chocolate pistachio sables

books I read in January

It’s that time of year where all we should really be doing is curling up with tea and biscuits and obsessively reading novels. Of course, most of us don’t have / don’t choose to have the luxury of available hours in which to do so (case in point: my grand plan of decreasing my schedule … Continue reading books I read in January

vegan gingerbread reindeer

write write write write write

Sometimes it takes a while for my brain to settle into writing mode. Back when my blog was my only reason to write (with the limited intended audience of only my future now-where-did-I-leave-that-recipe self and my mom (Hi Mom!)), it wasn’t a big deal to have writer’s block. Eventually I’d hit a creative high and churn … Continue reading write write write write write

chocolate chip cookies

oh hey, 2017.

Another year has passed, and it was crazy and fulfilling and awful and mind-blowingly incredible. I feel like I grew up a little last year. And then again, maybe not—I didn’t keep up with this blog as much as I would have liked, and I left the salads I packed for office lunches in the fridge all … Continue reading oh hey, 2017.

winter is coming

Chris and I spent (Canadian!) Thanksgiving in Red Deer, Alberta. We returned a couple weeks ago to a gorgeous, crisp, fall day in Vancouver, BC. That night, a 72-hour wind and rain storm started. It seems that was the end of the sunny autumn days where the leaves change and there are still bright colours around. … Continue reading winter is coming

a week in the life

This week on the Whole Life Challenge (yeah, I'm doing it again), the lifestyle component of the challenge is to not use social media. I got a panicked text from my friend when they first announced it. She was capital-letters-absolutely NOT doing it. How was she going to get her news without Twitter? I think she was … Continue reading a week in the life