By now we've all pre-ordered our tickets and are counting down the hours before we get off work so we can watch the evening showing of the animated prequel Minions (or maybe it's just me...). Seriously, what's not to love about these pint-sized little guys? They're funny, smart, mischievous and … [Read more...]
I've found in the past year or so, Cuyler has been invited to fewer and fewer birthday parties. Likely because the older kids get, they have fewer BIG parties and also because the older kids get, the less they have in common with him. Case in point - a classmate of Cuyler's was planning a golf … [Read more...]
In the Kitchen and Garden with Anne Parks
Who knew that a teenager's part-time job working at McDonald's would lead to a career for Anne Parks? If you don't know her name, you should. She's in charge of the company's Canadian menu development and she's not who you would expect in this role. In fact, I was surprised to learn that Parks is a … [Read more...]
The Grab & Go Dilemma
I was on Facebook the other day and noticed a few status updates from my friends. There were few mentions of only consuming mass quantities of coffee for the day as they had lost track of time or couldn’t be bothered to fix themselves something to eat. We all laugh and give each other virtual high … [Read more...]
When it comes to the most important meal of the day, I'm a much better preacher than practicer. I would never let my kids leave for school without a well-balanced breakfast with protein, fruits and healthy carbs. However, I often find myself an hour into my morning at the office and realizing all … [Read more...]
We miss you so much. We hope that you're having a good time in India and that the experience is providing you with new knowledge, friends and memories.We are very grateful for Skype for assuring Eva that the kisses she blows are indeed being caught. And also for allowing Cam to tell you … [Read more...]
Closed: McDonald’s Giveaway. Congratulation to Tammy!
Starting February 9th McDonald's will be offering their customers a tasty new breakfast treat, the all-new Buttermilk Biscuits. Now you can enjoy your next McDonald's breakfast sandwich on a biscuit! To celebrate the launch of McDonald's new biscuit, Gav, from Chef Dad will be giving away … [Read more...]
McDonald’s Free Biscuits & Contest
Having spent a year in Atlanta, GA I can appreciate the South's breakfast carb-of-choice. There is really no better way to start your day than the buttery embrace of a warm biscuit. This month McDonald's Canada is launching their all-new Buttermilk Biscuits. Made with real buttermilk and … [Read more...]
What was the most popular Happy Meal toy ever launched? Winner #2!
So, the folks at McDonald's were really impressed by the questions people asked before the McMoms last trip to Los Angeles to visit Dreamworks studios. And our McMoms got us the answers! Congratulations to Carol who won with the question: What was the most popular Happy Meal toy ever launched? … [Read more...]
You’re Lovin’ It…But How?
I am a creature of habit, in pretty much all aspects of my life. But, I am also someone who kind of has a mini-panic attack every time I go to a restaurant. You see, menus are daunting to me. There are so many options; too many options. I am always the person who has to tell the waiter to come back … [Read more...]