It's pie time! Thanksgiving is this weekend in Canada, and that means it's time to get baking! Nothing says "Thanksgiving" like a fresh-baked pumpkin or apple pie (or both!). And the base of any good pie is, of course, the shell! Pie dough can be tricky and a...

The humble squash might seem like it’s been part of our global diet and culture forever, but in reality, it is a fairly recent arrival on the world stage. Like tomatoes and corn, squash is an export to the world from the Americas, where it...

One of the things we love about modern homes is the layout. The rooms are designed for flow, with clean lines and clear lines of sight throughout. Unfortunately, it’s often the case with a more modern build that there is one thing lacking: character. Of course,...

OK, we’re a little obsessed with the fall season. With farmers’ markets overflowing and the leaves starting to turn, it’s becoming pretty clear that we could live this life all year round and never get tired of it. Our morning walks are just amazing. Sweater weather...

There's nothing that makes the smooth transition from summer into fall like a shift in comfort food. And there's no better comfort food, in my opinion, than a beautiful, slow-cooked pork roast served up with a side of squash and steamed vegetables. It's a hearty meal...

It’s been a long time coming, but we’re finally approaching the final stages of our epic living room makeover project! We can hardly believe it! When we say “a long time coming,” we’re not joking. It’s actually been close to a year since the whole thing...

Dinner rolls are a classic at holiday time, and it’s always worth having a fantastic recipe on hand for those special family brunches! This recipe is a classic, but you do need a bit of time commitment. The dough rises overnight (hence the name), so it’s...

It should be plainly obvious by now, but we are in LOVE with fall. Summer is still holding on for dear life here in the GTA, but the leaves are starting to change and we’re starting the gradual shift towards the fall decor here at...

Fall is the best time of year for a lot of reasons. Of course we know that everything in the food world is focused on pumpkin spice everything right now, and likely will be until after our friends in the USA celebrate Thanksgiving in November....

For some, January 1 is New Year’s Day. It’s the first day of the new calendar. It’s the first leap into a new season of health, fitness, prosperity, and the myriad other goals we set out for ourselves. It’s an annual ritual now shared around...