I would say that I am a selfish person. Not a REALLY selfish person, just a comfortably selfish person. You know, not the kind of person that never shares their ice cream and never gives up their time for other people, because “Well I just don’t have time.” I’m the comfortably selfish person, the person … Continue reading Less of Me and More of Him
One and a half years ago, I had no idea I would be sitting in my own home, on a super comfy sofa, looking across the room at my husband, working away from home on his laptop. Together, Tom and I have a home, and two amazing jobs that make us steady money, and we are … Continue reading Our Hygge-ish Home
I keep stumbling across lists of habits that people should follow, so I decided to write one! I think that the voluntary formation of habits signals the oncoming of adulthood, so here’s to hoping! 😉 These are some habits that I try to hold myself to, and hopefully they ring true for you as well! … Continue reading 18 Healthy Habits for Everyone!
Lately, I’ve been thinking about how to do hygge during the summer. Hygge is one of those natural things that just sort of happens in the winter, but what about summer? Summer is not immune to the joys of stress and headaches, especially when faced withe the prospect of that family get-together at the cottage … Continue reading How To Do Summer Hygge
I drink black tea, a lot of black tea. I also drink a lot of coffee. And when I mean a lot, I mean, “Thank goodness we got a coffeemaker for our wedding that keeps coffee warm for 8 hours, now I can drink it whenever I like!” One of the resolutions of my fairly … Continue reading 3 Things You Can Do With Green Tea
On Thursday I did two fun things! I went to the farmers market, and started the second fermentation of my kombucha. I also realized that its pronounced “kom-boo-cha”, not “kom-boo-ka”. Live and learn. The summer is almost over, which doesn’t mean the fresh veggies are almost finished, but it does mean some things, like leaks … Continue reading Celery and home kombucha
Wednesday, August 9th, 2017- Recipe 1/356: Crustless Custard Pie Today was my first attempt at a recipe from The Metal Box. If you are looking for a back story, check my post Recipe Boxes and Holiday Weekends! It’s pretty cool if I do say so myself! Anyways, this was the finished result. Unfortunately it looks … Continue reading Recipe 1/356: Crustless Custard Pie
I love holiday weekends. Usually because holiday weekends mean going to a favourite place, the cottage. Since getting married, getting to and staying at the cottage has gotten a bit more complicated, but there is still nothing that can take away the joy of sunbathing on the dock or canoeing. This weekend, Tom and I … Continue reading Recipe boxes and holiday weekends
It doesn't take much to amuse me. Most of the time. And it doesn't take much for my home to feel like home. Give me some plants, a vase with some flowers, and my books. And my violin. In the days after our wedding, it felt weird that I didn't have my violin in my … Continue reading Making the Little Things Count
Yes I love minimalism, but I become obsessed very quickly with white, spotless spaces, empty walls and clear counters. The reality is a full dishwasher (probably full), cluttered counters, boxes of give-away items (the result of merging two adults into one household), garbage cans that need to be emptied and an undetermined location of … Continue reading Minimalism! But also reality!