Smart travel with a smartphone

Smart travel with a smartphone

Travelling has become so much easier over the past few years. Much of this has to do with the rise of the smart phone. I confess, I never travel without mine and use it as much as possible to get the right information in any given city. Smart travel with a smartphone is now the norm. Three years ago, when ...

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Polish grzanki

Polish Grzanki – Delicious Snacks

There’s an art to creating a delicious, authentic Italian pizza. Nobody can dispute that. However, in a pinch, Polish grzanki will do to satisfy the craving for bread, tomato sauce, cheese and perhaps a pepperoni sausage. Grzanki (g-zhanki) are a very simple way of making a warmed up sandwich snack “po Włosku” using simple foods found at home. Like bruschetta, ...

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Influential songs of my youth

Influential songs of my youth

I turned on the old clock radio, with its big numbers clicking over the time. The song on the radio had a driving beat, a synthesized melody and a woman with an amazing voice singing. “Sweet dreams are made of this, who am I to disagree…” Annie Lennox of the Eurythmics had me entranced at age nine with this song. ...

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Tips for a romatic picnic

Dining al fresco: tips for a romantic picnic

When my husband Frank was wooing me in our early days of dating, we often visited Conservation areas or parks where we could enjoy a romantic picnic. He would come up with delicious sandwiches and simple salads to boost up my energy after a good walk. Food always seems to taste better outdoors, not to mention it can be much ...

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