nana bread

Just finished applying to two more transportation planning jobs – one in Ottawa, one in San Francisco (hey, dream big, right?). Really really hoping I hear something positive soon. Let me just say that having very few “professional connections” makes things exponentially tougher. One of my major goals in graduate school is to get to […]

big sigh of relief

WHEW, I got into graduate school after all! Thank the academic god(esse)s! I will be doing a Masters of Science in Planning at the University of Toronto starting this autumn…sounds kinda neat, right? It’s just a huge relief to have some sort of plan for the next two years, since I’ve been floundering a bit […]

chocolate monster

My chocolate consumption is getting out of hand… First chocolate oatmeal, then spontaneous batches of chocolate-peanut-butter cookies! [At least it was just a half-batch, and I have some packed up to give away…] This is why I need a job. Boredom baking is fun and all, but uh, I’m going to need to do a […]

hooray for breakfast

Why have I never tried chocolate oatmeal before? This creation was composed off: 1/4 Bob’s Red Mill multigrain cereal Pinch of cinnamon 1 c water Splash of almond milk 1/2 banana, sliced 1 Tbsp cocoa powder Peanut butter Frozen raspberries Pretty splendid way to start the day. [Frozen raspberries, why are you so un-photogenic?] Another […]

boredom baking

Boredom bakin’ Dancing, shakin’ Cookie makin’ For the takin’ Right, good thing I’m not in a creative writing course at the moment. I refuse to let my unsulfured molasses go to waste, so sorry to be boring, but here are MOAR gingersnaps! Half with red sprinkles, half with a chocolate centre. I have a cookies-for-laundry […]

Saturday brunch

When one is finished school and unemployed, free time is available in delightfully long stretches. Plenty of time for a leisurely Saturday brunch with a friend! Recipe adjusted from All Recipes – Todd’s Famous Blueberry Pancakes: *Makes 10-12 small pancakes* 1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour 1/2 teaspoon salt Pinch of cinnamon 1 tablespoon baking powder […]