The Pandemic Changed my Cooking Style

I love cooking, I like it even more when I can do it for fun. In this pandemic cooking has become a chore, 95% of my meals are prepared at home and I seem to do 100% of the cooking! Needless to say my lovely romance with the kitchen was dying, there was no spark,…

Bloom Where you are Planted

A few weeks ago I noticed a plant shooting up from my indoor kalanchoe plant container, taking a closer look I realized it is an acorn shoot! This planter spent the summer on the step at my back door, it is possible my friendly neighbourhood squirrel stored the acorn away preparing for winter. Sorry squirrel…

Goodbye 2020, Hello 2021

As much as I wanted to see the back of 2020, I can’t deny last year was unique in bringing sorrow, pain and at the same time opportunity and hope to many of us. Many felt the sorrow of losing loved ones to the virus, loneliness and isolation from sheltering at home for long periods,…