Whenever there is a holiday approaching, my mind goes straight to food. There’s no better time to release your inner chef; to try the recipes you’ve been pinning all year. People usually forgo their day-to-day diets, fully prepared to indulge in some of life’s greatest food pleasures.
I’m not sure when the shift happened, but I bought into the idea that true rest could only be experienced while on vacation.
But not just any vacation; perhaps rest could be found on a white sandy beach,
A friend recently asked me how I enjoyed my first year as a mom.
For a minute I paused and felt a rush of mixed emotions. Memories, both good and bad, came flashing back. Amazing moments. Cherished experiences.
Whenever I make risotto, it’s because I am in the mood to make risotto. It’s one of those dishes that requires your care and attention, but in the best way possible. The scent of browned butter, sweet onions and wine cooking together will take you to another world.
“But what were you doing in Mexico City for such a short time?” asked a skeptical border patrol officer as we were entering back into Canada.
“Eating, obviously.” I answered, with just a touch of annoyance in my voice.
Both David and I grew up in the suburbs, but have been living in Toronto for the past seven years. When we found out we were expecting, we considered what it would be like to raise a family in the city.
Picture this: I’m sitting in an empty airplane on an early Wednesday morning. I have two pieces of luggage with me for this short work trip: one with my laptop and personal belongings, and one with my breast pump. I already got stopped and questioned by security about the “heavy metal block” in my bag (it was the power charger).
Disclaimer: This post was written in partnership with Aeroplan, and is part of their Moments Worth Millions Campaign. I have been an Aeroplan member for over five years and used miles to travel to Europe this summer.
1 |Bike along the waterfront
Take the scenic route with your kids and ride the Martin Goodman Trail, which spans 22 km along Lake Ontario and has 10 access points. Some key stops along the trail include the Humber Bridge,
We recently returned from our first family vacation to Europe, but before we left you better believe I asked my mama friends for all the tips on flying with an infant. Flying in general can be quite an uncomfortable experience,