adios amigos!

not Mexico...Thailand, but the beach anyhow...you get the picture.

Adios Canada...Hola Mexico!
Yup, we're heading to the Mayan Riviera with my family for the next couple of weeks, so I won't be doing any blogging until we get back.  I LOOOOVE Mexican food, and I'm so excited to try out some local restaurants and street food in Playa del Carmen and Akumal.
mmm....tacos and churros...

Because we're getting back just before Christmas, I've been super busy getting ready.  I'm done all my Christmas shopping, the presents are wrapped and under the tree, I started the baking and we've spent lots of great time visiting with family and friends.  (All of these activities have contributed to blogging neglect, oh well!)  I decided to share some pictures that I've taken over the last little while; some I will elaborate on later, others not.  Anyhow, I hope everyone is enjoying the holiday season, talk to you when I get back!

farmer's market cinnamon buns
Strathcona Farmer's Market, all Christmasy-like
the start of vodka cream sauce
tomato-beef soup with fresh bread
peanut sate soup at Mini Mango