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

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 course I […]

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The #CheeriosEffect – My Story of Connection

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 obvious […]

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

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 Wall, […]

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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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