Stuff Like That

I am currently in the process of doing something I never thought I’d do. At least not in a real way. I’m purging. I’m actually getting rid of stuff. Removing from my life everything that has no true meaning and can be therefore called stuff. Everything that does not resonate with who I am. Everything…

Hearth and Heart

It is officially that particular time of year for anyone residing in the northern hemisphere. The daylight hours are fewer and the temperatures are cooler. For most, preparation for the barrage of winter storms is underway. The desire to feel warm and cozy is a natural reaction to winter solstice and I welcome it (from…

Fast food

In case it needs to be restated, I’m a food snob. Not in the chichi, four-course, Michelin starred sense. I just like a good, well-prepared meal that satisfies. It doesn’t have to be a lot of food (usually it’s just a few bites). It just has to be good. Really good. No matter how simple….

Solo Apéro

Am I the only person who enjoys apéro at home alone? It has been firmly established by me that I love solo dining. Notice I said dining, not eating. Whether I am home alone or in a restaurant, the consumption of food is considered dining. Why is that? That’s because I don’t eat out of…

One love

Part of treating myself well involves how I eat. I eat out several times during the week but my best meals are consumed at home and alone. I set a table for one and I enjoy my time with myself. I have said this before and I cannot help it. I don’t need to help…

Something Sacred

Someone recently referred to me as a foodie. While I don’t consider the reference a total insult, I must say it doesn’t actually describe my relationship with food. As far as I’m concerned, the word better describes the person who is always on the hunt for the latest food trends and will try anything once. This…