This morning, I am virtue signalling. Look at me!I am so healthy! I am having my favourite Body Love by Kelly LeVeque Almond Green Smoothie! What is virtue signalling? “The action or practice of publicly expressing opinions or sentiments intended to demonstrate one’s good character or the moral correctness of one’s position on a particular … Continue reading I am virtue signalling right now.
Happy birthday to my baby sister! 33 years ago, I was sooooo excited to find out that my wish for a sister had been granted. I remember being in Memere and Grampa’s Rec Room in the basement, standing front of the fireplace and jumping up and down with Ty that you were here! We called … Continue reading Happy Birthday, Babe!
Years ago I learned how to cook, by watching the Food Network while nursing my daughter. I enjoyed cooking and trying new things, and feeding my family.⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀And then one day, I just felt overwhelmed and gave up trying new things, resorting to the standards and slapdash meals, every so often hitting on a meal that … Continue reading If it makes you happy…
Intimate Partner Violence and FemicideDue to the confines of COVID-19, the Canadian Femicide Observatory for Accountability and Justice contends that the number of victims of femicide (the murder of women or girls) rose from 146 in 2019, to 160 in 2020.⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀We know that Indigenous women and WOC are most likely to be victims of Intimate … Continue reading End Intimate Partner Violence
What have we been up to lately? Not much. Even less than usual, given that we are in a global pandemic that has rules and restrictions that keep changing. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀Our old fellow is getting older by the day and we are spending as much time with him as we can. He is slower, less sturdy, … Continue reading Oh look – another picture of my cat
I am madly in love with my Native Shoes x Beth Richard Audrey shoes! ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀Not only are they beautiful, light, waterproof and comfy, they are local! Located on the unceded territory of the Musqueam, Squamish, Tsleil-Waututh First Nations, Native Shoes are completely vegan (proudly animal free!!) AND recyclable (as part of their Remix Project, at … Continue reading Native Shoes x Beth Richard
In order to have less wasted food, and to try to stick to a “no-Dominos-pizza-because-I’m-too-tired-to-cook”, and ultimately be kinder to my bank account, I have gone back to meal planning and meal prep. To be fair, I should never have stopped doing it because it’s harder to start once I stop, than it is to … Continue reading One Sheet Pan Cooking
http://www.instagram.com/reel/CMLYAHFJVIZ/ It has been 3 months since the sensor on my dryer broke. 3 months of hanging my clothes and towels to dry. 3 months of understanding one tiny modicum of how a huge portion of the world lives without the convenience of electric appliances. It was fracking annoying. I hated it. I hated crispy … Continue reading Happy Day!
http://www.instagram.com/reel/CMEOW55BHAK/ A few years ago I was determined to go Zero Waste... and I was doing pretty well... then COVID-19 hit and everything needed to go back to carefully packed, and individually wrapped products. I still put everything that I can in my beautiful canning jars, and try to reduce waste wherever I can, eliminating … Continue reading That Canning Obsession