Submitted for the Approval of the Midnight Society… and other Canadiana on Netflix

Submitted for the Approval of the Midnight Society… and other Canadiana on Netflix

Posted by: on Jul 24, 2014 | No Comments
As a kid, there was nothing better than Saturday night sleepovers with a background of "Snick". [For those who didn't grow up in the States, Snick= Saturday night Nick(elodeon).] So many of my childhood memories are tied to cracking up through All That and then waiting anxiously for the spooky, creepy cherry-on-top at the end of the night, Are You Afraid of the Dark. My best friend and I were scary story junkies (and big scary story readers)- we just couldn't get enough of being spooked out of Read more [...]
Book Review: Cutting Teeth

Book Review: Cutting Teeth

Posted by: on Jul 21, 2014 | No Comments
  Publisher's Synopsis: Cutting Teeth takes place one late-summer weekend as a group of thirty-something couples gather at a shabby beach house on Long Island, their young children in tow.They include Nicole, the neurotic hostess terrified by internet rumors that something big and bad is going to happen in New York City that week; stay-at-home dad Rip, grappling with the reality that his careerist wife will likely deny him a second child, forcing him to disrupt the life he loves; Allie, Read more [...]
Mason Jar Overnight Refrigerator Oatmeal (a.k.a. Bircher Meusli)

Mason Jar Overnight Refrigerator Oatmeal (a.k.a. Bircher Meusli)

Posted by: on Jul 17, 2014 | No Comments
A few months ago I discovered some posts online about "overnight refrigerator oatmeal" and very quickly fell in love with the idea and the deliciousness. It's become my  go-to breakfast, especially on these warm summer mornings. It's so filling and yummy and refreshing! While I was raving about it to my friend, Pilates instructor and physiotherapist (love you Naomi!), she informed me that back in Australia it's actually called Bircher Muesli, and that it's the hottest breakfast brunch item going. Read more [...]
Wordless Wednesday: Summer Afternoon in the Country

Wordless Wednesday: Summer Afternoon in the Country

Posted by: on Jul 2, 2014 | 2 Comments
    Leave a comment and feel free to link up below. As always, I love to hear from you and see all of your lovely pics! Read more [...]
Book Review: A Man Called Ove

Book Review: A Man Called Ove

Posted by: on Jul 2, 2014 | No Comments
Publisher's Synopsis: In this bestselling and delightfully quirky debut novel from Sweden, a grumpy yet loveable man finds his solitary world turned on its head when a boisterous young family moves in next door. Meet Ove. He’s a curmudgeon—the kind of man who points at people he dislikes as if they were burglars caught outside his bedroom window. He has staunch principles, strict routines, and a short fuse. People call him “the bitter neighbor from hell.” But must Ove be bitter just Read more [...]