Time for Tea

I’ve recently stopped drinking coffee. It’s an experiment to see if that is what has been making my stomach unhappy. But this is no happy experiment. This summer I replaced my afternoon cup with green tea. I had been eating chocolate every day with my coffee and my pants were getting snug, so it wasContinue reading “Time for Tea”

Not my Mug

Sometimes I steal my husband’s favourite mug. I drink my coffee out of his Harley-Davidson cup just because I like it. It’s the perfect size for my morning coffee, and has a nice, smooth handle. It makes me think of him, too, when he’s not here. It also reminds me of rides on his bikeContinue reading “Not my Mug”

Yummy Yummies

I know I’ve posted about coffee and chocolate before, but I just can’t get enough. Especially when the chocolate is yummies. You know, the round ones with all the rainbow candies on top? The perfect mix of melt-in-your-mouth and little gritty bits. (When I was pregnant, I subsisted on these!) With a cup of coffee,Continue reading “Yummy Yummies”

Weekly Photography Challenge: Good Morning

I just snapped this photo for this week’s photo challenge… Every morning, before the kids are up, I sit at my computer with my coffee. It is my quiet way to start the day. I check the weather, my emails, and yes, Facebook. It is also when I write my blog, and work on otherContinue reading “Weekly Photography Challenge: Good Morning”

Mmmm… Coffee

Waking up is better with coffee. I set my alarm each morning, early, so I can get up ahead of everyone and have my quiet cup. Taking that first sip starts my day on a happy note. I savour it so long, I usually have to reheat it in the microwave several times before it’sContinue reading “Mmmm… Coffee”


I set my alarm for 6:00 am, every day. Even in the summer. I do this for a few reasons: To get the most out of my day, to write, and because I love mornings. I especially love quiet mornings, before the kids are up and there are things to do, places to go. IfContinue reading “Morning”