Life Balance

Sweet Chartreuse Souffle - Food Gypsy

Bit of Gypsy Birthday

June 3, 2011 | 2 Comments

Another year, come and gone.   Since entering a decade that starts with ‘four’ birthday celebrations are quiet affairs with those I love, often banning the word “birthday” all together.  A great meal is all I want.  This...

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Ottawa-2-teapot- Food Gypsy

Not food, still… delicious!

November 8, 2010 | 0 Comments

On the topic of living life ‘deliciously’… Decorating Chez Gypsy here in Ottawa required very little. In effect, downsizing from the 5,000 plus square feet of the Dragonfly Inn, my former home, to the deco funkiness that...

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Chez Gypsy II - Food Gypsy

Home Again, Home Again

September 15, 2010 | 2 Comments

From the expanse of a 5,000 square foot country inn to the tight confines of a 600 square foot one bedroom apartment… there’s no place like home. Not surprisingly, one must manage one’s personal belongings...

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The return “home” to the Canadian West – the flat fields of the prairies, the mountain valleys of the west coast – an exercise in ‘filling the loving cup’ through the therapeutic intervention of hairstylists,...

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Fur kids, Dragonfly - Food Gypsy

The green, green grass that was home

July 13, 2010 | 0 Comments

Let it never be said that being a grown up is all fun and games. With the responsibilities we take on there come times when we must make very uncomfortable choices. ...

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Hammock Time, Belize - Food Gypsy

Why Wait You So Long

June 15, 2010 | 0 Comments

It’s hammock time. Swinging in the breeze, on the atolls off Belize in the heat of midday, a rhythm finds me....

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Cori & Fur Kids, Dragonfly Inn - Food Gypsy

I Once had a House

June 15, 2010 | 1 Comments

I once had a house… a big red house. Something simple… ten bedrooms… twelve bathrooms. Perfect… for well, just little ol’ me. ...

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