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Category: Entertaining

Chocolate Guinness Cake with Orange Blossom Frosting

St.Patrick’s Day is around the corner and my new gal pal, Chef, Clodagh McKenna is sharing this recipe with us.  Canadians kick off their celebrations the right way – with a new twist on the classic Guinness stout you know and love. Celebrity Irish chef, restaurateur, author and lifestyle expert, Clodagh McKenna (direct from Ireland!)has developed creative St. Patrick…

Celebrating female influencers & Independant Sales Consultants this month for International Women’s Day #FindYourCommunity

Avon’s founder David H. McConnell, was a pioneer and champion of women. In 1886, 34 years before women in the U.S. earned the right to vote, McConnell, helped give them the chance to earn an independent income through the Avon Opportunity. Kudo’s to all the ladies out there getting it all done as a parent and working on the “side hustle” of having your…

The FlexBrew Coffee Maker from Hamilton Beach Canada

I am a little new to using products from Hamilton Beach and so far, I am loving my coffee maker called The Flex Brew.  It is flexible(hence the name) when it comes to enjoying a cup of drip coffee.  I can make a big pot of coffee or single cup easily and quickly because The Flex Brew also has a K-Cup feature which I love and…

Reconnect with Games: bringing back old school fun!

Tomorrow is a PA day here in Toronto so why not make the most of it and have some old school fun playing board games and turn off the WIFI!  Plus it’s going to be pretty chilly this weekend and hello to Friday night Game night.  Mattel shared this video with me and I wanted to share with you too.  Maybe it&#8217…

Get popping with Cuisinart!

Ah, homemade popcorn!  I have very fond memories of the early 80’s with my sister in our kitchen making popcorn.  Grabbing those little wooden bowls, getting lots and lots of butter and grabbing the freshly popped corn and enjoying endless bowls as we watched CBC music videos.  I was thinking about getting a popcorn maker so I jumped at the chance to collab…

Wine Country Gift Baskets~ the perfect gift for any occassion

I recently was gifted a lovely gift basket from Wine Country Gift Baskets.  A perfect treat to give this holiday season don’t you think?  Whether it’s a “teachers gift”, a “hostess gift” a “thank you gift” or “Just Because”, Wine Country Basket has something for everyone and every budget.  I love gift baskets because…

Green Zebra Kitchen ~ Don’t stress this Holiday season with out of town guests

It’s as simple as that.  Do you have family that are vegan or vegetarian?  Are you wondering what the heck are you going to make? What special ingredients do you need to invest in for that one time they are coming over?  Well, I had a similar situation arise when my sister and her husband visited from Arizona.  Now, it’s not…