Holiday Gift Guide with Sears Canada~ Gifts for the Host/Hostess

This week is all about host/hostess gift idea’s so what better than some idea’s from our friends at Sears Canada!  We also have a lovely little giveaway you can enter as well.  Head over to Sears Canada and see what’s new and what’s on sale!  Instead of the traditional food, wine and treats give something that can be…

Be everyone’s favourite holiday guest with these fun gifts from the Home Collection at The Real Canadian Superstore

Tis’ the season for holiday parties galore! This season, after seeing the new holiday Home collection from the Real Canadian Superstore, I was inspired to go beyond the expected bottle of wine for a host(ess) gift. We all know the holiday season can get expensive, but I was able to stock up on a tonne of reasonably priced gifts for each party I’ll attend this season – with all…

Teletubbies are back and there’s a new toy in town!

The much-loved preschool show, Teletubbies is back with 60 new episodes and a brand new range of plush toys.  You can choose from Tinky Winky, Po, Laa-Laa and Dipsy and I gotta tell you.  They are actually cute toys and not annoying! I mean it.  They are quite sweet actually and my twins adore theirs. The new Teletubbies series stays true to its original…

‘Tis the season for the slow cooker- Hamilton Beach Programmable Flex Slow Cooker

New from the folks at Hamilton Beach is the ultimate in slow cooking.  The Programmable FlexCook Slow Cooker.  Set it and forget it.  I love slow cooking.  It’s an economic way to eat.  Get a cheap cut of meat if you wish, go through the fridge and find what needs to be used before you toss it, add some broth or wine, your…

RICARDO Holiday Issue- this is his biggest Holiday issue ever!

The RICARDO Holiday issue is out and on newsstands until Dec.18/16.  Make sure you pick up a copy as it’s packed with great articles such as Fresh to Freezer, 3 Ways to Get Together, Weekday recipes to feed a crowd and of course everything you need for a delicious holiday. The magazine will feature delectable cookies ideas for office parties (page 91), veggie-friendly dishes…

Holiday decor and entertaining with the Home Collection from the Real Canadian Superstore

I am loving the Home Collection from The Real Canadian Superstore.  Just have a look at some of the great products they have this Holiday season.  When you’re entertaining and getting the home ready for your first Christmas party, pop into your local Real Canadian Superstore and get some great items at great prices.  I go with a rustic Canadiana/Scandinavian theme for the holidays…

Build your own Chocolate House this Yule!

Sure, sure, you can build a premade gingerbread house and to be honest I found they didn’t turn out to be as good as I thought it’d be and I’d rather make it from scratch. Especially the icing.  BUT, what about chocolate? The possibilities are endless and delicious.  I just think of the chocolates I love.  Like Milka and Purdy&#8217…

Luxury wraps that are ethically made: Chloë Angus Designs Spirit Wraps

I have a long-standing love for Native culture and art.  Growing up in Winnipeg and having a few First Nations friend( Cree and Métis) I was embraced into their culture which is something truly special and to respect.  One of my most memorable experience was when I was 15 and I went into a sweat lodge, the ritual is truly an experience.  I was given…