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A Positive Message: Top 20 Sustainable Aid Organizations

A Positive Message: Top 20 Sustainable Aid Organizations By: Michelle Johannesson While much of the news is troubling and sometimes even bleak, there are truckloads of  people doing great things in the world. We want to change the conversation and put  emphasis on the positive stories that will lift your spirits and inspire. An impressive number of people dedicate their lives to bringing about positive sustainable change — and it’s making a difference! [...]

2017-10-06T19:33:43+00:00 February 9th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

Top 8 Recipes for Super Bowl 51

Calling all football fans! It's Super Bowl 51 and we're gearing up to watch the New England Patriots take on the Atlanta Falcons in Houston's NRG Stadium. Super Bowl is always a highly anticipated event, bringing families, friends, and neighbours to crowd around televisions to watch one of the year's best shows in sports and entertainment.    Are you hosting a Super Bowl party? Whether you're the ultimate sports fan or simply waiting to [...]

2017-02-14T21:37:53+00:00 February 2nd, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

The Definitive Guide to Toasting Like a Russian

STEP 1 FIND A REASON TO TOAST From celebrating big life events to simply enjoying being with friends, Russians always find a reason to toast! STEP 2 SERVE RUSSIAN STANDARD WELL-CHILLED But don’t put it in the freezer because that mutes the flavour, and who wants to do that? Russians never put their vodka in the freezer, but rather keep it in their refrigerator. The perfect [...]

2017-01-30T20:35:59+00:00 January 26th, 2017|Blog, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Horizon: Top Canadian Destinations to visit in 2017

By: Michelle Johannesson Oh, Canada! Home to magnificent rocky mountains, dense old-growth forests, and excellent seafood cuisine, Canada invites travellers to discover its natural beauty in the comfort of a wide range of world-class amenities. Glistening emerald lakes, thrilling ski slopes, and enchanting camp sites are just a few of the charming treasures that adventurers can find in the land of the true North. If you love natural beauty, rich culture, and delicious food, [...]

2017-10-06T19:59:02+00:00 January 16th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

Gourmet Food & Wine Expo: Highlights and Recap

Written by Michelle Johannesson Last weekend, we had the pleasure of attending the 22nd annual Gourmet Food & Wine Expo at the Metro Toronto Convention centre. We sipped and sampled our way through exhibits presented by fantastic local and international wineries, gourmet cheese makers, and top food producers. In this blog, we recap our favourites and the highlights of the event. Get comfy, grab a snack (trust us, this will make you hungry), [...]

2017-10-10T14:37:54+00:00 November 23rd, 2016|Blog|0 Comments

Deck the Halls: 3 Holiday Decor Looks

The holiday season is almost here! Deck your halls with festive and fashion-savvy decor. No matter how you celebrate the holiday season, these interior holiday styles will welcome your friends and family with stylish holiday cheer. 1. Luxury Glam Bring sparkle and shine into the holiday season with a luxury-glam themed decor. Choose a colour combination of white and gold or silver and icy blue to evoke a sense of [...]

2017-10-10T15:07:16+00:00 November 18th, 2016|Blog|0 Comments

Eat Local: The Beauty of Ontario-Grown

By: Michelle Johannesson Ontarians are fortunate enough to live in a province that harbours some of the highest quality produce and meat products in Canada. When residing in an area rich in agriculture, it is important to consume foods that are produced locally. By eating local, you reduce the amount of emissions required to transport your food, the amount of energy required to store your food, and the amount of [...]

2017-10-10T15:26:02+00:00 October 28th, 2016|Blog|0 Comments

Top 5 Winter Travel Destinations

Top 5 Winter Travel Destinations By: Michelle Johannesson Spring is around the corner, but the days of snow and freezing temperatures aren't quite over in Canada! With March Break quickly approaching for little ones in school, a warm vacation filled with fantastic family time is awaiting you. In this post, we highlight 5 warm destinations to visit in winter. Pack your bathing suit and get to the beach!   [...]

2017-10-10T15:36:43+00:00 October 19th, 2016|Blog|0 Comments

The Pure Sweetness of Natural Sweeteners

The Buzz on Honey Photo from: Beekeeper's Natural Raw honey is packed with nutrients and antioxidant enzymes that can aid in muscle recovery and provide a vitamin boost to the body. This clean source of fuel offers a delicious taste and it has an ever-lasting shelf life! Raw honey can also be consumed before bedtime as a sleeping aid because it is packed with [...]

2017-10-10T15:46:01+00:00 October 11th, 2016|Blog|0 Comments