2017 – year of the recluse

With only a few days left in 2017 – I find myself reflecting on the last 360 or so days.  In 2017 I became a bit of a recluse. While everyone I knew was planning a wedding, a family or a vacation, I put my head down and went through the motions of my days.Continue reading “2017 – year of the recluse”

Foodie Friday – Where I’ve Been

I took a break from blogging but hat doesn’t mean I took a break from eating and exploring the city (two of my favourite things). Recently I’ve been to iHalo Krunch, Sud Forno, Ricarda’s, and Baro. After seeing black and purple ice cream on my Instagram feed for months, I decided to see if myContinue reading “Foodie Friday – Where I’ve Been”

Seeking Value

After watching a minimalism documentary on Netflix and rereading The Minimalists first book, I’ve become obsessed with the role things and people play in my life. If something or someone doesn’t add value to my life, what’s the point of keeping it around? I’d been playing around with the idea of getting off of InstagramContinue reading “Seeking Value”

Foodie Friday – B-day Dinner at Fabbrica

I’ve been to Fabbrica several times over the years. Alex and I went during Winterlicious in 2013 and we’ve gone back for lunch or dinner dates. My sister even hosted my niece’s Baptism there as well. It is one of my favourite restaurants for many reasons but most important is their consistency. Whenever I’ve goneContinue reading “Foodie Friday – B-day Dinner at Fabbrica”

Foodie Friday – The Lockhart

If Fred and George Weasley opened an underground bar for underage Wizards on the Hogwarts grounds, I like to think that it would look something like The Lockhart Cocktail Bar on Dundas. It’s small and dark, filled with numerous trinkets and antique-store finds. It has character and warmth. I’ve been bugging my husband to takeContinue reading “Foodie Friday – The Lockhart”

Adventure is calling – his name is Alex

 My husband and I often take separate cars when we make plans during the week since we meet up right after work. On our way home from whenever we are, Alex calls me as soon as we get in the car. We talk as I follow him home or he follows me. With our workContinue reading “Adventure is calling – his name is Alex”

Foodie Friday – Carbs & Cake

It came to me in a moment of panic. I was sitting at my desk on a Friday afternoon contemplating my next move (something I tweet about regularly) when it hit me. I have been surrounded by food my entire life and nearly every job I’ve had has been connected to the food industry. IContinue reading “Foodie Friday – Carbs & Cake”

Mini-Honeymoon in Toronto

I’ve learned recently that the two questions newlyweds receive most are: Where are you going on your honeymoon? When are you having kids? (Please stop asking me this) With Christmas right around the corner and the simple fact that more than a week off work for myself and my husband wasn’t viable, we decided toContinue reading “Mini-Honeymoon in Toronto”

The Bride’s Diary – ONE WEEK TO GO

It’s safe to say that I’ve been rather distracted lately. Apart from all of the last-minute wedding details (which my mom has graciously taken charge of) there’s also this heavy cloud of confusion weighing on my heart. Let me explain… The confusion has nothing to do with the wedding. That is the only thing thatContinue reading “The Bride’s Diary – ONE WEEK TO GO”