Monthly Archives: July 2016


In Search of R&R in Hyannis, Cape Cod

7 years ago, we travelled to Hyannis, Cape Cod with our daughter and 4 other families for a week long summer trip. We enjoyed our trip so much that we recently returned for another family holiday. This time, we visited Cape Cod with our friends from the U.K., Claire and Matt, along with their lovely daughters,…


72 hours in Reykjavik, Iceland – Top 15 Tips

To celebrate my husband’s milestone birthday, I wanted to plan a short getaway to a fun destination. My list of criteria included great food, a vibrant nightlife, a bit of culture and history, unique experiences and a destination no more than 6 hours away by flight. I’ll admit, it was a tall order to satisfy. Pondering the usual destinations in the US,…


My Macaron Journey

A perfect macaron is a beautiful thing. Macarons are one of my favourite treats. It’s well known amongst bakers that macarons can be challenging to make. Getting the right texture, consistency and form is no easy feat. In fact, as I’ve experienced first hand, there are moments when it can make you feel like you’re…