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FOOD + DRINK, TABLEWARE | March 10, 2014 | by Kim Vallee

Fun bowls for kids

west elm organic shaped rice bowl

+ rice bowl from the Organic shaped dinnerware collection. We often eat our main dish in a big bowl, inside of a dinner plate. He often asks to eat on the same dishes than us. But the bowls I use are way too big for a 3 years old. On top of that, he likes [...]

BEVERAGE, FOOD + DRINK | June 5, 2013 | by Kim Vallee

Easy Tips for Brewing a Good French Press Coffee

brew french press pot tips

I always start my day of work by brewing a pot of French Press coffee. I am picky about which coffee beans I buy. It has to taste fresh and strong. If it is not, I will throw it away. I will take extra steps to ensure a great cup of joe but I am [...]

FOOD + DRINK, TABLEWARE | April 25, 2013 | by Kim Vallee

Alessi’s Folding Cake Stands: from Anna Gong to Fatman by Marcel Wanders

fatman by marcel wanders :: folding cake stand for alessi

Sourcing: Fatman Folding Cake Stand designed by Marcel Wanders for Alessi $340 USD at Yliving Like many Alessi products, you may not want to hide this cake stand. Marcel Wanders designed the Fatman cake stand for Alessi.  Wanders put a whimsical touch by dressing as a clown the round structure that you see when the three [...]

FOOD + DRINK, FOR all the family | February 27, 2013 | by Kim Vallee

My Weekly Meal Planner Experiment: Conclusion

spaghetti alla norma

photo credits: Stacey Brandford for House & Home – March 2013 It’s time to write my post-mortem. First, I shortened my weekly meal planner experiment by 2 weeks because I learned nothing new from the last two weeks. When I started this little experiment my hope was to add more recipes to my repertoire, and [...]

FOOD + DRINK, FOR all the family

February 18, 2013 | by Kim

Weekly Meal Planner: Week 6

italian sausage and vegetable one pot dish

My meal planning was business. I wished that I could report a new recipe but it didn’t happen. So, you will see [...]

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February 12, 2013 | by Kim

Weekly Meal Planner: Week 5

what's for dinner week 5

sourcing: Celeste Dinnerware at Crate & Barrel My little experiment on recording what we eat for dinner continues. Last week was special [...]

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February 5, 2013 | by Kim

Weekly Meal Planner: Week 4

crisp chicken legs

Deciding what’s for dinner was easy this week. I only wish that it would be as simple to feed my toddler boy. [...]

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CAKES + desserts, FOOD + DRINK

February 1, 2013 | by Kim

Cream Cheese Frosting: Not Too Sweet

cream cheese frosting

photo credits: Martha Stewart (don’t use this recipe, use this recipe instead) Earlier this week, I was looking for a cream cheese frosting recipe that [...]

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January 28, 2013 | by Kim

Weekly Meal Planner: Week 3

watercress salad

The reason why I started to chronicle what we ate for dinner every week was to vary our meals. So far, it [...]

FOOD + DRINK, FOR all the family

January 21, 2013 | by Kim

Weekly Meal Planner: Week 2

what's for dinner mushroom risotto asparagus and trout

My toddler enjoyed every meal I made for dinner last week except for the chop suey. I have the feeling that it [...]

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January 13, 2013 | by Kim

Weekly Meal Planner: Week 1

weekly meal planning

I have a confession to make. I don’t plan ahead what I will make for dinner. Because I am looking at ways [...]

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FOOD + DRINK, TABLEWARE

January 7, 2013 | by Kim

Three Design Egg Cups with Salt Dispenser

design egg cups with salt dispenser

There will be no fight at the table for the salt with these awesome egg cups. They are all cleverly made and [...]

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