Should I Buy a Microwave?

Here’s a strange thing you might not know about me – the last time I owned a microwave was in 2008. Yup it’s been 9 years since we had one in our house, and neither of our kids has ever…

How to Make A Lohri Bonfire Cake

This Lohri Bonfire Cake is one of my favourite cakes I’ve ever made! It was made way before I really considered myself a DIY or food blogger, and was really only meant to wow my kids. It has ended up…

Hamilton Beach Spiralizer: First Reaction (Video)

Guys, (or more likely gals) I’m kind of excited today!! There are two firsts in this blog post – my first time using a spiralizer, and my first YouTube video of the year. I’m going to tell you about the…

Family Food Goals: 2017

About five years ago I started getting serious about annual goal setting, and one of the areas I took into consideration was the food my family eats. I know it sounds kind of silly to set goals and intentions around…

Our Last Minute, No Stress Holiday Party Idea

Anyone who knows me can vouch for my love of entertaining. Nothing makes me happier than a house full of friends, and a kitchen full of food! This year though, I just couldn’t bring myself to put on a big…

Host a Holiday Chai Party

With the holiday season in full swing and invitations coming in daily, some of us (not me of course) might have just realized we forgot to plan a holiday get together. Thankfully, like always, chai can save the day. [You…

Persian Inspired Jewelled Rice From the Pantry

A few weeks back I shared my plans to go on a 4 week pantry cleanse, and did a horrible job of posting updates – shocking! I’m happy to report that although I didn’t stick to the rigid grocery shopping…

Artisan Pears from the Sacramento Delta

There are many things I’m passionate about, and artisan made products, good quality food, and travel are all pretty close to the top of my love list. So you can imagine how excited I was to visit the Sacramento Delta…

5 Fusion Recipes You Have to Try

I love entertaining and hosting dinner parties, and my favourite part is planning the menu – everything except dessert that is. Don’t get me wrong, I love to eat desserts as much as the next gal, but I’ve never been…


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