Month: October 2017

Ode to Summer + Chocolate for Breakfast

Ode to Summer + Chocolate for Breakfast

It seems as though fall is finally arriving. With the last few days reaching above twenty degrees (Celsius that is) it has been an unusually hot October. Now that it actually feels like autumn, I think it’s best to say a formal “goodbye” to summer.

Forever Nuts Loaf + A Challenge

Forever Nuts Loaf + A Challenge

The other day I was in a Davids Tea in downtown Kingston. They had a great deal where if you bought two tins of tea you would get the third one free. I’m a big tea fan so this deal was pretty great for me. I spent […]

Orange Raspberry Muffins

Orange Raspberry Muffins

This summer was a pretty weird one weather wise. Since it rained almost everyday my garden was thriving! It was luscious and green, but due to the lack of hot days nothing was ripening. So, when I left for school I gave my mom one task, to look after my garden. I even sent here reminders via text. She looked after it to the best of her ability. As you all know, this September has been unseasonably hot. Last week it was 40 degrees! This weather has been fantastic for my garden because now everything is ripening. When I returned home the other day I went out to check on my garden and was absolutely shocked. There was so much to be harvested it was insane! I picked about 40 Roma tomatoes, a basket of cherry tomatoes, around 12 or 13 cucumbers and two baskets of raspberries. Also, I have about ten pounds of Swiss chard and I am trying to figure out what to do with it, got any suggestions?  (more…)

Massassauga Canoe Trip Summer 2017

Massassauga Canoe Trip Summer 2017

Every year when June rolled around and school began to wind down I would vow to have “the best summer” ever. Every year I told myself that I was going to do so many cool things and see my friends all the time over the […]

Puerto Vallarta

Puerto Vallarta

Let me begin by saying that this post is way overdue. Last March my family and I travelled to Puerto Vallarta for the March Break holiday and ever since we returned I have been meaning to share my photographs and suggestions of places to go. Unfortunately, I […]