Hey everyone! Hope you guys are all well and thriving in the season that is upon us, isn’t it crazy to conceive that Christmas is right around the corner, after what sort of seems like the longest summer ever? Oy. I tell you, I do not know where the time goes. Well, actually wait, I totally do.Continue reading →
The world breaks everyone and afterward many are strong at the broken places.
~ Ernest Hemingway
One of the most challenging aspects of creating food is often simply this: finding good inspiration. Regardless of your cooking skill, or how you eat, I’ve had countless discussions with folks who all agree that finding inspiration, or just coming up with the very idea of what to make can be the biggest challenge when attempting good, sensible meal preparation in the home. Continue reading →
A year from now you will wish you had started today
~ Karen Lamb
Hey everyone! Hoping you are doing well and enjoying this glorious month of September!! Here in Vancouver, we are still being treated to some post-summer glory called sunshine while the days grow ever shorter, cramping the style of those of us who love taking photos of our food (seriously, daylight, we need you!). Well I guess there’s always next year Continue reading →
Justice will not be served until those who are unaffected are as outraged as those who are.
~ Benjamin Franklin
I had a great conversation the other night about the difference between food preparation & the whole idea of elevating cooking to the status of something beyond just the everyday. I don’t know if it is the fact I am reading (albeit slowly) Michael Pollan’s new book Cooked, or if I’ve had just as many conversations about food in the past two years as I’ve had meals, but this whole topic has me more motivated than ever to keep pushing on in my small, steady way. Continue reading →
Magic is believing in yourself, if you can do that, you can make anything happen.
~ Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Hey all! Hoping everyone had a great week! Today’s post is a quickie as I head off to a day of discussion, sharing, driving & fun with a big group of my co-workers somewhere deep, deep in the woods where cell phones don’t work. Yup, it’s time for our annual team building retreat weekend in the BC Wilderness where the bears roam freely and so do the ideas. But don’t worry, we will be in cabins safe & sound I have to duck out early to be back for a special event this weekend, which means driving 3 hours home to get back for the morning. It’s going to be a big day, and one I am really looking forward to (a long summer nights drive alone with good music? My kind of fun). Continue reading →
Welcome! What is In Pursuit Of More? The blog about living with (just a little) less. By going without, we can gain - by giving to those who have less. Want to make a change in your eating habits for the better? Imagine how you can turn that into something positive for those who would otherwise go hungry. Go without so others don't have to. That's living with (just a little) less.