Moonshine at Compass Distillers
Food & Drink, Uncategorized

#890 Drink Moonshine

Moonshine has always been the bad boy of hard liquor.  It got its reputation from historically being brewed in secret to avoid paying tax on alcohol and having a higher alcohol content than traditional whiskey.  Moonshine is gaining more of a spotlight as distillers are putting the corn mash based liquor on their roster (ensuring… Continue reading #890 Drink Moonshine

Lifestyle, Uncategorized

#462 Volunteer at an Animal Shelter

Having always been an animal person, I've known that one of the ways I want to give back to my community is by improving the lives of animals.  I had never stepped foot in an animal shelter before, so my entire perception was based off of those sad advertisements with Sarah McLachlan.  The Nova Scotia… Continue reading #462 Volunteer at an Animal Shelter

Macarons from Fauchon
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#563 Eat Macarons in France

Macarons have become a French icon. These pastel coloured sweets are as beautiful as they are delicious. They are notoriously difficult to make (like many French delicacies). I can vouch for this, as I've tried my hand at making them and ended up with only 10 viable macarons after a full afternoon of work. For… Continue reading #563 Eat Macarons in France