The Internship

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I don't go to the movies much, but I do find Vince Vaughn to be a funny guy. This is a movie about Vince Vaughn and Owen Wilson getting an internship at Google. Apparently Google does not have a financial stake in the movie but did give the film crew access to its campus and also ...

Steamed egg

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  Steamed egg brings me back to my childhood. My mother would steam the egg in a small glass bowl. I loved the silkiness and smoothness of the egg and would mix it into my rice. As an adult, I've tried to steam egg, but did not have much success up until recently. I'd beat the eggs, ...

Winter gardening – microgreens

If you live in a cold climate and don't own a greenhouse or have the space for a cold frame, that doesn't have to stop you from growing edibles. Last week I decided to try my hand at microgreens. What are microgreens? They are a tiny form of young edible greens that are harvested while tiny, tender, ...

A cuppa tea

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Earlier this week, I completed a tea course through George Brown College. Hubby and I have become tea drinkers, brewing up several cups a night. Over the last few months, our tea collection has grown extensively with one of our favourites being the oolong. I also enjoy the chai blends and rooibos blends; however, those are ...

Year of the Water Snake

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Tonight, the Year of the Dragon comes to a close and the Year of the Snake slithers in. Snakes are clever, calculating and planning to achieve goals. But, because 2013 is the Year of the Snake, they could become complacent because it is their year. They might just drift along thinking it will happen - from ...