Friday feeling: gratitude and fullness

It’s highly unusual for me to write anything on a Friday night but you know what? It’s been a pretty good day, and I wanted to share that with you. With all the doom and gloom happening around the world right now, with earthquakes, fires, mass flooding – I think it’s important to take little…

Saturday morning bagel and some rain

It’s Saturday morning and I’ve just sat down with my first cup of coffee – a real cup of coffee – and my breakfast. We finally had a break from the heat wave and got a wicked rain storm last night. I sat outside for the whole thing and it was wild to witness from…

I love my rice cooker

I’m writing this out on Thursday night but it will be Friday morning when you read this. Today was a really lazy day. The temperature dropped from 18C on Wednesday afternoon to like -5C this morning. I forgot to close my kitchen window and it got super cold in here. It didn’t help that I…

Monday coffee thoughts – with pictures

It’s almost 2 pm on Monday afternoon. I finally crawled out of bed around 1 pm after another long night of zero sleep. This insomnia business is really starting to get to me. But I stepped on the scale and was excited to see that I had dropped a few pounds since moving in here….

I love my new home.

It’s hard to believe that just a few weeks ago, I was living among a pile of boxes and had made a decision that would forever change my life. I moved. As most of you know by now. And it sucked. A lot. But today marks my second week of living in my new condo…

Creamy Kale Linguini

To celebrate the end of my first week in my new home, I wanted to “break” the kitchen in with a good home cooked meal. Up until today, I had been relying on sandwiches, soups and frozen pizza while I unpacked and organized. Everything is pretty much organized now and so I ordered in groceries…