summer

Summer Reads.

I picked up a few new books for my summer reading this year. I don’t go through books very fast, but I love to have a couple around for days at the beach. Bridget Jones’s Diary by Helen Fielding. An English comedy classic. This is an old one but I haven’t read it yet and I… Continue Reading

A Summer Full of Flavour.

Flower Foraging. ©LaurenBurkitt

Happy middle of June! Lots of new stuff happening around here and lots of kitchen experiments planned for the summer that I’m excited to share with you. The first thing I’m learning about is edible flowers. I’ve been spending a lot of time on the seawall lately, and decided to start foraging little flowers along the… Continue Reading

The Sunscreen Post.

Goji Berry Sunblock. ©LaurenBurkitt

Remember that speech dedicated to the Class of ’99 titled “Wear Sunscreen”? If you don’t know which one I’m talking about, or you feel like reminiscing, listen to it here. Every time I hear this song, a different piece of his advice sticks out to me. This time it was actually the sunscreen part. I must… Continue Reading