Category Archive: Food & Drink

powered by oats (and thoughts of spring)

Despite the fact that our three-day weekend sped by, it felt luxurious to have Monday off. After lolling about in bed as long as possible, I headed to the kitchen to make us… Continue reading

my lately

These past couple of weeks have been busy at work. Translation? There were no Valentine baked goods at home! Did I feel a slight pang that customers received strawberry-filled sandwich cookies with white… Continue reading

nori, kale and avocado omelette wrap

Today it was banana-blueberry pancakes all the way for Number Four. He never gets tired of a good stack doused with maple syrup, or grabbing a leftover pancake as a mid-afternoon snack. Lately,… Continue reading

berries for breakfast

We’ve given up counting (and complaining about) how many days and nights and inches of snow we’ve had. At some point, it just is. And today we’re embracing the untold inches that fell… Continue reading

nippy sweetie

The Oxford English Dictionary’s online word of the day (conveniently delivered to my inbox) is nippy sweetie. Arguably, that’s more than one word. But if the OED wants to hijack a noun, who… Continue reading

rice bowls and salad rolls: winter meets spring

Yesterday I made Number Four one of his favourite breakfasts—Pocket French Toast. So by dinner, it only seemed right that my vegetarian Number Three be treated to something she could eat “every single… Continue reading

nutella banana french toast

This morning Number Four parted with his weekend pancake ritual for another favourite: “pocket” french toast. It was the kind of morning—cold and snow-filled—where a little twist seemed especially needed. So I surprised… Continue reading

soothe

photo by: bliss {in images}

wednesday reprise

On Sunday I made stew. Three hours of beef in red wine and rich stock simmering slow and low in the oven, the house exploding with the aroma. What could be better than… Continue reading

and lo, it was the weekend

I’ve jumped from one Sunday to the next, with a week full of busyness to show for it. But that mostly involves work, and who needs to hear about that at the weekend?… Continue reading

snow day ☆ cake day

Recently, my Number Four needed a self-proclaimed Snow Day. And as I had the day off work, his need dovetailed perfectly with my ability to say YES! He said he’d like to go… Continue reading

welcome, december!

This morning the cat climbed beneath the covers with me and tucking herself into the crook of my arm, we burrowed in a winter fort, neither one of us ready to meet the… Continue reading

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