Surviving winter, some tips from a summer lover

Winter is such a controversial season over here. People are pretty much separated in three categories. Category A: Winter lovers. These guys will tell you that there is no such thing as bad weather, just bad clothing. They enjoy the cold and take every occasion to tell you how amazing it was to go jumpContinue reading “Surviving winter, some tips from a summer lover”

Book Review: The Little Book of Hygge

I had my eyes on this book for a while, and, so, when I saw The Little Book of Hygge, by Meik Wiking at my local bookstore, I just had to bring it home. Hygge was all the rage last year with our European neighbors. I have to say, the hygge craze is yet to catch inContinue reading “Book Review: The Little Book of Hygge”

Preserving Garlic

A few days ago, we raided out our vegetable patch that we had in Montreal and came home with a ton of garlic. Now, because we have been so busy during the summer, we actually let our garlic in the soil for too long, meaning that it did not have those protective paper-like layers aroundContinue reading “Preserving Garlic”

5 tips to feel good

January and February are usually hard months for me to go through because of the lack of sunlight, the cold and a general feeling of “what’s the point”. Here are 5 tips to help you feel good, prevent you from staying in bed all day and get to March. Pamper yourself: When I feel grumpy,Continue reading “5 tips to feel good”