Tag Archive: Family

Bali | Welcome To Ceremony

October 20, 2015 Balinese culture is characterized by an intricate web of ceremonies. Thirteen of these are important rights of passage to purify and protect a person’s soul. So if you speak to… Continue reading

sunday slowly

We haven’t had many days lately that could be called pyjama days, or something close to it. And today’s been of those … so far. Number Four summoned the magic of the internet… Continue reading

oh, canada!

Happy Canada Day, fellow lovers of this land! We’ve powered up with green smoothies (spinach, kale, almond milk, banana, ginger, coconut butter, hemp hearts) and some pretty glorious muffins: gluten and dairy-free lemon… Continue reading

Happy Mother’s Day!

As any mum of older children will tell you, convening your brood takes some decent amount of planning (translation: text marathoning). I hopped on a train and a bus to see my mighty… Continue reading

weekend bits

You know you’re firmly under Bunner’s spell when you call ahead on Saturday morning and reserve a bunch of muffins with your credit card to avoid the disappointment of finding they’re sold out. … Continue reading

putter

How has your weekend been? My living room is flooded with sunshine, making this couch even more of an anchor. I’m simply lapping it up. It’s been a weekend of puttering and making.… Continue reading

weekending

This was the first thing I saw this morning, en route to the kettle (Apart from the cat, camped on my chest and staring at me). These parrot tulips can stare at me… Continue reading

all the chocolate

There may be several good reasons to wait til just before the weekend to buy your Easter chocolate—including temptation—but I can’t get behind a single one. I’ve practised anything but abstinence this week… Continue reading

interiors

I’m taking a week at home. Time away from work, from the busyness that’s kept me focused on the external, leaving me feeling a complete stranger to the interior me. I need to… Continue reading

sunday slowly

A day for hibernating, after a busy week. Crumpled feels good, necessary even. No clock, no schedule, no phone, no internets. Just scones and tea and toast. All the eggs and even the… Continue reading

sunday slowly | gluten-free banana blueberry pancakes

I was out of the house early this morning for an appointment. I was going to say “bright and” but it was drizzling and overcast, with no bright in sight. It was walking… Continue reading

sunday slowly

One cannot live on chocolate chip cookies alone. Which is terribly inconvenient. It’s also the reason I’m leaving the apartment today (with Number Four as chaperone) to walk two blocks to the nearest… Continue reading

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