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Mama Ash

Embracing rustic charm and beauty at Viamede Resort

  A couple of weeks ago we arrived at Viamede Resort.   A beautiful pet-friendly resort nestled around the beauty of Stoney Lake, 35 minutes from Peterborough and 2 hours away from Toronto.  Upon arriving, you go through a cute little town where you can stock up on your cottage essentials or just drive down Mount Julien Road and let Viamede do the cooking for you…

Plan your weekend getaway at Fern Resort #nocottagenoproblem #ontariosallinclusive

We kicked off our weekend at Fern Resort and it was the perfect start to our annual family vacation.  Fern Resort to me means, family.  As you’ll look around you’ll see generations of families there having a wonderful time and that’s something to admire.   No passports are needed for you to travel to this all-inclusive, that&#8217…

Cheers to Canada Day with Signal Hill Whisky

I love the food and beverage industry, there is so much to discover from regions across our great country.  Give me all the food and all the tasty cocktails!   My husband is also in the industry running 2 pubs in the city and when we got Signal Hill Whisky to taste and test out some Canadian themed cocktails, let’s just say we are both seriously…

Hisense TV’s- There’s something for everyone

A little while we ago we were in the market for a new 65″ TV.  My husband had his specifications such as refresh rate, 4K, Ultra High definition and all that jazz.  But with that comes with a hefty price tag.  I was thrilled when Hisense Canada reached out to me to partner up with them, highlighting some of the things families would like to know…

Classic Cocktail Dressing

I love a classic cocktail sauce or should I say dressing?  Serving shrimp and snacking on shrimp is my favourite dish to make when hosting get-togethers.  I also love vintage cookbooks and this recipe comes from the 60’s Better Home cookbook,  check it out and make it for your next party.  It’s better than the typical cocktail sauce you buy in…

A Game of Thrones Catan: Brotherhood of the Watch {Finale Giveaway!}

“I am the fire that burns against the cold, the light that brings the dawn, the horn that wakes the sleepers, the shield that guards the realms of men.” –George R.R. Martin, A Game of Thrones In anticipation for the finale on Sunday, I am hosting a Game of Thrones Giveaway!   ABOUT THE GAME Exciting strategy game based on a song of ice and fire…

Let the kids Nerf it out with Fortnite!

After being cooped up all winter, we’re finally getting some nice weather here in Toronto.  Nerf has come out with a super fun collection inspired by Fortnite and if your kids love the game, get them the Nerf collection. It’s time to really play.  My son plays it all the time with his friends so why not get outside, run around and battle…