Another DIY by Leigh – Dining Room Edition

By Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Decorating my house has been a journey. Like all journeys I embark on, my path is not clear; it's basically unknown to me, really. One minute I want my home to be rustic and warm, the following moment I'm buying modern chairs and glitzy light fixtures. I struggle with sticking to my vision - perhaps it's because ...

iOGO Nano 5-Minute Lunch Challenge

By Monday, September 19, 2016

We are into our third week of school, yahoo! The kids have settled back into their routine, well almost, they are still sleeping in too late. More importantly, Meg and I are getting back in the groove. The biggest hiccup has been lunches; between finding containers (where the hell do all the lids go?), and satisfying different appetites ...

Chewy S’mores Pudding Cookies-Lick Your Plate.

By Friday, September 16, 2016

This week I decided I was going to make veggies burgers, it was high time our family started eating less meat. After carefully scrutinizing countless recipes, I felt confident about my choice. I shredded, chopped and ground the ingredients, and was impressed by how they looked. Well, boy oh boy aren't looks deceiving. They tasted ...

Who Am I? And Other Trivial Questions…

By Thursday, September 15, 2016

I can always tell when Leigh is on to something new. Her early morning call will be filled with random questions, or act as an opportunity to berate me with her new found "knowledge". You can imagine the conversation that arose when she asked me, Who am I? We are many things, and lately, with the increased exposure to new people ...

Dinner Conversations – Swearing Included

By Tuesday, September 13, 2016

How have you failed today? Apparently, that is a really important question to ask your kids. Meg and I began including it in our dinner conversations; what a disaster that has become for me. The first time I asked Freya the question, she started to cry. She went on to tell me that she can't write her numbers the right way ...