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Ways to Get Your Family Around the Dinner Table

Distractions are all around us and often not far from the palm of our hand. Between work, school, extra-curricular activities and being plugged in so much these days it can make a simple task like getting the family together for dinner seem like one giant undertaking. But with a few strategies, you can press pause…
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September 20, 2017 0
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5 Fresh Herbs You Can Grow In Your Kitchen

Imagine being able to just walk over to your windowsill to snip some fresh herbs for your recipes whenever you need them. Well, it’s easier than you think! Growing herbs in your kitchen is simple and so handy. Plus, it keeps your home smelling fresh and amazing. Here are 5 fresh herbs that you can…
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September 7, 2017 0
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5 Must-Have Items For Your Summer Patio Party

Finding any excuse to spend time outside soaking up the vitamin D is what summer is all about. And hosting a patio party is the perfect excuse to spruce up the patio, fire up the barbecue and summon the friends and family over. If you’re looking for some ideas for your outdoor space, here are…
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August 21, 2017 0
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Decor Tips for Your Housewarming Party

Moving into your new digs during the summer is the best time to embrace a fresh start and of course, throw an epic house warming party to celebrate a new chapter. Once you’ve survived the agonizing moving process and have tossed the last box away, consider some of these décor tips for your housewarming party…
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August 3, 2017 0
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Pool Party Menu Items

With the summer heat in full swing, there’s no better time to take full advantage of your pool by hosting a party (or two). If you’re looking for some pool worthy items to make your party even more memorable, here are some ideas to add to your menu.   Teriyaki Bacon Wrapped Shrimp Easy finger…
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July 26, 2017 0
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3 Summer Ingredients To Serve Up In Your Kitchen

Looking to serve up tasty summer dishes to tingle your taste buds? There are some ingredients when you taste, smell or even just look at that scream summertime. And with only a few designated months out of the year that we get to enjoy the warm weather, it’s time to go all out and embrace…
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July 13, 2017 0
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Canada Day Menu Items

What better way to celebrate our nation’s pride than with a Canada themed menu? With Canada turning the big 150 this year, there’s no better time to whip up some tasty recipes that show some good old Canadian love. Here are some ideas to get you inspired.   Sweet Potato Poutine Ingredients: 8 large sweet…
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June 28, 2017 0
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How to Make Perfect Banana Bread – Every Time

You don’t have to be a whiz in the kitchen or related to Martha Stewart in order to make delicious food. If you weren’t born with natural talent in the kitchen, all it means is you need to take a bit more time and care in your food preparation in order to put out a…
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June 20, 2017 0

5 Amazing Things You Can Do With Quinoa

Everyone has heard of “Quinoa The Superfood”, but many people are simply stumped on how to cook it. This tiny grain is high in protein and is free of wheat, making it the perfect choice for those with gluten intolerances. Eating quinoa also provides you with calcium, fibre and several B vitamins. It’s pretty clear…
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June 16, 2017 0

3 Essential Kitchen Organization Tips

The kitchen has long since been considered the heart of any home. People naturally flock to a kitchen whether in seek of food, drink or simply good conversation. For a room that is easily the busiest room in your house, organization is key. One important organization tip to remember is to keep your essentials handy…
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June 6, 2017 0