Archive | September, 2013

Art made smart!

School lunches!!! Argh…so sick of packing school lunches already, is it only September? Am I alone here? You would think after fourteen years I’d be getting better at this. I am NOT one of those über organized mommas who pre-packages a weeks worth of healthy snacks and then allows the kids to pick from the […]

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K’reen’s Doodh Chai

Walking into K’reen’s home, I immediately felt welcomed. It could have been her warm smile, the visual feast of art hanging on the walls or perhaps it was that tantalizing scent wafting from her kitchen stove. The unmistakable blend of spices that is masala chai. She had already prepared a jar of the mix for […]

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Let’s get back to play!

What is your favourite comfort food? It’s a question that sends most people hurtling back into their childhood, that’s why I like to ask. The answers are never the same, but the feeling surrounding it, the look on people’s faces, the sound in their voice…the reason’s why…all share a common thread. “Lipton’s chicken noodle soup, […]

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Kristen’s Zesty Zucchini Cake

It took NO time at all for Kristen to decide, when I asked for a recipe after her interview ‘Let’s get back to Play!’. This must be a family favourite around her house! After making it yesterday, it will be here too! This cake is a delightful way to use all those fall zucchinis that […]

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Tantalizing Tomato Soup

What a summer! Sunshine flooded our Island for months. Although they actually had to water, gardeners were overjoyed! Upon request from one of these gardeners…I was asked for a tomato soup recipe. What is it with you Italians and your tomatoes??? Hahaha…actually I should have been born Italian big *sigh*. I looooooove, love, love tomato […]

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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.