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Eggplant Attempt #1 – Eggplant Parmesan Sandwiches

One of my goals this year is to try out 3 new vegetables, 3 different ways.  The intention is to get me out of my comfort zone and try new combinations and flavours.  The first vegetable I decided I had to try is eggplant – I know, who hasn’t cooked with eggplant?  Well I haven’t.  […]

Garden Love

Today is a crazy gloomy day guys!  Me and my coworkers compared it to winter because it was so dark out, still, at 10am.  Then the thunderstorms started.  This is such a departure from the beautiful and sunny +30 days we’ve been having, so I thought it was the perfect day to bring some beauty […]

Habitual Updates – Round 1

You may recall from a couple months ago this post where I talked about adopting 11 new habits as part of my set of goals this year; I spoke about choosing to divide and conquer and the 3 habits I selected to try first are highlighted below: Blog 2 times weekly. Drink 8 glasses of […]

Adventures in Chess – Speed and the Stalemate

Tavis and I just celebrated our 2nd anniversary on July 1st, Canada Day, by camping just outside of Canmore for the long weekend.  It was a beautiful location and we were joined by some great friends who celebrated with us.  And on our first sunny afternoon there before anyone else had arrived was when I […]

Top 9 Reasons Why Summer Blogging Can Wait

I love summer which is why I’ve found it difficult to keep up with blogging over the past two weeks. There’s just so much potential for summer days, even if it’s doing nothing but drinking something cold! This means that we’ve found ourselves pretty busy. Seriously… my husband and I have a total of 3 […]