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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…

Traou mad Butter Cookies- Natrel Greatest Dessert Exchange

Ooh, la, la. Breton style butter cookies.  So good, so delicious, so easy and now all families can rejoice, even those that are lactose intolerant can enjoy the buttery good thanks to the folks at Natrel for making Lactose Free butter!  A first in Canada, so now you can enjoy butter without the discomfort!  When I received Natrel’s new butter to get some…

Marché Brookfield Place Street has a new Kids World!

OMG.  One of Toronto’s best family restaurants just got 10x better.  Imagine the hustle and bustle of downtown and Christmas shopping at the Eaton Centre.  You’re warm, hangry, the kids are impatient and hungry too.  You want to go somewhere so you can just relax and let kids be kids and not get the stink eye when you walk up to the…

Chicken Broth in the pressure cooker

One of the best ways to heal your stomach, your kids and nourish your body is with bone/broth.  I used to cook it for good 24-48 hours, always simmering on the stove.  Now with my Breville Fast Slow Pro pressure cooker, I can have it ready in 40-60 minutes on the stock setting.  I get a rich tasting broth and when settled in the…

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…