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A World Without Dieting

I cringe when I hear people talking about “dieting” or “going on a diet”, especially in front if my children. That’s why when I found out about the Cheerios “A World Without Dieting – Take the Oath” campaign, I knew that this would be up my alley. Those who know me on a personal level know that […]

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Fundraising for Foodies: Table of Hope #Eat2Feed

Last week I had the pleasure of attending the Table of Hope gala fundraiser benefitting Share the Warmth. It was a Foodie’s Paradise. Held at Windsor Station, restaurateurs & caterers from all over the city set up booths & fed guests samplings (although not always ‘sample-size’) of their tastiest treats. The cover charge allowed entry to the […]

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Sleepover Parties 101

“Mommy, Can I have a SLEEPOVER Party?” For some of us, this elicits an immediate smile – Wow, my baby is ready for sleepovers! For others, panic sets in: I can barely handle those that I have! How will I handle more for a WHOLE night?  Wait! How MANY more?  Do I have to invite […]

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Get your McHappy on with a McCafé – TODAY, May 7!!!

Today is McHappy Day! That means that $1 from certain items including any hot McCafé Beverage (which I love!) will go to Ronald McDonald Houses and other neighbourhood children’s charities across Canada. Last year McHappy Day helped to raise over $8 Million!!! So as you go about your busy day Try to swing by for a […]

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WORDLESS WEDNESDAY: Minion Bananas!

  My Hubby made the kids smile with this one – and all he needed were bananas & a Sharpie! Have a Wonderful Wednesday! Tanya     Blog this! Recommend on Facebook Share on Linkedin Tweet about it Subscribe to the comments on this post Print for later Bookmark in Browser Tell a friend

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My First LUFA FARMS Basket :)

Like so many of you, I have seen the name LUFA FARMS popping up now & again and had some vague idea that it was an organic rooftop farm, but wasn’t entirely sure of how it works. Last week (as I procrastinated getting my act together for my accountant), I decided that it was time […]

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Mars Bar Hamentaschen…(and Bonus Reese’s Mini Peanut Butter Cup Recipe!)

Last year, my Mars-bar-obsessed daughter decided to be a Mars bar for the Jewish festival of Purim…and I indulged her by working together to make a Mars bar costume out of felt.  She drew & cut out the letters and I put it all together.  It was fabulous! Well, all the Mars bar talk got […]

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Latkes 3 ways: Simple, Special & Spectacular… on Breakfast Television

The folks over at BT Montreal asked me to prepare latkes 3 ways: SIMPLE: The traditional potato latke SPECIAL: The sweet potato latke and…SPECTACULAR. My brother’s idea of LATKE POUTINE immediately came to mind.  Initially it was to be a stack of latkes layered with cheese & topped with sauce/gravy, but as I played in […]

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Mama Teresa’s Baked Panzarotti

“Panzarotti” are usually fried and “calzone” are usually baked, but I seem to recall the Mama who taught me how to make this recipe many years ago referring to it as”panzarotti” and so I will continue her tradition, but to be more accurate, we’ll call it a baked panzerotti You can make a large one […]

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Packing Lunch on Breakfast Television Montreal :)

For those of you who missed my spot on Breakfast Television with the fabulous Alex Despatie,  I am including the link so you can have a chance to see it Just click here to view:   Interested in some of the ideas & products shown?   See the corresponding blog post Lunchtime Packing & After-School […]

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