Our Honeymoon

By Thursday, July 30, 2015

I promised a recap of our honeymoon in Europe... and here it is! Overall, the trip was perfect. It was definitely a luxurious vacation, which was exactly what we wanted - give star accommodations, paparazzi-frequented restaurants, business class flights, bubbly every day, all day... what dreams are made ...

Salted Marshmallow & Peanut Squares

By Wednesday, July 29, 2015

These are decadent. Almost as decadent as these squares... but instead of caramel, it's marshmallow. I looove marshmallow. And I love peanuts. And salt. So these squares have been in the works for a lifetime. I don't know what's up with me, but it's like I have ...

Over a cup of tea…

By Monday, July 27, 2015

If we were chatting over a cup of tea, I'd be saying my predictable line - "WHERE HAS THE SUMMER GONE?" I cannot believe it's almost August. We are booked every weekend until mid-September with cottage weekends, camping and travel, which will be exhausting but ...

Vegan Dark Chocolate Macaroons

By Thursday, July 23, 2015

So there are very few times when I really enjoy eating chocolate. They are (but not limited to): Chocolate chip cookies Nanaimo bars Chocolate bars that are mostly not chocolate (like Mars or Oh Henry) Chocolate croissants And probably many other things I can't think of. Right, so I do eat chocolate. ...

Over a cup of tea…

By Tuesday, July 21, 2015

If we were chatting over a cup of tea this morning, I'd tell you we're back from our honeymoon! It was actually completely perfect. I could ramble on and on about it, but I'm going to save all of that for a honeymoon-specific post where ...

It’s Honeymoon Time!!!

By Thursday, July 9, 2015

After six months of blissful marriage, we're taking off on our honeymoon! We did a mini-moon in Quebec City right after the wedding (which was incredible, by the way!), but wanted to take a bigger, longer trip a little later in the year. It took us ...

Our Favourite Taco Salad

By Wednesday, July 8, 2015

So remember how I rambled on and on about perfect summer salads recently? Well it got me thinking… I’ve blogged about so many salads (most listed here), but I’ve never blogged about our all-time favourite salad – Taco Salad! To be honest, it’s never crossed my mind. ...

Over a cup of tea…

By Tuesday, July 7, 2015

If we were chatting over a cup of tea this morning, I’d feel like there was so much to talk about! Sorry for posting a day late, but we encountered some site difficulties yesterday which are now fixed. I am in the middle of packing ...

Creamy Dill Baked Salmon

By Thursday, July 2, 2015

I hope you all had a wonderful Canada Day! I kind of loved having a day off in the middle of the week. I got so much done around the house and am super excited to share a new cookie recipe (from my friend Sarah) with ...

Over a cup of tea…

By Monday, June 29, 2015

If we were chatting over a cup of tea this morning, I'd be super happy coming off a fantastic weekend! We did all sorts of fun things, including date night, dinner and drinks with friends, lots of shopping and generally just loving the outdoors. The great ...

Photo an Hour

By Friday, June 26, 2015

A day in the life of The Domestic Blonde. For the previous Photo an Hour posts, click here. Morning bible study with tea. In the office with a latte (the only way I'll drink coffee). Narrowing down my new headshot favourites. Sending silly selfies to brighten My Other Half's day while ...

Crunchy Thai Chicken Salad

By Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Summer salad season! Say that five times fast. It's now been over a month since My Other Half cut out bread, pasta, potatoes and beer and some days it's a struggle to come up with supper ideas. We pretty much always end up at the same ...

Over a cup of tea…

By Monday, June 22, 2015

If we were chatting over a cup of tea this morning, I’d tell you that lately, I am… Eating / Outside! At every single opportunity, we are having our suppers and lunches in our backyard. Drinking / So much cider! It's my favourite thing to come home from a long work ...

Lentil Bell Pepper Dip

By Friday, June 19, 2015

Party in your mouth!!! This recipe was a long, long time coming. It's been on my "to make" and "to blog about" list for years. And now I'm super excited to share it with you on this happy Friday! My friend Lauren brought this dip to a Christmas ...

Mama’s Broccoli Salad

By Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Remember my bridal showers? Specifically, the one in my hometown of Halifax? I was so grateful and overwhelmed to receive so many wonderful, thoughtful shower gifts, but my mother's really stood out. She is one of the most thoughtful people I've ever met. Her gifts and ...

Over a cup of tea…

By Monday, June 15, 2015

If we were chatting over a cup of tea, I'd tell you all about the World Cup! I have been following it religiously and was lucky enough to catch a game in Ottawa last week, and see another this coming weekend. I've set up our mini ...

21 Recipes for Barbecue Season!

By Friday, June 12, 2015

Summer is here and I don't know about you, but we've been taking every opportunity to use our barbecue! Here are our favourite, tried and true recipes for the grill, and ideas for what to serve on the side! From the grill... BBQ Chicken Ranch Burgers   Basic, Delicious ...

Bacon, Mushroom & Swiss Chard Linguine

By Wednesday, June 10, 2015

PASTA!!! So My Other Half has been pretty impressive lately. He's cut out beer, bread, pasta and potatoes almost entirely. He feels way better and I'm proud of him, but I am missing pasta SO MUCH. There is nothing more comforting to me than a big ...

Over a cup of tea…

By Monday, June 8, 2015

If we were chatting over a cup of tea this morning, I'd be bursting with excitement and news! I'm just back a weekend on the east coast (again) where I was for than 48 hours for my oldest friend's wedding. Even though it poured (and I mean poured) ...