Thank you for all of your kind words and warm wishes as my mother has been recovering from a broken hip. It's been a challenging time filled with big life lessons. It's a long road ahead but Mom is one tough cookie. For this month's Word of the Year Link Up, I have indulged myself… Continue reading I Wish You Peace
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What’s On Your Bookshelf? The June Edition.
Bleak House, Charles Dickens • My apologies for being MIA in recent weeks. I went from a planned blogging break to a family emergency which has required much time and attention. I am hoping to gradually re-enter the blogging world with this post. In honour of Charles Dickens' June 9 birthday, Yvette from Prior House… Continue reading What’s On Your Bookshelf? The June Edition.
What’s On Your Plate this May? Wordless Thai Yellow Curry.
See Original Recipe Here: Christin at Veggie Chick. You Will Need: Chickpeas, Bell Pepper, Yellow Onion, Potatoes, Baby Carrots, Ginger, Garlic, Lemongrass, Vegetable Broth, Curry Powder, Garam Masala, Turmeric, Coconut Cream, Peas, Sea Salt, Cornstarch.Have a question, comment or recipe/dish to share? Please let us know below.Co-Host: Widow Badass. Read about her delicious Greek Potatoes… Continue reading What’s On Your Plate this May? Wordless Thai Yellow Curry.
Where Do You Find Your Inner Peace?
Three years after our last Camino adventure, my husband and I are now booked to hike a section of the Camino de la Isla (Island Walk) on Prince Edward Island, Canada. Although the entire trail is 700 km, we plan to do a smaller (140+ km) segment as follows: Charlottetown to Mount Stewart, 32 kmMount… Continue reading Where Do You Find Your Inner Peace?
If you are looking for an easy-peasy biscuit recipe, this one is a cinch. Best of all, it uses only two simple ingredients (and there are numerous options for both). Sounds too good to be true? I thought so. Let's begin with the dough. The ingredients come together nicely with minimal effort and almost no… Continue reading Two-Ingredient Biscuits
Chatelaine’s 30 Days of Delicious, Dinner-in-a-Bowl Salads
So, I ran into the store to get tomatoes, and I came out with this magazine. It's been quite a while since I bought a magazine on impulse. But dang, those salads looked amazing! And there were 30 of them, each with their own glossy, food porn, full-page photo. It was difficult deciding where to… Continue reading Chatelaine’s 30 Days of Delicious, Dinner-in-a-Bowl Salads
The Travelling Book of Inner Peace
Early last week, I packaged up three copies of The Little Book of Inner Peace (by Ashley Davies Bush) and mailed them to three different countries (including Canada). My intention was to begin a 'Travelling Ripple of Peace.' Inside each book, I affixed the following note: The Travelling Book of Inner Peace "This is the Travelling… Continue reading The Travelling Book of Inner Peace
“Who Even Reads Books Anymore?”
The above question was overheard in a Vancouver Island coffee shop during a blustering snowstorm. A young female barista and a middle-aged male customer bantered how they each might spend their snowed-in weekend. This question (actually, I believe it was a statement) surprised me. I began to wonder how many others would feel the same.… Continue reading “Who Even Reads Books Anymore?”
Friday Night Pizza (aka ‘Hello Donna’)
I have a theory that Friday evenings are Universal Pizza Nights. At least that's been the case for me...even when I lived in Beijing. Instead of always ordering pizza (as I once did), Richard and I now include various homemade (or at least home assembled) versions. Some of our favourite pizza ingredients Richard doesn't mind… Continue reading Friday Night Pizza (aka ‘Hello Donna’)
On January 1, I took the leap and announced peace as my Word of the Year (WOTY) for 2022. My stated goal was to create a list of simple actions that can bring more peace to others as well as to myself. So, what have I been doing to help realize this intention? 1. Reading… Continue reading WOTY REFLECTIONS