Monthly Archives: November 2008

gobble. gobble.

am American girl in Canada on Thanksgiving. that’s who i am today. that’s who i am every year. (and while yes, i DID have a Thanksgiving in October, it’s not the same. it’s on MONDAY. there’s no all-day football. there’s no silliness at the airport. there’s no Black Friday, which…

broken limbs and apple-themed decor

on sunday afternoon, while knee-deep in two of my favorite activities…watching football and purging my house (yes, the husband and i are in the middle of this clean-out-the-shit project at casa de martell. i am a packrat who wants to be a minimalist. i just have so much STUFF. this…

too close to the falls…

sometimes we get these crazy ideas and i’m all, “awesome! a weekend with the kids in Niagara Falls sounds like a PERFECT idea! they can see the falls for the first time and we can go out to dinner and take them swimming and take them to see Madagascar 2…

toronto is just like new york…without all the stuff…*

husband of the year award will likely go to mine, for he not only brought me chicken wings for dinner (mmm…chicken wings…), he also willingly went to see a 10pm showing of Twilight with me last night. Willingly. no force. no bribery. nothing. he was willing to go to the…

this is not a post about motrin. or mommy bloggers. or wearing your children.

sometimes advertising is just BAD. like those Bell “ER” ads. WHAT? what do the letter “er” have to do with Bell? or how about the ads that are just SO bad you can’t understand what team got together and thought “Well, you know! this is GREAT!” like those tampon commercials…

the fruit commandments*

if you’ve ever read this site before, you know i’m no stranger to bizarre food issues. if it’s your first time here, hi, i’m Ali, and i have bizarre food issues, especially where fruit is concerned… fruit does not belong in dessert. There are, of course, a few exceptions to…

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