Kia was giving me those puppy eyes again — I suppose she’s always giving me those puppy eyes isn’t she? Well, I’m a sucker for them (and perhaps she knows this too). So when I recently came home from the grocery store and she patiently stared at me unpacking the groceries, waiting to see what treat I may have brought home for her, I felt kind of bad....more
Last week was a busy one for me — I started training again for this year’s Broad Street Run and shot an episode as a new host for The Chef’s Kitchen. While it was super busy and a lot of fun, I’ve been eager to getthis mushroom tart post up (sorry for the delay!)....more
Between the broadcast of the 2014 Academy Awards and brand new episodes of two of our favourite shows (The Walking Dead followed by Talking Dead), Peter and I were certainly spoiled for choice in terms of TV-viewing last night.
How did you guys spend your Sunday? Searching all over for a little plastic baby for your king cake? I didn't think so. But that's what I was doing. Ash Wednesday is this week, which means tomorrow is Fat Tuesday. Time to eat up before the Lenten season begins! And that means king cake!...more
Some people claim they can't afford to eat healthy, implying that healthy food costs significantly more. However, a new study published in the BMJ Open journal says it only costs a little bit more to eat healthy. To be exact, the study implies it only costs $1.50 more per person per day to choose the healthiest choices available. This is definitely do-able. No more excuses....more
If you are the one bringing home the literal bread in your household then you have seen them, the bright eyed, loom band wearing, merit badge earning Girl Scouts and Brownies outside your supermarket doors selling those cookies. Those cookies, the ones that can’t help but bring back my memories of selling those rectangular boxes while wearing knee high socks and a brown smock, offering my best seven year old sales pitch to unsuspecting supermarket customers, and as you know those cookies are hard to pass up. ...more