November 2014

Ingredient of the week: Sprout-yer-own lentils!

5 November 2014 Eating and thinking and thinking about eating

Did you know that if you take the regular old lentils that you find in the grocery store (the dried ones in the bag, not the canned ones) and a mason jar, you can grow them on the kitchen counter into crunchy, earthy deliciously green and crazy-good-for-you sprouts in just a couple of days? Lentils […]

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Ho-Ho-Hooray for Santa! The 2014 Ottawa and Eastern Ontario parade list is back!

2 November 2014 Happy holidays

Edited to add: Click this link for the 2018 Santa Claus and holiday parade info! Welcome to one of my favourite holiday traditions: the annual round-up of Christmas, Holiday and Santa Claus parades for Ottawa and Eastern Ontario! Can you believe I’ve been doing this for NINE YEARS? I feel a little bit like Costco […]

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Photo of the day: Halloween 2014 (and Tristan’s first foray into gourd carving)

1 November 2014 Ah, me boys

This year represented a pretty significant milestone for us. Like so many parenting milestones, it was begat not of careful thought and extended discourse, but by poor planning, chaotic lives and the lack of any other options. This is the year I let Tristan carve the pumpkins. Well, two of the pumpkins. I’d cut off […]

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