thrifty mcgee

Fruitful visits to the thrift store make me pleased. For about $10, I procured a lovely bird plate and pair of earrings: …and a solid pair of brown boots that fit my oddly-shaped feet! I wish the toe was a bit pointier, but overall a great find! KW > Toronto when it comes to affordable […]

i am a banana

Saturday afternoons often bring upon the baking itch. I opted for that old standby, banana bread with nuts and chocolate chips…this is a difficult one to mess up. See Joy of Baking for recipe (I followed it exactly, except for reducing the amount of sugar to 1/2 cup and adding 1/2 cup semisweet choc chips along with […]

howdy, chowder

This was one of those recipes that I’ve been meaning to make for a while, but I kept putting off buying the ingredients ! This is what happens when you have to walk to the grocery store and don’t like carrying home heavy things. LAZY PANTS. Anyway, I finally bought that frozen corn and large […]

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 […]