Posted in November 2011

And So It Begins| Christmas cookies galore!

And So It Begins| Christmas cookies galore!

Well it really isn’t Christmas without obscene amounts of cookies! I love making cookies but a household of two can only eat so many. Tomorrow my work mates will treated to some delicious, warm hugs in the form of spiced orange biscuits. I hope they’re hungry! Spiced Orange Biscuits 125g butter 100g caster sugar  25g … Continue reading

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Photo Friday # 2 – Castles

Photo Friday # 2 – Castles

I am an absolute sucker for a castle. We North Americans have a pretty short history and my mind is still blown regularly when I visit places that are hundreds, or even thousands, of years old! Today’s photograph is one I took in 2008 on a trip down the Antrim Coast in Northern Ireland. This … Continue reading

Food, Glorious Food!

Food, Glorious Food!

I love food, who doesn’t?! I love to cook it, eat it, look at it, and learn about it-I even briefly considered doing my Masters in food history (did you even know that was a degree?). Poking through grocery stores is one of my favourite things to do in a new place; it’s fun discovering … Continue reading

Photo Friday # 1

Photo Friday # 1

I love taking pictures while I travel and I love going back through them years later and being reminded of all the amazing places I’ve been. This weeks theme on #FriFotos is flags so I thought I’d share one of my most recent ones. Happy Travels!

Paris, Je t’aime

Paris, Je t’aime

I love Paris! I went for the first time in the summer of 2008 with my boyfriend and my mom on a whirlwind tour of Europe. It was everything I expected and more! I will never forget looking up at the Eiffel Tower at dusk and seeing it burst into light. I know some people … Continue reading