Day 7: Back on track… almost

If I have learned one thing this week, it would be this… changing eating habits while being stressed and out of town is, well, was in my case unsuccessful. I didn’t go full out. A couple of slices of cheese here, a cup of coffee there, a glass of wine to round it all off…

Day 1: No cheese, Gromit. Not a bit in the house! (Gulp!)

Well, this is not exactly true. We do have cheese in the house. But I decided I a few days ago that I would embark on a 60 day vegan journey. And today is day 1 of 60 without cheese… and without coffee. After reading a blog about a convinced carnivore completing a 60 day…

Being vegan is optional

I gave myself a present. I almost got the sales clerk to wrap it, however, then I did not want to waste the wrapping paper… I love this book, everything about it, the heaviness, the colors of the design, the photography, … and the best part, most of the recipes are under 45 min. prep…

An alphabetic Ode to Jena

Well, with our 1st year in Germany completed, I thought it would be about time to follow-up on my A-Z of things I miss about Vancouver with a list of great things I enjoy at the other side of the world. A – Apartment: I love our place here. The building is just over 100…

Chitter Chatter Random Thoughts

Monday morning I woke up. The sky was clear and blue. After weeks of snow and rain and slush, it seems like spring is finally winning (I decided to ignore the weather forecast with snow for the weekend, just for today.). We had three days of beautiful sunshine. After my emotional rollercoaster weekend the storm…

An alphabetic Ode to Vancouver

Last week I read this great post about An Alphabet of Gratitude. At the time I was planning to write an alphabet of gratitude (or things we like) with my son, however, feeling a wee bit homesick during the last day or so, I came up with an A-Z of things I miss about Vancouver…

Vegetarian in progress

I consider myself a vegetarian in progress. The reason being that I still eat fish. I now choose organic when possible and look for the sustainable fishing signs, but really, I feel guilty. For the longest time my excuse was the great sushi in Vancouver. And for the first little while here it was the hering…