Feeling Like Queen Bey

My 15 minutes of feeling like a celebrity, thanks to Starbucks

I need to add this to my list of Starbucks name fails.  I look nothing like Beyonce, and I'm fairly certain I enunciated the "F" in "Fay".  But I have to say, I enjoyed this Starbucks latte more than usual because I felt like a star! Continue Reading

Target Canada Liquidation Sale Fail


How could I call myself a bargain hunter if I didn't at least try to go to the Target Canada liquidation sale?  All remaining CD's and DVD's were discounted by 40% and other merchandise was 20% off.  One of our purchases was a Smurfs 2 DVD for $9.00. Continue Reading

Wayne Gretzky’s Wine

What's up with Wayne Gretzky and beverages?

I don't drink alcohol often, but I do enjoy an occasional glass of wine. I stopped in at the liquor store the other day to browse and pick up a couple of bottles of wine, which I like to have on hand for hostess gifts.  The first display that I saw Continue Reading

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