• Diary

    Burgers + Random Banter

    I love my husband more than burgers! But burgers vyed for my attention as well and so today they got it. Chooomp! The thing that I was most grateful for tonight was that André took me out for dinner! There was a time when weekend dates ranged from highly unlikely to non-existent because of church festivities. So when an opportunity came that we got to spend time together, I took it with arms wide open! I threw a question at him at random, I asked if we were not doing any church activity (say we were not even committed Christians serving the Lord at all) what would we be doing? where…

  • Recipes

    Clay Pot Chicken

    Thursday = bible study and Chinese food!  I feel like doing a Sheldon (from Big Bang Theory) and declaring tonight as Chinese Food night! Minus the junk that comes with take out grub, since they eat their nosh from boxes. Andre usually holds his d-group (bible study group) at our house during Thursdays and it is such a challenge to whip up something different each time. I am just so grateful that it is so easy to feed boys haha. As long as its edible, then it is good to go! (Right?)  I love love love having guests over! Sometimes it just gets too quiet at home, even for me…

  • Diary

    Of Eggs and Marriage

    “You’re so lost, you do not even know what eggs you like!” said a very furious Richard Gere as he paced to and fro in front of a very confused Julia Roberts. “That’s called, changing your mind,” she explained. “No, that’s called not having a mind of your own!” Have you seen this movie? Runaway Bride? I am a self-confessed Julia Roberts fan! I watched a lot of her movies when I was younger – Notting Hill, Pretty Woman, including the film I just mentioned. AAAH those were the days when Hugh Grant was a passable celebrity crush of our generation. Fast-forward to the point – the ending. Her last…

  • Food Trips,  Recipes

    Mac and Cheese + Trip to the Farm

    One of my go-to comfort foods is Macaroni and Cheese for the very reason that it is so easy to do. I had two objectives for this recipe : 1) I got home at 5 pm and I only had 30 minutes of window time to catch the natural light for my shots (thank God for summer! the sun sets at 6 pm) and 2) I needed a quick meal to prepare for André’s lunchbox tomorrow before we leave for dinner. With all that has been said and done I had to narrow my choices to something quick and good! Thankfully, my husband loved Mac and Cheese. ( I mean…