{Recipe: Double Dark Chocolate Aztec Cookies and a Giveaway!}

Hello local readers, I have a giveaway for you guys! On SEPT 19-22, the Calgary Home + Design Show will be taking over the BMO Centre with over 350 exhibitors showcasing all things home design, entertainment and home improvement. There will be big names like Jonathan & Drew Scott, hosts of W Network’s Property Brothers, Jillian Harris & Todd Talbot, … Continue reading

{Recipe: Thyme & Cave Aged Gruyere Gougères with Herb Whipped Feta}

Summer time means lots of bustling outdoor festivals in and around town. Here is a little of my lately.. Post 36km training run was rewarded a slice of pepperoni mushroom pizza from the Without Papers food truck at the Inglewood Sunfest last weekend.. As well as a beef taco served with shredded cabbage and wasabi aioli and a side of edamame from … Continue reading

{Little of my lately: Summer Highlights}

Refreshing fruity cocktails are always a great way to cool down in the summer. The strawberry mint margarita at Blue Star Diner fits the bill. But my fave drink of the moment has to be the freshly muddled watermelon lime soju martini at Candela We’ve been enjoying the fresh herbs from our rooftop garden.. …to make one of … Continue reading

{Carnival Eats, Mango Avocado Dill Salsa, Dark Chocolate Macadamia Cranberry Cookies and a Stampede Detox in the Mountains}

The smell of mini donuts, the wailing sound of the siren from the midway and the bounty of cowboy hats in the city can only mean one thing..the annual Calgary Stampede is upon us once again. This year being particularly special because it’s the centennial of this famed 10 day event. On Friday after work, me … Continue reading

{Little of my lately and my favourite summer tartine}

One of the things I look forward to in the summer is hiking. The great thing about living in Calgary is that we’re less than an hour away from lots of great trails. It’s not unusual to see some mountain sheep along the way.. For our first hike of the year, we visited an “oldie … Continue reading