{Our Lake Louise Getaway and Apricot Hazelnut Coconut Energy Bars}

This past weekend, the boy treated me to a nice little getaway from the city with a stay out at the Chateau Lake Louise. I woke up early Saturday morning to get in my 25km training run before heading out on the road to the mountains. Lake Louise was beautifully snowy… The Chateau was where … Continue reading

{Currently snacking on: Zuni Cafe’s Cornmeal Almond Anise Biscotti}

Ever since I tried a wedge of the semolina pistachio biscotti at Borgo Trattoria a few weeks ago, I’ve been dreaming of recreating my own batch of droolworthy cookies. I came upon a recipe from the Zuni Cafe (where I was lucky enough to visit on our trip to San Fran last October – man, … Continue reading

{Beauty faves and a “Better for You” Cranberry Almond Streusel Coffee Cake}

Today I thought I’d change it up and talk about my favourite beauty products I’m lovin’ lately. Sorry dudes…this one is kinda aimed at the ladies.. If you’re looking for the recipe, feel free to scroll down. I am a makeup/skincare fanatic. Don’t even ask me how much I spend at Sephora..Let’s just say I … Continue reading

{Date night at Model Milk and THE best oatmeal cookies yet}

Hello all! I was looking back in my drafts folder and came across this restaurant review that I had been meaning to put up awhile ago and totally forgot about. (I know..slacker..).┬áSo without further adieu.. For date night a few weeks ago, me and the boy decided to check out the hip and new hot … Continue reading

{TGIF: Craving sweets and a Apricot Lemon Thyme Almond Galette}

Happy Friday all! I am writing this post at about 4:30am this morning because the wind and rain outside is roaring right now. And instead of tossing and turning aimlessly in bed, I thought I’d do something more productive, like share a bunch of photos of delicious desserts I’ve had in the past month with … Continue reading