Food is especially important to the Irish. Even now, many generations after suffering through times of starvation. Most of their traditional recipes still contain ingredients from times of economic hardship, such as potatoes. Irish Moss seaweed stepped in for many families during the Potato Famine. Luckily, Irish Moss is a “super food” that is packed […]
Adding a little Valentine’s Day love to your baking can start with cookie cutters, but you can also decorate treats with naturally nutritious (and tasty) red, pink and purple food dyes that you make yourself.
Adult holiday parties are in full swing this time of year in Canada. Party planners can avoid the dreaded boredom with fun holiday-theme party games, without spending hours on preparation or explaining difficult rules.
Remember it? The magical anticipation that made Christmas Eve painfully long? If you allow yourself to go back there, I bet you’ll still find that amazing feeling of excitement in your stomach. Helping kids through the torture of time can turn into some Christmas traditions and create memories that you’ll all treasure.
Pumpkin carving has come a long way since I was a child in New Brunswick. Carving triangles and a toothy grin into a pumpkin was enough to impress visitors. Now, I’m blown away every year by the talent and creativity behind some truly amazing pumpkin designs. Many of these designs can be easily replicated using […]
TORONTO, October 10, 2018 /CNW/ — When it comes to Halloween costumes this year, Canadians are opting for originality and bucking tradition: a whopping 55 percent state they would like to wear a costume no one else will have, according to a new survey from Value Village, also known as Village des Valeurs® in Québec. […]
In our house, Halloween was a time to overindulge on candy. It was part of the fun of the event and once the ‘good stuff’ was gone, the rest got tossed out anyway. The only thing I did to limit intake was to selflessly eat some myself. However, I’ve picked up many fantastic ideas for […]
Tons of people make their own evergreen holiday decorations for friends, charity, coworkers or as a seasonal business. We decided to go find the very best DIY (do it yourself) video tutorials, so you can easily make your own lavish holiday decorations that look and smell like Christmas. We’ve got DIY wreaths, swags, garlands and […]
If there’s one wish that dogs and their guardians share, it’s “no more baths!” Unfortunately, dogs often need to be bathed whether either of us like it or not. We can take them outside in the Summer, but in the colder months it often means the dreaded bathtub. By the time the dog is clean, […]