

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The Awesome Life Detox: Open for Business

The Awesome Life Detox is open for business and it isn’t your typical detox program. Food is just one of 10 aspects of this life upgrade.

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The Awesome Life Detox: Ready to Be Awesome?

A different type of “detox”, The Awesome Life Detox looks at various areas of your life and doesn’t force green smoothies or juice down your throat.

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Prenup Pub: It’s About Beer Education

My review about Prenup Pub, for what it’s worth.

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Molkosan Berry

21 days to a happier tummy

I did the “21 days to a happier tummy” challenge, using A. Vogel’s Molkosan Berry product daily for a month. Read about my experience.

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