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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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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Today's post is dedicated to new friends and old, those who support us through all the tough times in life. Those who believe in us, and see something in us that makes them want to hang with us (or just eat our delicious food, I am totally fine with either or both). Friendships are special, as folks are busy and time is tight. Friends kind of make…

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