Month: November 2015

Quo Holiday Collection & Contest!

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Okay, lets take a deep breathe because it’s almost time for the holidays! I love all of the holiday beauty collaborations, and will be sharing my favourite ones here. The first one I want to share is QUO! QUO held a lovely holiday event at the oh so delicious Cluny Bistro.

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The Quo holiday collection has pretty gift sets, stocking stuffers and beautiful compacts. Take a look!

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Make it! Baking with Canola Oil

Photos by Jeffrey Chan Photography, courtesy of Canola Eat Well.
Photos by Jeffrey Chan Photography, courtesy of Canola Eat Well.
Photos by Jeffrey Chan Photography, courtesy of Canola Eat Well.
Photos by Jeffrey Chan Photography, courtesy of Canola Eat Well.

Last weekend I spent a beautiful day hanging out in Woolwich, Ontario baking up a storm with Canola Eat Well. It was so much fun! Although I’m no stranger to baking, I must admit that I had never given much thought as to where canola comes from, so I was happy to have the chance to get up close and personal with it. Canola is grown by over 43,000 family farmers on the Canadian Prairies. Chefs and cooks choose canola oil because it’s local, healthy, versatile. (more…)

Pukka Toronto’s Winter Menu

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A meal at Pukka is always a good idea. It’s my favourite Indian restaurant in the city, and one that I repeatedly return to with family and friends to celebrate special occasions! I was invited to check out their winter menu, and I did so gladly.

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We started with some of their cocktail creations. My favourite was the Varnassis Sling, in the tall glass topped with foam. It’s rum mixed with tropical flavours of mango, orange and cherry, and then topped with flower petals. Very fruity and delicious. Pukka also has an impressive wine selection, hand chosen by Peter Boyd, their talented Sommelier. (more…)

Win it! Tickets to the One of a Kind Show

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The One of a Kind Show is back in Toronto, just in time for you to complete (or start!) your Christmas shopping. The show runs from November 26 – December 6, 2015 at the Enercare Centre.I like going to the One of a Kind Show because you can find tons of local, handmade gifts, including baked goods, stationary, clothing, art, jewellery and much much more. Click here to see the artisans that will be there.

New this year, visitors will be able to sign up for free DIY workshops. It’s first come first serve, and only opens up an hour before the class time, so be quick! Check them out.

To find out more about the show, and to get tickets, please visit www.oneofakindshow.com

I’ll be giving away 5 pairs of tickets! Want to win? Read below!

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Sony brings stunning sound quality to 2016 Ford Explorer Platinum

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Most of us have high standards for our audio on our phones, home audio and headphones….but what about inside our cars? Ford partnered with Sony to answer that question, and then some.

For the 25th anniversary of the Ford Explorer, Ford wanted to do something really special to introduce the 2016 Ford Explorer Platinum. We were invited to a hands-on event to experience some new features! (more…)

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