Tag Archives: chocolate

The case of the missing holiday baking

Now I remember why I don’t do any holiday baking until the holidays are actually upon us: There were several culprits in this case, and I may be guilty by association. Would’ve been nice to save at least half the pan … Continue reading

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Chocolate thief gets what she deserves

It was late at night, what can I say? It was pretty dark, too. I didn’t turn the lights on because I didn’t want to wake anyone up. I couldn’t sleep and I craved chocolate uncontrollably. My mother-in-law had recently visited, … Continue reading

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The wisdom of chocoholics

I’m a devout chocoholic. Have been as long as I can remember. Sharing my extensive experience in this area with chocolate bar marketers could go a long way towards improving sales, I’m sure of it. Here’s what I’d tell them given the … Continue reading

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Not all packaging needs to be resealable

Kudos to the inventors of resealable packaging for items like sandwich meats, cheeses, and various frozen goods. Maybe it’s just the chocoholic in me coming out here, but I gotta ask… Resealable packaging for chocolate bars? Is there really a … Continue reading

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Olympic Memories – Our Olympic Bucket List

Here’s another post from the Olympic blog my family and I used to journal our experiences at the 2010 Olympics in Vancouver. Friends, family, and even the girls’ school visited our blog regularly to read about our adventures. We had … Continue reading

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Caffeine – the rebel with a cause

Hmmm. Not looking much like running weather outside. Good thing I decided to take the weekend off and get ready for Christmas. (Not buying that excuse, are you? What if it was on sale at 50% off, like everything else … Continue reading

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Bark at the moon

My oldest daughter and I made peppermint bark last night – her new favourite holiday treat. One of the ladies I run with had included some in her contribution to our annual cookie exchange. My daughter discovered it, devoured the … Continue reading

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The thrill seeker and the wimp

While I consider myself somewhat of a thrill seeker in life, by most standards I’m still very much a wimp in the amusement park world. I realized just how wimpy when my family and I joined a neighbouring family at … Continue reading

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Pavlov’s giraffe?

If you’re familiar with the psychological theory of classical conditioning, also known as Pavlov’s Dog, carry on below. If not, read about the theory here before continuing. Just finishing up an exhausting but fun-filled week with my family at Disney’s … Continue reading

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If I’d only known…

If I’d only known what my daughters were up to last night, I probably wouldn’t have gotten so upset with them for staying up too late. I tried repeatedly to get them to settle down and stop talking – they … Continue reading

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