Monthly Archives: August 2010

A Giant Announcement

I’m starting this long overdue post with some of this: Mainly to ensure you keep reading.  Please, do it will be worth it I promise. Well, I’ve been an absentee blogger recently because there has been a lot going on. … Continue reading

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Brown Bagging It

Goodbye summer vacation.  It is back-to-school time for me.  I went into my classroom for the first time yesterday to start getting set-up for my new class.  I love teaching.  It’s a creative, fulfilling, active and challenging job.  Having summers … Continue reading

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Miss Figgy

Last night I didn’t get around to posting, as I had purchased an entire box of fresh figs and was a little preoccupied. Mmmmmmmmm.   What a classy looking spread. This morning, the fig theme continued.  I had some left-over … Continue reading

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Fajita Feast

One of the hardest things to give up when I first went vegan over a decade ago was sour cream.  Isn’t that weird?  I didn’t even eat it all that much, but as a lover of anything remotely Tex-Mex, it’s … Continue reading

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Friday Favourites 3

What are some of your favourite ways to stay hydrated?  I am a creature of habit and a caffeine fiend, so my day typically goes like this: 1. Coffee  2. Water 3. Sparkling Water (as I write this I am … Continue reading

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When the Going Get’s Tough, I Get Brunch

After a very long and tiring four days of non-stop renovations, I can finally see a light at the end of the tunnel.  And it’s coming from my kitchen. That’s right, chez Jill is back in business, with a fully … Continue reading

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A Corny but Simple Salad

Hello from renovation land.  This morning I snuck into our kitchen to make lunch ahead of time.  The electricians are coming shortly. Apparently the power outage in our kitchen is a result of a broken wire, which requires them to … Continue reading

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