Medellin, Colombia

In my head I know that Winter only lasts a few months, but after the haze and flurry of Christmas it feels like a lifetime before we get to have sunny warm days again.  If I can get my act together, I usually try and plan a little getaway between January and March so I…

Cook It Meal Kits

You guys know that I’ve started cooking a lot more at home.  It’s an easy way to stay healthy, save money and appreciate the joy of cooking.  Living in the city gives you so many options for take-out and dining but sometimes you just want a nice home cooked meal. In the last few years…

Do Not Disturb

When someone tells me that I will want to “order everything on the menu”, I can’t help but get a little excited about what’s in store for dinner. Do Not Disturb is appropriately (and hilariously) located inside The Beverley Hotel at Queen and John.  I’ve been to this boutique hotel for drinks on their adorable…

Superbowl Spread with Sabra

Superbowl time means one thing for me.  Indulging in saucy, spicy, cheesy, finger licking delectable food.  And the half time show of course.  I have seen some epic spreads in my time for the big game, so I figured this year would the perfect opportunity to put my own take on a crowd-pleasing menu. Lately…

Bring on 2018

Happy New Year my lovely readers! I meant to publish this post much earlier in the week but since we’ve been living in Elsa’s Frozen universe, I have been dealing with a nasty sinus cold which had me down for a few days and unable to look at screens for very long.  Still not 100%,…

Winter Fun in the City

If you haven’t figured it out by my posts, photos and Instagram stories, I’m a sucker for those cozy, comfy, lazy nights in.  But there is a part of me that feels I should take advantage of the cold, discover some of its beauty and maybe even have a little fun! I mean it is…

Coconut Thai Chicken Noodle Soup

Whether you want to admit it or not, that time of year is finally here. You can call it hibernating, hygge or hiding, but the season of getting cozy and comfy is upon us.  And who am I kidding, I LOVE it. To help me get ready for the season of comfort, my friends at…

Ginger Molasses Cookies

Tis the season friends! Holiday lights are up, Christmas décor is out and my waistline is expanding daily with an increased intake of sugar and cheese.  But who can complain right? Today I’m sharing one of my favourite cookie recipes with you guys.  I actually fell in love with this cookie at Starbucks and the…

Wine & Whisky with Wayne

If you know me, you know I love my wine.  I’ve graduated from the days of chugging 2L bottles of zinfandel to appreciating the sipping, smell and swirl of a really good glass. I was recently invited to a VIP experience at The Wayne Gretzky Winery and Distillery in Niagara-on-the-Lake and I couldn’t turn it…

48 Hours in Paris

Oh Paris.  The city of love, the city of light and perhaps one of my favourite cities in the world.  Even on what was my 4th visit to the famous Parisian city, I was able to experience some memorable firsts and see the sights from a new perspective. During a 10-day excursion to Europe this…

Spicy Chili Garlic Tofu

Another busy week means another quick and easy recipe.  This one has actually been on my “to try” list for a really long time so I’m really glad that I finally got around to making it.  This will be in a regular rotation FOR SURE.  I often struggle with vegetarian recipes since I often miss…

Chef’s Plate vs Hello Fresh

Life gets busy, I get it.  One of my favourite things to do when I need to just slow down and focus on something aside from work or life is cooking.  I am by no means a master chef and frankly I learn something new every day about how to prepare and cook the foods…