Monthly Archives: January 2016

Getting Stuff Done

This past week, I accomplished a couple of things towards my 2016 goals. One item in particular is something that really scares me, pushes me out of my comfort zone. Yes, I’m referring to that vague goal I had of being an adult … Continue reading

Posted in 2016 Goals, day-to-day life | Leave a comment

Living in a Small Town

All my life I have lived in a largish city. While Ottawa isn’t HUGE, it’s definitely bigger than a “small town.” However, I find that Ottawa definitely has that big city mentality of mind your own business. When I walk … Continue reading

Posted in day-to-day life, special moments | Tagged , | 2 Comments

Getting ready for my First Day of Work

Feels like the First Day of School As I sit here tonight, I am reminded of when I was a child getting ready for the first day of school. My clothes are ready to go, my lunch is packed, and … Continue reading

Posted in day-to-day life | Tagged | 2 Comments

Cooking Guidelines: Herb coated Roast Chicken

For tonight’s dinner, I followed a recipe from 50 Shades of Chicken by F.L. Fowler. I have tried several recipes from this book and they have all turned out amazingly delicious. However, due to copyright, I’m not posting the exact recipe. I … Continue reading

Posted in Culinary Experiences, day-to-day life, Main course, recipes | Tagged , , , | 2 Comments

Mistakes in the kitchen and valuable lessons learned

Today, Megan and I were reminded of a very important kitchen concept: Make sure that things are properly labelled. Yup. We had a flour mix-up today. We were positive we had grabbed the whole wheat flour to put in our … Continue reading

Posted in Culinary Experiences, day-to-day life | Tagged , | 3 Comments

Show and Tell: Interesting Photographs

Since Ottawa is currently under a frostbite warning (we are expecting temperatures of -20C or colder tonight), I decided to look at some of the pictures I took in Barbados. Of course, I remembered most of them (as I have … Continue reading

Posted in day-to-day life, Show and Tell, Special Blog Series | Tagged , | 2 Comments

Welcome, New Year! Bring on 2016!

A Brand New Year While Christmas is a rough holiday for me, I absolutely love New Year’s Day. I know people say that every day is a chance for a fresh start, but for me, there’s something about changing a calendar. … Continue reading

Posted in 2016 Goals, day-to-day life | Tagged | 1 Comment