Spanish Style Garlic Zucchini & Tahini and Lemon Squash Soup. (Vegan)

Tonight I made a simple vegan meal: Garlic Zucchini and Butternut Squash Soup with Tahini and Lemon. Spanish Style Garlic Zucchini Give yourself a bit of time for these as there is about 30 minutes of prep before you can make these. You Will Need: 2 medium Zucchini’s sliced into thick coins (about 3/4 of…

Jen’s “Everything But The Kitchen Sink” Curry

“A recipe alone has no soul. The cook must bring soul to the recipe.” Curries are such an easy meal to make because you can add the “stragglers” : bits of saran wrapped veggies left over in the fridge. I found a large carrot, broccoli, baby potatoes and a chicken breast (in the freezer) so…

Sephora VIB Spring Sale – What’s In My Shopping Cart

The Sephora Spring Sale begins April 4th. I am at the ROUGE membership status which means I get 20% off my entire order. It probably also means I could’ve bought a house with the money I’ve spent at Sephora so far but lets not dwell. The dates will be: ROUGE Members: Can start shopping April…

Italian Sandwiches With Fresh Ricotta, Salami and Vine Tomatoes

Wind Warning Issued at 04:37 Sunday 28 March 2021 Northwest winds of 70 km/h gusting to 90 expected near the water late today. An intense Pacific cold front will move across the south coast this afternoon. Strong southerly winds this morning will shift to strong northwest this afternoon in the wake of the front. Northwest…

The Simple Home: Living Well While Spending Less

“Don’t make your life complicated, live simply.” There’s something about living simply that brings a sense of connectedness and grounding. I realize that living “simply” will have various significance from one person to the next; we are all unique. One thing is certain for all of us however and that is, we live in a…

Things To Do In Vancouver When It Rains

“I always think of the Pacific Northwest as giant trees, rain, clouds and dampness, like the Native American art from that area” – Kyle MacLachlan (Actor from the show Twin Peaks) Vancouver gets about 192 days of rain a year that’s more than 6 months of damp, mist, fog, grey, cloudy skies, puddles and raincoats….

Get Ready With Me: Using Only Drugstore Makeup Under $20

Tonight was date night. Dinner and drinks out at Ophelia Mexican Kitchen… and an opportunity to try a new makeup look. I’ve been enjoying trying drugstore dupes for high-end makeup products and by trying I mean pulling out oldies but goodies from my collection. All of these products are still available in stores. You’ll find…