And people say kids are bad?

Several months ago I wrote a post with some tips that we have found really helpful when eating in restaurants as a family. Last week it was published on Huffington Post (yay!). Perusing through the comments there, and other places, really, where the kids in restaurants in debate is taking place there are a few really common themes. From everything I have read, the same few things keep … [Read more...]

Eating out with kids? No sweat tips to keep everyone happy

There has been a lot of chatter online lately about kids in restsurants. Should they be there? What kinds of restaurants are kid appropriate? Why would anyone want to inconvenience others and ruin their dinners just because they wanted to bring their kids? When talking about this subject, I have found that people can get quite heated and passionate. Sometimes they can just be jerks. I have read … [Read more...]

This is 38…

Tuesday was my 38th birthday. I'm not gonna lie, last year was pretty tough for me. I had some amazing things happen and had some of the worst moments of my entire life. Honestly? I'm not sad to see 37 out the door. Although things aren't wonderful and easy right now, I really wanted to try and start this new year off right. The day started off great, with birthday wishes and cuddles from the … [Read more...]

Where to Eat: Duft & Co Bakehouse

We are always on the hunt for new and delicious places to eat, especially locally. I'm also a sucker when it comes to baked goods. Enter Duft & Co Bakehouse. A few months ago, M and I stumbled upon this little gem while searching for an alternative to the chain coffee shops that we normally frequent. It's a small shop, with 8 small tables and one large communal table in the centre of the shop. … [Read more...]

Bella Gelateria Yaletown -a delicious addition to Vancouver

Anyone who knows me knows how much I love good food. Recently, I was invited to attend the media preview of the new Bella Gelateria Yaletown location. Since I first tried Bella Gelateria's amazing, handmade gelato a couple years ago, I have probably recommended it to dozens and dozens of people. There is just nothing quite like the taste of gelato made by James and his team. I don't know if it is … [Read more...]