Monthly Archives: August 2016

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Canadian Welcome Basket

Last year, we travelled to Andalucia, Spain with our friends from London, Matt and Claire. We enjoyed a week in a villa in the picturesque village of Mijas, overlooking the Mediterranean sea. This summer, Matt and Claire visited us in Toronto with their two beautiful girls. In preparing for their arrival, I wanted to put together a small welcome…

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15 Must Read Tips for Visiting the Blue Lagoon

One of the highlights of our 72 hour trip to Reykjavik, Iceland was our visit to the Blue Lagoon. It was our first pit stop after a short 5 hour flight from Toronto. Jet lagged and groggy, my husband and I, along with 4 of our friends, happily waded into the 38 degree geothermal waters of the man-made lagoon….

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Mint Watermelon Feta Bites

I’m always looking for quick and simple-to-make party bites for our summer BBQs. This summer, our family has become obsessed with watermelon. Our little one, who is almost 2 years old, can, if left to his own devices, eat half a watermelon on his own! Here’s one of my favourite summer party bites that’s really simple to make….

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BE INSPIRED by SweetAmbs’ Amber Spiegel

If you’ve read some of my cookie related blog posts, you’ll know that my favourite cookie designer is Amber Spiegel (SweetAmbs). I discovered her incredible cookie creations when I first started my royal icing cookie journey 4 years ago. At the time, I had taken a month off work and wanted to focus my energies on learning…