• CityGirlTravels,  Stuff and Things

    Valentine’s Day & Packing

    I’ve just finished packing my suitcase for our trip to Japan (more on that to come later), and now, I sit here with a nice glass of Pinot Noir and a glutenous pizza, watching Olympic highlights. (Hooray, Patrick Chan!) I’m on my own tonight as Miley Cyrus decided to start her tour in Vancouver. On Valentine’s Day. Which means I haven’t really seen Sean for the last few days as he’s been rigging the setup. We leave bright early for the airport tomorrow so lack of sleep will be the nice way to describe my husband tomorrow. (Tee-hee.) Yesterday was our “togetherversary” (six years!), and while I made flourless chocolate cake, and he happened…

  • CityGirlEats,  Dessert,  Recipes,  Something Different

    Valentine’s Day Goat Cheese Icing

    As most know, yesterday was Valentine’s Day and the world exploded with chocolate, cinnamon hearts, and red and pink coloured everything. As a corporate event planner, I am very spoiled on days like this – I got cookies, candy, you name it, from vendors and venues. All shared with my office mates and thoroughly enjoyed. My Valentine’s gift was the wonderful treat of having Sean home on a special day. Sometimes it doesn’t happen because of work schedules, so I was so happy he had the night off. It was our five year “together” anniversary on the 13th and we did a combo celebration on the 14th with a dinner…