Category Archives: Vegetarian

Vegetarian Cookbook Preview

I want to make a little cookbook to use at home, so that all our everyday recipes are in one spot. I started by typing up all the recipes I make often. Then I incorporated my own notes and fixes so they

Vegetarian Cookbook Preview

I want to make a little cookbook to use at home, so that all our everyday recipes are in one spot. I started by typing up all the recipes I make often. Then I incorporated my own notes and fixes so they

Pantry Restock / Grocery Haul

After cleaning and reorganizing the food storage areas yesterday, I went on a big grocery shopping trip. Here is what it took to bring the kitchen up to fully stocked status: Includes: 2 x Weetabix cereal @ 4.00 each –

Pantry Restock / Grocery Haul

After cleaning and reorganizing the food storage areas yesterday, I went on a big grocery shopping trip. Here is what it took to bring the kitchen up to fully stocked status: Includes: 2 x Weetabix cereal @ 4.00 each –

Pantry Refresh

The time has come, the walrus said, to get your kitchen in order. What, the walrus didn’t tell you that? 🙂 Maybe it’s just me… It was time for a clean-out of all my food storage areas: two large cupboards,

Pantry Refresh

The time has come, the walrus said, to get your kitchen in order. What, the walrus didn’t tell you that? 🙂 Maybe it’s just me… It was time for a clean-out of all my food storage areas: two large cupboards,

Grocery Revelations from 2016

I have been studying my grocery expenses for 2016 and I’ve decided on a plan of action. You may remember that in 2015, Rom took over the grocery shopping and he did better than me the previous year. But, we

Grocery Revelations from 2016

I have been studying my grocery expenses for 2016 and I’ve decided on a plan of action. You may remember that in 2015, Rom took over the grocery shopping and he did better than me the previous year. But, we

Off-Season Travel

We are just back from a late-year trip to Toronto. We hadn’t planned to go, since we had a family get-together in the summer, but (a.) we both had vacation time left, (b.) we were facing a long stretch without

Off-Season Travel

We are just back from a late-year trip to Toronto. We hadn’t planned to go, since we had a family get-together in the summer, but (a.) we both had vacation time left, (b.) we were facing a long stretch without

Grocery Geekery

More than half of 2016 has passed so it’s time for a half-year grocery tally! I’ve tracked and analyzed my grocery spending every year since I started this blog. At our house we’ve gone through some dramatic changes in food shopping

Grocery Geekery

More than half of 2016 has passed so it’s time for a half-year grocery tally! I’ve tracked and analyzed my grocery spending every year since I started this blog. At our house we’ve gone through some dramatic changes in food shopping

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!