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  • Are your assumptions making you fat?

    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
  • Say hello to the new Commuter Cook

    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

    It’s the night before Christmas (in ma time zone)…where are you? Visiting with family? Staring at your tree, hot chocolate (with or without Bailey’s) in hand? Battling airport crowds? Holed up at a Holiday…

    December 24, 2015
  • Canadian observations on Australian grocery stores

    Canadian observations on Australian grocery stores

    I’ve been meaning to write this post for a while, since I landed in Australia more than 6 months (6 months!) ago now. I’m almost at the point where this is the new “normal”…

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

    Birthday life lessons

    It’s my birthday today. And I am not where I expected to be at this age. Literally. Quick sidebar: Seeing as it’s ma birthday, I’m gonna write whatever I want. And today is not…

    May 29, 2015
  • Bill Granger's Easy cookbook

    Diary of a Melbourne Food & Wine Festival volunteer

    The Melbourne Food & Wine Festival (MFWF) represents 17 days of the best in Australian food and wine. Sign. me. up. To volunteer, that is. And that is exactly what I did…waaaaay back in…

    April 22, 2015
  • My Melbourne kitchen

    My Melbourne kitchen

    What’s missing from this picture? If you said counter space, then you are CORRECT! However, what is present en masse? Magnets. Because that’s our thing, me and Kyle. When we travel, we collect magnets…so,…

    April 10, 2015