in pursuit of more

living with just a little less

My mom has always been into astrology, ever since I can remember. Even to this day, visits home mean naps on the old family couch (lots of naps) - which sits nestled under my favourite old window in between coffee tables adorned with stacks of her dog-eared astrology volumes - each holding its own unique version of the stars with their ancient and mysterious wisdom.…

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Edit your life frequently and ruthlessly. It's your masterpiece after all.Nathan W. Morris So first things first, I'm a little (WAY) overdue for posting a sweet treat. I'm going to be honest here: I'm tremendously boring when it comes to making desserts - it's almost sad really. This is not because we don't enjoy desserts in this house, but rather due to a combination of my…

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Looking through my latest recipes, it seems as though it's been ages since I published or shared anything that wasn't salad, as let's face it, that is obviously where my head is most days of the year! Meals around here in this somewhat hot summer have been quick and easy of late: not a lot of cooking going on (this small house gets unbearable with…

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I have to say, of all the things I have ever loved most, there really is nothing that compares to the smell and look of deep black soil, and the feel of it on your hands and your jeans after a good day of digging and connecting with the ground. I'm not sure I've shared much here about my little passion for gardening, but that…

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In the heat of the glorious summer weather we are having, it's a given we'll recall childhood memories of summers past as the familiar smells pass our noses and the sun flickers gently through the leaves on the trees once again. I don't know about you guys, but these months are always slightly bittersweet, as each waft of the dry yellowed grass brings back a…

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Stretching ourselves into unknown territory is hard, actually it could quite possibly be the hardest thing there is to do at all. If I think about those I admire, It's always clear that the reason I do so is based on one thing: the fact that someone has been or has done something amazing. Something not many others would dare to do, or maybe, even…

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