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Gone Fishing

Greetings from Ontario cottage country, where I am lounging on a dock on the shores of Lake Simcoe. — Read More —
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I really love your peaches (pie tips to win you the blue ribbon)

Every once in awhile I become obsessed with making a certain dish; cooking or baking it over and over again until I get it right. Most recently it's been all pie all the time and I have given away no less then a dozen this summer. It is fruit season after all. — Read More —
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This book will change the way you eat out

Many food lovers pride themselves on knowing how to order well off a fancy restaurant's menu. They know the difference between Wagyu and Kobe beef and they only order the best. Or at least they think they do. — Read More —
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Wimbledon Weekend Brunch Menu

For anyone taking in Wimbledon this weekend, you'll need an appropriate menu. Of course, all tennis loving Canadian patriots will be glued to the set as our golden boy Milos Raonic will be the first Canadian man ever to compete in a Wimbledon Grand Slam final. No pressure, Milos. — Read More —
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Hey kid….Feeling homesick? I’ve got your back

A lot of kids are off to summer camp this month and for some it'll be their first extended trip away from home. And that might mean a first ever bout of feeling homesick. — Read More —
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Getting Inked

While on a hike with my dog this week I decided to do something I have always sworn against. — Read More —
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Your next facial

I'm not one who goes for a traditional facial at the spa. I generally consider them overpriced for what you get and I'd rather save my money for a couple of annual laser treatments, where I actually see lasting improvement on my skin. But after I was asked to be a guinea pig for a procedure called Hydrafacial MD, I'm reconsidering my position. — Read More —
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Getting in on one of the most popular sports in the world

My new ping pong table arrived this week and I've been busy working on my chops and smashes. For those who have not yet caught the ping pong bug, those are varieties of table tennis shots. I'm so into it. — Read More —
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The Mighty Cast Iron

During a recent spring cleaning of my kitchen cupboards I came across my old cast iron pan. I've been so caught up with acquiring and test driving the latest in pan inventions, somehow this had been pushed to the back shelf. Never again. — Read More —
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What to Eat, Drink, Wear and Do This Summer

For many Canadians, myself included, this coming long weekend marks the beginning of summer. The time to open the cottage, dust off the barbecue, plant those flower pots and unpack those Levi’s cut-offs. Growing up… — Read More —