February 28, 2015

Its been a pretty hectic time around here for the past several weeks. Between house hunting and then the whole purchasing process, arranging a mini vacay to the Florida Keys and a nasty bout of the flu that seemed to hit everyone but me and that lasted for weeks, the l...

February 9, 2015

Well, we've finally found a house that took our breath away the moment we walked in through the front door, made a bid, had it accepted and have jumped through the financing and home inspection hoops. All that is left now is to wait for the legal guys to get all the du...

December 31, 2014

As 2014 comes to a close, I decided to reflect on this past year. It's been a phenonmenal year for us, jam-packed with adventures, milestones and some pretty darn good eats! In June of 2014, this blog sprang to life and since that time, we've had over 10,000 page views...

October 20, 2014

Living on an island in the north Atlantic makes for some interesting moments when it comes to the weather. Hurrican Gonzalo was all the talk the last few days and after being ramped up to a category 4 hurricane when it attacked Bermuda on Friday, Newfoundlanders were a...

October 6, 2014

This past Saturday night, I wanted to make something for 'Date Night at Home' that was creative yet low stress, impressive yet approachable, romantic yet casual. When I think 'romance', Italy immediately comes to mind, and not just because I'm GREEN with envy about the...

September 22, 2014

Last weekend marked the anniversary of the night my husband asked me to marry him. However, it passed us by without much more than pause for thought due to my mother being hospitalized, and ultimately having surgery. So this weekend, I decided I was going to surprise m...

September 19, 2014

It's been yet another one of those weeks where there just doesn't seem to be enough hours in a day. There has been a flurry of activity in our household this week, enough to make one wonder if a revolving door mightn't be appropriate. Last night, my dad was coming to h...

September 10, 2014

 

I have a confession to make. Once a week, usually on Friday, I take the night off from cooking. I love to cook, it's my passion, and the feeling of achievement I get when an idea I have comes together as a delicious meal is immense. But on Fridays, we either go out to...

August 11, 2014

Seafood Chowder is the epitome of Northern Atlantic cuisine. From Labrador to the New England States, each region has claimed it as it's own. It is a hearty soup that usually contains fish and/or shellfish, especially clams. The word chowder is believed to be derived f...

August 8, 2014

The Newfoundland Recreational Cod Fishery is in full swing and bys', the fish are plentiful and they're BIG!! No problems catchin' your daily quota here, let me tell you!  The fish are plentiful enough that you can afford to be a little picky, tossin' back the wimpy on...

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