Food… I love it. My passion for food explains a lot about me: my absurdly large cookbook collection, plus the amount of time I’ll happily spend in the kitchen. It’s all in pursuit of what I like to call “the yum factor”. Continuing on with my domestic porn obsession, and my promise from the last post,… Read More The Yum Factor
Ooo, the Bookaneer is shaking things up! From now on I’ll be writing not two, but three posts a week: on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays. Yesterday’s road trip to go visit my Grandpa with the crew made for a tiring day, but I regret nothing! We love visiting, and his skill in the kitchen not only make… Read More Drown Your Ice Cream!
Welcome back everybody! Did you have a good long weekend? We sure did! Romance on the slopes with Mr. Tilney Daddy with my big sister Hermione. Atticus, King Daddy, baby Rudyard, Darrow and Akela. Time with family and skiing… those are two of my most favourite things in the world. This past weekend I… Read More Cooking Up a Storm
Books:my source of power. I have a confession to make: I am addicted to how-to books. Those glossy pictures lure me in, keeping my eyes glued to the page. The text tantalizing me with its promise that yes, I too can do the impossible. Curious and thrilled, I linger. My heart is filled with longing, lust… Read More Domestic Porn
When we’re old and grey, I want Mr. Tilney and I to love each other this much! True love isSaying sorry, or forgivingwhen mistakes are made.It’s cooking those awesomeWaffles- just because.Making me laughthrough labour contractions,Or getting up with the kidsSo I can sleep in.It’s being the dad ourKids love and need,And eating my latestCulinary disaster.Love… Read More Move Over Prince Charming!
How Seth showed love to baby Bruce. While Mr. Tilney is often the man behind the camera (we seriously need more pictures of him), I am the woman behind the books. Despite my efforts to read aloud to our children from the moment they came home from the hospital, we have only one… Read More How to Raise a Reader
Cream or Sugar? I hope I’m never too old To enjoy a tea party: Gathering with friends (Real or imaginary) To visit and laugh Over the beautiful staccato Of delicate china. For really, tea tastes better When sipped from something Both dainty and pretty, And carving out time With dear friends Is far sweeter Than… Read More Cream or Sugar?
Happy Groundhog Day to you all! Do you ever feel like Phil Connors? Stuck in a time loop, just like the character does in the movie “Groundhog’s Day”? As he puts it “what would you do if you were stuck in one place, and every day was exactly the same, and nothing that you did… Read More One Wise Rodent