Cycling through Provence – Days 1 & 2

The morning of our first day of cycling started with the usual procedure - wake up, pick up something for breakfast, final pack-up, check out of hotel, head to the meeting point. We ended up at the same bakery as the previous morning and ordered allongé coffee (long espresso), croissant, and a single-serve quiche for each ...

Happy Canada Day!

Canada is 150 years old! Officially the stat holiday is tomorrow, but I was given the Friday off and will be heading back to work tomorrow. Luckily hubs has a flexible schedule, and we still got to spend the long weekend together. The weather hasn't been perfect, but at least it wasn't a washout.  On Friday, ...

Healthy ice cream

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I am not a huge ice cream eater, but occasionally I do have a craving. I've definitely never considered making my own ice cream, which I thought required an ice cream maker. This would definitely become a dust-collecting, space-wasting gadget for me. But then I came across this video. Tell me this doesn't seem so interesting ...

Who steals this?

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When we arrived home from work and were collecting our garbage and compost bins, we noticed that the green compost bin in front of our garage was not ours. Hubs emailed our neighbour to find out if they had accidentally taken ours, but they confirmed that they had their own. Our bin had ...