Monthly Archives: August 2011

My 30-Day Challenge: Complete!

I love yoga - I've done it now, on and off, for the past eight or nine years. I remember one of the first times I practised; it was with my college roommates. We had a Monday night appointment to put our mats out on the floor of our living room, and the $20 yoga…
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Confessional: I Have a Minor Pinterest Obsession

[caption id="attachment_11356" align="aligncenter" width="554"] Photo from[/caption] Have you heard about Pinterest? Yes? Am I late to this party? If yes, good for you, I guess I was living under a rock for a while. If no, then let me be the evangelist here. It's awesome! It's basically a virtual bulletin board. You can post…
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Adventures in Stand-Up Paddleboarding

So, always up for a good time, my friend Alica and I purchased TeamBuy vouchers for a stand-up paddleboarding lesson and rentals with Windsure Adventure Watersports on Jericho Beach in Vancouver. True to form, we waited until the last weekend before the vouchers expired to use them, but I trust that Fate gave us a…
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Gruyere, Leek and Roasted Red Pepper Quiche

We had some guests around on Saturday night for dinner and as it is finally summer on the west coast and we're enjoying some warm days, I didn't want to be in the kitchen too long cooking. So I made my go-to quick dish that still impresses, because the flavours are so intense: a quiche.…
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