Monthly Archives: October 2011

October Flickr Faves

Happy Halloween! The candy is bought, my buddy figured out his costume (ShamWow guy), and now, we wait for 4pm and the first wave of trick-or-treaters. Have fun out there and stay warm! Some of my October favorites at Flickr: habanero tequila + grapefruit Port Stanley, Ontario Landscape – Lake Ontario #13 as it cooled […]

Week Forty-two: Coco Cake’s Tiger Party

Am in love with this 1st birthday party theme: the tiger cake + cupcakes are too cute! Wishing I could turn back the clock for an afternoon to have a tiger party for my buddy. See more from Coco Cake at baker Lyndsay Sung’s blog. She’s quite the talent. images courtesy of lyndsay sung

Bonus: Hawksworth’s Coconut Soda Recipe

I can’t say it enough: I love Hawksworth’s coconut soda*, so much so that I ordered it twice during our stay – once as a take-out drink – and have been obsessed with recreating it ever since. The staff at Hawksworth was kind enough to provide the recipe for me to share with all of […]

Week Forty-one: Snippets from Vancouver | Hawksworth Restaurant

Vancouver restaurant Hawksworth opened in June 2011 on the street level of the Rosewood Hotel Georgia. We stayed at the Hotel Georgia during our August vacation and were able to have lunch at chef David Hawksworth’s newest venture. (Had heard many good things about it and so was so happy to literally stumble across it as […]

Week Forty: Paper & Type Little Notes

Never underestimate the impact of simple design. These little notes, from LA’s Paper & Type, fold to a mere 2 1/8″ x 3 1/2″. I love them. Sold in sets of five, with kraft envelopes, right here. images from