How To Host Your First Holiday Dinner

It’s officially Holiday Season and today I’m sharing my recipes for all the sides including cranberry sauce, stuffing and pumpkin pie. Hosting your first Holiday Dinner? I’ve got you.

A Happy Thanksgiving Weekend

This weekend was Thanksgiving in Canada and Autumn has officially landed on the coast bringing rain and yellow and orange leaves underfoot as I walked to work this morning.  It’s one of those grey balmy days here in Vancouver. Wet but without that sharp cold bite you get on clear days. We have two turkey…

Christmas at Hycroft Manor – A Photo Essay

  Have yourself a merry little Christmas Make the Yuletide gay Next year all our troubles Will be miles away… Hycroft Manor is a 30 room mansion originally a family home. Built in the Shaughnessy neighbourhood in Vancouver in 1909, it now houses the University Women’s club.  Every year they do Christmas at the Hycroft, a…

Surviving the Holiday Season when you have an Anxiety Disorder

  Christmas, aside from Halloween, is by far my favourite time of year.  The world transforms into a magical place at Christmas.  The streets are flooded with Holiday shoppers carrying colourful packages wrapped in pretty colours and bows. Party invites, family time and all around Christmas cheer.  For many, a time to don your Holiday best,…