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Family photo shoot giveaway!

[ The winner of this giveaway is Catriona C! If you didn’t win, pop over to Mama Papa Bubba and try your luck again! ]   I am not a photo shoot kind of person.… View Post

Baking bread

I think I’ve cracked it now. I know wholemeal bread is better for you, and when I have a good slice of chewy, nutty, ever-so-slightly sweet wholemeal I am a happy woman. However, those moments… View Post

Really local flour: Urban Grains

Homemade bread, spread with overnight apple butter, made with my new very local flour One Saturday morning we drove around East Van by the train tracks and Strathcona Park, looking for a warehouse. It was… View Post

Laneway House Tour with Vancouver Heritage Foundation

Vancouver is a tough place to be if you’re thinking about buying your first home. We’re not a suburban kind of family, but we can’t afford an actual house in the city proper. The City… View Post

Need to entertain a kid on a rainy Vancouver day? Try the airport

We’ve had an unprecedented stretch of dry weather in Vancouver this autumn. When it ended this past weekend in a spectacular three-day downpour, I realised I’d let my rainy day activity plan bank run low.… View Post