Healthy Holidays: How to Cut the Fat From Festive Food

Healthy Holidays: How to Cut the Fat From Festive Food

Healthy eating doesn’t mean you can’t indulge in delicious holiday foods, you just have to be a little more creative. Try these easy, proven ways to trim the fat from the holiday season and you won’t even notice that you’re making healthier choices.

Home for the Holidays 2022 Canadian Gift Guide

Home for the Holidays 2022 Canadian Gift Guide

We’ve brought together the hottest home gifts for the 2022 holiday season in a convenient gift guide for Canadians! Each winning item includes a link to where you can find it in Canada. These items were chosen from brand & retailer submissions and items we bought for ourselves, based on quality, value, and current or […]

Top 10 Videos: DIY Evergreen Wreaths, Centerpieces and More

Top 10 Videos: DIY Evergreen Wreaths, Centerpieces and More

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 do-it-yourself (DIY) 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 centerpieces, all […]

25 Holiday Season Hacks for Your Home

25 Holiday Season Hacks for Your Home

I’m all about shortcuts, at least when I can take them without a negative impact. I love automation and tips that save time and effort, especially during busy times like the holiday season. Following is a list of tips and an infographic to help make your season that much brighter and your workload lighter!

Popular, Easy Christmas and Holiday Party Games for Adults

Popular, Easy Christmas and Holiday Party Games for Adults

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.

10 Fun Ways to Limit Kids’ Halloween Candy

10 Fun Ways to Limit Kids’ Halloween Candy

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.

6 Halloween Recipes with Tales of Haunted Canadian Restaurants

6 Halloween Recipes with Tales of Haunted Canadian Restaurants

Canadians are huge fans of Halloween! Eight out of ten Canadian parents planned to celebrate Halloween with their children in 2020, according to the Retail Council of Canada.

6 Cheap and Easy Halloween Games for Kids

6 Cheap and Easy Halloween Games for Kids

Games can make Halloween so much more fun and memorable. You don’t have to be Disney parents and put a lot of time and energy into it. These easy games require very little time to prepare and they’re guaranteed to bring out the witch cackles in all who play.

Best Websites for Free Printable Pumpkin Carving Patterns

Best Websites for Free Printable Pumpkin Carving Patterns

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 […]

Food Preservation Guide II – Canning and Pickling Tips and Recipes

Food Preservation Guide II – Canning and Pickling Tips and Recipes

Canning opens up a whole new world in food preservation. You can preserve a wide range of vegetables and fruit and serve tasty variations all year long.

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