in pursuit of more

living with just a little less

This recipe is a wonderful reason to eat breakfast on these cool winter mornings, and a great way to incorporate even more whole grains and super foods into your day. As much as I have always enjoyed the ever popular hot cereal that is oatmeal, it has somehow never really been a regular in my breakfast rotation, which I think is in large part to…

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It's definitely the time of year when I have mixed emotions about another summer passing. The nights are getting cooler and the dark is coming sooner - the still night air is replaced by a stirring that I can feel all around - both inside and out. It's almost here: the start of another school year, the marking of another summer gone, and always, for…

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I can't tell you the number of hours I spend drooling over recipes - daydreaming of elaborate spreads of food and beautiful, delicious combinations. Bookmarking, taking iPhone pics from recipe books, even tearing out magazine pages (sometimes stealthfully like say, at the dentist's office or gym). Colors, textures, compositions. Flavours, contrasts, and just plain loveliness. I mean, who doesn't love to get lost in a…

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I never mind sharing that when I was little, my siblings and I didn't get a whole lot of treats. We ate extremely well, and my folks were on a tight budget, meaning that while we thrived, there were definitely more expensive "healthy foods" we just didn't get to enjoy a whole lot: like grapes & kiwis & fresh berries. Read More...

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It could be said that children are the greatest teachers we can ever have. If this is true, then I've got two of the world's greatest living right under my roof, challenging me every day to do better, and to try harder, and once again do more than I ever thought I could possibly do. I've simply always adored being a mother, and it's a…

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When the sun came out this week I knew it would bring with it good things. Boy, was I in for a pleasant surprise! I think it's safe to say I was stunned, delighted, and totally honored to be Freshly Pressed by Wordpress this week! (Thank you Wordpress!) These things often happen when you 'don't feel ready' as there are a few changes/additions I had been…

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