Saturday, October 31, 2009

Tuesday, October 27, 2009

commercial lover

If you didn't know it about me...I love good commercials. Whether they are witty, funny, sad, sweet...if it's well done, I actually don't mind commercials.
I'm in the middle of watching So You Think You Can Dance and this commercial came on:

The hilarity of it PLUS Michael Bolton's raspy voice had me literally laughing out loud.

Monday, October 26, 2009

I love soup!

Soup season is upon us and along with some old favourites I'm going to try some new and delicious looking soups this year.

Here are two I've made before and will DEFINITELY be making again:

Butternut Squash Soup and African Yam and Peanut Soup with ginger and pineapple soup.

I'm also going to try recipes I found for Tomato Bisque, White Bean and Ham Soup, and Italian Ground Beef and Veggie Soup.

Question for all your foodies/soup makers…does it make a huge difference (other than to the fat content and creaminess) if I DON'T use higher fat milks like whipping cream/heavy cream/half and half instead of say 2% milk in some of the cream-based soups?


Friday, October 23, 2009


I've really been wanting to blog more but just haven't found the time.
I've been going through a lot of things lately - some blogable, some not (shocking, I know) but the lack of sleep and busyness of life has ended up leaving this poor blog neglected. But I will get back into the swing of things!
A few things have happened (ha! I'm so sleep deprived that I initially wrote "Nappened" instead of "Happened") lately:
1. I turned 28! No biggie. It was nice and low key. Jamie and I went to a restaurant in Guelph that I went to once, exactly 2 years ago for my 26th birthday when I was pregnant with Noah. I absolutely loved it and have been wanting to go back ever since but for some reason kept forgetting about it. So we went. It was relaxing and delicious and Jamie and I had such good was really nice. Like in the good old days. :)
2. I have a 12 week old baby as of today!
3. As of Sunday I'll have a 2 year old - although you'd think by looking at him and watching his behaviour that I already HAD a 2 year old.
4. I got a YMCA membership. I've been a few times. I'd like to get there more often. We'll see.

Much more to come...

Thursday, October 1, 2009

Somebody to Love

If this doesn't give you goose bumps I don't know what will. Seriously. I had full on goose bumps within seconds of the song starting and the hair on my arms was standing straight up by the end.
So. Good.

Man, I love Queen.
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