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Category Archives: OAFe Awards

Anti-OAFE – Galarneau and Associates

OAFE = Outstanding Award in the Field of Excellence Anti-OAFE = The Opposite We don’t have a will. It’s theView full post »

Our phone bill is now $5 a month.

That’s right, $5. Background: We have been happy primus customers for years (see previous complementary post),View full post »

Day 258 – Two for one…and an OAFe

I love, love, love a toy that can keep an 8 month old and a 4 year old occupied at the same time.  The classic naturalView full post »

Free Lunch!

… as in, sometimes there *is* such a thing as a free lunch.   Our new house had a manual thermostat, which looksView full post »

OAFE: McAuslan Pale Ale

My beer purchases are driven by two elements: price and taste.  When price wins, I come home with James Ready orView full post »

OAFe – Patak’s Vindaloo Curry Paste

I am fairly new to the world of spicy foods.  I never liked them, could never handle them and never understood whyView full post »

Anti-OAFE – Terra Grill

Restaurant meals have been few and far between since Jaia’s arrival. It was easier when she slumbered peacefullyView full post »

OAFe Award: The FURminator

That is not Julius hiding in the bag, it is just a giant ball of his fur. Fur, that had we not brushed it off of him,View full post »

Dan’s bullets.

Thanks to all involved for the celebration on birthday +1 day. The Brazilian steakhouse was everything I had hoped. ForView full post »

OAFE – Google Analytics

I can’t believe I’ve been blogging blind for so long.  I had no idea how many visitors we had every day, orView full post »

OAFE Award: PC Papa Panini Sandwich Press

Every Christmas I am spoiled by my loved ones, and this one, despite my efforts to change the pattern, was no exceptionView full post »

OAFE Award: ode to shawarma

If you aren’t a resident of Ottawa, you probably don’t recognize the word shawarma. You may know its cousinsView full post »

OAFE Award: Farm Boy Pecan Pumpkin Pie

In the past, people have tried to take things that ‘go together’ and package them that way, rather thanView full post »

OAFE award: chocolate milk

I was recently looking through the few columns I’ve posted, and noticed something disturbing.  25% of my columnView full post »

OAFE Award – Bringing the Homestead Tradition to Your Table

Michelle Nichols has a secret. No, no, not that secret. Another one. I wouldn’t dare tell that one. Michelle isView full post »