Welcome to autumn

It's the season for celebrating the best of simple pleasures. Apologies for the late post. The first day of autumn as you know was yesterday. It was also Hobbit Day (Frodo and Bilbo's birthday). I find it worthy of note because I am a hobbit at heart, and wholeheartedly agree with Tolkien that "If more … Continue reading Welcome to autumn


It’s June!

The month of May simply flew by! I was invited to participate in a pop-up market featuring local artists and artisans—I was so honoured, and quickly discovered that I LOVE pop-ups! It's a beautiful experience to be able to meet fellow creators and potential clients face to face (still observing safety measures, of course!) There are … Continue reading It’s June!

Ube jam

One of my favourite treats as a child growing up in the Philippines was the ube halaya (jam) from the Good Shepherd convent in Baguio. Anything flavoured with ube is generally delicious – ice cream, cake, cookies — but to me, the best way to enjoy it is simply by the spoonful, straight from the … Continue reading Ube jam