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The Chopped Leaf – The Beet Bowl

The Chopped Leaf is definitely my go to if I need a quick lunch or dinner that will keep me feeling awesome (as much as french fries and pizza are great, let’s be honest, you need a good nap to get that down). My…

October 8, 2016
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Travel

Tacoma – America’s Car Museum

As we prepared to leave Seattle we wanted to do one more activity that morning but were really not feeling going back into the city. Since we have lived in “the loops” for officially 2 years now, dealing with traffic has become harder and…

May 15, 2016
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Travel

Seattle – Space Needle

I had never, in my entire life, been in a rotating restaurant, so when we planned for Seattle to be the first stop on our road trip, the first thing I did was book a reservation for Sky City. We opted for brunch as…

April 28, 2016
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Travel

Road Trip 2016 – Seattle

Preparing for our west coast road trip had taken at least 2 weeks, or about as long as we would be gone. From planning where we would stop, to researching restaurants, things to see, booking hotels/cabins/airbnbs, and accommodations for Penelope Rabbit (shout out to…

April 27, 2016
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Travel

Vancouver – Granville Island

I LOVE LOVE LOVE going down to Vancouver once in a while, to get some big city energy which we sometimes miss since moving to Kamloops. We decided we wanted to be near Gastown this time around since we have always stayed on the…

March 15, 2016
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Sides and Appies

Chimol- Central American Fresh Salsa

As the weather gets colder and the evenings get shorter, I can always count on this delicious fresh salsa to bring some heat and colour. This recipe is one that I grew up having, and it never looked quite the same, sometimes there were…

November 12, 2015
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Main Dishes

The Gummeson’s Ribs of Gastric Glory

Warning – this is NOT a weekday meal. That being said, there is something just so rewarding about hard working – that must be why these ribs always taste extra good! This recipe has become a family secret, and I am thrilled to be…

October 27, 2015