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Posts Tagged ‘groceries

23 Jul, 2012

It’s guest post week! The Rules of Grocery Shopping

Posted by: andrea tomkins In: Guest postings

Hello Fishies! It’s guest post week here at the Fishbowl, and that means I have five posts from five different bloggers ready for you. I hope you’ll say hello and make them feel welcome! This one is from Hollie Pollard. Hollie hails from Toronto and is a Common Cents mom who tells me she reads my blog […]

28 Nov, 2006

the one where she almost burned her face off

Posted by: andrea tomkins In: Recipes and Food

I was holding my tongue under a jet of ice cold water from the kitchen tap when it occurred to me that if the neighbors were looking into the kitchen window they might find this situation rather amusing. I on the other hand was (a) not amused and (b) already writing the text of this […]


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My name is Andrea and I live in the Westboro area of Ottawa with my husband Mark and our dog Piper who is kind of a big deal on Instagram. We also have two human daughters: Emma (20) and Sarah (18). During the day I work as a writer at The Royal Ottawa Mental Health Centre. I am a longtime Ottawa blogger and I've occupied this little corner of the WWW since 1999. The Fishbowl is my whiteboard, water cooler, and journal, all rolled into one. I'm passionate about healthy living, arts and culture, family travel, great gear, good food, and sharing the best of Ottawa for families. I also love vegetables, photography, gadgets, and great design.

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