Category Archives: Vegetarian

Travel: Cheap or Smooth? (Part 2 of 2)

Lengthy post…did not think you’d want a Part 3 🙂 Last time, I wrote about travel arrangements including luggage, transportation and lodging. Now I’ll turn to meals, entertainment and organizing trip details. When I’ve travelled with other people, both lodging

Travel: Cheap or Smooth? (Part 2 of 2)

Lengthy post…did not think you’d want a Part 3 🙂 Last time, I wrote about travel arrangements including luggage, transportation and lodging. Now I’ll turn to meals, entertainment and organizing trip details. When I’ve travelled with other people, both lodging

In December

December was surprisingly calm chez Exacting! I always attempt to do “just enough” for Dec 24-Jan 1 so that it feels festive but not frantic. This was the first year (in 4) that Link didn’t come home for Christmas. But Link was

In December

December was surprisingly calm chez Exacting! I always attempt to do “just enough” for Dec 24-Jan 1 so that it feels festive but not frantic. This was the first year (in 4) that Link didn’t come home for Christmas. But Link was

Grocery “Reveal”

Every year I tally up the actual foods we bought during the year, and not just what they cost. I had a look over 2015 and thought about what we can do differently. If anyone asked me, I would say we are

Grocery “Reveal”

Every year I tally up the actual foods we bought during the year, and not just what they cost. I had a look over 2015 and thought about what we can do differently. If anyone asked me, I would say we are

In October

Lots going on in October! I started the month with a Vegan Cookbook Battle! From Oh She Glows, I made the Enlightened Miso Power Bowl (photo on my Facebook page) and the Protein Power Goddess Bowl. The recipe titles are rather over-the-top!

In October

Lots going on in October! I started the month with a Vegan Cookbook Battle! From Oh She Glows, I made the Enlightened Miso Power Bowl (photo on my Facebook page) and the Protein Power Goddess Bowl. The recipe titles are rather over-the-top!

Recipe Re-Org

I’ve been collecting recipes on bits of paper forever – well, since 1987, and that is before some of my readers were born! You would think I’d have a system, but I don’t. They sit in a manila file folder which grows thicker

Recipe Re-Org

I’ve been collecting recipes on bits of paper forever – well, since 1987, and that is before some of my readers were born! You would think I’d have a system, but I don’t. They sit in a manila file folder which grows thicker

Veggie Ennui

I’ve been mostly vegetarian for over 3 years now, and I’ve hit a slump. I haven’t told anyone because they’ll say, “At last, you got that out of your system!” At our house we have continued weekly grocery shopping, and

Veggie Ennui

I’ve been mostly vegetarian for over 3 years now, and I’ve hit a slump. I haven’t told anyone because they’ll say, “At last, you got that out of your system!” At our house we have continued weekly grocery shopping, and

Brown Bag Lunch

Photo: mint.com Every day I pack a bag for work as if I am going away for a week! I carry a big backpack filled with everything I need to keep me going for 8 hours. And it’s a lot! Especially

Brown Bag Lunch

Photo: mint.com Every day I pack a bag for work as if I am going away for a week! I carry a big backpack filled with everything I need to keep me going for 8 hours. And it’s a lot! Especially

Grocery Recap and the Hand-Over!

Once again I have added up how much food I bought in the past year. Not just in price but the actual amount of food! There have been big changes in grocery buying in the past 4 years. First, we

Grocery Recap and the Hand-Over!

Once again I have added up how much food I bought in the past year. Not just in price but the actual amount of food! There have been big changes in grocery buying in the past 4 years. First, we

5 Days in New York: The Rest of It!

Continues from here Day 3 (Monday) After so much sight-seeing the day before, we decided a full day of shopping and eating was in order. Who am I kidding, I should say I decided 😉 We went back to Broadway in

5 Days in New York: The Rest of It!

Continues from here Day 3 (Monday) After so much sight-seeing the day before, we decided a full day of shopping and eating was in order. Who am I kidding, I should say I decided 😉 We went back to Broadway in

5 Days in New York: The Weekend

Here’s the full travelogue version! (Part 1 of 2) Day 1 (Saturday) We arrived in NYC extremely early, 08:15. We had confirmed that our hotel would store our luggage until check-in time mid-afternoon. In the cab, I wondered what would

5 Days in New York: The Weekend

Here’s the full travelogue version! (Part 1 of 2) Day 1 (Saturday) We arrived in NYC extremely early, 08:15. We had confirmed that our hotel would store our luggage until check-in time mid-afternoon. In the cab, I wondered what would