Homemade Oreo Cookies #Recipe

Do you have a party to host for New Year’s or do you need to bring food for a potluck? STRESS NO MORE because I have an amazing solution to your problem! Dessert for Two has an “Easy Homemade Oreos” recipe on their blog. This recipe is great because it requires no baking! I tried…

Last minute Christmas gifts from BC’s best wineries

If you’re still fretting about getting the perfect host/hostess gift, look no further than our own backyard.  BC wineries have you covered with a variety of gifts and of course, delicious wine: Haywire’s Vintage Bub 2013 Vintage Bub is bottle aged five years which brings to life its earthy, wild-mushroom bread dough nose with fresh…

6 Free (Yes, Free!) Must-Do Holiday Events

I love Christmas, everything from the lights, the merriment, getting together with family and friends, singing carols, the whole thing. Now that I’m a mom, sharing holiday traditions with my family has become even more important. The holidays are pricey enough, so I’ve compiled a list of my favourite FREE things to do during the…

Holiday Gifting: Wines for the strategic saver & the spirited splurger

Finally, it’s here – ‘tis the season for laughter, food and even better, wine. With winter on the way, Canadians are thinking about holiday gifting, making their lists and checking them twice. For the oenophile on your list, check out this line up of wines sure to please even the most particular of wine enthusiasts. Whether…

Healthy Foodies are KRAVEing KRAVE Jerky

I am a snacker. There, I said it! I am constantly hungry and am a big fan of snacking. But what is a girl to do when you want a satisfying snack that will not derail you from your fitness journey? For me, the answer is jerky, it’s portable, keeps for a long time, and…

Channel Your Inner Barbarian at The Cascade Room on May 29th

Dictionaries define barbarians as uncivilized, primitive and wild. But to the less rigid, more convivial folks at The Cascade Room, hosting the inaugural Barbarian’s Feast on May 29th, means they want to unleash your primal appetites and re-whet your giant appetite for life. The evening will be devoted to robust feasting and drinking. Legendary whiskey ambassador…

Brockmann Chocolates: A rich tradition of local gifting.

The season of giving is upon us – and what better way to celebrate it than by supporting your local businesses. The Brockmann family has a rich BC tradition, making chocolates locally for over 30 years. Situated in Delta, BC, the family includes three generations of chocolatiers, all which are committed to quality, freshness and…