‘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…

What to get from Cloud b for under the tree this Holiday season

Cloud b is always a hit for us when it comes to giving and receiving gifts because their products are so soft, adorable, useful and helpful.  Listed below you will find my top picks for the Holiday season for baby, toddler and the big kids.  But as you know, it can be gift giving of any kind!  Share the Cloud b love, after all.  It…

Princess of the Month- Jasmine {Dream Big Princess}

Princess Jasmine, Disney’s 31 fictional character is this month Dream Big Princess.   We love Princess Jasmine for her free thinking.   She see’s the good in everyone, she’s adventurous,  has courageous and beauty and she wants to marry for love.   Her rich and spoiled suitors bore her. As a strong, independent young woman, she’s quite capable of taking matters…

My top picks from Yvolution this Holiday Season

Yvolution will have your adventurous kid reading for Spring with their fun scooters, gliders, balance bikes and more!  They will definitely love finding these items under the Christmas tree.  Yvolution encourages life through motion and this company will have you covered when it comes to getting active and having fun. Their products range in so many ways and so do the ages for these fun “toys…