09 Dec 2016
in books, food, health, recipes, stories
Tags: art, children, experiments, family, games, life, nutrition, reading, science
I enjoyed participating in a few holiday craft sales this year, showing off my book Cook Up A Story. I met many wonderful people who bought up most of my stock and all of my aprons and chef hats.
I only have a few copies left. In Canadian dollars I can offer a better price than that at the Blurb Book store, which quotes American dollars. Because of the current exchange rate, Canadian prices are lower than those quoted on Blurb Bookstore on-line. And conversely prices are 33% lower yet if you are paying in US dollars. As of Dec 17, I’m down to my last three copies: More
01 Dec 2014
in books, Holiday foods, stories
Tags: advent calendar, animation, Christmas, games, gifts, music
Yesterday marked four years to the day since Vinny launched himself into the cybersphere. The time has flashed by. It’s been so much fun watching Vinny and the kids experiment with new foods. And I have had just as much fun figuring out how to tell you about our adventures into healthy eating, with stories and recipes that get your juices flowing. But the most fun comes from reading your comments, especially when you tell me about your own journey to the land of good health. More
29 Nov 2013
in food, health, Holiday foods
Tags: Advent, avoiding sugar, children, education, family, games
News flash – Vinny celebrates his third anniversary on WordPress today!
It’s December! Many people start counting down the days to Christmas with an advent calendar. Each day comes with a thought, a scene, and/or a chocolate candy that brings us closer to the real meaning of the holiday. More
20 Mar 2012
in Breads, Desserts, Drinks, health, Holiday foods, recipes
Tags: caffeine, children, drinks, games, Irish, mood, nutrition, soda bread, St. Patrick's Day, tea
Tiger and Firefox come to the party!
“It’s Saint Paddy’s day tomorrow,” says Vinny, “Let’s throw an Irish tea party! Get out your top hats and Irish bowlers, invite Tiger and Firefox, and set the table.
“But what should we serve?” ask Will and Isla. More