Tag Archives: baking

I dream of Molten Lava Cake

The cold weather that winter brings provides the perfect reason to turn the oven on. It mostly helps because my old quaint apartment has no radiator in the kitchen, making it impossible on a cold day to be in there … Continue reading

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Third time is not always a charm

It’s Friday evening and I should be out with some friends enjoying a glass of wine and unwinding from the long exhausting week. But here I am baking instead, because as usual I was overly ambitious. Typically during winter months, … Continue reading

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Looking for the gutsy me

The sun is out, the snow is almost melted away and life seems to have returned to the empty abandoned streets. The kids are out playing, the runners are back pounding the street, but me, I continue to stay inside … Continue reading

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Can we go back to regular programming now ?

The food has been consumed, the gifts unwrapped, trees and decorations put away, New Years resolutions been made and maybe already broken, therefore,  it is safe to say that life now goes back to normal. I breathe a sigh of relief that … Continue reading

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Prisoner of words

Ever so often I stare at the blank page with a blinking cursor wondering what I should write. So many thoughts race through my head and then I start typing and then I stop. Sometimes I feel like words hold … Continue reading

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I love yet hate long weekends

Another long weekend has come to a screeching end. Like a little kid I wait impatiently for long weekends, dreaming of not waking up to an alarm and staying awake till late at night, drinking a glass of wine, watching … Continue reading

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How do I keep my emotions at bay ?

With just 7 days to go for my full marathon, my mind is churning with various thoughts about it. Can I do this ? That is what is foremost on my mind. I am terrified, scared, worried, nervous, petrified….oh well … Continue reading

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Trying to outrun my fear

Sometimes I try to do too much. It’s not unusual for me to stay up late to type out a few paragraphs to share with you. Most often, it’s just me trying to stay busy, trying to stay focused and … Continue reading

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How do we forget the bad, if we can remember the good ?

The pastries are baking for the farmers market while I am sitting here staring at the blinking screen. It has been a while since I have gone to the farmers market and waking up early and getting back into my … Continue reading

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No matter what, home is where the heart is.

Two weeks of vacation with family and friends can go by way too fast than you would like it to. My time with my family came to a screeching halt sooner than I expected. As much as I missed my … Continue reading

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