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The Essential Pots and Pans

How many pots and pans does the average home cook (notice I don’t say chef) need? Most of us ending up buying our pots and pans in sets, which can be an excellent way to score a deal. But if you’re like me, a bunch of those end up going unused, taking up precious storage space.

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Tips for Working from Home (To Avoid Going Crazy!)

I HAVE TO GET OUT OF THE HOUSE!
No, my caps are not locked. I am actually screaming right now.
Like 1 in 5 Canadians, I work from home, spending the majority of my working hours at my desk, either on my computer or on my phone.

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Game Day Prep

I am the first to admit to being a fair-weather fan of any sport whose season culminates in a big game everyone wants to watch. The excitement in the air, the fascinating stories about world class athletes, behind the scenes drama and most importantly, it’s a reason for me to cook for a bunch of my friends.

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For the Love of Vinyl

On the A&K Christmas gift ideas list last month we included a turntable. As in, for records. The vinyl ones. You remember those, don’t you?

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A&K’s Holiday Gift List 2014

It’s no secret that we like to shop. But we actually LOVE to shop for other people. That’s why this is one of our favourite times of year! Here’s a list of our favourite gift ideas for this holiday season.

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Heady Fashion Sense

It’s the day of the dead. The day to celebrate all that is scary and ghoulish. And best of all you get to dress the part. Of course, there’s one key element to Halloween that can be part of your lifestyle aesthetic all year long.

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The Best Day of the Year

Halloween is just around the corner. It really is the perfect holiday. (It’s not actually a holiday. But it should be.) You get to eat candy, you get to be whomever you want to be, you don’t have to spend money on presents for people you hardly see or even like and there are no awkward family dynamics to deal with, because you don’t have to spend time together if you don’t want to. What’s not to love?

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Doggy Treats for Posh Pups

Ballet dancer, model, stylist and fashion/design blogger. And now Kate Horsman is adding product line creator to her resume.

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Fab Find: Pillow Fight

*UPDATE: Special A&K discount has been extended for the month of September!*
If there is one thing we have learned to appreciate, it is that a splash of paint, a bit of lipstick, or a…

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It’s Getting CROW-ded Around Here!

I’m sitting in my backyard, trying to soak up a few rays, when my neighbour begins making the most god-awful squawking sounds. I go back inside the house, the squawking stops. Back in my lounge chair, it starts up all over again. He’s literally trying to drive me out of my own backyard.

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