Life always does that. It sneaks up on you. You can make as many resolutions as you want. You can build up walls to keep things out. You can send your heart and effort in hopes of bringing in the finest of life's treasures. But life is clever. It is brilliant, but it is clever.… Continue reading nothing ordinary from ordinary
Take a minute
I just realized that I've never actually posted a blueberry recipe here before. How do I even call myself a British Columbian right? I do have a handful of blueberry recipes rolled up my sleeve, but it can be tough sometimes to actually go and feature something when you are figuratively swamped by it. Yeah, yeah,… Continue reading Take a minute
giv’em the karats, but save me the carrots
Is it wedding season or what!? This summer alone five couples I personally know (as in not my great-aunt's friend's son-in-law's nephew) are getting married! It really is stunning here in Vancouver at this moment though. The days are long, and tender foliage shimmers under the late afternoon sun, casting my studio in its bosky… Continue reading giv’em the karats, but save me the carrots
Why taste her cherry chapstick?
To those of you who are not the 0.0000001% of drop-dead gorgeous women (or men) who override the effects of traffic lights in New York City's bustling streets, cheers. Cheers because your friends are not jealous of you. Cheers because you have weaknesses that you can boast about. Cheers because even though you don't stop every car that passes you by,… Continue reading Why taste her cherry chapstick?
PSL: Plus Some Love
On those Saturday mornings when I lay, semi-tucked in between my duvet and bed sheets, and realize once more that aside from the whirring of the heater there is no other breathing thing in the apartment but me, I ponder: what do I live for today? Should I get up, plant my feet in my… Continue reading PSL: Plus Some Love
Tell me, because I have to know, and it is a subject of legitimate concern: is brunch a vanishing art? Wait, wait...WAIIIITTT!!! I don't want to hear it! Because I love brunch. Brunch implies that life doesn't have to be stuffed and jammed like a croque monsieur with answering phone calls and delivering papers at… Continue reading Hey, Pumpkin