Eat Your Way Around Toronto

Eat Your Way Around Toronto

People joke that Toronto is a cleaner New York. Also much friendlier. It is all that and more. Toronto is a splendid town, a fabulous mix of historic and modern architecture, a melting pot of dozens of nationalities and cuisines. Brent and I took a double decker bus...
Best Books of 2017

Best Books of 2017

2017 was a great year for getting married, and a less great year for reading goals. Did anyone in our marriage make their Goodreads’ goals? Err, no.  But! There were major perks to reading slowly. I soaked in these books over weeks at a time. They were good friends...
We’re Going to Cooking School!

We’re Going to Cooking School!

Brent and I have exciting news! This January we’ll head to cooking school at Cook the Farm in Sicily. Cook the Farm is a 10-week intensive program that covers everything from wine to honey, wheat and grains to olive oil. And it’s in Sicily, on a farm and vineyard...
What To Read On Your Honeymoon

What To Read On Your Honeymoon

We spent half a year thinking about our own wedding and our dear friends’ weddings, so it’s top of mind. For me that means Honeymoon Books. (Why isn’t that a thing? It really should be a thing!) Everyone laughs awkwardly when you ask them what they’re going to do on...
A Day in Monterey Bay

A Day in Monterey Bay

California is a confusing place to me. The light is piercing white or amber gold and the landscape is both lush and rugged (at least in Central California, Brent’s old stomping grounds).   Monterey, though, well, Monterey does not confuse me. This is a seaside town...