a coffee and a cat

February 11, 2011

Ahhh! Is there anything better than a morning coffee with your cat? Pictured here is the female half of my Siamese cat pair; Mi Ae. She’s a pretty good coworker. One of Mi Ae’s favourite past times is licking my...

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some uncommon advice from stark

February 10, 2011

I needed to share this little quote I found on stumbleupon, as it’s very apt, to me. Everything  that is important to me in my life is pretty much because I burnt a bridge at some point. Quitting jobs that...

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new labels, dinner and me telling you what to do.

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!

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a small tube of happiness

February 07, 2011

how sweet it is

Getting my first item up on Etsy was a happy moment for me.

I thought for a long time about creating a little online shop for my hand made skincare items. It was something I always thought I would just get around to doing, as soon as the time was right. As soon as I had more time, more money. More something.

I guess we all make these excuses to put off the things we want to do, to do the things we’re told we have to do.

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