Chocolate Toffee Biscotti

Chocolate Toffee Biscotti

My 8-year-old is going to be the death of my attempts to eat less sugar. While I’m thrilled about her love of baking, I don’t relish the thought of delivering a massive baby, and my midwives raise a concerned eyebrow at my previous 9 pound baby and current failing of the first gestational diabetes test […]


Monday Moments: Happy Thanksgiving

It’s been a season or two of crazy, and this weekend mostly I am thankful just for a weekend to (re)focus on giving thanks. A time to reflect on all the good, the beautiful, the special, the abundant, the true. The first hot chocolate of the season. A moment of solitude in a pile of […]

Homemade Oreos (15)

Homemade Oreos

There are few things I like better than a good giant Oreo entering my face. Oreos are one of my only hard cookie weaknesses (only the chocolate ones, not the goldens). Being able to make an even more delicious version at home can only be a dangerous thing. Thankfully they require the extra step of […]


Monday Moments: Wedding Bells

After not attending many weddings in recent memory, suddenly we had two within less than a month! This weekend saw us saying good-bye to the young man who has been part of our family for almost a year and a half. It was a beautiful day, and a good excuse to get dressed up and […]

Strawberry Rhubarb Pie

Strawberry Rhubarb Pie

I rarely make pie, but when I do, I must say I make a pretty good pie. I think Strawberry Rhubarb is my very favourite flavour. Sweet, tart, fruity, and a beautiful colour to boot! My pie dough skills leave a lot to be desired – it’s never quite the right size, it’s always crumbling, […]