Trying to make a (Caribbean) fruit cake in Canada

Unless you are from the Caribbean or have been there during the Christmas time, you don’t really understand the hype with fruit cake. It also goes by black cake, Caribbean fruit cake and rum cake. And within each Caribbean island it slightly differs with the way someone does it but a few things stay the […]

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I Met My Half-Sister Today

A few weeks ago I made a post saying that I found my half-sister on Facebook. Well today I met her. So on Friday she reached out to me saying that she would be in Toronto for the weekend and whether or not I was interested in meeting her. After I got over the shock […]

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Caribbean Food I Love and Miss

This is a photo of the Caribbean. And if it isn’t that obvious, there are lots of islands. Not just the well-known ones such as Jamaica, Barbados, Dominican Republic, Cuba or Bahamas. I can bet there are some you have never heard of before. The only reason why I am putting this out there is […]

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My 23rd Birthday

So yesterday was my birthday and I am now 23 years old. I haven’t felt any difference in turning a year older, but I have a feeling it will come in time. Fun fact, I am not a big birthday person. I have always kept it simple and spent it with family and friends. And […]

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June 2020 memories

Another month has come and gone. Things are getting back to normal, or the “new normal”, but I’m still sad that I can’t travel. Yes, I will continue complaining about that because I’m usually with my doggie around this time and I am still sad that my travel plans are in limbo/cancelled. June was an […]

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Looking Forward to Good Friday

Holding a drink in a backyard

There’s something about this time of year that makes it special to me. I was born and raised Catholic, and by no means am I a religious person. But I respect and value religion because it is a part of how I was raised. For me this time of year is about god, not about […]

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Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays to everyone. Enjoy the time with family and friends, the excuse to eat as bad as you want, the gifts you got and all the traditions that have been in your family And if you don’t celebrate it, well hope you have a good Wednesday. I know that its been […]

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