The kids have been out of school for the last two weeks. This means the classic phrase comes out of their mouth every day. “I’m bored, there’s nothing to do.” I became exhausted suggesting the usual list. “Go outside! Read a book! Do your chores! Play with the dog!” I almost had a nervous breakdown … More Parent Tip: How Ice Cream Can Keep You Sane.
First of all, Merry Christmas! Second, can someone tell me who the fuck eats fruitcake? I distinctly remember being seven years old on Christmas Eve at my Grandma’s house. I stood there motionless as all the aunts were scrambling around in the kitchen getting the food ready. I watched in horror as the 5 pound … More Gingerbread Muffins and the Evils of Fruitcake.
I just found out that there is a dating site called “Maple Match”. It’s for Americans who want to flee from a Donald Trump presidency. Wow, did I laugh! Apparently some American citizens can’t type in ‘how to move to Canada’ fast enough! This got me thinking about how lucky I am to be Canadian. … More Maple Syrup Cookies and Being Canadian.
My husband likes to point out how “white” I am. If you google, “Things white girl’s like”, you’ll find this kind of stuff: “#25. Singing along to rap songs and getting really awkward when the n-word comes up. (Depending on the circumstance, you’ll either mouth along to the word or close your eyes and bop … More I’m a white girl who likes Pumpkin. So what?
Well folks, I’m going to make this short and sweet cause I have some celebrating to do. It’s the Summer Solstice and it’s time to enjoy the longest day of the year! There’s something magical about this day that I like to capture… is it the heat? The bright sun? Or simply knowing it’s the … More Summer Solstice Magic!
It’s late Sunday afternoon and you are staring into the fridge looking for a snack. I bet you have been standing there way too long. You don’t feel like making anything. Here’s your solution: The Hummus Bowl! I’m a chip lover. Anything salty and crunchy and I will eat an entire bag of it… which … More The Heavenly Hummus Bowl!