Monthly Archives: March 2015

Ice Festival Gimli

The Gimli Ice Festival and the End of Winter

Have you ever kissed a frozen fish? I haven’t, but I have been in a frozen fish throwing contest! That’s a sentence I never thought I’d write in my life. But, since moving to Manitoba it seems I’ve had a lot of opportunities to do crazy things I’d never imagined (like eat brunch perched on the frozen river.) Continue reading

pannekoek on weekend

Sometimes It’s Okay to Spend Your Weekend Indoors

Winter doesn’t have to be awful. But sometimes, it really is. I’m a big believer in embracing the outdoors during winter and staying active. I wouldn’t survive the dark months if I couldn’t skate down the river or walk through snowy woods on my weekends. But sometimes I think it’s okay just to give in and spend a weekend completely indoors under a duvet; especially when it’s snowing and -20. Continue reading