February 10, 2011
Such a busy day today! We have a deadline to get some products out to my friend Mara in Toronto, and my designer/boyfriend has been working his buns off getting the new labels ready… can’t wait to show all of your how fantastic they are!
Meanwhile, I’ve been working on a writing assignment, as well as figuring out how to make our labels truly waterproof. In the midst of our busy day, I made us dinner.
I made the easy greens stir fry or something inspired by the Veganomicon. I used Chinese broccoli which had tiny yellow flowers in it (aw!) and tender Asian eggplants. Those things have the nicest purple colour, don’t they? Anyhow, as a sauce I whipped up some soy sauce, sesame oil, chili-garlic paste, maple syrup (always my secret ingredient…shhh!) and a dab of natural peanut butter. All this on quinoa! Oh yeah!
This is my first attempt at food-porn photography. Didn’t bother busting out the good camera or photoshop, though, so it’s not as enticing as it could be. I suppose. It tasted magnificent, let me tell you! And hardly any ingredients! Which reminds me, if you don’t know the stone soup, you should. She’s amazing…all her recipes use 5 ingredients or less, and they’re so hearty and yummers. Used her recipes all summer long, and they’re man-approved (read: sometimes meaty), too.
Because I’m so fabulous, my lovely bf bought me a supercute orchid. It’s small and peachy with magenta accents. Sounds like a nice colour palette for eyeshadow.
It’s totally sideways in the picture here, but I’m too tired to fuss with photos today. I still have about 6000 words due by tomorrow! (Feels like I’m still a student!)
Anyhow, this flower is a reminder to do something nice for yourself today, and put something pretty in your workspace! I’m not asking you, I’m telling you. It makes you feel good.
November 08, 2019
August 19, 2019
Let me just be stark about this. You know what you don't want in common with a Sea Captain? Weathered skin. And scurvy, probably. Eat those lemons.