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Category: Entertaining

Decadent French style lasagna #DimancheSoir

Need I say more? This is such a delicious classic and if you know me, I love all things French when it comes to cooking and baking for my family. This meal is so simple.  Make or buy fresh lasagna noodles, get good quality ground beef and my secret weapon is the newly discovered Stefano Faita Tomato & Basil at Sobeys(not sponsored).   It is…

Buzz off with NuTone Haven!

“Enjoy summer without being bugged by mosquitoes. Discover NuTone HavenTM, the revolutionary mosquito repellent system, and take control of your yard!” I don’t know about you but mosquitoes love me and if you find you’re not enjoying your yard because of those pesky buggers, NuTone will keep them away.  Check out this fantastic in-depth review on the NuTone Haven, from easy installation…

Fish and chips made with the best batter and homemade tartare sauce

Whoa, Nelly, this is good! We went out for lunch the other day and one of my twins ordered fish and chips.  It was delicious.  Well, the next day both twins wanted fish and chips for dinner so I went over to Sobeys and picked up some cod loins.  I prefer a loin as they are firmer, thick and delicious.  We haven’t had…

It’s a Hasbro House Party!

Let’s talk gaming for a little.  I mean, good ‘ol fashioned gaming where family and friends come together for laughter, critical thinking, sharing and fun.  I have a super fun and unique opportunity for you as well.  Hasbro sent us a bunch of games that will be featured on Big Brother Canada.  Each week Hasbro will be awarding Head of Household with…

A new twist on shrimp cocktail à la Ina Garten

Skip the frozen seafood aisle, instead make a quick and easy delicious roasted shrimp cocktail that adds a bit more oomph to your gathering or even a simple snack for yourself. I love entertaining and I love presenting my guests with delicious food that I take pride in shopping for and presenting when friends come over.  I love a good a cold shrimp cocktail like anyone else…

French Chocolate Meringues

Ooo, la, la!  What a treat. You should have seen my kids when I pulled these out of the oven.  I had fresh pastured eggs to use up, I thought it was time to make these beautiful chocolate swirls thanks to my go-to blogger for all things French, Manger.  Mimi Thorissons cookbooks are one of my favourites from my French cookbook collections.  A…

A delicious appetizer with Triscuit

I’ve been brewing up ideas on how to use the new collection of Triscuit crackers.  Over the holidays my kids devoured the Nutmeg and Cinnamon collection.  Soft warm cheese and a drizzle of honey, it’s a hit for the kids and a nice snack for after school.  However, below I’ve included a few other varieties.  If you’re stuck…

Celebrating the Holidays with Lindt Canada: Lindor GingerBread Thumbprint Cookies #LindtTheSeason

Nothing says the Holidays like chocolate from Lindt.  From their delicious varieties, classic designs and melt in your mouth truffles, there’s a reason why it’s #1 in our home!  Afterall, they have been making chocolate since 1879.  I think they’ve mastered the craft of making quality chocolate.  Below you’ll find so much inspiration for holiday gift giving.&nbsp…