See that picture? That picture is of my feet on the Toronto Transit Commission's subway at 1:00 a.m. I had just finished saying goodnight to my friend Gail McInnes. We met up for coffee then went to an event. That's not important. What's important is what...Read More
[caption id="attachment_1662" align="aligncenter" width="250"] Crucial business tool (though I want an iPhone too)[/caption] I'm with Rogers and yes, yes, we all know the Big Three are varying shades of evil depending on what day ends in "y." Unfortunately there isn't a lot of competition in Canada...Read More
So after the whining in my previous post I decided I needed some serotonin. Or cheese, either would do. I baked some baking powder biscuits (American-style biscuits, not British) last night. [caption id="attachment_1657" align="aligncenter" width="300" caption="Mmm...Read More
See those? I want them. I want them badly but I haven’t bought them. I’m trying to be good but it’s really, really hard. I’m trying to keep my goals in mind to keep me from buying shoes I don’t really need and dresses I also don’t need.
[caption id="attachment_1643" align="aligncenter" width="300" caption="Renee Sylvestre-Williams (left), Kimberly Lyn (centre) and Pamela Quiroga (right). I forgot who took this photo. Please let me know if you do"][/caption] I was going to call this blog "Cheap Date" but no. Anyway, so going out. As part of my...Read More
That is my pantry and yes, I drink Folgers coffee at home. As you can see, it’s half-empty right now. As part of my cooking at home task, I find I’m spending a bit of money (not a lot) buying basic stuff like stock, spices and legumes.
I need to apologize to anyone who tried to contact me via the contact form. I didn't realize the form wasn't working and to be honest, hadn't thought to check. I have now and to everyone who attempted to contact me - I am sorry...Read More
Part of cooking is scraps. Prior to this project, I would throw out all the vegetable scraps but thanks to my friend, Dana, I have started keeping them in a bag tucked in my freezer.
The plan is to use them to make vegetable stock. We’ll see.