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Category: Holiday

Cheers to Canada Day with Signal Hill Whisky

I love the food and beverage industry, there is so much to discover from regions across our great country.  Give me all the food and all the tasty cocktails!   My husband is also in the industry running 2 pubs in the city and when we got Signal Hill Whisky to taste and test out some Canadian themed cocktails, let’s just say we are both seriously…

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…

Holiday fun with VTech!

Are you looking for a last minute gift or are wondering what you get that little kid in your life? Ooooh, I have something fabulous to share with you from V-Tech this holiday season from my twins.  They love their new toys and they want you to win something special as well.   From V-Tech, I’ll be sharing their top picks! Twin B loves…

Weird but True from National Geographic celebrates its 10th Anniversary!

National Geographic Kids is my son’s favourite.  Once he learned how to read and whenever we hit a bookstore he always leaves with one of their books.  I enjoy them too and it’s something my son and I will do together.  Just the two of us.  Last night he asked if we could read together and I think my heart grew 100…

Linksys and WeMo gives you the perfect gifts for a smarter home

I’ve been starting to explore products that make our home smart.  As in WeMo smart.  I am really enjoying the WeMo products that I have in my home.  For example, the WEMO Mini Smart plug, lets you control your home from anywhere: plug any device into the Wemo Mini and you can turn it on or off from across the room or across the…

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…

An Unconventional Cocktail to try this Christmas: The Jolly

Have you heard of or tried Hounds Vodka?  Well, let me tell you.  This is one smooth and delicious vodka and as a Ukrainian/Canadian, I take my vodki seriously 😉 Hounds vodka is special and unique in its own way.  It’s mineral infused vodka and I like to take it a step further and enhance my cocktails with even more minerals…