Canada, Home cooking, Tips

PC Express Review: A Contact-Less Grocery Alternative

Given the current recommendations to avoid any non-essential trips in the community, we haven’t step foot into a grocery store for over 4 weeks now by alternating meal kit delivery services with online grocery pick-up services. Ideally, we were going to use direct-to-home grocery delivery services like Instacart but there have not been any available… Continue reading PC Express Review: A Contact-Less Grocery Alternative

Tips, Wellness

Meal Planning While Respecting Social Distancing

Social distancing means eating out at a restaurant is no longer an option. Here are a few options for meal planning without having to leave your home. Meal Kit Deliveries I’ve written about these services extensively in my past posts. There are many options even for those with food restrictions (including low carb and vegetarian).… Continue reading Meal Planning While Respecting Social Distancing

Canada, Home cooking, Tips

Meal Kit Delivery Comparison: Chefs Plate vs. Goodfood vs. HelloFresh (Updated October 2019)

Note: This is an update on a previous post from 2018. Updated information has been italicized. As much as I would love to eat out all the time to try all the nom noms in town, we try to cook at home most days of the week. It can get very difficult and tedious at… Continue reading Meal Kit Delivery Comparison: Chefs Plate vs. Goodfood vs. HelloFresh (Updated October 2019)

Canada, Tips

Prestige 25K with Air Canada: Is it really that prestigious?

Other than the Aeroplan Miles that you can get and redeem for travelling with Air Canada and other Star Alliance member airlines, have you ever wondered if it is worth it to be a loyal frequent flyer in order to earn status with an airline? Aaron did quite a bit of travelling last year and… Continue reading Prestige 25K with Air Canada: Is it really that prestigious?

Canada, Home cooking, Tips, Wellness

Red Apron: Gourmet Fresh Meal Delivery

Some weeks, we know we will be so busy that we will not have time to cook. Even meal delivery kits (where all our meal planning and grocery shopping is done for us) seem too much. Instead of relying on traditional fast food delivery or take-out, we opt for Red Apron during these weeks. Ordering… Continue reading Red Apron: Gourmet Fresh Meal Delivery

Tsuta soba noodle meal on JAL
Asia, Japan, Tips

Japan Airlines Economy Class (International) and Class J (Domestic) Review

International On our latest flight to Japan, we decided to fly with Japan Airlines (JAL). In the past, we have mostly flown with Air Canada. Since the prices were more reasonable with JAL, we gave up trying to book with a Star Alliance airline. We did not get to earn Aeroplan miles, but I have… Continue reading Japan Airlines Economy Class (International) and Class J (Domestic) Review