All thoughts may be turned towards the main event—the turkey—ahead of Thanksgiving this weekend. But some of us are already thinking about the myriad of possibilities that comes with the inevitable leftovers still hanging around after Monday. Every year we tell ourselves we’ll eat more and invite … [Read more...]
Healthy Thanksgiving Appetizers That You And The Kids Will Love
Stumped on what to serve as an appetizer at your Thanksgiving celebration? You can’t go wrong with finger-foods and bite-sized portions of favourite holiday flavours, such as apples, cranberries and sweet potatoes (bonus points if it’s on a stick!). These yummy and healthier options are sure to be a … [Read more...]
UrbanKitchen: Cranberry Orange Stuffing Cakes
I recently attended the most beautiful harvest luncheon at l'unita restaurant where Chef Miriam presented a mouth-watering full on meal that has also provided the inspiration I need to get me through this coming Thanksgiving weekend. Cranberries were the talk of the event aka a staple at … [Read more...]
Recipe: Thanksgiving Turkey With A Moroccan Twist!
We are doing double Thanksgiving this weekend and I'm one of those people who LOVE the thought of having turkey, twice! The smell of roasted turkey when you walk into a home brings all sorts of warm and fuzzy feelings. We're hosting dinner complete with turkey, mashed potatoes and pumpkin pie but … [Read more...]
Flower Basket Jack-O-Lantern: DIY Natural Fall Centerpiece
Written, created and photographed by Kait Fowlie Set aside an afternoon to make this pretty fall centerpiece that'll add some natural charm to your Thanksgiving table. A hollowed-out pumpkin carved to look like a basket leaves much room for creativity, resourcefulness, and opportunity to get … [Read more...]
All parents know that even the most well planned events can very quickly change to a big ball of poo due to life's cruel jokes. Take this past Thanksgiving for instance. Here it was a beautiful weekend planned in Hudson, the quaint town where my wife grew up just outside Montreal. Her mom's place is … [Read more...]
Life hacking: any productivity trick, shortcut, skill, or novelty method to increase productivity and efficiency; in other words, anything that solves an everyday problem in a clever or non-obvious way. Hey you out there! That's right, I'm talking to you: the one whose knee-deep into her … [Read more...]
Thanksgiving Apple Crisp
Friday was such a beautiful day that we decided to take a trip to Chudleigh's for some apple picking fun. Apparently everyone else had the same idea - it was absolutely packed! The line-ups were so long that we decided to forgo the apple picking and just hang out with all the animals and have fun in … [Read more...]
(Sara - you probably won't want to read this.) Ok so I don't like autumn, but I do like what it leads to. If you don't already know, I am A BIG fan of the holidays. Thanksgiving leads into Halloween, which leads into November which leads to the Santa Claus parade. The day after the Santa Claus … [Read more...]
What Are You Thankful For?
This weekend is Thanksgiving, so with that in mind I decided to dedicate two blogs to what is my second favourite holiday. Of course the number one holiday I love to celebrate is Edgar Allan Poe’s birthday. (Kidding - it’s Christmas, but I love EAP.) So, this blog will be a list of things I’m … [Read more...]