The Wales bag from Nella-Bella

There are many ways to review a new bag. You look at the size, the depth, the colour and what it can hold.

Stuffing it with clothes, underwear and toiletries to sleep on your brother’s floor because your condo flooded isn’t usually the first step when testing a new bag.

January is the month for the slow-cooker

Slow-cooker chili

While I’m not a dedicated collector of airmiles points, I do collect enough to indulge in what I call ‘pointless appliances.’ You know the ones I’m talking about. You don’t really need them and they take up space in your cupboards but they’re just cool.