Archives for October 2008

Living Simple Saturdays: Back to basics

Good in the Kitchen

I haven't been all that happy with the food I've been preparing lately. Not because it isn't healthy, or frugal, or because it takes too much work, or anything like that. Not even because it doesn't taste good to me (because it does). I made a realization, though. Over the last year or so, I have slowly shifted away from making many of the simple, basic, North American style meals that my husband loves. In favor of that, I have moved towards more ethnic meals, […]

Beautiful Bread Recipes

During the Q&A last week, I was asked if I had any more bread recipes that I wanted to share, and it was great timing, because I’ve just recently been quite happy with what I’ve been making (a very good thing, as I am somewhat baking-challenged). Soaked, yeasted whole grain bread The first recipe that I’ve been using and loving is a soaked and yeasted bread recipe, from Sue Gregg’s Baking with Whole Grains. I was pleased to see it on The Nourishing Gourmet last […]

Nutritional Foundations- Making the best of the regular grocery store, Part 6

Winner of the nostalgic giveaway…

Upcoming- Organic Gardening Carnival!

Baby Purity Mother’s Conference Overview

I had such a fantastic day, attending the first ever Baby Purity Mother’s Conference in Vancouver! I wasn’t really sure what to expect of the conference, but it definitely surpassed my expectations! The morning began with a 40 minute Skytrain ride in to downtown, where I peacefully watched the glorious fall leaves, with a hot drink in one hand, and John Piper’s “Don’t Waste Your Life ”  (an excellent read, btw) in the other hand. An enjoyable 15 minute walk through downtown Vancouver, in the […]

One chilly Monday morning

I'm attempting to type this post with half-frozen fingers, and on a very few minutes of poor internet connection (brought to me by some mobile wireless device my husband has lent me for 10 minutes until he leaves for work). Our internet is down, once again, and so I don't know when I'll be posting next. If any little moments of connectivity occur, I will do my best to get on here and finish the post I've started on the Baby Purity Conference I attended on […]