Season 2. Episode 7: Fashion, Closets & Organization

Welcome to Tea, Toast and Trivia. Thank you for listening in. I am joined by my sister, Sarah, and my mother, Frances, as we consider the idea of fashion, closets and organization. There are many ideas on how to arrange our clothes and declutter our closets.  Join us for a candid discussion on how this…

Season 2. Episode 5: The Cake that Travelled

Welcome to Tea, Toast and Trivia. Thank you for listening in. This is a Christmas retrospective conversation that occurred during the December holiday season. Frances, Sarah and I never had time to make this cake, but the story is a profound reminder that traditions keep our families and communities focused on the things that matter…

Season 2. Episode 3: Frances on The Art of Sewing

Welcome to Tea, Toast and Trivia.  Thank you for listening in. Frances and I are in the sewing room, with the material stacked on one side of the room and on the other, the finished costumes for an upcoming dance performance.  It’s exciting to see the progress, week to week on the colourful tutus and…

Season 2, Episode 1: Happy New Year with Frances & Eleanor

Welcome to Tea Toast and Trivia. Happy New Year! Thank you for listening in and celebrating January 1, 2020, the beginning of a new decade. Today, I am joined by my mother Frances to go back in time to another New Year’s Day.  January 1, 1936,  with Eleanor Roosevelt and her column “My Day.” Eleanor…

Episode 45: Frances on Milking the Cows

Welcome to Tea, Toast and Trivia. Good morning, Good Afternoon, Good Evening, – wherever you are, thank you for listening in. Today, I am joined by my mother Frances to look back to farming in the 1930’s and 1940’s. The United Nations designated the year 2014 as the International Year of Family Farming (IYFF).  This…

Episode 43: Shirley on Wellness

Welcome to Tea, Toast and Trivia. Good morning, Good Afternoon, Good Evening, – wherever you are, thank you for listening in. Every Wednesday, I meet up with my mother, Frances, for tea and a wonderful conversation, which has, over the past few months, become our time to create a podcast discussion.  We usually meet in…