I mentioned briefly in my last post that the Canadian started a new job recently.
Over the weekend, we celebrated a milestone with the 8-year-old getting a new moniker and becoming the 9-year-old.
Nothing says kids birthday than an afternoon spent watching medieval knights trying to kill each other as you chow down on a 3-course feast and so we found ourselves at Medieval Times.
Ok, so Australian’s love Vegemite!
The black tar like substance that is made from leftover brewers yeast. It is extremely salty and stinks. I freakin love it!
When we decided to make the move from Australia to Canada I thought I would start a blog for my ramblings the only problem was I had NFI
how so after several intense google sessions and using a WordPress template Maple Bacon Please was born.
This week it is Spring Break so the 8-year-old has a week off school. As we don’t have Spring Break in Australia when Spring Break comes to mind I think of American College students partying on a beach with hardly any clothes on, copious amounts of alcohol, sex and vomit. Disappointingly this is not how Spring Break is going down at our place this week.
Yesterday, I visited the Dentist and after leaving with a very sore mouth I had a hankering for something soft for dinner so we went to Momofuku Noodle Bar for Ramen and Noodles (delicious, if you haven’t been I suggest you do).
It has been a yawn, yawn couple of days. I have been house bound with the 8-year-old who I suspect picked up something at the world’s skankiest Doctors surgery last week (refer to previous blog post).
Trapped at home and with time on my hands, I decided it was time to take care of the lady garden growing on my chin and re-open “Danielle’s house of hair removal”.
In Australian Rhyming Slang, a Barry Crocker is known as a shocker and the town of Barrie in Ontario is far from a shocker.
A couple of weekends ago we found ourselves driving North of Toronto in search of snow. With very little research we looked at the map and decided we would head to a town called Barrie. We had no idea exactly how long it would take us or what would greet us in Barrie but packed overnight bags just in case.
Yesterday we had our first Christmas Day in Toronto and I was a little nervous how it would go down with just the three of us – The Canadian, The 8-year-old and myself. It was our first ever Christmas that we haven’t spent it with any friends or family. I wondered if it would end up just feeling like any other day, but thankfully it didn’t. We had a fantastic day and created some new memories and perhaps even a new tradition ….. the Cheats Christmas Lunch. I hear you asking, What is this stress-free Cheats Christmas Lunch ???
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This week feeling festive we bundled up and went to the Toronto Christmas Market at the Distillery District. Continue reading “Toronto Christmas Market”