Halo Halo

Halo-halo literally means ‘mix mix’ in English. In reality it is one of my favorite Filipino desserts, see there’s me, a couple of years ago, eating one. But that’s what this post will be. . . no, not a dessert but a ‘mix mix’ or hodgepodge of items. I received some inquiries concerning a few…

I’m here to install. . .

A nice man from the front desk called to ask if it was okay for them to send a service guy up to install a new thermostat. Of course, I replied in the positive and he then assured me “Dean” would be right up for the installation. I like the idea of having a thermostat.…

Leftovers

What to do with all that leftover Thanksgiving Day food? Not only did we have extra food not eaten, but also pounds of food that hadn’t been made into their dishes. We didn’t have the traditional meal with turkey, gravy, mashed potatoes, roasted vegetables, yams, etc. I’ve turned those items into leftover dishes for years.…

Non-traditional Thanksgiving

The gal pal, sk, and I decided to buck tradition this past weekend when we celebrated Thanksgiving Day here in Canada. We always make the food for the festivities whether we hold the event in our house or not. On Sunday, we served our guests spanish style tapas plus sk made a Filipino/spanish paella. We…

Mental Drivel

I feel there is a mess of drivel in my brain but I’m blocked. I just can not get anything down on paper/blog that makes a bit of sense. After another night of tossing and turning, I think (and this is where my first mistake might have taken place) I finally figured out why. I…