Pure Intention : Rooted In Being

Recovering from COVID seems to be taking an eternity although,  in the whole scheme of things, 15 months really isn’t that long.  Every time I thought I was getting better, I would return to my old ways and slowly, my symptoms would creep back. I believed that a successful return to work and physical activity,... Continue Reading →

The First Mess Cookbook 

Vibrant Plan-Based Recipes to Eat Well Through the Seasons by Laura Wright Canadian Food Blogger and Vegan Cookbook Author My first vegan cookbook. Now a gift that I give my children and close family and friends who appreciate a good Inspired by M.F.K Fisher’s An alphabet for gourmets , Laura wanted to share “A reverence... Continue Reading →

Pure Intention : Living Well Consciously

Essential Ingredients for Wellness - June 28 , 2021 WELLNESS - the act of practicing healthy habits on a daily basis to attain better physical and mental health outcomes, so that instead of just surviving, you're thriving. Lotus flower – a symbol for wellness. The lotus flower emerges from murky waters perfectly clean and beautiful, so it... Continue Reading →

Happy Summer Solstice!

 "The summer solstice is a celebration of the return to light, and it so powerfully reminds us of the light within each of us and the full potential of our individuated as well as united light…the ultimate triumph of light over darkness." Dear family , friends and followers When I set out on my quest... Continue Reading →

Happy International Chardonnay Day!

In honour of International Chardonnay Day, I’d like to raise my glass to a hidden jewel I recently discovered in Vieux Hull, Quebec: Astoria Bistro Botanique. During my impromptu visit, I picked up a wonderful treat—a bottle of Bodan Roan - Chardonnay. If you’re a Chardonnay enthusiast like me, you won’t be disappointed. Top wine pick... Continue Reading →

Too good a story not to share

Written on May 9, 2021 Petunia As I opened my eyes this morning, the first image that came to mind was of my mother, sitting in the back of a van.  My parents had travelled to Oakville to visit my sister and her family for Easter. My niece had an exam on Tuesday so it... Continue Reading →

Pure Intention : Restoration

The importance of self nurturing has never been more important. April 15, 2021 Many think I’ve dropped off the face of the earth and some days it feels like I have . These past months I have been challenged with the evils of COVID and struggle to make sense of it all . From everything... Continue Reading →

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