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Realistic Resolution #2: SAVE $$$…with Flipp!!!

FacebookTwitterStumbleUpon Most of us have received our post-holiday credit card bills, and usually that signals a need to ‘clamp down’ and get into savings mode for the next little while. To be honest, though, holidays or not…it seems that lately everybody seems to be speaking about how expensive things have become…especially food. I have one […]

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Bake & Stream : A #NetfliXmas Recipe & GIVEAWAY :)

FacebookTwitterStumbleUpon School is out, The holidays are here. There’s nothing like baking To spread Holiday cheer! So let the kids mix up batter To make cookies with you. While the cookies are baking, Have Netflix on queue I’ll share the recipes we made, Now you just need a flick. I’ll give you a list- Just […]

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McDonald’s Canada is Kickin’ it Up a Notch…

FacebookTwitterStumbleUpon I was recently invited to witness the launch of McDonald’s new menu & customer experience platform, and I have to say, I was WOWed. Some of you may have already experienced the new “ordering screens” at one of the 3 test units in the Greater Montreal Area. Essentially, the way it works, is that […]

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Snackimals Cereal – What the Kids had to Say :)

FacebookTwitterStumbleUpon As a HUGE fan of Puffins original cereal by Barbara’s, I was absolutely in when I was asked by Barbara’s to participate in a Review Panel! Our family tried out the Snackimals Cinnamon Crunch as well as the Vanilla Blast for a couple of breakfasts over the course of a week.  I like my kids to try things […]

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Cinco de Mayo GIVEAWAY from Quesada…and a fun Watermelon Granita Recipe to go with it!

FacebookTwitterStumbleUpon While I’ll fully admit that Cinco de Mayo has not traditionally been in my repertoire of celebrated holidays, it’s a great idea to jump on the bandwagon just for fun! I mean, who wouldn’t be happy for a little fiesta filled with bright colours, yummy eats and a festive atmosphere??? As many of you […]

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Green Treats for St. Patrick’s Day on Breakfast Television!

FacebookTwitterStumbleUpon St. Patrick’s Day offers a fun opportunity to have a little fun with the kids. Of course, the day is filled with green, so what better way to celebrate than with green treats & crafts? Check out my segment this AM on Breakfast Television for some fun, green ideas! Recipes & How-To’s Guacamole 2 avocados, […]

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Taco Night at Home, Quesada Style: No-Chop, One-Stop, Fresh Taco & Burrito Shop!

FacebookTwitterStumbleUpon Our kids love Taco Night and as long as I have time to do the prep, I do, too. It’s not like taco prep is difficult, but it definitely involves chopping time – tomatoes, peppers, lettuce, olives…. Also, I use frozen corn niblets so I’m usually bringing a pot to a boil while I chop. Of […]

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The #CheeriosEffect – My Story of Connection

FacebookTwitterStumbleUpon I’ve always believed that people have a need to interact with one another. I am not disputing the value of time alone, but as human beings, I feel that it is our interaction with those around us that gives meaning to our daily lives. The interaction can come in a variety of ways. The […]

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Electric City-What to do This Saturday Night with the Kids

FacebookTwitterStumbleUpon How often do we get to go out on Saturday night with our kids to a REAL PARTY? This Saturday Night, September 6, ELECTRIC CITY will offer: Fabulous food from 40 Westt, Bofinger, Dunn’s, Lesters, Mbrgr, Otago, Real Bagel, Deserts by Daboom and more! Arcade games & classic pinball, an Inflatable obstacle, Riding Bull, Velcro […]

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A World Without Dieting

FacebookTwitterStumbleUpon 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 […]

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