Starbucks: Give a Little or Take a Little

I love coffee. I especially love Starbucks coffee. I especially, especially love my Dark Roast Coffee Misto with Non-Fat Milk & Sugar-Free Vanilla. Yes, it’s a mouthful to order but it’s like a latte, except cheaper and stronger. When Starbucks came out with a rewards program, I immediately jumped on the band wagon. It is […]

Wednesday of a Few Words- Playoffs & Watermelon

The Canucks just finished getting walloped 7-2 by the Blackhawks in game 4.  I guess there will be no need for the broom tonight but I refuse to stop believing, although I am noticing a lot of jumpers already.  We are still up 3-1 jumpers!?  I classify these fans as the fruit fly fans, minimal attention span […]

Sowing Spring Seeds

It’s that time of year.  Time to get the hands dirty and do some gardening.  Our shipment from Westcoast Seeds arrived last month, as well as our Mason bees.  The bees are still currently hibernating in our fridge.  Mason Bees are amazing pollinators and are the least likely to sting you.  Male Mason bees do […]

Pickles & After Eights

I love seeing the world through the eyes of my children. It’s like you are experiencing it for the first time. Currently, I am living with some very honest but blunt food critics. Jackson’s take on pickles. Easton’s critic on After Eight chocolates. I would have to say that they are dead on.

Cabin Cuisine

One of the best things about being at the cabin is that there are very minimal worries. The one biggest worry we have at the cabin is wondering what we are going to make for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.  I really love to cook but I find that there are too many other tasks at […]

It’s Funny…

It’s funny how a little statement like: “FINE! I’ll eat it then!” Can pack on a quick 10 pounds to your mid-section. It drives me crazy when the lil’ monkeys request something to eat, then refuse to eat it due to some silly reason. Yesterday the crackers were cold or the other day they told […]