• Chestnuts and black-eyed peas

    Chestnuts and black-eyed peas

    So I was at a ‘highly overrated popular coffee shop’ buying lunch on a weekend. On a weekend! I must be nuts. The place is a freakin’ beehive, parking is a ‘beech’ and navigating the place is a nightmare for so many reasons. Coffee shops are like smaller, crammier versions of food courts. Not a fan, much less of dining in one. Whenever I do lunch takeout at a coffee shop, I make sure someone else hops down while I wait in the car. On this occasion though, I had to physically venture in myself. Bummer! Between the filthy floors…

  • Happy Thanksgiving from my head

    Thanksgiving Day is here again. So far, in all the years that I’ve blogged about Thanksgiving, it’s always been about roasting the turkey and having a meal we’ve all come to love in this family. Thanksgiving has…

  • Choo-choo me lunch

    Choo-choo me lunch

    Was last week National Oat Week? Sure seemed like. There were oat promos everywhere I turned. The bulk buyer in me couldn’t resist and made 2 separate hauls of 3 promo packs x 3 bags each. That’s…

  • That pesky lodger

    That pesky lodger

    After running some errands, a friend and I went to have rice noodles in spicy soup. I’d eaten there before and found their noodles to be pretty tasty. While I like that this soup comes piping hot,…

  • Movin' on up

    Movin’ on up

    For the most part, my lunches are boring and repetitive. I pretty much eat the same old thing every day when I’m home. What’s worst is that I don’t even mind it 😛 . It’s only on…

  • Having the whole place to yourself

    Having the whole place to yourself

    Not too long after this pasta escapade of mine, I wanted to go back for a second round. But as luck would have it, it was no longer on their promo menu, oh well! Right so if…

  • Don't gimme that pancake face

    Don’t gimme that pancake face

    My car radio is almost never on. In the years my minivan was mom’s taxi, I had it off for fear of my impressionable passengers picking up mispronunciations. And even now when I’m driving alone, I have…

  • Answer of the Year 2019!

    Answer of the Year 2019

    While I was out and about, I suddenly recalled seeing a veggie place upstairs at the mall. So I trudged up there to check out the menu and when I got there, lo and behold, it has…

  • The forgotten yummy

    The forgotten yummy

    Ever since I started my vegetarian stint, I’ve felt the need for a sugar fix every now and then. Now being a picky eater, figuring out what sweet yummies to indulge in can be quite taxing on…

  • All hazed out

    All hazed out

    I’m not much of a current affairs person but just to give you an idea of what I’ve been up to – I bet you’re just dying to know, aren’t you? – yup, I’ve been all hazed…

  • Soups and Mrs Wheelch

    Soups and Mrs Wheelch

    This is another one of those instances when I decided to try a restaurant that I’ve walked past a gazillion times and completely ignored. I’m a huge risk-taker these days lol mostly because I’m running dangerously low…