My Autumn Evening Routine

Evenings in Autumn are my favourite times. After a comforting warm meal it’s a time to wind down, share thoughts about our day with family and take time for ourselves. Welcome to my cozy Autumn Evening routine. I hope you’re all enjoying the season. At sun down I dim the lights and light candles. I…

Kitchen Witchery: Making Immune Boosting Fire Cider Tonic

“Every Home Should Have An Herbalist” Fire Cider is a tonic made with Apple Cider Vinegar and various roots, herbs and spices. It’s used in Herbology as a digestive aid but at this time of the year as the day’s get shorter and colder, I like to keep it handy for it’s potent immune boosting…

Cozy Homes From My Favourite Movies – Part II

4 years ago I wrote a blog with the homes in some of my favourite movies. Home like Iris’ cottage in The Holiday and the Owens sister’s victorian home in Practical Magic. Part of the allure of watching movies for me is forgetting about the world for those 2 hours and immersing myself in the…

Visiting The Town Of Fort Langley B.C.

I met my sisters and mother yesterday in Fort Langley for lunch. A 40 minute drive from my home in Vancouver, Fort Langley is a quaint town on the banks of the Fraser River. A hidden gem filled with boutiques, pubs and galleries, Fort Langley was originally a trading post of the Hudson’s Bay Company…

Making The Autumn Home: An Easy Bread Recipe

I’ve loved the Fall ever since I was a child. Wearing a new sweater, the air cool and orange leaves dancing in the wind as we walked up the hill on our first day of school. I grew up in Ontario and by September, Summer felt like a distant memory. I remember walking at High…

Autumn Wardrobe Update: H&M Clothing Haul

“If a year was tucked inside of a clock, then autumn would be the magic hour.” With sweater weather just around the corner I wanted to share a few simple ways I’ve updated my wardrobe for the coming season. I received a 20% discount code from H&M recently and used it to purchase a few…

A Perfect Sunday

“If your Sunday doesn’t involve wine & yoga pants you’re doing it wrong.” I’ve got my jazzy tunes on and am cozied up on the couch under a blanket about to watch some Celebrity Ghost Stories. I love a good ghost story; The episodes with Joan Rivers and Marilyn Manson are a couple of my favourites. …

Cabin Lentil Stew on Coconut Mash (Vegan)

*Note: I wrote this blog 2 days before heading up to the cabin thinking I’d finish photographing and editing it when we got home. Sadly the trip was cancelled. I thought of re-writing the entire blog but decided against it. I defrosted half of the stew for dinner tonight and made the mash so that…

Teriyaki Eggplant On Steamed Japanese Rice (Vegan)

“Veganism is not a sacrifice. It is a joy.” Today I ventured far from my comfort zone with this recipe.  I’ve been wanting to incorporate new veggies into my vegan kitchen and Eggplant is one of those things I usually just pass in the produce isle. It’s not easy to find a lot of interesting…