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Category: Entertaining

Peanut Butter Marshmallow Bars

Have you ever had Peanut Butter Marshmallow Bars?  They are the best treat that gives you salty and sugar deliciousness in one simple bar.  I haven’t had this bar in well over 30 years.  Back in the 80’s this was the one treat I’d find at every holiday party and birthday party.   Only multicoloured marshmallow was used more often than…

The Boss Blender from Breville Canada

It’s time to mix up a new routine!  Breville Canada’s newest blender, The Boss can make you feel a whole lot better and help maintain those New Year resolutions with juicing and smoothies thanks to their powerhouse blender.  It does more than make juices and smoothies for you too.  Just to name a few, mill your own flour, make delicious soups, dips and…

Easy entertaining with the charcuterie board from Mastro and San Daniele

I have a delicious giveaway for you! This week is all about charcuterie boards as I love them.  Whether I am entertaining, leaving a snack out for the kids, or bringing one over to a party, the charcuterie board is so versatile.  What makes a great charcuterie board? Quality meat and Mastro and San Daniele has been a part of many parties and charcuterie boards.  We…

Toast to the Host: New Year’s Eve Entertaining Essentials Kit from Loblaws Click & Collect!

Starting Dec.27- 31, Loblaws Click & Collect just made the Holiday season 10x more convenient with “Toast to the Host” and now it’s time to celebrate the end fo 2016 and ring in 2017! Whether you are hosting a cocktail party for long-time friends or giving your little ones their first taste of the festivities, snacks, sweets and a little bit of sparkle are…

Simple Spaghetti with Chicken, Parmesan and Mozzarella

Schools out and it’s winter break.  Are you coming off the Christmas high? Are the kids getting stir crazy already? Well, if you’re out and spending the day enjoying those Boxing Day sales and exchanging your gifts from Santa, I have a quick and easy meal you’re going to love!  You’ll have to ready in 15 minutes and it serves…

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…

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…