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Boston Pizza Foundation- Donate $5, get 5 Free Kid Meals!

You read that right!  A $5 donation to the Boston Pizza Foundation gets you 5 Free Kids Meals!   I am very excited about this initiative as I think it’s a great way to get people to donate.  With the holidays around the corner, yes I said it. Holidays.  These Kid Cards make for great gifts, “thank you” gift cards for…

Breville Canada Combi Wave 3 in 1 #theWaveRange

Breville has done it again with appliance innovation.  Let me introduce you to the new world of power and versatility.  Imagine an appliance that is a microwave, air fryer and convection oven.  That my friend is the Breville Combi Wave 3 in 1.  I use this all the time as it doesn’t take up too much energy or make my kitchen hot as my…

It’s time for Egg Bites with Hamilton Beach Canada

Who knew what a delight it would be to have such a handy little kitchen gadget from Hamilton Beach Canada making egg bites? Talk about the perfect little way to make a snack, to enjoy a healthy quick breakfast to even a nice dinner with a green salad and glass of wine.   I’m talking about the new Egg Bites Maker($39) from Hamilton Beach. It&#8217…

Celebrate the Holiday Season with Delicious New Guinness Dishes from Irish Celebrity Chef Clodagh McKenna

We’re still in full-on entertaining mode since our move back to Winnipeg and I have some delicious recipes to share with you from Guinness! Guinness has partnered with celebrity Irish chef, restaurateur, author and lifestyle expert, Clodagh McKenna this Yuletide season to develop original winter Guinness recipes to help put a unique twist on your holiday entertaining menu. Chef Clodagh McKenna…

Keeping your food safe from freezer burn and waste with Nutri Fresh Vacuum Sealer from Hamilton Beach

Long-time, no chat right my friends?  I am back at it sharing with you my favourite appliance reviews for your home.  Life has been chaotic since the end of summer as we moved from Toronto back to Winnipeg and we are settling into our new home!  I have been using the Hamilton Beach Nutri Fresh Vacuum Sealer and I wish I had started using one a…

Embracing rustic charm and beauty at Viamede Resort

  A couple of weeks ago we arrived at Viamede Resort.   A beautiful pet-friendly resort nestled around the beauty of Stoney Lake, 35 minutes from Peterborough and 2 hours away from Toronto.  Upon arriving, you go through a cute little town where you can stock up on your cottage essentials or just drive down Mount Julien Road and let Viamede do the cooking for you…

Classic Cocktail Dressing

I love a classic cocktail sauce or should I say dressing?  Serving shrimp and snacking on shrimp is my favourite dish to make when hosting get-togethers.  I also love vintage cookbooks and this recipe comes from the 60’s Better Home cookbook,  check it out and make it for your next party.  It’s better than the typical cocktail sauce you buy in…