My little one loves being in the kitchen so as soon as February rolled around we started checking out a few Valentine's Day recipes that he could help make too! Here are our three favourites that are easy and yummy. Adult and kid approved! RASPBERRY SUGAR-FREE HEART COOKIES We've tested out … [Read more...]
Our Favourite Valentine’s Day Gifts Under $100
I heart Valentine's Day! Okay, it's really a guilt free day of indulging with those you love right? But no pressure, really. I don't expect to be showered by expensive gifts. Hey, I've been with my honey since 1986 and I'm grateful for everyday that he's stuck with my antics! (Yes, we were really, … [Read more...]
The Most Delicious Holiday Desserts in a Pinch!
Tis the season of entertaining! Our social calendar is filling up fast and we're happy to partake in the fun of the festive season. Like any good guest, I like to bring something to the party and I often offer up desserts. You know, that sweet tooth I have! But what if you've offered and suddenly … [Read more...]
UrbanKitchen: Beet, Pesto & Goat Cheese Pizza
Looking for a new twist on a classic recipe? President’s Choice has the perfect go-to dinner idea sure to please the whole family. Sparsely “sauced” with pesto and dabbed with softened bits of goat cheese, the pizza is a great way to introduce your kids to new flavours in a form they will … [Read more...]
President’s Choice Wants Us To Crave More
For 30 years, we Canadians have been heading to the grocery store to fill our carts with President’s Choice products. We know PC products and, over the course of those 30 years, we have come to trust the brand and what it stands for. The Insider’s Report showed us that the folks at PC really … [Read more...]
How To Throw A Great Canadian Summer Party For Kids
I don't have my kids in camps the entire summer. They aren't big on overnight camps so we rely on a couple weeks of day camps in the city and finding things to do in and around home. The kids have been house hopping too for playdates. We also have a birthday to celebrate with the young one so we'll … [Read more...]
Tips For Easy Summer Entertaining & A Must Try Sweet Potato Salad Recipe
Just breathe. I keep telling myself. After a few weeks of entertaining, I'm already exhausted and summer has just begun. So, here I am writing at 3 am as I had a late night Lebanese coffee and suddenly I'm woken up with the thought of this weekend's get-together for hubby's birthday. With 14 people … [Read more...]
Our 5 NEW Favourite Summer Cocktails Recipes!
The warmer weather is here and that means more time for friends and family! We often hold a neighbourhood soiree and multiple BBQs in this busy entertaining season. Aside from offering the usual drinks we like to have a "drink feature" for each of our events. I've had so much fun trying out a few … [Read more...]
UrbanKitchen: Chef Rob Bragagnolo’s Ultimate Burger Recipe
You can smell it in the air. It's BBQ season. Our neighbourhood is sizzling now that the warmer weather is here. We often joke about having a "burger-off" on our block. And yo, I'm up for the challenge and I'm serious. My kids are in it to win it. Trust me. They know a good burger when they taste … [Read more...]
Best Brunch Spots In Toronto To Treat Mom!
Mother's Day is just around the corner and I don't really want it sneaking up on me like it does each and every year. That weekend is full of love from my own kids but also for my mom, mother-in-law, sister and friends. I know, I know, us moms should be celebrated each and everyday but hey... it's … [Read more...]