Archive | May, 2013

Becoming Momma…

An energetic twenty-three year old, a freshly minted newlywed, passionately teaching art in a middle school and completely obsessed with babies! Babies! Babies! A lifetime ago, six lifetimes actually and twenty years later, this mother’s day powerfully drew me back to my “pre-momma” days. My 17 year old ‘baby’, you know, the one that forever […]

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David Wong’s Smoked Turkey Soup

After interviewing David Wong for my Opening the Jar post, I asked if I couldn’t have a few recipes to share with you lovely folks, he complied…with two! This is the savoury one, a delicious Smoked Turkey soup with just a hint of fennel. Just a note, I did downsize both recipes so that they […]

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Opening the Jar…

How does a new, locally owned restaurant elevate the style of the neighbourhood, establish a dedicated group of regulars and make a real splash within the island food scene, in just eight short months? This simply requires a lifelong respect of freshly prepared food, an intense dedication to excellence and the crystal clear vision of internationally acclaimed […]

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You Are What You Eat…

I have to chuckle to myself… Following the stats that I get for the blog is kinda like a weird, dorky video game for me. Seeing which countries I’m reaching…love that! ( I have dreams of being able to break down Canadian readers by Province-yes, I am a bit-of-a-geek like that). What you may or […]

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Cool Lime Copycat

It’s confession time, I feel compelled to share this with you! The last few weeks, I’ve been suffering from a serious addiction, it’s all I can think about. I’m late picking up the kids from school, not getting groceries, missing workouts…simply because I have to get my fix. So. Very. Humiliating. ‘Hello, my name is […]

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steps to the light

that perfect hand...

In Ocean's 11, Danny said that "the house always wins. If you play long enough, never change the stakes, then the house takes you. Unless, when that perfect hand comes along, you bet big... and then, you take the house." Here's the hand I've been dealt, sometimes it's risky and sometimes it's safe, but all the time... it's perfect. It's mine.