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Somewhat Related Links for an End-of-Winter-Day

Yesterday I pushed the apartment door open to see our living room flooded with warm, glowing sunshine. I glanced at my watch: 6 p.m.! Finally, the days are getting longer and the sun is feeling a little bit brighter. Here’s a collection of links that are only mildly related–actually, I think all that they have … Continue reading »

Categories: adoption, dessert, family | 1 Comment

Strawberry Rhubarb Coconut Crisp

If there’s one thing I can’t resist, it’s freshly picked strawberries. Each week I head to the farmer’s market armed with reusable grocery bags, crisp $20 bills and well-functioning salivary glands. Every week in June had me coming home with my fingers and bags stained pink by the fresh strawberries I had bought. Last month, … Continue reading »

Categories: dessert, summer | 1 Comment

Pre-Gaming Spring

You know you live somewhere cold and North if the first week that things are above zero: -you have the windows open 24/7 -jackets become optional -everyone and their Grandma takes up jogging, ball hockey & other outdoor sports -talk of spring, BBQ’s and 5k’s abound Call me a pessimist, but I’m a bit reluctant … Continue reading »

Categories: Canada, dessert, food, friends, sunshine, winter | 1 Comment

Thursday Morning

Happy Thursday! I know I haven’t been Super Blogger recently, but lemme tell you, I’ve got some juicy and  fascinating intercultural-marriage flavoured posts coming. Soon. For now, let me introduce you to 7 excellent links…. This is a really good story. Here are some important and sobering pictures of modern day slavery. My friend Sarah … Continue reading »

Categories: adoption, dessert, Fall, family, food | 6 Comments

Love and Dessert

I love dessert. Whenever I’m invited to a friend’s house for supper, I ask what I can bring. Partly because Mama raised me right, and partly because by offering I believe can ensure that dessert will be served. As kids, my siblings and I found countless ways to ingest sugar. On summer nights we’d slurp … Continue reading »

Categories: dessert, family, hilarious, india, Italy, love | 2 Comments