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Holiday Travel Survival Guide

holiday travel survival guide

I can’t believe we’re already talking about the holidays. If you’re reading this, that means you’re heading out for some sort of holiday travel. I hope you’re going somewhere hot and beachy, oh please take me too. But if you’re driving 6 hours to the in-laws for some turkey, I’ve rounded up your Holiday Travel Survival Guide. Whether you’re flying … Continue reading

Where Can You Get The Best Burger Across 5 States?

hopdoddy burger

I was recently in Houston, Texas for a charity event and had the honour of putting this burger in my mouth. Honour! For real! So if you’re asking yourself, where can you get the best burger across 5 states? I’m here to tell you, it’s HopDoddy Burger Bar!HopDoddy was a food sponsor at the 10th annual Periwinkle Foundation Iron Sommelier … Continue reading

2017 Lincoln MKC: Compact Luxury SUV

2017 Lincoln MKC review

There are so many options in the SUV crossover category today and Lincoln does it very well. The 2017 Lincoln MKC compact luxury SUV is a great alternative to a sedan and is the perfect size for the city.  The ingredients for a perfect SUV for me include a small ratio between the exterior size and the interior space. If … Continue reading

2017 Lincoln MKZ: A Fast Luxury Car

2017 Lincoln MKZ review

Most of my test drives are SUVs but don’t let that give you the impression that I’m biased against cars. I love all things on 4 wheels. I got to spend a week with the 2017 Lincoln MKZ a fast luxury car not to be forgotten.  Several things stand out right away when I got in the MKZ. First and … Continue reading

Bonus Update From Tanzania

bonus update from tanzania

Brigette started her long 24 hour journey back home while we were sleeping last night. I’ve been obsessing over the flight tracking app all day as I watch her fly from Tanzania to Ethiopia to Ireland. As we go to sleep tonight, she will fly from Dublin, Ireland to Toronto and hopefully we’ll wake up to a text message from … Continue reading

Fifth And Possibly Last Update From Tanzania

fifth and possibly last update from tanzania

Today is August 2, 2017 and this just arrived. It’s our fifth and possibly last update from Tanzania before Brigette gets home on Saturday the 5th. Oh em gee. We’re almost at the end of this long journey, for all of us. Again, no picture came with this email but I promise to share pictures off her camera when she … Continue reading

Fourth Update From Tanzania

fourth update from tanzania

The only thing that disappoints is that we got this update today (july 31, 2017) with no new picture! BOO! Seeing her face in the crowd of travellers helps with the whole “missing a piece of my heart” thing. However, it’s a very exciting update to get on a Monday. Oh and Monday means that we’re only 5 days till … Continue reading

Third Update From Tanzania

third update from tanzania

OK, this, the third update from Tanzania, made me a bit teary. What a huge few days the group has had. This update arrived early in the morning on July 28, 2017.    Jambo Jambo! We have realized that we are almost halfway through our trip and have said many times that we don’t want to leave yet. Every day … Continue reading

Second Update From Tanzania

second update from tanzania

I’m so happy that the team from Tanzania is sending regular updates. We got the second update from Tanzania on July 26, 2017 an another picture. These emails are quickly becoming the air I breathe and the comfort I need while Brigette is away. Today marks 1 week since Brigette left for her trip which means 10 more days left. … Continue reading

First Update From Tanzania

update from tanzania metowe

We don’t get to talk to Brigette until the day she lands back in Toronto from Tanzania to catch her connecting flight home to Calgary. And if you’re keeping track, that’s a looooong time from now. August 5th to be exact. However, the wonderful people at MEtoWE send the families of all participants frequent updates and some pictures to help … Continue reading

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