Spring Refresh

As warmer temps become more consistent – hello, sunshine! – it’s not hard to get motivated for a little spring cleaning. But, let’s be honest: the best part about spring cleaning is refreshing your space with new decor. Put a little spring in your step by refreshing your space with…

Not A Resolution: That Clean Life

If you follow me on Instagram, you’ll have seen an influx of healthy eats over the last week and a half. No, it’s not a resolution (really). It’s #ThatCleanLife! Two years ago, Abigail released her first meal plans and I dutifully followed the #eatcleanin2014 challenge with some other Toronto-based ladies.…

Delicious: Honey-Truffle-Parm Shoestring Superfries

Hello from the other side of the campaign trail! It’s been a long road but I can finally think of something other than poll numbers, canvasses and press releases (OK, maybe not yet. It might take awhile to recover). One of the things I’ve missed most during the campaign has…

Housewarming Girls’ Night In with Palm Bay Spritz!

For nearly two years, it seemed like “life after wedding” would never come. As it approached, I kept on making plans with girlfriends – concerts, calligraphy classes, trips – for “after the wedding”, this seemingly mythical place. Now that it’s here, it’s absolutely flown.   It’s been over a month…

Wedding Countdown: 1 Month To Go!

My originally super-depressing wedding countdown clock is sitting at 31 days today. THIRTY-ONE!! Is this real life? This day seemed like it would never come back in October 2013 (yes, really. 2013. Do not recommend.) but now that it *has* come it’s more than a little surreal. I think all…

Chef’s Plate is the answer for busy Torontonians

Let’s talk about cooking. Have you ever wished someone else would just do the groundwork for you? I don’t know about you, but I always fail at meal prep. I start each week with good intentions to shop for, prep and plan for my meals but always end up eating…

Planning for The Big Move

An important piece of information: did you know that Mike and I both live with our families? Yes, this is real life. As is the traditional Italian way, we’ll live at our respective homes until our wedding in June of next year. This means that along with planning a wedding…