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Category: Entertaining

Toy Feature 2: Squawk- The egg-splosive game

” One egg? One rubber chicken? One exploding hen house? What is this game? It’s giggling fun for kids age four and up! Roll the dice and then press on the chicken’s chest the number of times shown on the dice, and you’ll hear a funny “SQUAWK!” If she doesn’t lay an egg, then it’s the next player’s turn. But if the hen house…

How To Throw The Best Birthday Party For Your Kid At Each Age

If you’re wondering what your kids will actually like and appreciate when you throw them their next birthday party then you’ve come to the right place. Here’s what you need to know. 1-2 years This is the small, delicious window of time that you get to choose what your kid does for their birthday. They’re still too young to care all that much about…

Tangled in Blue Gin Smash

I love entertaining.  Do you host more or tend to go out more?  With the Holidays quickly approaching you might be inclined to try a signature cocktail to welcome guests as they nibble on appetizers.   Have you ever thought to use wild blueberry juice to give your cocktail a “je ne c’est quoi?” for a fresh taste of wild…

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…