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Category: Entertaining

Jaq Jaq Bird~ Creativity Unplugged!

Have you heard of Jaq Jaq Bird?  If you’re following me along on social media you’ll know just how much we love this new artistic line. Jaq Jaq Bird recently launched in Canada and I was able to attend the media event and discover just how awesome it is.   You can take it anywhere and when we go for car trips and to the…

Hot Artichoke Dip

Can you tell I am on a roll when it comes to snacking with homemade dips? Another delicious dip to try if you’re gonna throw a St.Paddy’s party.  Artichokes are oh so good and great at balancing our hormones.  It’s warm, it’s got cheesy goodness and if you want to make it green add some chopped spinach (1/2…

Sun-dried Tomato Basil Dip

Last weekend I hosted a girls night.  A much-needed visit with some friends and since getting out isn’t always easy I put out a favourable spread.  I made dips, ratatouille, charcuterie and a tasty cheese board.  Everyone loved the sundried tomato basil dip so I thought I’d share the recipe in case you want to try it.  I love making…

Spuma di Mortadella Recipe

A couple of weekends past, I met with one of my popular blogger friends, Baby & Life, Yashy to celebrate her husband’s birthday. I don’t get out too often so it felt unreal to leave our home at 7pm to head to down to one of Toronto’s hippest joints, Birreria Volo. What a swell night of conversation, cheers, food and bevvies. Birreria Volo offers food…

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…