The Black Crowes Breakup


The Black Crowes announced their breakup last week and I felt a small pang of nostalgia. In the early 1990's, I enjoyed their music but I was never a superfan.  At the time (pre-Better than Ezra days), I favoured groups such as Soul Asylum, Toad the Continue Reading

Last Deal of 2014


I had never heard of Shepherd Gourmet Dairy's Skyr yogurt before but I couldn't pass up this deal today at my local Costco in Ontario: 2 x 500 gram tubs of yogurt, 1 vanilla and 1 strawberry for $0.97! I verified the signage and expiry dates Continue Reading

Dusting Off Blog Posts

I haven't made any time for blogging over the last little while, so tonight, I updated Wordpress and its plugins.  I checked my dashboard once everything completed and I was surprised to see that despite the lack of recent posts, I have 89 Drafts. A Continue Reading

What’s Your Starbucks Name?


My name is Fay, spelled exactly the way it sounds. Sometimes it's spelled incorrectly as "Faye", but that's not a huge deal.  So why, pray tell, do the baristas at Starbucks have to get so creative with my name?  My husband says they must do this on Continue Reading