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  • Are Your Assumption Making You Fat, Tips, Healthy Eating, Healthy Lifestyle, Healthy, Habits, Mindset, Assumptions, Minimalist Cooking, Simple Cooking, Minimalism

    Are your assumptions making you fat?

    A few weeks ago, I was speaking with a co-worker and the topic of living in France came up. Right on cue, I said: “Oh. I’d LOOOOOVE to live in France.” And this is…

    February 23, 2017
  • Commuter Cook, Food Blog, Dinner Done, Minimalist Cooking, Flexitarian

    Say hello to the new Commuter Cook

    One of the funny (funny ‘weird’, not funny ‘haha’) things about me is that I have a thing about dates. Not dates that you eat (although I love Medjool dates) or dates with your…

    August 7, 2016
  • 10 things I love about my oven

    10 things I love about my oven

    (Not) newsflash: I still don’t have an oven. It’s been since March 1st—more than a month ago—which means that it’s gone from inconvenient to maddening. Basically, we’ve gone through the five stages: Denial: “I’m sure…

    April 7, 2016
  • 15 things to be grateful for in 2015

    15 things to be grateful for in 2015

    Christmas is coming and I’ve got an attitude of gratitude. I’m countin’ down 15 things I’m grateful for in 2015 (spoiler alert: food did NOT make the list).   It’s the night before Christmas…

    December 24, 2015
  • Canadian Observations on Australian Grocery Stores, Tips, Canadian in Australia, Difference Between Canada and Australia, Expat, Living Abroad

    Canadian observations on Australian grocery stores

    What’s the difference between Canadian and Australian grocery stores? With six months under my belt, I’ve learned a thing or two about my happy place.   I’ve been meaning to write this post for…

    August 5, 2015
  • Birthday life lessons: Map of Lori's journey

    Birthday life lessons

    It’s my birthday so Imma do what I want and that’s recounting the 5 life lessons I’ve learned since leaving my Canadian life behind and moving to ‘Straya.   It’s my birthday today. And…

    May 29, 2015
  • My Melbourne kitchen

    My Melbourne kitchen

    Meet my Melbourne kitchen (at least, my first) and read about her quirks including a mini fridge, lack of counter space and SUPER powerful toaster oven.   What’s missing from this picture? If you…

    April 10, 2015