Season 2.Episode 19: Frances on Building a Sod House

Welcome to Tea, Toast and Trivia.   Thank you for listening in.  Today, Frances looks back to a time when sod houses or soddies were the homes of early settlers on the frontiers of the Great Plains of Canada and the United States. When the prairie lacked standard building materials such as wood or stone,…

Season 2. Episode 8: Celebrating Robert Burns Address to a Haggis

Welcome to a special episode of Tea Toast and Trivia. I am you host, Rebecca Budd and I’m looking forward to sharing this moment with you.  Tonight, we celebrate Robert Burns, affectionately known as Rabbie Burns, the great Scottish poet and lyricist.  He has been given the honoured titles of National Bard, Bard of Ayrshire…

Episode 48: Merry Christmas from Tea Toast & Trivia

  December 25, 2019. Christmas has arrived.  With the last-minute shopping completed, we ready our hearts for this special day anticipated since the beginning of December.  All the plans have been made, the gifts have been wrapped and the baking completed. Merry Merry Christmas! This is the time to feel the magic of the holiday…

Episode 44: Liz on Rituals & Traditions

Welcome to Tea, Toast and Trivia. Thank you for listening in. December is the season for traditions and gatherings of family and friends. Hanukkah, Winter Solstice, St. Lucia Day, St. Nicholas Day, Christmas and New Years. It is a busy and joyful time of the year. Celebrations embrace rich traditions and rituals that connect our…

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…