PROJECT PINTEREST, WEEK 3 (The Big Fat Pregnancy Edition)

After last week’s veritable baking frenzy I have decided to step away from the sugar packet and focus more on all things pregnancy-related. I have been pleasantly surprised thus far at how easy it is to be motivated by my weekly Project Pinterest boards and how simply having a visual cues (in the form of […]

PROJECT PINTEREST (AKA Just do it!)

Ok, so I have officially been using Pinterest for a year now and despite 396 pins thus far and over two dozen boards, until yesterday I had yet to make even one pinned recipe or complete a single DIY/craft project. It is one thing to simply collect images and ideas that momentarily make you feel […]

OPRAH’S ONE-WEEK VEGAN CHALLENGE (AKA My Vegan Adventure)

Ah, yes… the inevitable thrills and spills of a glamorous day at home on maternity leave (ie, sporting a side ponytail, wearing tracksuit pants and breast feeding the baby on the couch whilst watching an Oprah re-run on the telly). This episode of Oprah, The One-Week Vegan Challenge, piqued my curiosity enough so that I […]

THE ADVENTURE BEGINS (AKA “Hello friend!”)

Have you ever watched an episode of MasterChef and wondered how you would fare in a challenge? Ever come across inspirational ideas online and thought to yourself “I’d like to give that a go… maybe one day… if I can find the time…”? Have you pondered the satisfaction one must glean from making pesto from scratch, successfully baking a […]