Heaven Hill Farm

I once dated a guy from Australia. I won’t go into the details, but if you’d like to read more about that ill-fated situation, you can always check out this post where I discuss things like his fire-fighting skills and clinical amnesia. This guy, let’s just call him D– once claimed that everything Americans do is done on a big scale ....more

Bialas Farms CSA: Week 14

Another vividly-hued...more

Sugar baby watermelon

We’re getting towards the end of watermelon season but they’re still showing up at the markets, so if you want to try a few new varieties, now is the time. Just like the Yellow Doll that we tried a few weeks ago, this Sugar Baby Watermelon was a hit. The only problem: the seeds ....more

The hybrid season

Like its sister June, September has an uncanny ability to confuse the senses. One day it’s warm, calling for T-shirts and frilly pink dresses… ...more

Bialas Farms CSA: Week 13

We are definitely getting into Fall! The temperature is dropping, the leather boots have made their way out of the closet and into the daily repertoire, and the oven has been cranking away, replacing the grill as my cooking weapon of choice. I picked up another great box of produce from our friends at Bialas Farms on Saturday… ....more

Golden raspberries

I never really noticed the tiny hairs on raspberries until we tried golden raspberries and I was convinced that they were covered in mold. Not mold! Now if I had a $2,000 macro lens on my camera you’d be able to see what I’m talking about ....more

A wedding in Halifax

I don’t remember my first wedding, but I’m pretty sure that I wasn’t invited to one until I was old enough to drive....more

Bialas Farms CSA: Week 12

Happy September everyone! Although we’re two weeks into the month, I feel like I’ve been playing catch-up given our late August travel and the start of the school year. Which technically should take some childcare off of my plate, but given school adjustment periods, has actually made things more challenging ....more

Watercress

First, can I get something off my chest? I have five fingers, just like...more

Hello again September + an Old Navy Giveaway

When I was a kid, I cherished the...more