6 Tips for a More Organized School Year

Establish a Routine Routine is a sure way to establish consistency, which is key to enjoying a smooth(er) semester. Take an evening to sit down...

Lovin’: Warby Parker

Not long ago, my only pair of glasses cracked down the middle of a lens ... which meant it was time for a new...

Chocolate Chocolate Chip Muffins

This chocolate muffin is studded with chocolate chips for an extra delicious midday treat!   Chocolate Chocolate Chip Muffins 1 3/4 cups flour1/3 cup brown...

Chocolate Macarons

You can enjoy this French treat without going all the way to Paris with this chocolate macaron recipe. Macarons should be kept in the...

End of Summer Deals to Watch Out For

Summer is drawing to a close and while that may cause a bit of panic, bargain hunters know that this means sales season is...

Top Cottage Getaways

If your definition of a holiday is a quiet escape to cottage country, you're in luck! There are a plethora of options to choose...

Lovin’: Central Roast Nuts and Snacks

Full confession - I love nuts and seeds, with almonds being my favourite! They make a perfect snack for on-the-go and the combination of...

2 Ingredient Fudge

Sometimes, this simple things are the best things. Like chocolate. And, two-ingredient fudge (which is basically glorified chocolate)! 2 Ingredient Chocolate Fudge Simple to...

Outdoor Party Ideas

With the summer season in full swing it's time to take entertaining outside and enjoy the beautiful weather while it lasts! While the standard...

Wedding Gift Ideas for When You Don’t Know What to Get

With wedding season in full swing, you've probably received an invite or two (or a few!) and find yourself wondering what to get the...

7 Outdoor Entertaining Tips

With summer season in full swing, it's time to take the entertaining outside to fully enjoy the warm weather and sunshine while it lasts!...

Lemon Bundt Cake

Citrus flavour is elevated in this beautiful bundt cake with the addition of lemon extract, lemon zest, and a simple lemon glaze. Garnish with...

Month-spiration: July

      WHAT TO DO Watch fireworks BBQ Fly a kite Take a vacation Hike through a regional forest Read a new book Take a cooking class WHAT TO EAT S’mores Hotdogs Fruit salad Trifle Blueberry pie Lemonade Banana Cream...

Travel Checklist: Overlooked Items You Need to Remember

Travel season is underway and whether you'll be flying, driving, or taking the train there are some often over-looked items that you will want...

How to Create a Stylish Outdoor Space

As the summer months get in full swing it's time to move the living outdoors and enjoy the warmth and sunshine while it lasts....

Classic Butter Tarts

Butter tarts - what's not to love about the combination of flaky pastry and a gooey, sweet centre?! These classic Canadian treats are a...

Localist: Willowtree Farm, Port Perry, Ontario

Located along Regional Road 21 on route to Port Perry, Willowtree Farm is a family-owned local farm, bakery, and store that produces or carries...

Lovin’: Poppin Pens

Full confession - I'm a bit of a pen snob. Anyone who can relate knows that a well-writing pen makes all the difference! If you...

Buttery Coconut Squares

If you're in the mood for a slice of the tropics, this coconut square recipe is full of flavour and coconut goodness. Keep the...

Month-spiration: June

      WHAT TO DO Visit a farmer's market Pick strawberries Throw a backyard summer party Touch up your walls or paint them a brand new colour Go on a picnic Clear...