Food and Recipes

The Blended Coffee Revolution

Our nearly two years living on the west coast has deeply immersed us in the near religion status that is coffee. It’s been taken from a simple cup of black, caffeinated beverage to a full-blown art form. For Andrea and I, an amazing epiphany occurred when a friend told us to try stirring some butter…

Design, DIY, Skills

My Experience Moving Weebly to WordPress

It feels very exciting to have my newly WordPress’d site up and running! I’ve been with Weebly for about 3-4 years now, and it’s been a fantastic, affordable (even free ninety-nine), quick-to-start and easy to use place to build and ‘host’ my blossoming blog. Granted, it’s not without its quirks and glitches but overall I’ve…

Independence

Can Our Cities Become More Resilient?

“Plan for the future, because that’s where you’re going to spend the rest of your life.” -Mark Twain This past year in Vancouver has brought some wacky, wild weather, most notably a few wind storms that knocked out power to thousands of households for up to 5 days. The most recent loss of our power made me realize how truly reliant…