Monday Munchies: Hard Boiled Egg & Toast

Monday mornings sometimes need a little pick-up before the day even starts; enter a simple egg & avocado toast to make *while* you get ready for the day… What you need: -Eggs -Avocado -Bread (+Toaster) -Hot Sauce -Pepper -Olive Oil -Coffee (+coffee maker/hot water) *** 1.Boil water in a pot (for the eggs). 2.Add measured amount…

Wednesday Workshop: Cards

I adore cards. I love to receive ‘snail mail’. There’s a special nostalgia about opening the mailbox and having a little something waiting for you. My card sending game, however, isn’t all that strong – but I’ve been slowly working to improve on that this year; my goal is to pick special dates on the…

Monday Munchies: Tomato Base Scrambled Eggs

It’s not the usual way to scramble an egg; but if you’re a fan of flavour, it’s a way to try! What you need: -tomato pasta sauce -eggs -olive oil -pepper *** 1.cover the bottom of the pan in tomato pasta sauce; add a dash of olive oil and stir to combine. Heat over low-medium….

Travel Tuesday: 5 Tips for Planning a Trip

On a Budget. 1.Tickets: Set a price, and stick with it. Decide what kind of travel you want, and what you’re willing to pay for; decide if your days are flexible; and then compare every. single.  site. Sign up for all the deal emails, and keep an eye on your inbox. Follow travel magazines, as…

Monday Munchies: Quick Rice Bowl Dinner

It’s Monday. We lost power for over half the day thanks to a gas leak that shut down the entire block. Mondays are generally more chaotic, rushed, frantic; ect. on the synonyms for busy. In keeping with the mayhem, I decided a quick and simple rice bowl was the key for dinner. What you need:…

Monday Munchies: Smoothie, Lunch, & Dinner

A full day of food. Breakfast: Keeping it simply green this morning with a smoothie – the ‘Classic Green Monster’ found in ‘the Oh She Glows’ cookbook. Includes: almond milk, kale leaves, frozen banana, ice, peanut butter, chia seeds, vanilla extract, and cinnamon (which the Mr. mistakenly substituted cayenne pepper for – and yep; it…

Monday Munchies: Crockpot Leek Soup

Today I’m sharing one of my repeat favourites from the CrockPot original recipe book; we received ours years ago with a CrockPot as a Christmas gift, and we’ve been faithful users ever since. What you need: -Leeks -Carrots -Garlic -Celery -Broth (Chicken or Vegetable) -Cream (10%) -Cream Cheese -Pepper -CrockPot *** 1. Slice and wash…