How to Clothing Swap

Clothing swaps are often advertised in local areas on Facebook and through sites such as If you’re in North America, check out The S.W.A.P. Team, a Canadian non-profit organization that partners with charities to organize and facilitate large clothing swaps.

Brew Garden Street side Cafe

 Brew Garden Street Side Café   The Hamlet of Shakespeare in Perth County is known for four things. Antiques, Pork, and Pies. I recently had the opportunity to stop by the café that everyone goes to when they want a break from all the antique shopping..

Wine Wednesday – Southbrook Triomphe Sauvignon Blanc 2007

Wine Wednesday – Southbrook Triomphe Sauvignon Blanc 2007$ 14.95, VINTAGES 117556 or from winery at  Green is in. This we know. Manufacturers of everything from household cleaning materials to subway trains are pushing products that stand for progress and innovation, as consumers acknowledge the “inconvenient truth” that we have to change the ways we… 

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Bucket Of Cherries

July and August are the months when Toronto’s farmers’ markets come alive.  We’re offered a truly broad spectrum of fruits and vegetables that go well beyond the herbs and spinach of May or the monotonous squash and onions of October.  Following closely behind strawberries and peaches, cherries are my favourite seasonal, local fruit.

El Gastronomo Vagabundo   Following the concept of the successful gourmet food truck scene in LA, El Gastronomo Vagabundo recently launched at Flat Rock Cellars Winery in Jordan. It’s the first of its kind in this province, unlike any other food truck you may have encountered previously. No french fries, burgers, or hotdogs. Local ingredients the key… 

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Brick Works Photo Essay Pt1   Recently I asked a few local bloggers to help document the expanding culture at the Brick Works. This is the first part in a series of photo essays that will give you an idea of what to expect at the Evergreen complex. Part 1 was documented during the Saturday market…

MAC Typography Art

MAC stands for Make-up Art Cosmetics and even though primarily they’re known as a cosmetics brand, they’ve always kept the art part of their name as an important part of their brand. Afterall, make-up is art. Make-up artists use brushes and their fingers to smear, blend, paint and create shapes on skin…