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organizing toys

May 3, 2017

The chaos that is a house with little children. Stepping on random lego is a serious parenting hazard! Before the boys were born I had this vision of a beautiful playroom and nursery, where everything matched, coordinating pillows and with all toys in pretty wicker baskets. HA. I laugh now as my living room floor looks like Toys R Us threw up all over it.


In the boys playroom we have a long Ikea Kallax unit, the one with a eight cubby holes. We used bright coloured baskets and that held extra toys for a long time. And somehow toys ended up scattered on the floor regardless. I wanted something transparent where the boys could see the toys inside instead of dumping a whole basket and realizing what they wanted wasn’t in there. Continue Reading

Food Series

cravings :: seared duck, mexican corn, oh my!

June 17, 2016

Cravings is a series where I share what I’ve been eating as of late. Kind of like a food diary but with better photos and without calorie counting. 😉 Being a “drop cook” with a very haphazard, unsystematic borderline chaotic way of assembling food, I am not very good at creating specific recipes. I link to recipes for you to check out and get inspired. And to get hungry! Enjoy!

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I’ve been eating simple food but with lots of flavour lately. Who are we kidding, I always gravitate towards strong flavors. No boiled vegetables for this one!

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